‘Breaking Silences’: An Interview with Jahajee Sisters

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dc.contributor.author Outar, Lisa
dc.date.accessioned 2013-07-24T19:41:44Z
dc.date.available 2013-07-24T19:41:44Z
dc.date.issued 2013-07-24
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2139/16263
dc.description.abstract Founded in 2007 and based in New York City, Jahajee Sisters has forged new ground in organizing and attempting to empower a multigenerational constituency of diasporic Indo-Caribbean women in ways that affect their social, political, and everyday lives. They describe themselves as a movement-building organization with a mission of “creating a safe and equitable society for all Indo-Caribbean women.” By building alliances with other organizations serving South Asian women in New York and utilizing the arts to foster leadership, community out reach, and political activism, they have emerged as an important site for considering contemporary forms of Indo-Caribbean feminisms.This interview was conducted with two members of the organization’s Steering Committee, Suzanne Persard and Simone Devi Jhingoor (both founding members of the organization) between February and March of 2012 en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Issue 6;
dc.subject Indo-Caribbean women en_US
dc.subject women's organization en_US
dc.subject Jahajee Sisters en_US
dc.title ‘Breaking Silences’: An Interview with Jahajee Sisters en_US
dc.type Article en_US

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