banner of covers of adaptations of "Our Bodies, Ourselves"

Publications Available Online

As of April 2020, “Our Bodies, Ourselves” has been adapted into 33 languages, most often in book form. Some groups produce online content and mobile apps; others convert health content into posters and other formats that can be shared easily in public spaces.

Select a Global Partner to learn more about each adaptation, including how to obtain copies, and to learn how that group has used “Our Bodies, Ourselves” in their outreach and activism.

Online chapters (and, in some cases, full publications) are available in the following languages:

cover of the 2006 Albanian adaptation of "Our Bodies, Ourselves"
Language: Albanian

Publication: Ne Dhe Trupiynë, në Shekullin e ri
Translation: We and Our Bodies in the New Century
Available online
: 12 chapters in PDF format

 

Cover of El Mara Wa Kayanua (Arabic, 2011)
Language: Arabic, for Palestinian women living in Israel
Publication: Al Mara wa Kayanha
Translation: Women and Their Bodies
Available online: 11 chapters in PDF format

 

Armenian Cover: “Our Body and We”
Language:
Armenian
Publication: ՄԵՆՔ ՈՒ ՄԵՐ ՄԱՐՄԻՆԸ Մենք ու մեր մարմինը
Translation: We and Our Body
Available online
: entire book in PDF format

 

Cover of the 2009 Bangla adaptation of "Our Bodies, Ourselves"
Language: Bangla
Publication: Aamaar Shastha, Aamaar Satta
Translation: My Body, My Self
Available online: The full book is available as a PDF file; you can also read each of the 18 chapters individually

 

Cover of the 2004 French adaptation of "Our Bodies, Ourselves," for French-speaking Africa
Language: French, for French-speaking Africa
Publication: Notre Corps, Notre Santé: La Sante Et La Sexualite Des Femmes En Afrique Subsaharienne
Translation: Our Body, Our Health: Sub-Saharan Women’s Health and Sexuality
Available online: 13 chapters in PDF format, plus preface in English

 

cover of Corps Accord
Language: French, for Canada
Publication: Corps Accord: Guide de Sexualité Positive
Translation: Body Consent: Positive Sexuality Guide
Available online: the first 20 pages of the book

 

Cover of the 2011 Hebrew adaptation of "Our Bodies, Ourselves"
Language:
Hebrew
Publication: Nashim LeGufan
Translation: Women and Their Bodies
Available online: 3 chapters in PDF format, plus the full Hebrew adaptation is available online at the Women and Their Bodies website

 

Language: Kiswahili
Publication: Booklet 1: Afya Ya Uzazi
Translation: Reproductive Health
Booklet 2: Mahusiano Na Magonjwa Ya Ngono
Translation: Relationships and Sexual Transmitted Diseases
Available online: 11 chapters from the two booklets in PDF format

 

The cover of the Ugandan adaption of "Our Bodies, Ourselves"
Language: Luganda
Publication: Omubiri Gwaffe Bwe Bulamu Bwaffe
Translation: Our Bodies, Ourselves
Available online: the entire booklet in PDF format

 

Cover of the 2008 Nepali adaptation of "Our Bodies, Ourselves"
Language:
Nepali
Publication: Hamro Sharir, Hamro Ho
Translation: Our Body, Ourselves
Available online: 10 chapters in PDF format, and the preface in English

 

Cover of the 2004 Polish adaptation of "Our Bodies, Ourselves"
Language:
Polish
Publication: Nasze ciała, nasze życie
Translation: Our Bodies, Our Lives
Available online: 13 chapters in PDF format and the preface in English

 

Cover of the 2007 Russian adaptation of "Our Bodies, Ourselves"
Language:
Russian
Publication: Мы сами и наше тело Новое издание для новой эры
Translation: Our Bodies, Ourselves: A New Edition for a New Era
Available online: preface in English, plus the full book is available online at the Women’s Health in St. Petersburg website

 

Language: Vietnamese
Publication: Three-volume series:
Volume 1: Cơ thể & Đời sống Tình dục của Phụ nữ (2015)
Translation: Women’s Body and Sexuality
Volume 2: Mang thai, Sinh đẻ và Sức Khoẻ Sinh sản (2015)
Translation: Pregnancy, Childbirth and Reproductive Health
Volume 3: Những yếu tố tác động đến Sức khoẻ và Cuộc sống của Phụ nữ (2015)
Translation: Factors Affecting Women’s Health and Life
Available online: all three booklets are available in PDF format

 

Cover of "Our Bodies, Ourselves Transformed Worldwide"
Language
: English
The OBOS global partners who translate and adapt “Our Bodies, Ourselves” into different languages often encounter enormous obstacles and unique experiences. Read their stories in the prefaces to multiple adaptations, translated into English.