INDex
abantu for Development, 234–36
abeyance in nGos, global restructuring
of feminism and, 268–69, 272–74
abortion: Latin American feminist
activism for, 296–99; in postcommu-
nist Romania, 255–57; recriminaliza-
tion in Nicaragua of, 296
academic feminism: in Bosnia-
Herzegovina, 19, 21–46; critiques of,
227; in Romania, 253–57, 263–64; in
Russia, 125–28
Achievements 2002, 148–49
Acker, Joan, 260–61
activism: impact of nGos on, 304–10;
Latin American feminist nGos and,
288–91; nGoization paradigm and
nostalgia for, 227–32; perceptions
in Bosnia- Herzegovina of, 29–37; in
Romania, 257–62; of Thai women,
167–68; unofficial GonGo participa-
tion in, 101–6. See also elite activism;
social justice movements; women’s
movements
activist mothering movement (Thai-
land), 178–81, 191n14, 191n16
Adult Literacy Centers, Nepalese estab-
lishment of, 59–60
advocacy: by Bosnian women’s nGos,
36–37, 40–43; European Union dis-
incentives to, 272–74; political con-
straints on women’s nGos for, 276–
79. See also transnational advocacy
networks
affinity groups, women nGos and cre-
ation of, 280–81
Afghanistan, nGo activity in, 38
African feminism, Ghanaian Women’s
Manifesto analysis of, 234–36
Afro- descendant groups, mass mobi-
lization in Latin America of, 292–95
Aga Khan Foundation, 13
agency: women’s empowerment in
Nepal and, 65–74; of women’s nGos
in eu, 271–74
Agency for Gender Equality (Bosnia-
Herzegovina), 47n8
agriculture, in rural Nepal, 56–60
Ahearn, Laura, 66–67
aktiv žena (women’s activities) groups,
in Bosnia- Herzegovina, 32–33, 43,
47n13
alternative media movement, 292
Alvarez, Sonia, 1, 46, 220, 224–28, 230,
245n4, 269, 285–99, 303
American Bar Association, 119
Amnesty International, 119
Amsterdam Treaty of 1999, 266, 279
AnA Society for Feminist Analyses
(AnA), 248; history of, 257–64; post-
communist creation of, 248–52
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