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Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: declaration, beijing, action, platform
Number of Pages: 184
Published: 1996-04
ISBN-10: 0788128442
ISBN-13: 9780788128448

Contains the complete text of the Beijing Declaration & Platform for Action. It also includes the statement of U.N. Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali, read at the conclusion of the 4th World Conference on Women. Covers: women & poverty; education & training of women; women & health; violence against women; women & armed conflict; women & the economy; women in power & decision-making; institutional mechanisms for the advancement of women; human rights of women; women & the media; women & the environment; & the girl-child.

Author: Jennifer E. Manning
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: congress, states, united, women
Number of Pages: 110
Published: 2011-06-01
ISBN-10: 1437983375
ISBN-13: 9781437983371

This report identifies the names, committee assignments, dates of service, and (for Representatives) congressional districts of the 274 women who have served in Congress. Contents: Introduction; Historical Overview of Women in Congress; Women in Congress as Compared with Women in Other Legislative Bodies; Female Firsts in Congress; Length of Service; How Women Enter Congress; Women Who Have Served In Both Houses; Women in Leadership Positions; African American Women in Congress; Asian American Women in Congress; Hispanic Women in Congress. Charts and tables. This is a print on demand edition o

Author: Irene Harwarth
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: issues, challenges, history, states, colleges, united, women
Number of Pages: 134
Published: 1997-04
ISBN-10: 0788143247
ISBN-13: 9780788143243

Women's colleges have had a long & prestigious role in the education of American women. This volume offers insights into the continuing significant role of women's colleges in higher education. It provides a brief history of women's colleges in the U.S. in the context of social & legislative issues that have affected the country, examines how women's colleges have managed to survive in an era of coeducational institutions & equal opportunities in education, & identifies the unique features of women's colleges that make them attractive to young women. Charts & tables. Extensive bibliography.

Author: Jennifer Kitts
Publisher: IDRC
Keywords: reproduction, pregnancy, gap, health
Number of Pages: 252
Published: 1996
ISBN-10: 0889367728
ISBN-13: 9780889367722

Women and AIDS, tropical diseases, women and the work environment, barriers to quality health care for women, and the health of adolescents and older women are some of the issues addressed in this book. The Health Gap identifies and addresses key gaps in gender and health research, identifies new and emerging themes in women's health, and sets priorities for future action.

Author: Barry Leonard
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: women, national, action, agenda, shape, ngos, beijing, united, states, building
Number of Pages: 85
Published: 1999-07-01
ISBN-10: 0788181726
ISBN-13: 9780788181726

As a follow up to the 1995 U.N. 4th World Conference on Women, held in Beijing, China, coalitions of women have organized hundreds of events to develop plans to implement the Platform for Action in their local communities including recommended actions at the local, state, national and international levels. This Agenda is concerned with the issues of economic security; education and training; health; violence against women and children; women, war, and peace; human and civil rights; girls and young women; family and community life; the environment; women and decision making; media; and women's

Author: Joseph P. Miele
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: women, addictions, committee, hoc, new, jersey
Number of Pages: 102
Published: 1996-10-01
ISBN-10: 0788185195
ISBN-13: 9780788185199

A report on the needs of addicted women, which documents that in many respects the effects of alcohol & other drugs are different for women than for men. These differences have frequently been overlooked or given minimal attention by health care professionals, the police & the courts. Sections include: an ecological overview of women's additions; alcohol & other drugs; fetal alcohol syndrome & prenatal addictions; HIV/AIDS; battered women & substance abuse; nicotine; compulsive gambling; biopsychosocial model; & treatment resources in New Jersey. Contributors.

Author: Birgitte Sorensen
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: issues, sources, reconstruction, conflict, post, women
Number of Pages: 105
Published: 1998-06
ISBN-10: 0788174886
ISBN-13: 9780788174889

Investigates the position of women in post-war situations throughout the world from three different perspectives which give emphasis to women as war-affected persons, social agents of change, and beneficiaries of assistance. Addressing political, economic and social reconstruction, the report examines how armed conflicts have influenced women's lives, how women in different war-affected countries have responded to the challenges and changes induced by war, and how external actors have attempted to address women's concerns in post-war situations. Bibliography.
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