Breaking The Silence

Year Published:  1984  
Inactive Serial

Resource Type:  Serial Publication (Periodical)
Cx Number:  CX3000

Breaking the Silence was a quarterly newsletter on feminism in social welfare research, action, policy and practice.

Abstract:  BREAKING THE SILENCE is a quarterly newsletter on feminism in social welfare research, action, policy and practice. It is published by the editiorial collective of Ottawa feminists affiliated with the Feminist Caucus of the Carleton School of Social Work. Its aims are to "inform women about social welfare issues and to promote and strengthen a feminist perspective among those working in the field fo social welfare."

The Spring/Summer '84 issue of BREAKING THE SILENCE features Part 1 of an inside look at ten feminist organizations. Issues such as women's experiences with various group structures, conflict resolutions, paid versus volunteer work, and group composition are shared. Part II, to be published in a subsequent issue, will further this discussion on feminist orgazniations on a more critical level, focussuing particulary on collectives and on conflict resolution.

BREAKING THE SILENCE also contians updates on policy issues, reports on conferences, regional news, movie and book reviews, and a listing of upcoming events.
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