Independent Women: The Story of Women's Activism in East Timor
"This book tells the story of how East Timorese women activists mobilised against a patriarchal society and claimed their right to participate in their new independent and democratice nation." --Back cover.
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Womens traditional roles
War and resistance
political and social movements
Faith and womens empowerment
The transition to independence
Violence against women
war peace and womens movements
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