La utilidad del feminismo. Empoderamiento y visibilización de la violencia urbana en las mujeres jóvenes
The Utility of Feminism. Empowerment and Visibility of Urban Violence in Young Women

Lionel S. Delgado
2018 Hábitat y Sociedad  
Social innovation in urban policies is an un-trodden path, especially in the gender urbanism issue. Feminism, as an empowering discourse, has a great importance for urban policies due to its potential in detecting and assessing the episodes of urban violence suffered by women. To support this idea, twenty-one in-depth interviews were conducted with youth women (18-26 years) divided by levels of commitment to feminism. The differences of the interviewees when identifying and explaining the
more » ... xplaining the dynamics of harassment and violence suffered allow us to analyze how the presence/absence of feminist discourse intervenes in the way of living aggressions in the urban context. In each group, a certain level of critical awareness is combined with the prevailing need to operate as urban agents, which gives rise to different survival strategies and risk management.
doi:10.12795/habitatysociedad.2018.i11.08 fatcat:ma5xadtwrvgdbfwohwybwud4my