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Meridians (2006) 7 (1): 183–190.
Published: 01 September 2006
... 800 pounds of rice to feed the refugees. January 15 was the last day of Pongal, a harvest festival in Tamil Nadu in which rice is boiled with milk until it overflows. The ritual symbolizes community hopes for a year of plenty, but in the wake of the avalanche of aid for tsunami victims, it appeared...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 286–294.
Published: 01 March 2018
... characteristics of these women embodies a similar commitment to community and human rights as the nineteenth century, Black Women’s Club movement (Gilkes, 2001), as well as, the nineteen sixties Civil Rights (Abdullah, 2007), and Black Power (Hill-Collins, 2006) movements. When HIV/AIDS emerged, it was yet...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (1): 121–147.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Kia Lilly Caldwell Abstract In recent decades, Brazil has been hailed as a model of successful prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS. For nearly three decades, the country has been at the forefront of progressive and proactive approaches to slow the spread of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. While recognizing...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (1): 75–100.
Published: 01 April 2022
... Imaginary is a multivalent prism that aids in the recovery of the losses, the undermining, the layered violence, the joys, and the embodied experiences of Black girls. As a methodology, Black/Girlhood Imaginary weaves both the fullness and fissures of Black girlhoods, opening up the space for Black girls...
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Meridians (2011) 11 (1): 91–97.
Published: 01 September 2011
... of another chapter of Haiti's history, but also shared, especially as they are also evidence of how Haitians came to each other's aid. Such stories were not the focus of popular media coverage. Within this collection there are stories of courage, stories of solidarity, stories of trauma, stories of hope...
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Meridians (2004) 4 (2): 124–128.
Published: 01 March 2004
... the world. Some of my struggle has resulted in the creation and development of an HIV/AIDSprogram for African-American women called SisterLove Women's AIDS Project. When we formed SisterLove in 1989, we were on the cutting edge of the HIV/AIDS tide that was sweeping through the lives and families of women...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 260–275.
Published: 01 March 2018
... of Attica State Prison inmates revealed that 90% of the inmates were born to teen mothers; 52% of all women with AIDS are African American, and presently over 200,000 African Americans are infected with AIDS; -3- BLACK WOMEN'S HEALTH PROJECT CASE STATEMENT 1993 263 80% of all pediatric AIDS cases...
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Meridians (2003) 3 (2): 204–249.
Published: 01 March 2003
... a regime of development aid. 2 The conflict introduced by the two quotations at the start of [Meridians:.feminismr,ace,transnationalism2003, vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 204-49] ©2003 by Wesleyan University Press. All rights reserved. 204 this essay and described below involves individual and yet historically...
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Meridians (2005) 6 (1): 163–192.
Published: 01 September 2005
... organization-generated around issues of acid violence. The spread and growth of the campaign in the second phase marked significant victories and produced divergent and competing investments in the campaign. The third phase culminated in the campaign's co-optation by international development aid-driven...
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Meridians (2005) 6 (1): 202–215.
Published: 01 September 2005
... completely closed, refusing to provide any aid, refusing to do any trade. So, I think that it's a very unfair system that we are facing in the world today, and it's a system where in all aspects the might is right and can do whatever it does-it wants to do, because the weak are too weak to refuse to punish...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (1): 236–264.
Published: 01 April 2022
... economic exchanges related to aid, foreign investment, and trade with those states (Ignatieff 2005 ). The United States strives to coerce some states to comply with human rights statutes while not holding itself entirely accountable to those statutes. The U.S., for instance, participated in negotiations...
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Meridians (2002) 2 (2): 78–97.
Published: 01 March 2002
... of "battered woman," to me, "What did you expect? You namely, women who are lesbians, deaf, know, you're a hooker " And he in prostitution, have a disability, livewith slapped his hand, told him not to HIV/AIDS, or are undocumented (with- do it again, and let him go. out recognized immigration status). 2...
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Meridians (2002) 3 (1): 191–200.
Published: 01 September 2002
... in health, particularly in the face of the AIDS epidemic; the role of rural women; and domestic violence. 196 ELISE YOUNG AND ZENG IE MANGALISO The Truth and Reconciliation Commission SindiweMagona presented on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) and its impact on women. The TRC was formed in 1995...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (2): 66–99.
Published: 01 March 2009
... their own NGO projects and groups after this exposure. Indeed, all of the women's NGOs that formed the DVProject are critically related to Chinese women's NGO experiences during the Beijing Conference. The Center for Women's Law Studies and Legal Aid Services of Peking University (the Women's Law Center...
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 166–188.
Published: 01 December 2016
... young mothers in gender-based violence and intimate partner violence awareness, sexual and reproductive health rights and education, ST! and HIV/AIDS prevention, group facilitation, and peer communication to allow them to develop the skills to educate themselves and their peers. (Eve for Life 2016...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 87–111.
Published: 01 December 2020
... by institutions such as Aid to Families with Dependent Children ( afdc ). In other words, in the era of the disestablishment of social programs that have historically served poor communities, and at a time when affirmative action programs are being dismantled and resources for education and health are declining...
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Meridians (2003) 3 (2): v–x.
Published: 01 March 2003
... could aid in our understanding of dominant forms of black nationalism at that time and today." Although situated in different cultures and geographical locations-Silva in Sri Lanka and commenting on Pakistan, Alexander in the U.S. and commenting on African American politicsboth essays contribute...
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Meridians (2005) 6 (1): 216–222.
Published: 01 September 2005
...- ual lahor :whool for oq1h.1ns and outcasts at King- ston, Ja.mnica, requests thP aid of the benevolent and wley, of his exi nping out l'ecently the liberal. Any donations i11 money, children's book~, or clothing, may he left at l\Iiss Ray's, No. l Chapel PlacH-No. 25, Belknap street-or 25, Corn hill...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 219–229.
Published: 01 March 2018
... to interpersonal violence in "Institutional Strategies to Promote the Health of Black Women Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence." Denise McLane-Davison illuminates the emergent leadership and liberatory practices from community-based HIV/AIDS advocacy efforts in "Cornbread, Collard Greens, and a Side...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 416–421.
Published: 01 March 2018
..., intersectional, and feminist approaches used in our research to keep us accountable to our own health and wellness practices. MICHELE TRACY BERGER CALL TO ACTION 419 WORKS CITED Berger, Michele. 2004. Workable Sisterhood: The Political Journey of Stigmatized Women with HIV/AIDS. Princeton, NJ: Princeton...