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WOB AND HAITI

CRISIS:  WOMEN AND HAITI 

* The Truth About Haiti (Article series)

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Why a Yoga Project for Maquiladora Workers?

“What if Women on the Border could take stress- relief training, like yoga and meditation exercises to the women in the maquiladoras? Surely, this is a fundable project. . . read more

OTHER RESOURCES

GLOBALIZATION OF THE ECONOMY AND ITS IMPACT ON HEALTH

Elvia Arriola, The Delicate Balance Between Life and Death (October 2007)

Elvia Arriola, "Voices from the Barbed Wires of Despair: Women in the Maquiladoras, Latina Critical Legal Theory and Gender at the U.S.-Mexico Border", (pdf) 49 DE PAUL LAW REVIEW 729-815 (2000).
Summary of above article.  

Elvia Arriola, "Of Woman Born: Courage and Strength to Survive in the Maquiladoras of Reynosa and Rio Bravo, Tamaulipas," reprinted from Frontera Norte-Sur, April 2001 
en español

Diana Washington Valdez ,"U.N. Investigates Deaths of Juarez Women," El Paso Times, May 19, 2001

Julia Monárrez Fragoso, "Feminicidio sexual serial en Ciudad Juárez\: 1993-2001," (pdf) en español

Debbie Nathan, "Missing the Story," (pdf) The Texas Observer, August 30, 2002
en español

More on the Ciudad Juarez Murders

Books

Vandana Shiva, Stolen Harvest: The Hijacking of the Global Food Supply
(2000)

Diana Washington-Valdez, Women Harvest: A Mexican Safari/ Cosecha de
Mujeres: Safari en el Desierto (2005)

Maria del S. Alcala Iberri, Las Muertas de Juarez (Dead women in Juarez)

Films

Señorita Extraviada by Lourdes Portillo (documentary on the Maquiladora
Murders)
http://www.lourdesportillo.com/senoritaextraviada/index.html


Other Resources

NUTRICION Y POBREZA (español) (NUTRITION AND POVERTY (click here for PDF article)) (A WORLD BANK REPORT-2008) Click here to download Acrobat application

ALIVIO DE LA POBREZA y FONDOS DE INVERSION SOCIAL (español) (World Bank Discussion Paper 1995.)

The Maquiladora Murders, Or Who is Killing the Women of Juarez?
(Conference Nov. 2004 produced multiple resources, books, and links)
http://www.chavez.ucla.edu/maqui_murders/

Robt. Bracamontes, Note on Maquiladora Murders and NAFTA
Xispas: Chicano Culture, Art and Politics
http://www.xispas.com/archives/maquila/maquila.htm

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