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Women in the New Asia


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Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Part I: Economic Development and Violence Against Women
    • 1. Trafficking in Women
    • 2. AIDS Attacks Women
    • 3. The Feminization of International Migration
    • 4. Japanese-Filipino Children and Japanese Society
    • 5. Women Break the Silence on Domestic Violence
  • Part II: Women Fight the Development Invasion
    • 6. The Philippines Development Plan: Forced Eviction of People and Communities
    • 7. Thai Village Women Protest Eucalyptus Plantations and Shrimp Cultivation
    • 8. Indigenous People Fight Deforestation and Dam Construction in Sarawak
    • 9. Taiwan and Thailand: The Other Side of the Travel Boom
  • Part III: From Resistance to Alternatives in Action
    • 10. An Alternative Negros: The Phillipines
    • 11. Women's Linkage: Hong Kong and China
    • 12. Weaving the Village Future: Thailand
    • 13. The Wind of Change in a Mountain Village: Nepal
    • 14. Turning Pain into Power: Korea
  • Conclusion: Women Envision a New Asia for the Twenty-first Century
  • Index

About the Author

Yaori Matsui is a founder of the Asia-Japan Women's Resource Center and edits the journal Women's 21st Century.


... a compelling account of women's status and feminist action in Asia. "Southeast Asia-General and Multicountry"

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