By Elena Garcés
Girls carry themselves from subjugation by means of improving their voices, via instructing themselves, and by way of conversing out, in unison, opposed to forces that experience stored them below heel. The scope of Colombian ladies: The fight Out of Silence is either own and international: own to the interviewees and to Elena GarcZs herself, as she tells her personal tale; and international, in that many positive aspects of the patriarchy and its disorder expand well past the borders of Colombia.
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She takes her place in my enterprise, adding her story, replete with family violence; poor education, including little sexual education; fear of men, their control, duplicity, and promiscuity; among a litany of complaints unspoken, or whispered, by women. Notes 1. ” Honor and Shame: The Values of Mediterranean Society, ed. J. G. Peristiany (Chicago: Chicago University Press, 1966), 45, writes that men’s masculinity, “is the natural basis of authority and the defense of familial honor . . [it] means courage whether it is employed for moral or immoral ends .
In collecting oral histories, one of the many aims was to raise the consciousness of the respondents so that they could examine the historical realities that shaped their lives, while they created selfknowledge by understanding “their worth as persons and as social beings” 28 } Chapter Two (Lavrin 1978: 120). As change must follow insight, rights and freedoms must follow exposure of oppression (see Foucault 1973: 378–380). Radical feminism drives both theory and action to construct a more just world, if possible.
Among them were two African Colombians, two Indians, and three others who belonged to the African Colombian and Indian ethnic groups; they had mixed with whites and with each other. 10 Although all of the women had a Cali connection, they came from several of the Colombian regions—Amazonas, Tolima, Nariño, Cauca, Valle del Cauca, Costa del 22 } Chapter Two Pacifico, Antioquia, Cundinamarca, Santander, Bolivar y Costa del Atlántico—and they represented most of Colombian ethnicities— European, Mestizas, African, Afro-Indian, and Indians.