Tag: Womens History
Equality in Art: Las Mujeres Sin Sombrero
“Las Sinsombrero” were a group of Spanish female artists in the Generation of 1927 who challenged gender inequality and the lack of recognition for their work. Isabelle Shaw provides a history of their resistance and biographies of some of its revolutionary members.
Book Review – Parreñas, Rhacel. 2011. Illicit Flirtations: Labor, Migration, and Sex Trafficking in Tokyo. Stanford, California: Stanford University Press.
Rhacel Parreñas’ 2011 text, “Illicit Flirtations: Labor, Migration, and Sex Trafficking in Tokyo”, seeks to examine the misconceptions surrounding the Filipina hostesses of Japan whose livelihood came under global scrutiny through the US-led anti-trafficking campaign. Rosie Inwald discusses Parreñas’ work and the issues with a top-down perspective on the agency of these women.