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Migration: Refugee Camps: Sudan
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While it is difficult to generalize across time, refugee populations, and regions, the lives of women refugees in Sudan have been shaped by some particularities of the Sudanese context. These have been the role of the mainstream Muslim Arab state in supporting a culturally specific morality discourse, the role of armed militias and rebel groups in feeding high levels of insecurity for women, and the role of aid agencies in framing refugee women's options in particular ways. The majority of peopl…

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Fábos, Anita, “Migration: Refugee Camps: Sudan”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 30 September 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0269d>
First published online: 2009

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