Women in Asia: Tradition, Modernity and Globalisation

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Index
Abdurachman Wahid, 156
abortion, 174, 220, 232, 254, 257, 280, 310
Aceh, 161
agriculture and women's labour, 10, 20, 28-30, 70, 91-3, 153-4, 256, 268, 274, 291-2, 295, 296, 300, 307, 308, 310, 312
All Burma Students' Democratic Front, 285
All China Women's Federation, 5, 64‐ 8, 76, 79-80
All Women's Affairs Committee, 285
Amein Rais, 156
androgyny, 5, 81
Anti Fascist People's Freedom League (AFPFL), 283
Anwar Ibrahim, 3, 16
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), 3, 7
Aquino, Benigno, 118, 122
Aquino, Corazon, 10, 118-19
Arenas, Rosemarie, 117
Asian values, 4, 18, 46
Association for the Advancement of Feminism, 197, 202, 204
Association for the Promotion of the Status of Women, 252
Association for Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), 278
Association of Women for Action and Research, 52-3
Aung San, 271, 272, 277, 283
Aung San Suu Kyi, 10, 13, 266, 276-7, 283, 284, 285
Awakening Society, 239-40
Ba Maw Chain, 272
Balabagan, Sara, 130
Bali, 143, 150, 156, 224
beauty contests, 67-8, 120, 285, 313
Beijing conference, see Fourth conference on women
bigamy, see also polygyny, polygamy, 260
birth control, see contraception, population, demographic changes
Brahman vs Subaltern, 88-9, 94
bride price, see also dowry, 94, 250
caste system, 88-90, 98, 101-2
Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), 3, 6-7, 66, 151, 159, 200, 203, 215
Central Women's Committee, 243
Centre for Women's Development Studies, 91
Centre for Women and Family Studies, 310
Chen Muhua, 68
Chiang, Claire, 40
childcare, 133, 210, 238
responsibilities for women, 27, 195, 304, 305
leave from work, 50, 305
children,
as prestige for women, 302
delinquency and, 303, 313
protection laws, 308
Chipko movement, 92
Cho Cho Kyaw Nyein, 283
citizenship rights and gender, 49-50, 61, 141, 159, 162
civil society, see also human rights, 63, 67, 163
class status, 20-24, 85, 89-90, 101-2, 163, 251
occupation and, 21
clothing, see also Mao suit, veil, 164, 313
Coalition of Indonesian Women for Justice and Democracy, 140, 161, 163
colonial legacies, 20, 86, 90, 91, 98, 103, 189, 270-1, 291-3

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