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Asian Women Workers Newsletter is published quarterly by Committee for Asian Women (CAW). It reports the issues, news, struggles and life experiences on Asian women workers.

If you work with women workers, and you want to share your struggles and experiences in your country, we are glad to receive your contributions and publish it in the newsletter. We are also interested in exchanging publications with labour groups, women organisations and trade unions.

Biannual Subscription:

Hong Kong & MacauHK$100
AsiaUS$25
Outside Asia & JapanUS$40

Please send your subscription and a bank cheque payable to "CAW LIMITED" to the secretariat

Secretariat address:
Unit E, 4/F, Skyline Tower, 18 Tong Mi Road, Mongkok, Kowloon, HONG KONG.
Telephone: (852)27226150
Fax: (852)23699895
Email: cawhk@hk.super.net

CAW is a regional women workers organisation with the following objectives:

1. Assists in consciousness raising among women workers in formal and informal sectors in Asia towards the realisation of the commonalities of their situations, problems and analysis;
2. Supports the organising efforts of the organised women workers to effect favourable changes in their lives;
3. Facilitates networking and linkages amongst women workers and related groups within Asia and outside for solidarity and support.

To subscribe the full version of this newsletter, please give an e-mail to cawhk@hk.super.net.

Last updated: 21 November 1997

Contents
  1. How Globalisation And New Technology
    Affect Women Workers In Asia
    ........................ pg.1

  2. Voices Of Two Million Women..........................pg. 8

  3. An Appeal From A Sri Lankan Woman
    Worker
    ............................................................pg. 11

  4. Equality And The Constitution.......................pg. 12

  5. Workers Organiser Profile - Hong Kong..........pg. 14

  6. Lambadis In Exile.................................... pg. 16

  7. Report On The Regional Trainers'
    Training Meeting
    ............................................pg. 18

  8. After The Zhili Handicraft Factory Fire.......... pg. 20

  9. It's Not Enough To Have A Woman
    Prime Minister................................................ pg. 22

  10. CAW Secretariat News................................... pg. 27

  11. News Brief.................................................... pg. 28

Updated by: Kevin Li (HKPWD)