Psychologist Minas | Launches books with love stories experienced by women in mixed prisons south of Minas

For three years, psychologist Ana Cristina listened to the love stories of women in a mixed jail in the south of Minas. Amongst the topics, veritable bursts of love-seeking prey. Conversations that at the moment are half of two books, which shall be printed on Thursday (5), in Pocos de Caldas (MG).

Ana Cristina Costa Figueiredo, 34, is a postdoctoral fellow in psychology on the University of Porto; In addition to a PhD in psychology, a grasp’s diploma in medical psychology and a specialist in {couples} and household remedy. The creator was born in Capitolio (MG), however has lived in Pocos de Caldas for 18 years.

‘Love Between the Bar’ and ‘Paixos Aprisondas’ are the consequence of her work in the prisons of Andradas (MG) and Pocos de Caldas (MG). Written in the course of the pandemic, the books handle the stories of incarcerated women who need to have the ability to relate to others emotionally-sexually.

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Both the concept and the manufacturing course of had been primarily based on Ana Cristina’s expertise whereas working as a psychologist in the jail system in the south of Minas Gerais between 2014 and 2017.

“The books should not about me, they’re about these people who find themselves trapped and should be heard. Their voices should be recovered”, reinforces the creator.

‘Love Between Grades: Women’s Affective-Sexual Relations in Mixed Prisons’ was written between 2017 and 2020. The ebook has a extra educational language, because it was primarily based on the examine of a doctoral thesis.

Ana says that after publishing her first ebook in 2020, she realized that it was primarily of curiosity to teachers and professionals in the jail system. In addition, the creator emphasizes that the topic wants and nonetheless must go additional.

Ana Cristina says, “I wish to convey to folks in one other manner all of the information and expertise I’ve, what I really feel, what I reside”.

And thus got here ‘Imprisoned Passions: Love Stories Experienced by Women in Prison’, aimed toward most of the people. The second work was printed in 2021 and is meant to be a lighter and extra accessible learn. The ebook is made up of stories primarily based on her impressions whereas working in prisons.

In Ana Cristina’s evaluation, care is taken to not depart sensitivity apart. Psychologists emphasize that in addition to institutional guidelines, prisoners undergo quite a few social withdrawals all through their lives.

“In psychological care, what they reported was all the time the need to love, to have the ability to love and to be beloved. I noticed that every one their lives, they looked for this; and the emotional deposits had been all the time empty”, says the creator.

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For Dakshin-Minira, it was a privilege to be reworked by listening to every life’s path. “I consider that the least I can do is attempt to convey to others what I’ve experienced, which has profoundly modified me”.

Women in mixed prisons

Externally, women’s lives are marked by a number of types of violence equivalent to bodily, verbal and psychological aggression. The state of affairs contained in the jail doesn’t change. Although males and women, most of the time, these locations trigger the disappearance of the inmates.

“I consider that many elements are the producers of inequality, violation of rights, violence. […] Some intersect after which, this intensifies the vulnerability in women’s lives”, explains the psychologist.

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Ana Cristina states that, whereas analyzing the statistics associated to women in jail, it was attainable to understand that almost all of them share the identical profile. They are responsible of crimes like theft, theft and drug trafficking. They are younger women, typically moms, who, above all, are equal in race, ethnicity and social class.

“These are distinctive stories and we observe oppression, violence, negligence that marks the course of life. For this seek for love, it’s common. (…) It is feasible to determine many parallels between these women and every of us human beings”, feedback Ana.

The psychologist believes that, in basic, folks don’t pay a lot consideration to what occurs in jail. “These are the locations which can be made invisible, reside in prisons, the lives that we do not wish to see”.

“It may be very straightforward responsible imprisonment solely on the person, with out understanding our contribution to creating our society work this manner, with out analyzing the social elements concerned”, stresses Ana Cristina.

Psychologist launches books with love stories experienced by women in mixed prisons south of Minas – Photo: Reproduction/Personal Archive

During her time in the jail system, the creator realized that it was half of her mission to carry these reflections to the general public. Emphasizes the facility of psychological empathy, which acts as a gear and progressively modifications society.

“It is a struggle that’s typically extraordinarily difficult as a result of of prejudice. Many individuals are not very open to listening to and analyzing all this in a extra complicated manner. Who is aware of how little ant, little by little, I cannot present these reflections?

The creator scheduled the discharge of the works for Friday (6), nevertheless, the premiere of the books was superior.

The launch occasion takes place on Thursday (5), 7pm, at Casa do Colono – Cafe and Bistro. This place is contained in the Antonio Carlos Thermal Baths, which is positioned on Praca Dr. Pedro Sánchez, in the middle of Pocos de Caldas.

These works are supposed for all these in themes that permeate human life, such because the formation and breakdown of emotional bonds, energy relations, and above all, love.

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