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Intersectionality + Translation
Feminist theory contributed to development polices to bring into terms different impacts on women and men.
Later it continued to provide the means for critiquing development theories.
Examples: normal assumptions about household behavior, heterosexual norms, and development thinking.
Intersectionality came about in the 1980s as an approach to feminist theory.
analyzing the complex origin of women's oppression
to show the potential advantages of intersectionality the article used migration studies
Studies of migration show that migration destabilize the devision of the world into rich and poor, north and south.
By moving from place to place they also destabilize fixed borders and boundaries
Migrants create new possibilities for themselves and the people the have left behind.
Migration studies have been biased against women and it was assumed that most migrants were men.
It was also assumed that women were secondary migrants or associational migrants.
later studies came out that highlights women's role in migration.
"Do muslim women (still) need saving" first talks about a women named Bibi Aysha and her nose was cut off as punishment by her Taliban husband
After this incident many people started to speculate what would happen to women if U.S troops were to leave Afghanistan but fail to realize that the incident occurred while troops were there.
The photographer stated that people needed to know that bad things happen to people and this is a real outcome of a war.
Knowing the culture of the region and the beliefs and treatment of the women isn't as important as knowing the history of the the oppression they go through.
People were wanting religious and cultural explanations as to why it was happening instead of looking at the history and the politics.
Why where women so important to their explanation instead of going to the root of the problem.
the phrase "White men saving brown women from brown men" Sounds a little like a white savior complex.
It was stated that "the fight against terrorism is also a fight for the rights and dignity of women" but what exactly does terrorism have to do with women?
This type of thinking was also found in cases in the Middle East where they focused more on women than the actual problem at hand.
Become of the religion they are required to cover their hair so it makes sense that they didn't take off their veil when they were liberated
This was the appropriate way to dress in their communities and social classes