Soutenir sa famille en contexte de migration forcée en tant que femme syrienne établie au Québec et au Liban

entre vulnérabilités et responsabilités ambivalentes

Authors

  • Myriam Richard École de travail social, Université de Montréal, Canada

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.25071/1920-7336.40765

Keywords:

refugee women, family support, vulnerability, transnational feminism, Syria, Lebanon, Québec

Abstract

Although the vulnerability of refugee women is a cornerstone of access to protection, it is rarely defined beyond its common-sense meaning - the risk of suffering harm. This article presents the results of an empirical research where 12 life histories were collected from Syrian refugee women responsible for supporting their families in Lebanon (7) and Québec (5). The analysis mobilized the concept of ambivalent vulnerability (Oliviero, 2016) and showed that women and their relatives were certainly exposed to forms of adversity, but also to transformative opportunities and to elements of continuity with their life trajectories.

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2021-11-22

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Richard, M. (2021). Soutenir sa famille en contexte de migration forcée en tant que femme syrienne établie au Québec et au Liban : entre vulnérabilités et responsabilités ambivalentes . Refuge: Canada’s Journal on Refugees, 37(2), 93–105. https://doi.org/10.25071/1920-7336.40765