|Women Resisting Crisis and War|
|Written by Administrator|
|Thursday, 01 March 2012 12:49|
Although women are mostly at the receiving end of the negative impacts of neoliberal globalization and war, the reality is that they also go through various cycles of coping with, adapting to, and resisting the onslaught of the multiple crises.
There has also been particular erosion of women’s intangible spaces such as the solidarity and community support, leaving the basic survival weave of women’s lives torn apart by the push of individualistic value systems generated by market-based consumption patterns and policies.
With shrinking means of subsistence and material returns from livelihood, women’s displacement has included physical dislocation ranging from rural-to-rural and rural-to-urban to forced migration. This physical dislocation hides within many other contours of dispossession, emotional distress, physical and sexual abuse, and violence.
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|Last Updated on Thursday, 01 March 2012 17:47|