Majority-Minority Relations in Contemporary Women’s by Dr Line Nyhagen Predelli, Halsaa, Ms Cecile Thun, Dr Adriana PDF

By Dr Line Nyhagen Predelli, Halsaa, Ms Cecile Thun, Dr Adriana Sandu

ISBN-10: 1137020660

ISBN-13: 9781137020666

ISBN-10: 1349319678

ISBN-13: 9781349319671

This e-book examines modern kinfolk among ethnic majority and ethnic minority women's events in Norway, Spain and the uk, and women's hobbies' participation in and effect on public coverage that specializes in violence opposed to girls.

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Although there is no formal citizenship test, the law requires evidence of basic knowledge of Spanish before citizenship can be conferred (Medrano 2005). 28 The Roma community experiences particular problems related to illiteracy and poverty, as well as discrimination in access to housing, welfare and other public services. In Spain, Organic Law 4/2000 established the right to independent residence for immigrant women who are victims of domestic violence or sexual exploitation (Protection of Migrants, UN, 2007: 11; Amnesty International 2008).

The issue of violence against women was also revived in the 1970s, partly due to the Tribunal held in Brussels in 1976, and the framing of the issue was radicalised. Sexual and domestic violence were raised as political issues. 4 By 1991 there were 53 women’s shelters and helplines involving 3000 volunteers (Morken and Selle 1995). The fact that the movement turned to the state to obtain funding, and that it saw public funding as a right, is characteristic of the close relationship between the state and the civil society in Norway (Bergman 1999).

277). Valiente noted the close ties between the IM and the socialist political party Partido Socialista Obrero Español (PSOE), and that ‘the IM does not favour the mobilisation of the feminist movement (or of public opinion) as a way of advancing demands that go beyond PSOE gender equality compromises’ (Valiente 1995: 234). More recent developments have, however, put Spain at the forefront of gender equality measures, be they political or legal (see Bustelo and Ortbals 2007; Valiente 2008; Lombardo 2009).

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