WOMEN'S INTERNATIONAL NETWORK (WIN) NEWS

Women's International Network NEWS - WIN NEWS - "ALL THE NEWS THAT IS FIT TO PRINT BY, FOR & ABOUT WOMEN" - is a world-wide open participatory communication system by, for and about women of all backgrounds, beliefs, nationalities and age groups.

REPORTS ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN & WOMEN'S RIGHTS AROUND THE GLOBE.

WIN NEWS started publication in 1975 -- IWY -- International Women's Year, and supports the U.N. Women's Action Plan. WIN NEWS has ongoing columns on Women and Health, Women and Development, Women and Media / Environment / Violence / Human Rights / United Nations and more. International career opportunities are listed; an investigation on genital/sexual mutilations is regularly recorded; direct reports from around the world: Africa, the Middle East, Asia & Pacific, Europe and the Americas are featured in every issue.

WIN NEWS invites women and men to participate by sending news and information about women's development and by subscribing.

WIN NEWS serves the general public, institutions and organizations with news and facts about the contributions and needs of women.

WIN NEWS as a world-wide communications system supports equality and development everywhere.

WIN NEWS provides names and addresses with every entry to enable readers to make their own contacts and follow-up.

WIN NEWS is published 4 times a year (winter / spring / summer / autumn): each issue is about 80 pages.

WIN NEWS encourages participants to locally communicate / translate the information from WIN NEWS in newsletters etc. - giving credit and address of WIN NEWS so local readers can make contact and network.

WIN NEWS sends free copies in return to those who send "news" and who want to participate.

WIN NEWS has a gift and sponsorship program: you may want to give a subscription to a friends or sponsor a subscription for a women's organization in a developing country - please write for more information.

WIN NEWS is looking forward to YOUR participation, YOUR subscription and YOUR news.

Fran. P. Hosken, editor

For more information, please call: (781) 862-9431, fax (781) 862-1734

or write:

WIN NEWS
187 Grant Street
Lexington, MA 02420-2126 USA

E-mail winnews@igc.org

If you would like us to send you information, please remember to include your postal address.

WOMEN'S INTERNATIONAL NETWORK is a non-profit organization and depends on subscriptions: contributions are tax-deductible in the USA.


WIN NEWS SUBSCRIPTIONS:

(4 issues /year): $ 35.00 personal check; $ 48.00 institutional check postage overseas, Canada/Mexico: please add $ 4.00 year surface // $ 10.00 Air Mail
FREE SAMPLE COPY on request. Please send name and postal address

WIN NEWS IS PUBLISHED QUARTERLY, 80 Pages / Issue and covers NEWS about Women and Development world-wide, providing names and addresses with each entry. ALL BACK ISSUES AVAILABLE: $ 15.00 / year.

WIN NEWS provides names and addresses with each /article and entry for further information

WIN NEWS features regular sections on : Women and the United Nations // Women and Development // Women and Health // Female Genital Mutilation // Women and Violence // Women and Media // Reports from around the World: Africa and Middle East; Asia and Pacific, Europe and the Americas // International Conferences and Events // Also International Employment Opportunities and much more.


The CHILDBIRTH PICTURE BOOK - CBPB - Program "A Picture Story of Reproduction from a Woman's View"


by Fran P. Hosken, Pictures by Marcia L. Williams, published by WIN NEWS

The CBPBs provide basic biological information on reproductive health so important especially to young women all over the world. The books have been called "tremendously useful regardless of language or literacy and for people of all ethnic backgrounds; they are highly recommended for family planning education".

The CBPBs are available in English (two editions one for self reading the other for teaching) in Spanish, French, Arabic and Somali. Additions to prevent Excision and Infibulation in English, French, Arabic, Somali.

Coordinated teaching materials available including color slides, nutrition supplements and Flip Charts

For free literature and order forms please write to: WIN NEWS, 187 Grant St. Lexington, MA 02420 USA
One sample copy (any language) $ 4.00. Please send your name and postal address. Overseas postage extra.


WIN NEWS PUBLICATIONS ON FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION/FGM

-Every Issue of WIN NEWS has a section on FGM reporting current information /activities all over the world, providing names and addresses with every entry for further information.


THE HOSKEN REPORT: GENITAL AND SEXUAL MUTILATION OF FEMALES

Fourth revised, enlarged edition: 448 pages by Fran P. Hosken.

Chapters on: The Health Facts // History // The World Health Organization Seminar in Khartoum // The Politics of FGM: a Conspiracy of Silence // Actions for Change // Statistics, Maps, Economic Facts

Case Histories from: SUDAN // EGYPT // SOMALIA // ETHIOPIA // KENYA // SIERRA LEONE // MALI // BURKINA FASO // SENEGAL // AFRICAN SURVEY // ARAB PENINSULA // MALAYSIA // INDONESIA // THE WESTERN WORLD // BIBLIOGRAPHY // ECONOMIC FACTS.

Order from WIN NEWS: 187 Grant St., Lexington MA 02420.
PREPAID: $ 45 Institutional check. $ 35.00 Pesonal check : Add $ 4.00 postage US


STOP - FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION WOMEN SPEAK:
FACTS AND ACTIONS

With Personal Testimonies by Women from all over Africa. and chapters on the Health Facts // Human Rights // The Politics of FGM // Actions for Change // The Childbirth Picture Books // Grass Roots Initiatives and more, including map and statistics: 140 Pages.

Order from: WIN NEWS, 187 Grant St., Lexington MA 02420. $ 15.00 Prepaid Pl. Add $ 3.00 for Priority Mail.

Fact Sheets and FREE LITERATURE on FGM available: Please send self addressed and stamped envelope.


For more information, please call: (781) 862-9431, fax (781) 862-1734

or write:

WIN NEWS
187 Grant Street
Lexington, MA 02420-2126 USA

E-mail winnews@igc.org

If you would like us to send you information, please remember to include your postal address.

To read an excerpt from WIN NEWS about Female Genital Mutilation, click here.