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Cultural Issues Websites


bullet Equality Now
http://www.equalitynow.org/
Human rights violations against women have for too long been denied the attention and concern of international organizations, national governments, traditional human rights groups and the press. Meanwhile, hundreds of millions of girls and women around the globe continue to endure debilitating and often fatal human rights abuses.

bullet Literacy and Social Change: From a Woman's Perspective
http://www.literacy.org/products/ili/pdf/ilprocus.pdfhttp://www.literacy.org/sites/literacy.org/files/publications/samant_womens_lit_in_india_96.pdf

bullet Pan-Pacific & South-East Asia Women's Association International
http://www.ppseawa.org/
Objectives: "Strengthen the bonds of peace by fostering a friendship and better understanding among women in all areas of Pacific & SE Asia, to promote cooperation among women of these regions for the study and improvement of social, economic, cultural conditions."

bullet Update on The Hunger Project's Work in Malawi - March 2000
http://www.thp.org/malawi/
The information on this site includes what the Hunger Project's Epicenter are, which include women's issues (rural bank, food processing training, literacy centers, etc.) It doesn't link to any others sites - just gives info on this particular project.

bullet Women2Women
http://www.berkswomen2women.com/
Good site for women - has a wide range of information (news, articles, getting involved).

bullet Women and Literacy
http://www.sil.org/literacy/wom_lit.htm
"Development agencies have found two predictable indicators for longevity among women in developing countries: accessible clean water and literacy skills. Another well-known fact is that in some societies, discrimination exists in educational opportunities based on a gender bias. "



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