Women's Bureau within the United States Department of Labor:
The Women's Bureau develops policies and standards and conducts
inquiries to safeguard the interests of working women; to advocate
for their equality and economic security for themselves and their
families; and to promote quality work environments. See for example:
Gender Studies within the Social Sciences area of the Directory
of Open Access Journals:
As of September 15, 2011, 33 journals belonging to the subject
Gender Studies were listed as accessible online.
Studies Librarian, University of Wisconsin:
Visitors to this site will find full-length bibliographies on a
variety of topics, such as "social and economic well-being", "sex
politics," and "violence against women online" as well as core lists of women's studies books
on topics. Also included are links to a variety of other
websites on women and gender.
Center for African American Males: Research, Success, and Leadership
The Center is an independent non-profit corporation, whose mission
is to address the challenges faced by African-American men in the
academy by focusing on three main areas: research, modeling and
training, and programming.
men, masculinities and gender politics
XY is a website focused on men, masculinities and gender politics.
XY is a space for the exploration of issues of gender and sexuality,
the daily issues of men's and women's lives, and practical discussion
of personal and social change.
Organization for Men Against Sexism [NOMAS]:
NOMAS advocates a perspective that is pro-feminist, gay-affirmative,
anti-racist, and committed to justice on a broad range of social
issues including class, age, religion, and physical abilities. We
affirm that working to make this nation's ideals of equality for
all people a reality is the finest expression of what it means to
This site bills itself "the premier search directory for women online,"
and the claim seems to be justified. From the home page, visitors
can search under such categories as "women in business," "women
throughout history," "lesbian visibility" and "diversity among women."
National Women's History Museum Exhibits
The National Women's History Museum features a number of
online exhibits as indicated by the following list of topics as of
October 2, 2009:
- Chinese American Women:
A History of Resilience and Resistance
- Clandestine Women:
Spies in American History
- First But Not the Last:
Women Who Ran for President
- A History of NWHM's
- Partners in Winning the War:
Women in WWII
- Reforming Their World:
Women in the Progressive Era
- Rights for Women
- This Isn't Right!
Women Reform Leaders from 1847-1952
- Votes for Women
- Women in Education
- Women in Industry
- Women in the Olympics
- Women of Jamestown/font>
- Women with a Deadline:
Female Printers, Publishers, and Journalists from the Colonial Period to World War I
- Women Wielding Power:
Pioneer Female State Legislators
- Young and Brave:
Girls Changing History
Women's History Project
This site provides powerful words about the history of women and
links to a variety of good sources of historical information. Included
is information on how Women's History Month is celebrated in different
parts of the world.
Museum of Women in the Arts
Here is the place to begin a search for information about women
artists. Included here is biographical information about women who
have made contributions to the arts and information about where
to find out more. Visitors can actually take a virtual "tour" of
the museum, getting a look at the artwork that adorns its walls.
Resources on the Internet, Australian National University's
Women's Resource Project
There is a variety of information by and about women on the Internet.
Topics include: Art, Biographies, Bisexual and Lesbian Resources,
Calendars, Conferences & Announcements, Collections of Women's
Resources, Electronic Discussion Forums, Film, Gender Issues, Health
History, Legal Literature,
Music, Organizations, Parenting, Pregnancy, Publications, Reproductive
Rights, Science and Technology, Sexuality, Sports, Support, Women's
Colleges and Women's Studies Programs.
This site does not emphasize women, but it does emphasize psychology,
and allows visitors to search for information in the APA Monitor
and APA journals. It often features "hot" news in psychology-which
sometimes is particularly relevant to gender issues.
Topics include: Violence Against Women; Peace & Security,
Leadership & Participation, and Economic Empowerment
on Gender - the Gender Net
This site describes how the Bank seeks to reduce gender disparities
and enhance women's participation in economic development through
its programs and projects. It summarizes knowledge and experience,
provides gender statistics, and facilitates discussion on gender
and development. At this site, you can also click on Research and
then do a search using the term gender to find a number of studies
National Council for Research on Women
The National Council for Research on Women, founded in 1981, is
a working alliance of 92 women's research and policy centers, more
than 3,000 affiliates and a network of over 200 international centers.
NCRW's mission is to enhance the connections among research, policy
analysis, advocacy, and innovative programming on behalf of women
Women in Uniform, Veterans Too!
According to Capt. Barbara A. Wilson, USAF(Ret), "there are
almost two million women veterans". At her site, "you
will find the history and accomplishments of those women who have
served this country - voluntarily - since it's beginning".
Gribi's: Black History Month Links
Gerri Gribi has compiled a large number of web site links on many
aspects of Black History, including sources for images as well as
text. A brief list of her general headings includes: History & Geography;
Food; Art, Literature, Music; Folk Tales & Songs; Scientific Achievements
and Many More Links. Her Black History Month links are embedded
in a much larger collection of web resources concerning women; for
an overview visit her SiteMap
of Maryland: Women's Studies Resources
This site is a database for information about conferences, calls for
papers, and job opportunities in Women's Studies. Perhaps its most
useful feature from the point of view of this course, however, is
a large collection of resources to aid in course development: bibliographies,
film reviews, syllabi, reference material.
of College and Research Libraries: Women's Studies Section
Here you will find links to bibliographies in Women's Studies covering
a wide range of topics: women of color, aging, lesbian studies,
Theory and Research on-line
This site features interdisciplinary exchange of feminist ideas
and scholarship among women-of-color faculty and students.
African American Health
A MedLine Health Resource for Black Women and Men ....
Databases - Statistics
A general source for searching for health topics, such as ADHD,
Alzheimer's Disease, Asthma, Bipolar Disorder, Crohn's Disease, COPD,
Depression, Diabetes (Type 2), Fibromyalgia, Heart Disease, High
Blood Pressure, High Cholesterol, Menopause, Osteoarthritis,
Rheumatoid Arthritis, and More...
from the Pew Research Center
The Pew Research Center's Social and Demographic Trends is
pleased to provide raw data to scholars for their own research.
Survey data are released twelve months after the reports are
issued. Datasets are identified by survey topics, dates that the
survey was conducted, and reports generated from the survey. To
learn more about the survey and the sample used for each
dataset, consult the individual reports. For a sample report see
A Gender Reversal On Career Aspirations: Young Women Now Top
Young Men in Valuing a High-Paying Career, April 19, 2012
from the WorldBank
A one stop source of information at the country level. A
compilation of data on key gender topics from national
statistics agencies, United Nations databases, and World
Bank-conducted or funded surveys.
UNECE Gender Statistics
Database (United Nations)
Approaches & Global Connections
This United Nations Economic Commission for Europe provides
links to a number of gender issues sources.
Gender Studies Database: University of Texas Libraries
Covers the spectrum of gender engaged scholarship inside and outside academia.
The UK Eldis Guides On Gender Issues and Sexuality & Development
Gender: IDS research on Gender and Development has sought
diverse ways to understand and address inequality in gender
relations since the late 1970s.
Sexuality & Development: This focus well describes some of
the consequences of the disregard for sexual rights that exists the
world over. However, this negativity generates fear and
disempowerment, and discourages us from seeing how we might be able
to change our situations. Rather than focusing on pain, harm and
wrongs, a more positive, pleasure-oriented, view of sexuality offers
an entirely different set of entry points for work to make sexual
The Australian National University's Gender Relations Center
Our mission is simple: to be at the forefront of international
research and graduate education on transformations of gender and
sexuality in Asia and the Pacific.
The Center undertakes original research and publication and
facilitates national and international collaboration on several
aspects of gender relations combining the insights of several
disciplines - most notably anthropology, history, geography and
politics. To date, research and publication have focused on five
major themes: Gender, Sexuality and Globalization in Asia and the
Pacific; Masculinities in the Pacific and Asia; Gender, Primary
Health Care and HIV/AIDS in the Pacific; Gender and Environment in
Asia and the Pacific, and Remembering Gender and Race in History,
Photography and Cinema: Asian and Pacific Comparisons.
International Association for Studies of Men (IASOM)
IASOM's objective is to promote international cooperation and development
of studies of men, based on pro-feminist, gay affirmative and antiracist
principles, and to enhance the critical depth, variety and methodological
and theoretical development of this field.
A comprehensive bibliography of writing on men, masculinities, gender,
and sexualities (10th edition). Compiled by Dr. Michael Flood, Australian
Zealand Ministry of Women's Affairs
New Zealand's Ministry of Women's Affairs site is an excellent place
to explore the activities of a government committed to the elimination
of all forms of discrimination against women. This site outlines
fundamentals in gender analysis; its application in addressing the
problems of gender discrimination, as well as providing information
on the status of women and especially Maori Women.
African Center for Gender and Social Development
This Net is the African Center for Women within the Economic
Commission for Africa.
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