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Appendix four
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Translations and Adaptations of OBOS Seeking Funds for Start-up
Language Country Coordinating Group/Publisher Status
Arabic Unknown A network of women in Jordan are seeking to iden-
tify an appropriate group to coordinate this project.
The network is seeking funds to produce an Arabic adaptation. They plan
to involve other organizations in the region.
Hebrew Israel Women and Their Bodies ( W ATB)–The Association
of Women for Health Action and Responsibility
This project is a collaboration among women of many ages, occupations,
and ethnicities. The goal is to produce OBOS in both Hebrew and Arabic,
with the Arabic focusing on the health issues and conditions of Pales-
tinian women.
Russian Russia Women’s Health in Saint Petersburg This project is in the planning stage, and the group is seeking funding.
Portuguese Brazil Mulher e Saúde ( MUS A) This project is in the planning stage, and the group is seeking funding.
Nepali Nepal Women’s Rehabilitation Centre The group is seeking funding.
Vietnamese Vietnam Institute for Social Development Studies The Institute conducts social science research on gender, health, and
sexuality, and the coordinators plan to produce a comprehensive self-
help book and a series of informational booklets based on OBOS for
specific audiences.
SourceThe : Our Bodies, Ourselves Web site, www.ourbodiesourselves.org.
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