ERIC Number: ED425218
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Women in Development: We as Agents of Social Change. Proceedings of the International Forum on Intercultural Exchange (3rd, Saitama [Japan], December 17-19, 1993).
National Women's Education Centre, Saitama (Japan).
The third International Forum on Intercultural Exchange focused on four important issues for developing nations: literacy education, environmental protection, economic activities, and violence against women. In all of these areas, women are striving for social change as agents and beneficiaries of development. Following the conference agenda, the following papers are presented in this English version of the proceedings: (1) "Women in Development: What Are Agents of Social Change?" (Hiroko Hara) (keynote address); (2) "Literacy and Status of Women" (Akihiro Chiba); (3) "Tackling with Literacy Education" (Akihiro Chiba); (4) "Literacy Education in Nigeria" (Teresa Ebuzaju Chukuma); (5) "Women's Participation in Social Forestry: A Case Study in Nepal" (Yumiko Tanaka); (6) "Women's Role in Natural Resource Management in Africa" (Eva Rathgeber); (7) "Mainstreaming Women's Economic Activities in Development Policy Making and Programming" (Lorraine Corner); (8) "Economic Activities of Women in Rural Communities: Some Cases and Problem" (Hideki Yoshino); (9) "Development--Human Rights: Violence against Women" (E. S. Nimalka Fernando); and (10) "Violence against Women--Endeavors Made by Women in Japan" (Yoko Hayashi). Summaries are provided of group discussions and of comments made in the plenary session on the presented papers. For reference purposes, outlines of the previous intercultural exchange forums are provided. (SLD)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Women's Education Centre, Saitama (Japan).
Identifiers - Location: Japan