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In this month’s issue, Debbie Taylor analyses the position of women around the world. The first part of a special double issue marking the end of the United Nations Decade for Women.

July 1985, Issue 149

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Woman to Woman: Part One - A World Report
Debbie Taylor analyses the position of women around the world at the end of the United Nations Decade for Women.
Family
Debbie Taylor looks at the division of labour, the family-planning boom and female-headed households.
Domestic dignity
Buchi Emecheta reports from the US.
Cheaper than robots
Manny Shirazi reports from the USSR.
Work: Agriculture
Invisible farmers, the costs and benefits of development, and modernisation for men.
Work: Employment
Jobs for women, wage differentials.
Cement-spattered saris
US novelist Marilyn French reports from India.
Radiologist in the kitchen
Indian novelist Anita Desai reports from Norway.
Health
Primary healthcare, maternal and child health, water and sanitation.
The hut belongs to the husband
Norwegian novelist Toril Brekke reports from Kenya.
Sex
Prehistoric sex, circumcision and shame, the power to say 'no'.
A veiled hint of hell
Academic and writer Angela Davis reports from Egypt.
Relax... go to it
Political journalist and novelist Elena Poniatowska reports frm Australia.
Education
The enrolment boom, lessons in inequality.
Filling open minds
Journalist and writer Jill Tweedie reports from Indonesia.
Politics
Equality, development and peace.
Rifles, reports and high-heeled shoes
Writer and broadcaster Germaine Greer reports from Cuba.
You can't kill the spirit
Writer and doctor Nawal el Saadawi reports from the UK.
Update
New information on subjects covered in previous issues of New Internationalist.
Briefly
Bite-sized news.
Book reviews
An autobiography of a black South African woman and a study of the politics of food production.
Country Profile
Congo (Brazzaville), by John Tanner.