Guide to the World Conference on Women. Papers relating to the United Nations 4th World Conference on Women, Beijing, 1992-1997

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Guide to the World Conference on Women. Papers relating to the United Nations 4th World Conference on Women, Beijing, 1992-1997

Collection number: M0876

Department of Special Collections and University Archives

Stanford University Libraries

Stanford, California

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  • Department of Special Collections
  • Green Library
  • Stanford University Libraries
  • Stanford, CA 94305-6004
  • Phone: (650) 725-1022
  • Email: speccoll@sulmail.stanford.edu
  • URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/
Processed by:
Special Collections staff
Encoded by:
Steven Mandeville-Gamble
© 2002 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: World Conference on Women. Papers relating to the United Nations 4th World Conference on Women, Beijing,
Date (inclusive): 1992-1997
Collection number: M0876
Creator: World Conference on Women.
Extent: 11 linear ft.
Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
Abstract: This collection contains journals, pamphlets, conference papers and notes. The UN Fourth World Conference on Women, Beijing, China, took place September 4-15, 1995; the NGO Forum on Women took place just northeast of Beijing, August 30-September 8, 1995.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

None.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Ruth von Jahnke Waters, 1996; Helen P. Young, 1996 and 1997; Lotus Yee, 1996 and 1997, Bonita Banducci, 1997, Penny V. Phillips, 1997 and Judy Kramer, 2001.

Preferred Citation

World Conference on Women. Papers relating to the United Nations 4th World Conference on Women, Beijing. M0876. Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biography

The UN Fourth World Conference on Women, Beijing, China, took place September 4-15, 1995; the NGO Forum on Women took place just northeast of Beijing, August 30-September 8, 1995.

Collection Scope and Content Summary

From Helen P. Young: Books, journals, pamphlets, conference papers and notes from NGO Forum, e-mail and internet materials, follow-up reports on Women's Conference, Islamic materials for Women's conference, NGO promotional materials, newspapers clippings (US), newspapers from conference, photographs, pre-conference materials, etc., 1995-1997. (96-162, 3 manuscript boxes, and 97-209, 2 folders) From Ruth von Jahnke Waters: Books (including Eva Friedlander's LOOK AT THE WORLD THROUGH WOMEN'S EYES; plenary speeches from the NGO Forum on Women, Beijing '95), pamphlets, journals, programs, newspapers, speeches by Hillary Rodham Clinton and Donna E. Shala, color photocopies (8x10) of photographs, and related ephemera. (96-212; 1 print box) From Lotus Yee: Action and resource network files, lists of women's organizations on-line, conference schedules, lists of government commitments, printouts from the Beijing95 information exchange, representative brochures and publications of numerous women's groups, bibliographies and publication lists, 1992-1996. Also included are printed materials from numerous organizations such as the International Women's Tribune Centre, the International Women's Health Coalition, the International Network of Women of Color, the California Women's Agenda (CAWA), the Once & Future Action Network, Unifem, etc. (96-239, 3 manuscript boxes; 97-063, 1 manuscript box and 1 print box; 97-275, 2 manuscript boxes; 98-115, 2 manuscript boxes, 1 print box - listing) From Bonita Banducci: personal letters, official newspaper, and Banducci's panel presentation, "Competitive strategies of women in business for sustainable global development." (97-062, 2 manuscript boxes) From Penny V. Phillips: newspaper and magazine articles, pamphlets, brochures, and calendar. (97-064, 1 manuscript box) From Judy Kramer: files, flyers, journals, newsletters, publications, cassette tapes, 1985-1995.

Access Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Beijing95 Information Exchange.
NGO Forum on Women, Beijing '95.
World Conference on Women.
Banducci, Bonita.
Clinton, Hillary Rodham.
Friedlander, Eva.
Kramer, Judy.
Phillips, Penny V.
Shalala, Donna E.
Waters, Ruth von Jahnke, collector.
Yee, Lotus, collector.
Young, Helen P., collector.
California Women's Agenda (CAWA)
International Network of Women of Color.
International Women's Tribune Centre.
Once and Future Action Network.
Unifem.
Women.
Competive strategies of women in business for sustainable global. Look at the world through women's eyes. CAWA; California Women's Agenda, report of the action program to.


Collection Contents

Volume 1

Chaney, Elsa M. and Mary García Castro, eds. Muchachas No More: Household Workers in Latin America and the Caribbean. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1989.

Volume 2

Cohen, Marcia. The Sisterhood: The Inside Story of the Women's Movement and the Leaders Who Made It Happen. New York: Fawcett Columbine, 1988.

Volume 3

Doyle, Sandy, Shirley Paholk and Sylvia Weinstein. The Fight For Women's Rights Today. San Francisco: The Walnut Publishing Company, 1989.

Volume 4

Eisler, Rianne Tennenhaus. The Equal Rights Handbook: What ERA Means to Your Life, Your Rights, and the Future. New York: Avon Books, 1978.

Volume 5

Faludi, Susan. The Undeclared War Against American Women. New York: Doubleday, 1991.

Volume 6

Ghorayshi, Parvin, compiler. Women and Work in Developing Countries: An Annotated Bibliography. London: Greenwood Press, 1994.

Volume 7

Jackson, Donna. How to Make the World a Better Place For Women In Five Minutes A Day. New York: Hyperion, 1992.

Volume 8

Kerr, Joanna, ed. Ours By Right: Women's Rights As Human Rights. London: Zed Books, 1993.

Volume 9

Kessler-Harris, Alice. A Woman's Wage: Historical Meanings and & Social Consequences. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1990.

Volume 10

Mies, Maria, Veronika Bennholdt-Thomsen and Caludia Von Werlhof. Women: The Last Colony. London: Zed Books, 1988.

Volume 11

Schaef, Anne Wilson. Women's Reality: An Emerging Female System In the White Male Society. Minneapolis: Winston Press, 1981.

Volume 12

Schuler, Margaret, ed. Empowerment and the Law: Strategies of Third World Women. Washington, D.C.: OEF International, 1986.

Volume 13

Sontheimer, Sally, ed. Women and the Environment: A Reader: Crisis and Development in the Third World. New York: Monthly Review Press, 1991.

Box 1, Folder 1

Official UN Papers on Preparation for Conference: CSW Report, NGO Head Report, Coordination Unit Report Accession 1998-115

Box 1, Folder 2

Official UN Publications on the Conference and the NGO Forum Accession 1998-115

Box 1, Folder 3

Information of US Preparation for the Conference Accession 1998-115

Box 1, Folder 4

Information on/Promotion for the Vienna Tribunal Movie Accession 1998-115

Box 1, Folder 5

Information of Human Rights Violations of Women and on Women Refugees Accession 1998-115

Box 1, Folder 6

1995 Beijing NGO Forum on Women: Press Relations Accession 1998-115

Box 1, Folder 7

Information on California Programs Aimed at Improving the Plight of Women Accession 1998-115

Box 1, Folder 8

Articles/Magazines on Assorted Women's Issues Accession 1998-115

Box 1, Folder 9

More Articles/Magazines on Assorted Women's Issues Accession 1998-115

Box 1, Folder 9

Information on Violence Against Women Accession 1998-115

Box 1, Folder 10

Women's Health Articles and Conferences Fliers Accession 1998-115

Box 1, Folder 11

Women, Health, and the Environment: Action for Cancer Prevention, published by Women's Environment and Development Organization Accession 1998-115

Box 1, Folder 12

Global Alliance for Women's Health: Assorted Information/Publications Accession 1998-115

Box 1, Folder 13

Women's Health Organizations' Accession 1998-115

Box 2, Folder 1

Working Paper: NGO Amendments to the Draft UN Platform for Action: March 13-14, 1995 Accession 1998-115

Box 2, Folder 2

Publications from Various Organizations (A-K) with Interests in the Conference:1987-1996 Accession 1998-115

Box 2, Folder 3

Publications from Various Organizations (L-Z) with Interests in the Conference: 1987-1996 Accession 1998-115

Box 2, Folder 4

Fliers for Various Workshops/Conferences on Issues Affecting Women Internationally Accession 1998-115

Box 2, Folder 5

Catalogs of Sources Providing Background and Relevant Information to the Conference Accession 1998-115

Box 2, Folder 5

More Catalogs of Sources Providing Background and Relevant Information to the Conference Accession 1998-115

Box 2, Folder 6

Pamphlets from Various International Organizations Accession 1998-115