Welcome to GIPS!
GIPS is an action-research project based on the intersection of gender inequalities and the specific realities of migrant women in extended precarious life situations in Canada (Québec) and Lebanon
Who We Are
The Gender, Immobilities, and Precarious Situations (GIPS) project is based on a feminist, transnational, decolonial, and inclusive partnership between the Université de Montréal and the American University of Beirut
The GIPS project has deep roots. First, those of Roxane Caron who has been interested since 2005 in the realities of refugees in situations of prolonged exile and specifically, those of refugees from Palestine in Lebanon. The idea for this project emerged following a meeting in the summer of 2019 between Roxane Caron (principal investigator- Quebec site), Myriam Richard (project coordinator) with feminist activist and researcher Lina Abou Habib (researcher in charge of Lebanon site). Research by…
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