Posts Tagged: femicide

Maquiladoras, Misogyny, and Migration: Exploring Femicide in Ciudad Juárez

This dossier is examining the multiple components that contribute to the proliferation of femicide, as well as the actions being taken to curb it.

Maquiladoras, Misogyny, and Migration: Exploring Femicide in Ciudad Juárez

This dossier is examining the multiple components that contribute to the proliferation of femicide, as well as the actions being taken to curb it.

Fregoso, Rosa-Linda. “‘¡Las Queremos Vivas!’: La Política Y Cultura De Los Derechos Humanos.” Debate Feminista 39 (2009): 209-43. Accessed April 16, 2015. http://www.jstor.org/stable/i40097598.

In recent years, Ciudad Juárez has been one of the focal points in Mexico’s drug war because of the Juárez cartel. However, Ciudad Juárez has also been one of the cities affected by femicide in Mexico. Through her piece, Fregoso

Fregoso, Rosa-Linda. “‘¡Las Queremos Vivas!’: La Política Y Cultura De Los Derechos Humanos.” Debate Feminista 39 (2009): 209-43. Accessed April 16, 2015. http://www.jstor.org/stable/i40097598.

In recent years, Ciudad Juárez has been one of the focal points in Mexico’s drug war because of the Juárez cartel. However, Ciudad Juárez has also been one of the cities affected by femicide in Mexico. Through her piece, Fregoso

Godoy‐Paiz, Paula. “Not Just “Another Woman”: Femicide and Representation in Guatemala.” The Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology 17, no. 1 (2012): 88-109.

The author writes about femicide in Guatemala, beginning with a general overview of what the phenomenon is and who plays a role and ending with a personal account from a victim’s mother. Godoy-Paiz defines femicide as the killing of women

Godoy‐Paiz, Paula. “Not Just “Another Woman”: Femicide and Representation in Guatemala.” The Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology 17, no. 1 (2012): 88-109.

The author writes about femicide in Guatemala, beginning with a general overview of what the phenomenon is and who plays a role and ending with a personal account from a victim’s mother. Godoy-Paiz defines femicide as the killing of women

Fregoso, Rosa-Linda, and Cynthia Bejarano. Terrorizing Women: Feminicide in the Americas. New York. Duke University Press, 2010.

Annotation: Terrorizing Women: Feminicide in the Americas, chronicles a diverse range of personal accounts of feminicide, otherwise known as hate crimes specifically targeted at women, in Guatemala, Peru, Costa Rica, Mexico and Argentina. These accounts vary from scholarly articles and

Fregoso, Rosa-Linda, and Cynthia Bejarano. Terrorizing Women: Feminicide in the Americas. New York. Duke University Press, 2010.

Annotation: Terrorizing Women: Feminicide in the Americas, chronicles a diverse range of personal accounts of feminicide, otherwise known as hate crimes specifically targeted at women, in Guatemala, Peru, Costa Rica, Mexico and Argentina. These accounts vary from scholarly articles and