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Title: Hands across cultures
Author: Vasilnek, Gail
Abstract: This paper describes the author's experience volunteering as an English language tutor at the Refugee Women's Alliance in Seattle, Washington. Through historical and cultural analyses, the author discusses why the literacy rate among Somali women is so low. The paper describes the barriers to education women in Somalia face and barriers to communication they face when arriving in the United States.
Description: Undergraduate Thesis – Women Studies, University of Washington (2002)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1773/2106

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