Category Archives: NAFTA

WOB HISTORY PHOTOS

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WOMEN ON THE BORDER HISTORY PHOTOS Click to see photos stored using Photomyne App:  FUERZA UNIDA AT THE DE PAUL CONFERENCE (2001) THE WOMEN OF FUERZA  UNIDA CFO WOMEN ATTEND DE PAUL CONFERENCE (2001) WORKERS INTERVIEWED FOR WOB IN 2001-02 … Continue reading

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WOMEN AND FAIR TRADE FESTIVAL (2018)

Women & Fair Trade Festival Forthcoming December 2018 Women on the Border will join our ally community organization Austin Tan Cerca de la Frontera in celebrating the 15th Annual Women and Fair Trade Festival. Join us at Ironwood Hall, 505 East … Continue reading

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THE DIGNITY AND JUSTICE MAQUILA: A DREAM ON HOLD

The Dignity and Justice Maquiladora: A Dream on Hold **Dr. Judith Rosenberg, January 2012   One July morning in 2001, I was snooping around the offices of the Comité Fronterizo de Obreras/os in Piedras Negras. I was teaching English to … Continue reading

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What is a maquiladora?

The Maquiladora Industry Q. What is a Maquiladora?   A. Assembly factories that are usually owned by U.S. based multinational corporations (MNCS) to produce and export a variety of household electrical, technological and automotive parts and supplies for export and consumption in … Continue reading

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ATCF Quinceañera Solidarity Campaign

Women on the Border Board Member Donna Blevins opens Austin Tan Cerca’s new Indiegogo Quinceañera Solidarity Campaign with a powerful appeal.  She talks about Tan Cerca’s annual commitment to send $6,000 to fund an organizer with the Comité Fronterizo Obrera working for … Continue reading

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Table on U.S. Trade Agreements (242)

Name of Trade Agreement Between     Summary of Agreement Benefits Under Agreement Agreement On Global Technical Regulations For Wheeled Vehicles, Equipment And Parts This Agreement establishes a process for the joint development of global technical regulations to ensure the safety, … Continue reading

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Border Delegation: The Journey of an Immigrant, May 17-20, 2012

From Veracruz to Austin and Back: The Journey of an Immigrant May 17 (Thurs. evening) to May 20 (Sun. evening) 2012 Delegation sponsored by Austin Tan Cerca de la Frontera in partnership with Women on the Border# Since 1999 the … Continue reading

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Delegation to Piedras Negras, Coahuila, October 7-9, 2011

        Flyer announcement by delegation organizers, Austin Tan Cerca de la Frontera (ATCF). Travel is for a three-day weekend beginning with an orientation session the Thursday night before departure on a Friday morning, from Austin, Texas. Click … Continue reading

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WORKING WOMEN

GENDER, GLOBALIZATION AND THE WOMEN OF THE MAQUILADORAS: BEFORE AND AFTER NAFTA   Women, especially poor women, continue to play a significant role in the work of global employment.  American companies have been relocating to Mexico since 1965, and with the … Continue reading

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Comment: Linking the Global Economy to Violence…

Linking the Global Economy to Violence Against Women: The Case of the Ciudad Juarez Murders (2007) by Elvia Rosales Arriola The “maquiladora murders”  a popular subject for writing and activism by feminists in the first decade of the 21st century … Continue reading

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