This unit focuses on contemporary concerns of women’s rights activists, especially in the context of globalization. Charts in the MAPS folder illustrate global migration patterns of women, including both the movement of women laborers toward sources of employment and the enforced migration of women through trafficking.
Other readings highlight concerns about Western feminist activists and media sources confronting women in conservative religious countries and contexts – particularly those in the Middle East.
- analyzing the tensions & organizational dynamics of contemporary feminist movements &
- being able to describe how women organize around “feminism” in order to combat human trafficking, poverty and violence.
All the readings, and chart links are given on the file. From the Google Book read “The Nanny Dilemma” and “Maid to Order”.
2 pages, single space, APA citation.