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Feminism in the Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic

Individual Feminists:

Julia Alvarez

Other Feminists:

Lourdes Contreras

Rosa Curiel

Internet Links:

Ud. puede comunicar con las directoras para el VIII Encuentro Feminista de América Latina y el Caribe --1998, Rosa Curiel y Lourdes Contreras. aquí or aquí. El sobrescrito está: Dirección C/Santiago #503, Gazcue, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

Ud. puede accessar Fempress, un red de comunicación alternativa de la mujer, aquí.

The Women and Gender in Latin America: Anthropology / Economics / Sociology webpage at the Univ. of California, Berkeley, has an extensive bibliography of Caribbean resources here.

You can access various Dominican women's webpage links here.


      The Centro de Estudio del Genero is an academic unit of the Department of Social Science of the instituto Tecnologico de Santo Domingo, in the Dominican Republic. Since 1986 the Center has been dedicated to the production, analysis and dissemination of information and experiences on the issues of women and gender relations, thus stimulating the transformation of discriminatory practices that prevent the full development of human beings, especially women. You can reach the Centro at this address: Centro de Estudio del Genero, INTEC, Apartado Postal 342-9, Santo Domingo, REPUBLICA DOMINICANA, or you can fax them at: 809-566-3200.


      Alvarez, Julia and Rolando Costa Picazo. En El Tiempo De Las Mariposas. Plume, 1998.

      Finlay, Barbara. The Women of Azua. Praeger Pub., 1990.

      Safa, Helen I. The Myth of the Male Breadwinner: Women and Industrialization in the Caribbean. Westview Press, 1995.

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