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Appalachian Artistry

Quilting co-op provides vital income for West Virginia craftwomen, Rural Cooperatives, March/April 1998 vol. 65, No. 2.

A Few Good Women

Though few in number, women in leadership positions are playing an increasingly important role in U.S. co-ops, By Catherine Merlo, Rural Cooperatives, March/April 1998 vol. 65, No. 2.

First America's Continental Forum on Women and Co-operatives

The Gender Dimension in Rural Cooperatives
Report from FAO

Health insurance for informal sector: case study of Gujarat
by Gumber, Anil; Kulkarni, Veena, Economic and Political Weekly (EPW), India, September 2000

Leadership Pathways: Women Agriculture Directors
By Kristine G. Rose,
Masters Thesis, College of St. Catherine,
St. Paul, Minnesota,
December 2002

Opportunities for rural women in organic and green business in Asia
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, 2007

Promoting rural women's cooperative businesses in Thailand: A training kit , Smita Premchander and V. Prameela in collaboration with Wim Polman
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok, 2004

Savvy Salesmanship

Innovative marketing helps craft co-op increases sales, Rural Cooperatives, March/April 1998, vol. 65, No. 2.

The Triumph of Dawson's Textile Workers

Left without jobs when their mill closed down, Georgia textile workers formed a co-op and re-opened it as its new owners, By Catherine Merlo, Rural Cooperatives, March/April 1998 vol. 65, No. 2.

WICEN (Women in Co-operatives Electronic Network) is an electronic discussion group open to women and men who share an interest in issues surrounding women in co-operatives and credit unions.

Women and gender issues reports from the ICA/UWCC Cooperative Gopher database.

The Women's Co-Operative Printing Union

Short mention of the Women's Co-operative Printing Union formed in California in 1868. Included is a graphic of one of the co-operative's advertisements.

Women's crab meat co-op helps revive economy of Cheapeake Bay island,
Rural Cooperatives, March/April 1998, vol. 65, No. 2.

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