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Mejor sola que mal acompanada

For the Latina in an Abusive Relationship/Para la mujer golpeada

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Regular Price $22.99 CAD

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Feb 2, 1993

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243 Pages




A bilingual guide to help Latinas needing support, understanding, and advice about abusive relationships

If you’re a Latina involved in a physically or emotionally abusive relationship, this book is for you. Mejor Sola Que Mal Acompanada offers support, understanding, and practical information on many issues and questions, including:
  • what abuse is
  • family and cultural expectations
  • getting police, medical, and legal assistance
  • where you can go if you leave your home
  • what the church may say
  • protecting your children
  • dealing with discrimination.
This book also discusses special problems of the undocumented woman, the woman with few resources, and the woman who speaks little or no English. Informative and affirming, Mejor Sola is an invaluable resource for counselors, shelter workers and activists, and an empowering handbook for the Latina who wants to break free from the cycle of abuse.

“I can sincerely say that this book is the best thing that has happened for Latinas in the battered women’s movement.”–Maria V. Zavala, Counselor and Advocate, Womenshelter/Companeras

Si eres una latina en una relacion donde hay abuso emocional o fisico, este libros es para ti. Mejor Sola Que Mal Acompanada ofrece apoyo, entendimiento, e informacion practica tocante a varios temas y preguntas, incluyendo:
  • que es el abuso; las esperanzas de la familia y la cultura
  • obtieniendo la asistencia de la policia, de servicos medicos y legales
  • adonde puedes ir si te sales de tu casa
  • que puede decir la iglesia
  • protegiendo a tus ninos
  • tratando con la discriminacion.

Este libro tambien discute los problemas especiales de la mujer no documentada, de la mujer con pocos recursos, y de la mujer que no habla poco ingles. Informativo y franco, Mejor Sola es un recurso extremadamente util para consejeros, trabajadores de refugios, y para activistas en la comunidad, y es una guia habilitadora para la latina que quiere salir del abuso.

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