Tag: peru

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2 March 2021
"I just wanted to give a name to things': the self-awareness of an immigrant girl in search of her freedom
A very intense text. It is the sharing in writing of the work of self-consciousness that A., a twenty-year-old native Peruvian immigrant girl in Italy, is doing on herself in order to process the fatigue and pain of having grown up in the strongly patriarchal context of her family of origin. A.'s intention is to get rid of self-sexism, recognising in her mother a "sister" who is a victim of the same violence she suffered, forgiving her for her apparent "complicity" and for her silent acceptance [...]
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