Publications Available Online

As of fall 2017, “Our Bodies, Ourselves” has been adapted into 30 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 on the left 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:

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

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

Language: Armenian
Publication: ՄԵՆՔ ՈՒ ՄԵՐ ՄԱՐՄԻՆԸ Մենք ու մեր մարմինը
Translation: We and Our Body
Available online: entire book in PDF format, plus preface in English

Language: Bangla
Publication: Aamaar Shastha, Aamaar Satta
Translation: My Body, My Self
Available online: 18 chapters in PDF format

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

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

Langauge: Luganda
Publication: Omubiri Gwaffe Bwe Bulamu Bwaffe
Translation: Our Bodies, Ourselves
Available online: the entire booklet in PDF format

Language: Nepali
Publication: Hamro Sharir, Hamro Ho
Translation: Our Body, Ourselves
Available online: 10 chapters in PDF format, plus preface in English

Language: Polish
Publication: Nasze ciała, nasze życie
Translation: Our Bodies, Our Lives
Available online: 13 chapters in PDF format, plus preface in English

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

Language: English
Publication: Our Bodies, Ourselves Transformed Worldwide: A Collection of Prefaces from Culturally Adapted Translations