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Migration: Refugee Women's Narratives: Sudan
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This entry considers five types of narrative produced by Sudanese refugee women both inside and outside Sudan. While not a comprehensive survey of the variety of women's narratives, particularly those produced by women for women, men, and children in the Sudanese diaspora, two of the narrative forms are produced in participation with non-refugees for external consumption while two reflect women's representations to internal audiences. Finally, the recent international visibility of some Sudanese women writers in a more literary genre represents a fifth type of narrative.

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Fábos, Anita, “Migration: Refugee Women's Narratives: Sudan”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 26 February 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0272c>
First published online: 2009

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