Women's Rights are Human Rights Issue
Fall 1995
Vol. 15, No. 4



Women's Rights: A Global Perspective

Consolidating Our Gains at the World Conference on Human Rights: A Personal Reflection
by Sunila Abeyesekere

Women's Rights are Social and Economic Rights: A Case for Real Rights
by Lucie Lamarche

Some Reflections on Violence Against Women
by Radhika Coomaraswamy

War and Women
by Diana Wong

Under Many Fires: The Lives of Women Refugees
by Ana Maria Barrenchea

Aboriginal Women's Rights as "Existing Rights"
by Sharon McIver

Rights of Women Within Islamic Communities
by Riffat Hassan

Caught in the Horns of Political Expediency: Women in Muslim Countries
by Aida Farrag Graff

Violations: From Girlhood to Womanhood

Réflextions sur le violences subies par les femmes en Tunisie
par Hafidha Chékir et Sana Jelassi

Rethinking Feminist Discourses on Female Genital Mutilation: The Case of the Sudan
by Rogaia Mustafa Abusharaf

The Girl Child in India: Does She Have Any Rights?
by Malavica Karlekar

Gender Identity of the Girl Child in South Asia
by Anima Sen and Selma Seth

Women in Bangladesh: Victims of Tradition
by Roksana Nazneen

The Socio-Economic Status of Urban Women in Bangladesh
by Khair Jahan Sogra

Tibetan Women
by Carol Devine and Losang Ragbey

Developing a Culturally Sensitive Framework for Assisting Bosnian Women Refugees
by Ivana Linai Filice and Christine Vincent

Palestinian Refugee Women Reconstructing Place: The Dialectics of Empowerment
by Ilham Abu-Ghazaleh

A War Mytholography: Writing Exercises
by Christiana Lambrinidis

Freedom Song, For My Mother
by Fran Muir

ASEAN Women: Catalysts of Change
In Praise of Southeast Asian Women

by Nancy Spence

The Right to Development as a Gender-Equitable and Holistic Approach to Human Rights
by Aileen Kwa

Domestic Workers in Transient Overseas Employment: Who Benefits, Who Profits
by Noeleen Heyzer and Vivienne Wee

The Struggle for Women's Rights in Malaysia: A Review and Appraisal of Women's Activism in the Eighties and Nineties
by Shanthi Dairiam

Indonesian Girls and Young Women Amidst Change
by Saparinah Sadli

Land Rights for Filipino Women: The View from Below
by Jeanne Frances I. Illo and Rosalinda Pineda-Ofreneo

Women and Commercial Sex in Thailand
by Saisuree Chutikul

Thai Women in Agriculture
by Panna Waikakul

A Farwell to Farms: Thai Women Enter an Industrial Society
by Pawadee Tonguthai

Theatre for Women Empowerment
by the Philippine Educational Theatre Association

Women's Voices: Exploring Women's Rights

The Vienna Tribunal
by Gerry Rogers

When Will the Rights of African Women Be Considered Human Rights?
by Joyce Nsubuga

The Women of Himachal Pradesh
a photoessay by Brenda Cranney

The Global Refugee Crisis
by Fatima Ahmed Ibrahim

Listening to Girls
by Neera Kuckreja Sohoni

Feminism and Difference: The Struggle of Palestinian Women
by Nahla Abdo

The Veil as a Site of Struggle: The Hejab in Quebec
by Shahnaz Khan

Chinese Women's Search for Dignity and Identity in the International Community
by Ping-Chun Hsiung

Women's Rights to Education: From Sor Inez de la Cruz to Beijing
by Carolyn Lehmann

Canadian Policies and Practices in the Areas of Reproduction, Population, and Development
by the Canadian Women's Committee on Reproduction, Population, and Development

Transforming Reality: Women Using Human Rights in Nicaragua
by Barbara Wood