ERIC Number: ED425220
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Following the Fourth World Conference on Women -- Let's Expand Grass-Roots Networking! Proceedings of the International Forum on Intercultural Exchange (Saitama, Japan, November 15-17, 1995).
National Women's Education Centre, Saitama (Japan).
Based on the success of the Fourth World Conference on Women, the National Women's Education Centre of Japan planned and carried out the 1995 International Forum on Intercultural Exchange to search for an up-to-date understanding of the problems of women and ways to solve them and to develop a network of already existing groups. This Forum focused on four issues: (1) international cooperation; (2) environmental protection; (3) education; and (4) participation in decision making to ensure the improvement of women. The following papers are presented in English translations or, in some cases, in the original English: (1) "The NGO Forum on Women '95: Expanding Women's Political Space" (Non-Governmental Organization) (Irene M. Santiago); (2) "International Co-operation and Gender Issues: From a Welfare Approach to the Empowerment of Women" (Daniela Colombo); (3) "Who Made Nature Our Enemy? (An Eco-feminist Analysis)" (Maria Miles); (4) "Paradoxes in Education and Life Chances: Access, Content and Opportunity in Women's Lives in Japan and America" (Merry I. White); (5) "Women's Participation in the Decision-Making Process" (Reiko Aoki); (6) "Women's Viewpoints on International Co-operation" (summary of group discussion) (Tatsuo Hayashi); (7) "Women's Contribution to Environmental Protection" (summary of group discussion) (Junko Matsubara); (8)"Education and Gender Equality" (summary of group discussion) (Kumiko Bando);and (9) "Participation in the Decision-Making Process" (summary of group discussion) (Reiko Aoki). A summary of comments at the Plenary Session is also included, as are remarks by the conference organizer and the Director General of Japan's Lifelong Learning Bureau. (SLD)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Women's Education Centre, Saitama (Japan).
Identifiers - Location: Japan