Goodwin, Jan

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GOODWIN, Jan. British/American, b. 1944. Genres: Documentaries/Reportage. Career: Journalist. Women's Realm, London, England, diary and features editor; London News Service, England, news editor; Us, NYC, executive editor; Ladies' Home Journal, NYC, executive editor, 1978-88; Save the Children Federation, Pakistan/Afghanistan, program manager, 1988-91; writer. Worked as a foreign correspondent for newspapers and as a reporter for BBC Radio in London. Participant in Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) documentary on Afghan war; guest on television and radio shows; guest lecturer on human rights issues; participant in president's Conflict Resolution Conference, 1991, and the Religion and Human Rights Conference, 1994. Publications: Caught in the Crossfire (nonfiction), 1987; Price of Honor: Muslim Women Lift the Veil of Silence on the Islamic World, 1994; Defending Our Daughters (documentary), 1998. Contributor to periodicals. Address: c/o Stedman, Mays, Clausen, 249 W 34th St Rm 605, New York, NY 10001-2815, U.S.A.