Violencia contra la mujer y desplazamiento forzado. Análisis de las estrategias de vida de jefas de hogar en Medellín

  1. Antonio José Pareja Amador 1
  2. Antonio Iáñez-Domínguez 2
  1. 1 Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana

    Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana

    Medellín, Colombia


  2. 2 Universidad Pablo de Olavide

    Universidad Pablo de Olavide

    Sevilla, España


Acta Sociológica

ISSN: 2448-4938

Year of publication: 2014

Issue: 65

Pages: 151-171

Type: Article

DOI: 10.1016/S0186-6028(14)70240-3 DIALNET GOOGLE SCHOLAR

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The armed conflict faced by Colombian population from the last half century has produced more than five million displaced people in recent decades (near to 10% of the national population). Women and their children are an important part of this group. This paper focuses in women heads of households –which are authorities at home and act as responsible for it– that have been victims of forced displacement and have arrived in the city of Medellin. In particular, it focuses its reflection in the life strategies implemented by them over the years to deal with situations of violations of their rights and violence. Because of their rural origins, their low education, their numerous descendants, they must face new threats in the big city and are exposed to situations of uprooting, violence, poverty and social exclusion.