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By Jennifer Suchland
... sex trafficking violence against women United Nations Decade for Women international law transnational feminism ...
Published: 13 July 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375289-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7528-9
... women United Nations Decade for Women international law transnational feminism ...
Book Chapter

By Jennifer Suchland
Published: 13 July 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375289-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7528-9
... against women United Nations Decade for Women international law transnational feminism With the end of state socialism in Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union there was increased attention to the issue of human trafficking. In particular, there was a rise in political concern for postsocialist...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373483-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7348-3
..., for example, led to a documents regime that lasted from 1881 to 1947. Applicants’ gender led to a regime based on marriage certificates for U.S.-born women who married foreign men between 1907 and 1922, and decades longer for wives of Chinese and Japanese nationals. In their implementation of documents...
Published: 01 January 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7348-3
..., for example, led to a documents regime that lasted from 1881 to 1947. Applicants’ gender led to a regime based on marriage certificates for U.S.-born women who married foreign men between 1907 and 1922, and decades longer for wives of Chinese and Japanese nationals. In their implementation of documents...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-073
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... of the War of the Pacific, she became an active educator, writer, and public advocate for women and children. She composed her poem “To Be Born a Man,” with its hard-hitting, mocking lines about gender discrimination, early in her writing career. Her epistolary novel Íntimas (Close Friends , 1913), written...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-047
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... of state in 1848. Gorriti took their children to Lima, where she embarked on her journalistic and literary career and became the hostess of a prominent intellectual salon and an advocate for the progress of women. Toward the end of her life, she resettled in Argentina, where she continued to pursue her...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-120
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
..., Sunday in the park or plaza is a chance to meet a suitor, stroll at leisure with women friends, or picnic with family. In recent decades, cocaine traffcking and the U.S.-promoted War on Drugs in the Andes have stigmatized the coca leaf in public awareness. But in the hilly, subtropical Yungas...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-091
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... the aparapita’s coat as a metaphor for the motley composite fabric of Bolivian society. The mining leader Domitila Barrios de Chungara (1937–2012) produced her classic book Let Me Speak! in conversation with the Brazilian Moema Viezzer during a women’s rights event in Mexico in 1975. From its first...