Archived Global Projects

The following translations/adaptations of “Our Bodies, Ourselves” were produced by groups that are no longer active and/or the book is no longer in print. Please contact OBOS for larger cover images.


Egypt: Cairo Women’s Health Book Collective

Cover of Women’s Health and Lives in Egypt

Translation: Women’s Lives and Health

The Cairo Women’s Health Book Collective published a book in Arabic inspired by “Our Bodies, Ourselves” in 1991. The organization is no longer active and the book is no longer in print.

For more information, please contact Hind Khattab: sahara2@starnet.com.eg

Visit Palestinian-Arab Communities for information on a new Arabic adaptation of “Our Bodies, Ourselves.”

 


Cover of "Our Body, Ourselves" (France, 1977)France: Albin Michel

Notre Corps, Nous-Memes

Translation: Our Body, Ourselves

A French edition of “Our Bodies, Ourselves” was published in 1977 by the publishing house Albin Michel.

For more information, please contact Albin Michel.

 


Cover of German edition, 1990Germany: Rowohlt Verlag GmBH

Unser Korper, Unser Leben

Translation: Our Bodies, Our Lives

A two-volume German edition of “Our Bodies, Ourselves” was published in 1980 by the publishing house Rowohlt Verlag GmBH. Both volumes were revised in 1988. The first volume was reissued annually through 1999; the second volume was reissued annually through 1996.

For more information, please contact Rowohlt Verlag GmBH.

 


Cover of Greek edition, 1981

 

Greece: Ipodomi Books Limited

Translation: We and Our Body

A Greek edition of “Our Bodies, Ourselves” was published in 1981 by the publishing house Ipodomi Books Limited.

The book is out of print and the publisher is no longer in business.

 


Cover of Hebrew translation, 1982Israel: Second Sex Publishing House

Translation: Our Bodies, Ourselves: A Book for Women, by Women

A Hebrew edition of “Our Bodies, Ourselves” was published in 1982 by Second Sex Publishing House. The book is out of print and the publisher is no longer in business.

Visit Israel: Women and Their Bodies [link] for information on a new Hebrew adaptation of “Our Bodies, Ourselves.”

 


Cover of We and Our Body (Italy, 1974)Italy: Feltrinelli

Noi e il Nostro Corpo

Translation: We and Our Body

An Italian edition of “Our Bodies, Ourselves” was published in 1974 by Feltrinelli. This book is out of print.

For more information, please contact Feltrinelli.

 


Netherlands: Uitgeverij Prometheus / Bert Bakker

Cover of Your Body, Your Life (Netherlands, 1981)Je Lichaam, Je Leven

Translation: Your Body, Your Life

A Dutch edition of “Our Bodies, Ourselves” was published in 1981 by Bert Bakker BV Prometheus.

This book is out of print, and the publisher is now doing business as Uitgeverij Prometheus / Bert Bakker.

For more information, please contact Uitgeverij Prometheus / Bert Bakker.

 


Cover of South African Women's Health Book (1996)South Africa: Women’s Health Project

South African Women’s Health Book

An English version of “Our Bodies, Ourselves” was published in 1996 by the Women’s Health Project and Oxford University Press.

For more information, please contact Marion Borcherds: marion.borcherds@nhls.ac.za

 


Cover of Our Bodies, Our Lives (Spain, 1982)Spain: Icaria Editorial

Nuestros Cuerpos, Nuestras Vidas

Translation: Our Bodies, Our Lives

Icaria Publishers produced a Spanish edition for Spain in 1982. This book is out of print.

For more information, please contact Icaria Editorial.

 


Cover of Vara Kroppar Vara Jag (1980)Sweden: Gidlunds

Vara Kroppar Vara Jag  

Translation: Our Bodies, Our Self: A Book About Women, by Women

A Swedish edition of “Our Bodies, Ourselves” was published in 1980 by Gidlunds. This book is out of print.

For more information, please contact Gidlunds.

 


Cover of Our Bodies, Ourselves (Thailand, 1996)Thailand: Women’s Health Education Network

Translation: Our Bodies, Our Selves

A Thai edition of “Our Bodies, Ourselves” (a direct translation) was published in 1996 by the Women’s Health Education Network. This project was located in the Population Council’s office in Bangkok. The book is out of print.

For more information, please contact Gaye Tharawan: gaye@ucsc.edu

 


Cover of Our Bodies, Ourselves (UK, 1978)United Kingdom: Penguin

Our Bodies, Ourselves

An English edition of “Our Bodies, Ourselves” was published in 1978; a second edition followed in 1988 and is reportedly still in print.

For more information, please contact Penguin.