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Survivors: An Analysis Of Relocated Somali Women In Georgia, Dorian L. Brown Jul 2001

Survivors: An Analysis Of Relocated Somali Women In Georgia, Dorian L. Brown

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The purpose of this study was twofold. The first priority was to determine how relocated Somali women in Georgia addressed their political, economic, social, and psychological needs. The second priority was to determine whether gender roles changed, and how those changes impacted the lives of relocated Somali women in Georgia. This research is necessary due to the lack of literature on relocated women, especially African women, and the obstacles they face once they resettle in a country of asylum, especially in their own words. This study is significant because it documents relocated women’s experiences in their own words.

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