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Women's Testimonios of Life and Migration in el Cruce

Abstract This study was done in collaboration with the Kino Border Initiative. The Kino Border Initiative is a Catholic, bi-national organization run by Missionary Sisters of the Eucharist, Jesuit priests and lay people. The organization is dedicated to providing services to recently deported migrants and migrants-in-transit through their soup kitchen, women's shelter and first aid station in Nogales, Sonora. Based on their experiences in the women's shelter, the Missionary Sisters of the Eucharist and researcher sought out to further understand migrant women's experiences of gender-based violence prior to migration. Using data collected by the Sisters, it was decided to use an analysis rooted in testimonio, and, in this way, use the wom... (more)
Created Date 2013
Contributor Conrad, Marla Ann (Author) / Elenes, C. Alejandra (Advisor) / Simmons, William P. (Committee member) / Téllez, Michelle (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Women's studies / Gender studies / Social research / Causes of Migration / Kino Border Initiative / Migration / Nogales / Sonora / Violence against Women / Women Migrants
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 93 pages
Language English
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Note M.A. Social Justice and Human Rights 2013
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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