Tagged By gender

(Up)rooted, in the absence of men

BY LISELOT KATTEMÖLLE • ILLUSTRATIONS BY FATIMA MOALLIM FROM FLYKTINGLANDET, FLYKTINGLANDET.TUMBLR.COM   “A woman is like a flower and a man is like her roots.” Aisha unfolds her hands and moves a little forward towards the…

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Discussing gender structures in the camps

Each Monday, women with and without Danish citizenship meet in the user-driven culture house, The Trampoline House, to discuss women’s conditions and strategies for survival across the globe. On Monday the 3rd of June 2013,…

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We Would Rather Die Here Than Return To Afghanistan

by Khatera Khakar “Targeted violence against female public officials, dismal healthcare and desperate poverty make Afghanistan the world’s most dangerous country in which to be born a woman, a new global survey shows.” – The…

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Adama: One story many violences

Here we bring the story about an abused female asylum seeker. The article was brought on the Italian page »migranda« on the international day against violence against women. By Migranda, Associazione Trama di Terre Adama…

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