Due to limited resources, our Spanish and French collections have been scaled down. The resources listed here consist of mostly translations of English titles (where indicated). The listings on this page provide the Spanish and French titles of the book, followed by a description in English, together with ordering information.
DERECHOS HUMANOS DE LA MUJER
Perspectivas nacionales e internacionales
Rebecca J. Cook (Ed.)
A translation of the well-respected The Human Rights of Women: National and International Perspectives (with 3 additional chapters by Latin American legal scholars), this volume combines reports and case studies with scholarly assessments of international human rights law and its equitable application to women in different cultures and traditions. It addresses international human rights law; feminist studies; family law; political science; Third World Studies; jurisprudence; and philosophy.
Profamilia, 1997. paper; 602 pages. ISBN 958-96004-0-9. US$15.00
English Edition available! Human Rights of Women
HACIENDO CAMINO AL ANDAR: Guia Metodologica para la Accion Comunitaria (NO ENGLISH OR FRENCH)
Marcy Fink (Ed.)
This book, conceived as a methodological guide for community action, is based on experiences in Peru, Chile, Honduras, Venezuela, and Costa Rica, among other counbies. It emphasises the need to combine popular education with action and provides the steps needed to achieve successful community action.
Includes participatory activities and case studies which illustrate each of the steps.
OEF Internacional, 1991. paper; 244 pp. ISBN 0-912917-23-7 US$19.50
MEJOR CUANDO ES, DE A DOS: El genero en los proyectos de agua y saneamiento (NO ENGLISH OR FRENCH)
This guide was developed for the implementation of water and sanitation projects in Latin America, with an emphasis on integrating women. A useful tool for all those involved in similar work, Mejor cuando es, de a dos offers a gender perspective which looks at the changes necessary in social relations to guarantee women's participation.
IRC, 1993. paper; 72 pp. US$13.00
Part of IRC's Water and Sanitation Series
NUESTROS PROYECTOS: Como financiarlos (NO ENGLISH OR FRENCH)
Maria Negroni y Joanne Sandler
A new edition, corrected and enlarged of Mi Proyecto: Como finaciarlo, Nuestros Proyectos offers guidelines, ideas and worksheets for women's groups to develop a more organised and strategic approach to fund-raising. It includes a directory of funders, especially useful for those groups working around the theme of violence against women.
CTIM, 1993. paper 128 pp. US$19.95
NAVAGAMA: Actividades de entrenamiento para la integracion de grupos, programas de salud y generacion de ingresos (SPANISH)
NAVAGAMA: Formation Visant a Renforcer les Projets Collectifs, la Sante et les Activites Remuneratrices (FRENCH)
Dian Seslar Svendsen y Sujatha Wijetilleke
This resource book and participatory training manual helps experienced trainers, particularly those who work with grassroots groups, to design training strategies which relate health to improved economic situation. Some of the topics covered in the manual are: group development, mobilising of local leaders, and administering small scale projects.
OEF Internacional, 1983. paper; 176 pp.ISBN 0-912917-04-0 (Spanish); ISBN 0-912917-06-7 (French) US$15.00
Sorry, NAVAMAGA (English edition) is now out of print!
LA VIOLENCIA CONTRA LA MUJER: Un obstaculo para el desarrollo (SPANISH)
LA VIOLENCE CONTRE LES FEMMES: Un obstacle au Developpement (FRENCH)
This is an invaluable resource on violence against women which presents alarming statistics on gender violence around the world and analyses its economic and human costs. The booklet includes directories, a very complete section of resources, and a fact sheet on gender violence - a compilation of five pages of global statistics.
UNIFEM, 1992. paper; 38 pp. US$7.95
Sorry, Battered Dreams (English edition) is now out of print!
GUIA SOBRE LAS POLITICAS Y LOS PROGRAMAS SOBRE LA MUJER EN LOS ORGANISMOS ESPECIALIZADOS Y LOS DEPARTEMENTOS DE LAS N.U. (NO FRENCH)
This handbook provides a brief history of each UN agency, its main programme policies, objectives, and evaluation process. It is a valuable aid in the efforts to mainstream women's programmes within the UN system, to track cross-agency coordination, and to enable those working on international women's issues to use the UN more effectively.
Quaker United Nations Office, 1994. paper; 45 pp.US$6.00
English Edition available! Guide to Women-Specific Policies
SITUACION DE LA MUJER EN EL MUNDO: Tendencias y Estatisticas 1970-1995 (SPANISH)
LES FEMMES DANS LE MONDE: 1970-1995 (FRENCH)
This volume presents comprehensive data and analysis on women with respect to economic life, population and health, family life, education, public life, human settlements, media, and the effects of war. A pioneering depiction of women's conditions and contributions across the world, The World's Women is an essential resource for all those interested in the role and situation of women.
UN Publications (Second Edition), 1995.paper; 188 pp. ISBN 92-1-361172-2 (Spanish); ISBN 92-1-261153-2 (French); US$15.95
English Edition available! World's Women
SORRY, OUT OF PRINT!
COMO HACER UN ESTUDIO DE FACTIBILIDAD: Entrenamiento para iniciar o reexaminar una pequena empresa
REALISATION D'UNE ETUDE DE FAISABILITE: Activites de Formation pour Creer ou Faire le Bilan d'une Petite Entreprise (FRENCH)
This training manual, for women who want to start or expand a business, explores a range of enterprise options and assists in developing a business plan and budget. Written at a very basic level, it explains how to research the viability of an enterprise, investigate market demands, and make cost and income projections.
OEF International, 1987. paper; 170 pp. ISBN 0-912917-15-6 (Spanish);
ISBN 0-912917-16-4; (French); US$17.00
English Edition available! Doing a Feasibility Study
ESTRATEGIA DE MERCADEO: Entrenamiento para empresarias (SPANISH)
STRATEGIE DE MARKETING: Activites de Formation pour Entrepreneurs (FRENCH)
This handbook utilizes an innovative board game--"Marketing Mix"--which is especially effective with groups of varying literacy skills. Designed for women with existing businesses, the game introduces key aspects of marketing: product, distribution, promotion and price. After playing, participants identify concrete ways to increase sales and improve practices.
OEF International, 1986. paper; 96 pp. includes game board. ISBN 0-91297-13-X (Spanish); ISBN 0-912917-14-8 (French); US$15.50
English Edition available! Marketing Strategy
CONVENCION SOBRE LA ELIMINACION DE TODAS LAS FORMAS DE DISCRIMINACION CONTRA LA MUJER (SPANISH)
CONVENTION SUR L'ELIMINATION DE TOUTES LES FORMES DE DISCRIMINATION A L'EGARD DES FEMMES (FRENCH)
The UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), adopted in 1979 and ratified by 139 UN member states, is essentially a bill of rights for women. This kit contains five booklets and nine information sheets on its provisions, its relevance to women's human rights, and the compatibility between CEDAW and the Child Rights Convention.
UNIFEM/UNICEF, 1995. paper; 45 pp. US$5.95
English Edition available! Advocacy Kit on CEDAW
EL FIN DE LA DEUDA: Directrices para proyectos de credito (SPANISH)
LA FIN DE LA DETTE: Guide Pratique Pour Les Projets de Credit (FRENCH)
This book addresses each stage of the project cycle in establishing or managing a credit programme for women, relevant issues and decisions to be made at each stage, and policies to guide those decisions. It is based on projects of the United Nations Development Fued for Women (UNIFEM) and its partner organisations over the past 15 years to ensure access to affordable credit for poor women.
UNIFEM, 1993. paper; 111 pp. US$15.95
English Edition available! An End to Debt
LAS MUJERES TRABAJAN UNIDAS para el desarrollo personal, economico y de la comunidad (SPANISH)
FEMMES TRAVAILLONS ENSEMBLE pour le Developpement Personnel, Economique et Communautaire (FRENCH)
The 40+ participatory learning activities in this handbook for field workers and adult educators use local materials and are adaptable for literate or preliterate groups. The book can be used in non-formal education programmes or to increase womenÕs participation in development programmes especially as they relate to women and their families, work, and rights.
OEF International, 1983. paper; 100 pp. ISBN 0-912917-03-2 (Spanish); ISBN 0-912917-05-9 (French); US$13.50
English Edition available! Women Working Together
MUJER: La consigna es actuar (SPANISH)
LE MOT D'ORDRE DES FEMMES: L'action (FRENCH)
This is a collection of images of women marching with signs and participating in public meetings, small groups and workshops has blank signs so users can write their own group's messages. The book also suggests how to adapt illustrations to fit different cultural settings. Text in English, French, and Spanish.
IWTC, 1988. paper; 160 pp. US$8.00
English Edition available! Woman: The Password is Action
MUJER RURAL EN ACCION (SPANISH)
SCENES DE LA VIE QUOTIDIENNE DES FEMMES DES ZONES RURALES (FRENCH)
Feminist signs and symbols used by womenÕs groups worldwide serve as the unifying thread in this clip-art collection. Text in English, French, Spanish, and Arabic.
IWTC, 1984 updated/reprinted 1991. paper; 25 pp. US$5.00
English Edition available! Rural Women in Action
SIMBOLOS Y LOGOTIPOS FEMINISTAS (SPANISH)
EMBLEMES FEMINISTES (FRENCH)
Feminist signs and symbols used by womenÕs groups worldwide serve as the unifying thread in this clip art collection. Text in English, French, Spanish, and Arabic.
IWTC, 1984 updated/reprinted 1991. paper; 27 pp. US$5.00
English Edition available! Feminist Logos and Symbols
MUTILATION GENITALE FEMININE: Appel a la mobilisation mondiale (NO SPANISH)
Female Genital Mutilation provides a compelling overview of the global prevalence of clitoridectomy and infibulation. It lays out the medical facts about, and consequences of, female genital mutilation (FGM). The book discusses the cultural significance of this practice in Africa, and suggests legal, religious, social, and political steps to eradicate it. Personal narratives; photographs and illustrations; statistics.
Rainbo (Second Edition), 1995. paper; 48 pp. US$9.95
English Edition available! Female Genital Mutilation
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