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Tag : Women’s March The Netherlands

07 Mar 2018

The Female Body in Transit

The female body is ascribed different meanings at different geographies and historical periods. It self-identifies also differently. Immigrant women/women of colour or, in the Netherlands, niet-Westerse allochtone vrouwen, experience their bodies in a range of ways in their travels between their countries of birth or of the country of their (grand) parents and the Netherlands. The very same female body might be perceived (and objectified) as non-Western exotic in the Netherlands and as Western and foreign where one has her […]