from the director, Helena Taberna
(FOREIGN WOMEN) focuses on immigrant woman.Given
the vast size of this subject, here we concentrate on the biggest groups of
immigrant women living in today's Madrid: African women (Senegalese, Maghribians,
), Latin-American women (Colombian, Peruvian, Equadorian, Dominican
and Asian women (Chinese, Bengalese
The phenomenon of immigration has become an everday subject of today's media.
This is a highly complex subject, affecting fields as widely differing as
economy, religion or politics, and covering a great many situations according
to the environment in which the immigrants set up home, with a multitude of
variables depending on their origin, their race
but also their sex.
The aim of this document is obviously not to cover each and every aspect of
the different situations, given the impossibility of such a task, but it does
give us a good idea of the truth of these particular women, their lives and