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Fenix: Network for Research on Female Exiles and Refugees


Throughout history, the phoenix has represented uniqueness, power, and rebirth. Because of the extraordinary resilience it represents, we have taken it as the symbol of our research project on women who, for different reasons and under different circumstances, were forced to leave their homes and head into the unknown in countries that were not their own. During these hard times, they found ways to establish their agency and forge transnational identities, whether in countries of transit or after their resettlement. Thus, these women emerged above the hardships of their situation to leave an admirable and inexhaustible legacy that inspires us to this day.


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