Titolo: Human rights violations across international borders: life stories of Central American women on the move

Descrizione: The essay documents and analyses the topic of violence in Central American migration, with a specific focus on migrant women in the current mobility regime South-North. We start by tracing the conditions that push women to undertake the migratory path in their countries of origin, more specifically in the Northern Triangle countries, that include Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala; we then analyze the moment of transit, in order to highlight some of the great challenges that women incur in their path towards the destination country, being it Mexico or the United States; lastly, we shed light on the border-crossing experience and on some life stories in the context of arrival. Through this work we aim at demonstrating that the journey of Central American women is shaped by different forms of violence in every step of migration, and how the mobility and border regime is strongly compromised by the lack of application of a human rights approach. The personal contribution to this work is given by a fieldwork realized through eight qualitative interviews with experts in the field.

Autore: Ashanti Collavini, Moreno Zago (pref.)

Editore: Università degli Studi di Torino
CIRSDe – Centro Interdisciplinare di Ricerche e Studi delle Donne e di Genere dell’Università degli Studi di Torino

Data: 2022

Gestione dei diritti: Licenza Creative Commons
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Identificatore: isbn: 9788875902322


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Ashanti Collavini e Moreno Zago (pref.), “Human rights violations across international borders: life stories of Central American women on the move,” Collane@unito.it, ultimo accesso il 27 maggio 2024, https://www.collane.unito.it/oa/items/show/114.

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