While all IDP suffer, their experiences are not identical. An individual’s experience is shaped by their age, ethnicity, gender, socioeconomic class, and so on. This paper will focus on how internal displacement is a severally gendered experience. Specifically, it will focus on the experiences of internally displaced women (or IDW), exploring the contradictory, multi-layer identity of an IDW. It will explore the physical, symbolic, and structural violence that IDWs are subjected to, the ways in which individual power is taken from them, and the ways in which they strive to obtain a level ...
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