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Refugee Women

by Susan Forbes Martin - £31.95  Lexington Books (2004)
paperback    ISBN 13: 9780739105894 | ISBN 10: 0739105892

Originally published in 1992 & now updated, this book turned awareness for the first time to the particular issues faced by women driven from their homes as a result of international conflict - discrimination, sexual violence, & a dearth of health, education & employment opportunities. The author draws on years of personal field experience and policy work; in this new edition she provides crucial background for understanding the legal issues and policies developed to protect women persecuted because of their gender. She aso describes the genesis of the category of internally displaced persons, focusing on the unique hardships of women who flee their homes but remain within the borders of their own countries. Finally Martin demonstrates how women can advance towards greater participation in legal & economic decision-making, affirming the power women possess to affect their own destinies when given the necessary support.

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