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, Volume 20, Issue 3, pp 249–258 | Cite as

The conditions of the Southern Sudanese Women Migrants in Abu Siid Shanty Town, Omdurman, Sudan — A Case Study of Cultural Change

  • Ibrahim Fouad N. 
Article

Abstract

The author analyzes the changing conditions to which S Sudanese women have been subjected after their forced migration the war-ridden South to Khartoum. There, too, they are suffering from hunger, homelessness, lack of a basic needs. Being obliged to house and work illegally these women find themselves considered criminals by both the State and many of the so-called “Arabs”. Serious identity change is involved in the process of adaptationof these rural people to the hostile urban environment.

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ibrahim Fouad N. 
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  1. 1.Institut für GeowissenschaftenUniversität BayreuthGermany

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