Interview with Dora María Téllez

Show simple item record Global Feminisms Project en_US 2014-08-08T15:26:35Z 2014-08-08T15:26:35Z 2011-06 en_US
dc.description The Global Feminisms Project ( is a collaborative international oral history project that examines the history of feminist activism, women's movements, and academic women's studies in sites around the world. The current archive includes interviews with women's movement activists and women's studies scholars in China, India, Nicaragua, Poland, and the United States. We are currently working on adding interviews from Brazil and Russia. The Project is based in the Institute for Research on Women and Gender (IRWG) at UM, which is also the home for the U.S. site research team. Our international collaborators include: - Laboratório de História Oral e Imagem - UFF (the Laboratory of Oral History and Images at the Federal Fluminense University in Rio de Janeiro) and Núcleo de História, Memória e Documento - NUMEM (the Center for History, Memory, and Documentation at the Federal State University in Rio de Janeiro), BRAZIL - China Women's University in Beijing, CHINA - SPARROW, Sound and Picture Archives for Research on Women in Mumbai, INDIA - Movimiento Autónomo de Mujeres de Nicaragua (Autonomous Women's Movement), NICARAGUA - Fundacja Kobiet eFKa (Women's Foundation eFKa) in Krakow, POLAND en_US
dc.description.abstract Sandra Ramos was born in Managua in 1959. She is a leader in the Women's Rights Movement whose activism and organizing focuses on women workers in the maquila and other sectors in Nicaragua. She is critical of neoliberal policies, focusing on the consequences of these policies on the wellbeing of women in Nicaragua. She has taken part in global conferences and presented workshops on these issues and notes the importance of global collaboration on such issues. Ramos is a co-founder and director of Nicaragua's María Elena Cuadra Women's Movement, which provides scholarships for nontraditional jobs, has a small credit program for unemployed women, teaches women about their labor rights, and provides training for negotiation techniques. en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Global Feminisms Nicaragua Site Interview en_US
dc.subject Global en_US
dc.subject Feminism en_US
dc.subject Feminists en_US
dc.subject Intersectionality en_US
dc.subject Cross-cultural en_US
dc.subject Nicaragua en_US
dc.subject Nicaraguan Feminists en_US
dc.title Interview with Dora María Téllez en_US
dc.type Learning Object en_US
dc.type Video en_US
dc.subject.hlbsecondlevel Women's and Gender Studies en_US
dc.subject.hlbtoplevel Social Sciences en_US
dc.contributor.affiliationum Institute for Research on Women and Gender en_US
dc.contributor.affiliationumcampus Ann Arbor en_US
dc.identifier.videostream[streamerType]=auto en_US
dc.description.filedescription Description of Tellez_biblio.pdf : Dora Tellez Bibliography
dc.description.filedescription Description of Nicaragua_Bibliography.pdf : Nicaragua Bibliography
dc.owningcollname Global Feminisms Project
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