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Meridians (2005) 5 (2): 30–56.
Published: 01 March 2005
..., TheDisappearancoefChildhood Introduction In considering the shifting contexts and shaping experiences of child sexual abuse, I focus in this essay on writers I call "literary survivors." I identify these survivors as "literary" because they are well-respected authors in their own right and because they self-consciously...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 276–285.
Published: 01 March 2018
... perspective, this paper describes strategies that can be employed to improve institutional responses to Black women survivors and concludes with suggestions for future practice. Copyright © 2018 Smith College 2018 NKIRU NNAWULEZI AND CAROLYN M. WEST Institutional Strategies to Promote the Health of Black...
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Meridians (2011) 11 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 September 2011
.... While feminist historiographies have restored Partition survivors' memories of violence to the historical archive, Baldwin's novel explicitly foregrounds the role of gendered bodies in and as the archive of communal memories of violence. I begin with Baldwin's exploration of the embodied character...
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Meridians (2023) 22 (2): 446–474.
Published: 01 October 2023
... represent more than one million of the state’s population, were disproportionally affected. In the wake of the tragedy, a group of Puerto Rican women came together to demand translation and mental health services for survivors and their families. This article details their public refusals to be silenced...
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Meridians (2005) 6 (1): 163–192.
Published: 01 September 2005
... ofindividual women survivors of violence and those that seek to transform women's position within a structurally unequal set of social relations (Kabeer 1994). In order to fully illuminate the complex dynamics of the acid campaign, I organize the campaign in three stages: the first, during the years...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (1): 227–233.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Crystal DeBoise Copyright © 2014 by Smith College 2014 CRYSTAL DEBOISE HumanTraffickingand SexWork: FoundationaSlocial-WorPkrinciples For over a decade, at three different agencies, I have practiced social work and case-management with survivors of human trafficking and sex workers. The first...
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Meridians (2001) 1 (2): 65–72.
Published: 01 March 2001
... and the first rape crisis center opened in 1972, the mainstream anti-violence movement has been critical in breaking the silence around violence against women and providing critically needed services to survivors of sexual and domestic violence. Initially, the anti-violence movement in the United States...
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Meridians (2010) 10 (1): 54–76.
Published: 01 September 2010
... Soledad sees that Maria is falling in love, she recognizes both the risks inherent in loving a survivor of war, as well as the futility of changing Maria's heart. She recounts her own relationship with a refugee-"My Carlos was a good man but the war made him loco sometimes"-and then offers her...
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Meridians (2013) 11 (2): 174–204.
Published: 01 March 2013
... 1976). There is no official record of sexual crimes committed during the 1976 massacre; however, young women demonstrators were sexually harassed and some believed that some of the survivors of the massacre were raped. In addition to the published images of young men who appeared to be hanged...
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Meridians (2008) 8 (1): 180–204.
Published: 01 September 2008
... in the background ofBeyonce's B-Day. Since her rise in the early 1990s, Blige has cultivated a beloved pop persona as the fighting survivor from Yonkers, New York.As rock critic Jessica Willis notes ofBlige: "everything about her appearance gives her the aura of a sexy outlaw with a rough past" (Willis 2003, 19...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 255–278.
Published: 01 December 2020
..., who, it seems, is the iconic “sister-spirit” of sorts, hovering in the background of Beyoncé’s B-Day . Since her rise in the early 1990s, Blige has cultivated a beloved pop persona as the fighting survivor from Yonkers, New York. As rock critic Jessica Willis notes of Blige: “everything about her...
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Meridians (2001) 2 (1): 42–57.
Published: 01 September 2001
..., Sri Lanka, and Canada. Filmmaker Grace Poore describes the film as a ten-year project, a kind ofletter to the South Asian community to raise consciousness around the issue of sexual abuse of children. An incest survivor herself, Poore tells the story of two generations of young girls who are victims...
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Meridians (2011) 11 (1): 98–105.
Published: 01 September 2011
... in a fierce embrace byFelix, my husband, little did I know that I was a survivor!I knew that I had been extremely lucky to leavePort-au-Princewithout a scratch and with my belongings intact, but I did not see myselfas a survivor.Yet,the verynext day, I discoveredthat for the UWI (Universityof WestIndies...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 522–547.
Published: 01 December 2020
.../toolkit/ . Hereth, Jane, and Chez Rumpf. 2014. “Community Accountability for Survivors of Sexual Violence Toolkit.” https://carceralfeminism.files.wordpress.com/2014/04/cassv-reading-group-tlllkit.shifting-from-carceral-to-tj-feminisms_final.pdf . INCITE! Women of Color Against Violence...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 151–173.
Published: 01 April 2021
... women’s place in society? What modes of participation in the liberation struggle are available to women? What are the terms through which subjects can become visible as victims/survivors of violence and agents of nation? My analysis here focuses on an important and critically acclaimed war...
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Meridians (2023) 22 (2): 399–407.
Published: 01 October 2023
... trauma? What are some ways in which your father’s secrets impacted your own childhood and your early adult life? Doris Gray: So many ways. There always was an aura of secrecy in our home. Like many survivors of the Holocaust, we had no relatives on our father’s side, no grandparents, no aunts...
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Meridians (2005) 6 (1): v–ix.
Published: 01 September 2005
... from car batteries) onto the faces and bodies of victims-many of whom are noncom pliant women who have little access to proper medical treatment. The movement eventually materialized into a comprehensive service entity called the Acid Survivors Foundation, founded and funded by the United Nations...
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 137–165.
Published: 01 December 2016
...,andorganizeaboutcarceralogics andprisonabolitioninsideandoutsidetheclassroomin a mannerthatteachesagainsthe grainof carceralcommonsense. Prologue My formal introduction to the feminism oflndigenous and Black raceradical women of color was violent due to my own life experience as a survivor of sexual and state violence and my...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 April 2021
... number of these survivors facing the prospect of long-term aftereffects (CDC 2020 ; Gavin 2020 ). Even the good news that vaccines with over 90 percent effectiveness have been developed by Pfizer and Moderna must be tempered by the fact that the previous administration did not developed a federal...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (2): 100–101.
Published: 01 March 2009
... survivor. Yourvoice is dis-jointed; your tears are music too. I know not whatto do;willthesoundbreak?I have emerged from the sea and pulled the trigger. [Meridians:feminismr,ace,transnationalism 2009, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. roo-101) © 2009 by Smith College. All rights reserved. 100 I want to look. The finger...