THE ASIA-PACIFIC WOMEN IN POLITICS NETWORK
Where Women Are Involved...Things Get Done p6
by Mavic Cabrcra-Balleza

The ICPD, Gains and Setbacksp10

WOMEN IN SCIENCE

Breaking the Ice: Woman in Antarctica p12

If You Like Knitting Why Are You Talking About Engineering? p13
by Luz Maria Martinez

The Vietnamese Woman In Scientific Creation & Technological Transfer p18
by Hoang Thi Lich

Isis International Santiago, Chile, interview with Carmen Posada
p35

 

BIODIVERSITY

The Biodiversity Convention
by the Third World Network
p37

Biodiversity and Gender Issues: Recognizing Common Ground
by Janet Abramovit
in Feminist Perspectives on Sustainable Development,
ed. Wendy Harcourt, Zed Books
p40

HEALTH CONCERNS

Summary of the International Survey on Laws and Policies Affecting
Women's Reproductive Health undertaken
by the Center for Reproductive
Law & Policy

p43

Threat to traditional medical practitioners in Malaysia; warnings on black
henna hair dyes, on pesticides, on Quinacrine & on Talc
p46

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POETRY/ BOOK REVIEWS / ISIS RESOURCE CENTER UPDATE p20

Poetry
by Aida F. Santos & Kathleen Maltzahn
Book Reviews
by Annette Hug, Luz M. Martinez & Kathleen Maltzahn
Resource Update

Women In Action covers a broad range of issues affecting women globally, but focusing on the particular needs and concerns of women in the Global South, and forwarding a progressive perspective tempered by the experiences of the third world women's movements.

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