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WHAT IF? We change the lens we use to perceive women of refugee background?
Tue. 22 November 2016, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm AEDT
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What if we change the lens through which we perceive women of refugee back ground ?
Hear about women’s experiences of entrepreneurship and their strategies to overcome the obstacles of
becoming economically self-sufficient in Australia and Brazil. This anthropological study looks
at the construction of refugees as victims and vulnerable individuals and examines the effects it
has on women’s ability to rebuild their livelihoods through entrepreneurship
Juliana Lobo de Queiroz
Swinburne Institute for Social Research