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Essed - Chapter 05

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The continuous escalation of the armed conflict among guerrillas, paramilitaries and the regular army in Colombia has caused an enormous humanitarian crisis. One of the most visible and disrupting effects of this crisis is the internal displacement of more than one and a half million people during the last two decades. This chapter explores the gender-differentiated ways in which women and men negotiate their identities during the process of displacement and the rebuilding of their daily lives and social networks. Women, in contrast to men, tend to gain some autonomy and visualise new horizons for their life projects in the urban environment. The argument draws on 150 testimonies, life histories and open interviews collected by the author in Bogotá and provincial capitals between 1994 and 1999.1 Introduction The continuous escalation of the armed conflict among guerrillas, paramilitaries and the regular army in Colombia has caused an enormous humanitarian crisis. One of the most visible and disrupting effects of this crisis is the inte
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