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No Longer Creatures of Habit: American Women Religious and Conflicts of Obedience
In the 1960s, a group of American women, Religious, separated from the Roman Catholic Church following a prolonged conflict. These women, the Immaculate Heart Sisters of Los Angeles, were women of integrity and dedicated ...
The Right to a Protected Pregnancy: Models of Perinatal Support for Women in Massachusetts Correctional Facilities
Today, over 1.2 million women in the United States are incarcerated, on parole, or on probation. In Massachusetts alone, 2,000 women are currently incarcerated, 8,000 annually. Each year, more than 200 of them are pregnant. ...
Locas atrevidas en la literatura española de los Siglos de Oro
“I am already incapable of sense/Which, in a senseless place,/Is the only sensible feeling.” These are the words of Erifila, the female protagonist of Lope de Vega’s Los locos de Valencia, as she is institutionalized in a ...