Women's Cultural Expressions

Art and apartheid p9

Of women's lives and bodies p10
by Fionna Barber

Self-fulfillment through art p11

Women's art: The awakening force p12
by Alice G. Guillermo

Julanne Morris: Breaking free p16

AnnaleeDavis: Speaking a new languagein art p17

Ratna Roy reclaims devdasi through classical Indian dance p18
by Sunera Thobani

Theater from a woman's point of view: Glen Norah Women's Theater Group p20.

Drama in problem solving: Sistren Theater Collective p22
by Robert Wallstrom and Elayair Mcintosh

Tehrik-e-Niswan Theater Group: Alternative theater for women's development p24
by KhaM Ahmad

Film: Women change the picture p25

Magic of sewingstories: Arpilleras of Latin America p26

Customs, culture and campaigns through the Khanga p27
by Nasra M. Hilal

Warli art: Paintings on mud walls p28

Poem: When women are friends p29
by Nepeti

Nushu: Discourse of resistance p30
by Cathy Silber

Poets and Artists

Carol Atkins, Mari E. Reinke, Saka, Betty LaDuke p32
Pat Parker, Mary Ann Fariello p33

A Tribute to Audre Lorde p34


Women artists, collectives p37


Conference Report

Indigenous women of Asia: When hearts, minds and spirits unite p38
by Eilleen Meneses

Conference Announcements

Uganda: 7th International Women and Health Meeting p44

Thailand: Women EmpoweringCommunication p45

Isis Currents

New members of Isis International Board of Trustees p46

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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