She pulled in her horizon like a great fish net. Pulled it from around the waist of the world and draped it over her shoulder.

-- Zora Neale Hurston

Women are on the move. The following stories relate how women who spent several years living in different cultures faced challenges to their perceptions, core values, and even physical behavior. Find out what it is like to enter and live in a completely foreign culture.

Life in Kuwait: A Personal Account When war erupted in the Middle East in 1990, Debbie Turner's six year long life as a teacher in Kuwait was turned upside down. Three years later she returned to see if she could trace any remnants of the life she had enjoyed there. She describes her journey in her manuscript Waiting for Abbas.

International Women's Day Conference in Japan, 1993.

In 1993 Debbie Carlson was researching her Master's Thesis on Japanese women in the workforce in Japan. She took part in the 1993 International Women's Day Conference, and found that experiencing the event through a Western feminist perspective was limiting and deceptive.

Adventures in Corporate Japan

The Tibetan Nuns Project: Coming Soon!

Asian Women Links

A Bibliography for further materials related to Japanese women

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