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Feminism in Poland


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The Center for Women's Rights (Centrum Praw Kobiet) in Warsaw is both an intervention center and lobbying group to change legislation so as to bring about equality in Poland. You can access their website in English here or in Polish here. You can email the Center through Urszula Nowakowska here. The mailing address is: Women's Rights Center, ul. Emilii Platter 55 m. 44, 00-113 Warsaw, Poland.

The Women's Foundation "eFKa" is the major feminist group in Krakow. They hold conferences and publish the feminist journal, "Pelnym Glosem" ("In a Full/Loud Voice"). You can access their website here. Their mailing address is: Fundacja Kobiece "eFKa", ul. Helclow 7, 31-148 Krakow, Poland.

The Center for the Advancement of Women in Warsaw can be reached via email here. The mailing address is: Center for the Advancement of Women, ul. Lwowska 17 m. 3, 00-660 Warszawa, Poland.

The Network Women's Program --Stefan Batory Foundation works to improve communication between women throughout the world. You can contact them through Dagmara Baraniewska here, or write to them at this postal address: Stefan Batory Foundation, ul. Flory 9, 4th Floor, Warsaw 00-586, POLAND.

Women's Organizations in Poland here.


      Anonymous. Polish Women Artists and the Avant-Garde: Voices of Freedom. National Museum of Women in the Arts, 1991.

      Aulette, Judy Root. "New Roads to Resistance: Polish Feminists in the Transition to Democracy," in Democratization and Women's Grassroots Movements Worldwide. Ed. J. Bystydzienski and J. Sekhon. Indiana University Press, 1999.

      Directory of Women's Organizations and Initiatives in Poland. Center for the Advancement of Women, 1995. [You can order this book by sending $15 (US) to the Center for the Advancement of Women, 00-660 Warszawa, ul. Lwowska 17 m. 3, POLAND.]

      Long, Kristi S. We All Fought For Freedom: Women in Poland's Solidarity Movement. Westview Press, 1996.

      Reading, Anna. Polish Women, Solidarity, and Feminism. (out of print)

      Women's Rights Center (Warsaw). Gwalt i przemoc na tle seksualnym. (Rape and Other Forms of Sexual Violence).

      Women's Rights Center (Warsaw). Mity i Fakty: przemoc w rodzine. (Myths and Facts: Domestic Violence).

      Women's Rights Center (Warsaw). Poznaj swoje prawa -- jesli jestes ofiara przemocy. (Learn Your Rights. -- If you are a Victim of Violence).

      Women's Rights Center (Warsaw). Prawa Kobiet w Konstytucji. (Women's Constitutional Rights).

      Women's Rights Center (Warsaw). Wykorzystywanie seksualne dzieci. (Sexual Abuse of Children).

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