On ‘sisterhood’: What Iraqi Kurdish women migrants have to say about women and the commonalities they share
Wright, T. 2014. On ‘sisterhood’: What Iraqi Kurdish women migrants have to say about women and the commonalities they share. Journal of International Women's Studies. 15 (2), pp. 182-196.
Based on a research study this paper is concerned with the migration experiences of Iraqi Kurdish Muslim women. Commonalities among women was one of the main themes emerging from the research data, with much of that data related to what some of the Kurdish women conceptualise as a ‘sisterhood’ of women, suggesting that for at least half of the Kurdish women, experiences of inequality, domestic abuse, and patriarchal oppression provide a significant point of commonality among women.
|Keywords||Iraqi Kurds; women’s migration; cross-cultural ethnography; transnational feminism; patriarchal abuse; sisterhood|
|Journal||Journal of International Women's Studies|
|Journal citation||15 (2), pp. 182-196|
|Publisher||Bridgewater State University|
|Publication process dates|
|Deposited||31 Mar 2016|
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