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Kurdish Female Migrants Meet Isolation in Istanbul

May 7, 2012

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By Jennifer Hattam WeNews correspondent Monday, May 7, 2012 Life isn’t easy for the female migrants continually flowing into Istanbul from Turkey’s Kurdish region. Those who are illiterate or unable to speak Turkish can face particularly intense isolation from basic services. ISTANBUL, Turkey (WOMENSENEWS)–Sosin and her family moved from rural Turkey to Istanbul, the country’s […]

Family and Work: An Immigrant Woman’s Dilemma

January 28, 2012

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By Zaira CortésGlobal Connect! BloggerThursday, January 26, 2012 Midnight passes and it is intensely cold on Roosevelt Avenue. On the corner of 82 Street, Maria Gomez, a-39-year-old Mexican, carefully cleans the space occupied by her food cart. With water and “jabón Roma,” she brushes the fat off the stove that comes from the meat she […]

Family and Work: An Immigrant Woman’s Dilemma

January 28, 2012

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By Zaira CortésGlobal Connect! BloggerThursday, January 26, 2012 Midnight passes and it is intensely cold on Roosevelt Avenue. On the corner of 82 Street, Maria Gomez, a-39-year-old Mexican, carefully cleans the space occupied by her food cart. With water and “jabón Roma,” she brushes the fat off the stove that comes from the meat she […]