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Meridians (2001) 1 (2): 65–72.
Published: 01 March 2001
...Andrea Smith Copyright © 2001 by Wesleyan University Press 2001 CONFERENCE REPORT The Colorof Violence Violence Against Women of Color ANDREA SMITH A young American Indian woman was once gang raped by prominent members of an urban Indian community she and I lived in. When she sought justice...
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Meridians (2004) 4 (2): 120–124.
Published: 01 March 2004
... of safety at "home." Terrorism is something that happens in other countries; our "home," the U.S.A., is supposed to be a place of safety. Similarly, mainstream U.S. society believes that violence against women only occurs "out there" and is perpetrated by a few crazed men whom we simply need to lock up...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 53–83.
Published: 01 April 2021
... implementation of political terror through abusive laws, militarized violence, protracted wars against civilians and insurgents alike, and gender abuse. Women poets from the region, such as Monalisa Changkija, Temsüla Ao, Mamang Dai, and others, have played a leading role in exposing and denouncing this violence...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (1): 76–79.
Published: 01 June 2016
... Women's March against Racism and Violence and in Favor ofLiving Well (bemviver)to that demand our right to live free from discriminations in all stages of our lives be ensured. We do not accept being seen as objects for consumption or guinea pigs for the cosmetic industry, fashion, or pharmaceutical...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 513–521.
Published: 01 December 2020
... contra o Racismo e a Violência e pelo Bem Viver (Black Women’s March against Racism and Violence and for Living Well), which brought tens of thousands of Black women to Brasília on November 18, 2015, is described in an opening essay by Alvarez. It is followed by one of the several Manifestos produced...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (2): 66–99.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Lu Zhang Abstract The “Domestic Violence in China: Research, Intervention and Prevention” Project of China Law Society, the first women's NGO in China organized exclusively against the issue of domestic violence, was launched in Beijing in 2000. This article examines the construction of this non...
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Meridians (2011) 11 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Deepti Misri Abstract: This article explores how Shauna Singh Baldwin's novel What the Body Remembers builds on Partition feminist historiography in order to exhume and retell the story of family violence against women during India's Partition, intended to “save their honor” from rioting mobs...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 206–226.
Published: 01 April 2019
... to retrieve what remains dormant in critical feminist theorizations of violence against women. Using a cross-genre form, a secret collection of memories that includes elements of hauntology, this essay exposes some of the cracks and fissures in feminist theorizing on sexual violence, migration, and the figure...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 87–111.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Angela Y. Davis; Cassandra Shaylor Abstract Despite the transnational growth of the prison industrial complex and the rapid expansion of the carceral state in the United States and beyond, violence against women in prisons has remained largely invisible. Reports from people inside prisons...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 84–89.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Uddipana Goswami Abstract A reflection on the different forms that violence against women takes in militarized societies like that in Assam in Northeast India. A young girl living with an abusive father is married off to an abusive husband. Like other women living with quotidian violence, she...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (1): 236–264.
Published: 01 April 2022
...) and 2) concerning the U.S. prison industrial complex (its “school to prison pipeline,” discriminatory sentencing practices, as well as police and prison workers’ violence against women). The author applies intersectional theory developed by Black feminists to UN Working Group reports, ICERD’s shadow...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 139–148.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Sunera Thobani Abstract Following a speech against the war on terror the author presented at a conference on Violence Against Women, she was publicly attacked and threatened for “hate-mongering.” This paper was written in the aftermath of the controversy that followed. The author’s speech...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (2): 102–129.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Sharmila Lodhia Abstract Anti-violence activism for women in India has been riddled with a unique advocacy challenge. Women experiencing violence within the home confront a widespread backlash against Penal Code section 498A, the only criminal law in India that specifically encompasses domestic...
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Meridians (2013) 11 (2): 174–204.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Sudarat Musikawong Abstract Masculinity and nationalisms in Thailand during the 1970s served to enable gendered violence against activist women. Archival research and fieldwork reveal how feminist epistemologies and methods for studying memory are always gendered. Both conservative and leftist...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (2): 31–62.
Published: 01 March 2009
... that are the state's response to sexual violence against children and women. Part one offers a brief and queer history of sex offender registries in the United States and their growth in the last two decades, the available data on who assaults children and women. Part one will also use existing research to question...
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 137–165.
Published: 01 December 2016
... and agents of resistance and theoreticians in our own right. Lastly, we need to interrogate our own complicity in policing and silencing other women of color and Indigenous women, especially their particular enactments of resistance against gendered, sexualized, and carceral state violence. This essay...
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Meridians (2015) 13 (1): 157–185.
Published: 01 September 2015
... sheds light on some key issues within the complex web of tribe and state politics in India. These two discourses co-constitute each other and transform Shalini's death from pertaining to (gendered) violence to eventually being dismissed as an accident. Thus, violence (against adivasi women) becomes...
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 109–136.
Published: 01 December 2016
..., demonstrating how Black enslaved women were punished in a way that illustrated a lack of validation of their womanhood, while concluding with an examination of violence against Black women, with scant attention and understanding of their experiences with police brutality An examination of a collection of ideas...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (2): 142–152.
Published: 01 September 2014
... at the Combahee River near Beaufort, South Carolina, and the legacy of the Combahee River Collective, a Boston-based, black, lesbian, socialist, feminist organization famous for its analysis of interlocking oppression in the 1970s and early 1980s. With the support of INCITE Women of Color against Violence, Black...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 September 2009
...) prisoners in men's prisons, largely ignoring women's prisons (Edney 2004). The elimination of violence against gender non-conforming prisoners in women's prisons relies on the invisibility of gender non-conforming women and FtMs (female-to-male transgendered people), as well as on erroneous gendered...