Feminism and Women’s Issues
Feminist sociology is a contention hypothesis and hypothetical point of view which notices sexual orientation in its connection to control, both at the degree of eye to eye association and reflexivity inside a social structure on the loose.
Centers incorporate sexual direction, race, financial status, and ethnicity.
- Ada Project, The (TAP)
A clearinghouse for information and resources related to women in computing. The Ada Project - named in honor of Ada Lovelace - has created some beautifull pages about women in computer science: articles, organizations, statistics and discussions. In the linkage page contains all the latest online resources for women in computing. TAP is an official project of the ACM Committee on the Status of Women in Computing.
- Advancing Women
An international network for women in the workplace. It helps women network together to meet workplace challenges by tapping into a larger, better connected world of successful women with common career goals and shared strategies.
- Affirmative Action and Diversity: A Web Site for Research
A large, well-organized set of pages with links and information that represent diverse opions regarding affirmative action. Includes and annotated bibliography of research and teaching material. Editor: Carl Gutiérrez-Jones (Univ. of California, Santa Barbara, USA).
- Amazon Connection
Links to a wide variety of sites dealing with Amazons - ancient, contemporary, and future Amazons, from the real world as well as exemples from mythology, art, literature, and fantasy. Editor: Thomas Gramstad.
- Archives for Research on Women and Gender (ARWG) - University of Texas, San Antonio, USA
In the "Collections" section you'll find an alphabetical list of holdings. There is also a page with links to women's primary source materials in other archives.
A searchable database of the women's studies holdings of the Austrian National Library. It contains a collection and documentation of women's, feminist and gender studies.
Belle van Zuylen / Madame de Charrière
A biography. In Dutch and French. Presented by the Genootschap Belle de Zuylen / Association Isabelle de Charrière.
- Celebration of Woman Writers
An extensive collection of links to texts and biographical material. Editor: Mary Mark Ockerbloom (Carnegie Mellon University, USA).
One woman can do a lot. Aliza Sherman created:
- Danish Centre for Information on Women and Gender (KVINFO)
An information and cultural center concerned with the dissemination of information on women and gender research to a wider audience. KVINFO's primary activity is its research library, which is open to the public.
Women and Gender Issues in the World of Work, presented by the International Labour Organization (ILO). You find information on ILO's work for equality and on labor standards.
- Gender and equal opportunity issues
An introductory page on which Ursula Huws presents her vision and publications on gender issues.
-  Women's Health at work
-  Women, Participation and Democracy in the Information Society
In: Citizens at the Crossroads: Whose Information Society? A conference held in London, Ontario, October 1999.
- International Labor Organization (ILO)
Working out of poverty
Report presented at the International Labour Conference, 91st Session 2003. Includes a detailed analsis of the feminization of poverty.
- Internationaal Informatiecentrum en Archief voor de Vrouwenbeweging (IIAV)
Internatioan Information Centre and Archives for the Women's Movement.
Jewish Women’s Archive (JWA)
The mission of the JWA is “to uncover, chronicle and transmit the historical record of Jewish women’s lives, their impact on Jewish culture and their active participation in society at large.’ The site provides ressources, exhibits of famous Jewish women, and a virtual archive in which the rich history of Jewish women is recoverd.
Lesbian Resources (SocioSite)
- Michielsens, Magda
- Mill, John Stuart 
The Subjection of Women
Based on the Everyman's Library Edition, originally published in 1929, reprinted in 1992.
Mill explains why the principle which regulates the existing social relations between the sexes --the legal subordination of one sex to the other-- is wrong itself, and is one of the chief hindrances to human improvement. In his opinion it ought to be replaced by a principle of perfect equality, admitting no power or privilege on the one site, nor disability on the other.
- Mirza, Heidi Safia 
Black Women Into Leadership? Issues of Gender Blind Race Equality Post Macpherson
Argues that despite all the new found politically correct attitudes to racism the future of minority women still looks bleak. See for her books.
NONA - Multimedia Women's Center
A place of conversation, creativity, and healing for women and children from Croatia and Bosnia-Hercegovina who live in the city of Zagreb, the capitol of Croatia.
A virtual community for women in the menopause. Hormones driving you to distraction?
Feminist Theory and International Relations: The Feminist Challenge to Realism and Liberalism
In: Soundings (California State University Stanislaus, USA)
- Storia delle donne
Italian women online.
- Syllabi Gender studies - University of Massachusests Amherst
- Sylvester, Christine
Feminist International Relations: An Unfished Journey
- United Nations
- Women Watch
A gateway to UN information and data on women world wide and an evolving forum on global women's issues in the follow-up to the FWCW. The WomenWatch Internet site provides up to date information on the UN’s work on behalf of the women of the world, the global agenda for improving the status of women and constitutes an electronic space for exchange of information and ideas on women's issues.
- UN Women - United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women
Advocates the improvement of the status of the women of the world and the achievement of their equality with men. Includes a great digital library.
- Commission on the Status of Women (CWS)
A commission of the Economic and Social Council that prepares recommendations and reports to the Council on promoting women's rights in political, economic, civil, social and educational fields. The Commission also makes recommendations to the Council on urgent problems requiring immediate attention in the field of women’s rights.
- Women Watch
- 165 Years after Seneca Falls
On the history of the suffrage in America. In July 1848, a political and social movement was born when hundreds of people marched to Seneca Falls, N.Y., for the first women’s rights convention and proclaimed that all men and women were created equal. The questions now are: What does the women's movement stand for, and do American women even consider themselves part of a movement?
Voices of Women
Women tell their stories, discuss issues and share their wisdom. Publisher: Bonnie Raindrop. The site offers articles on a wide variety of women issues, a calendar of events, links to other women-related sites, a directory of goods and services, and a marketplace of woman-owned, woman-operated, and woman-friendly businesses.
- Websites for Girls
A comprehensive lists of numerous resources for girls and about girls and women. Topics include games, electronic message board forums, book lists, health issues pertinent to young women, nonstandard career options and LBGT websites oriented to teens.
- Wikipedia: Women in Greek Mythology
- Wollstonecraft, Mary 
The Vindication of the Rights of Women
Based on the Everyman's Library edition, originally published in 1929, reprinted in 1992.
The first clear declaration of women's rights. Wollstonecraft states the case at the beginning of the nineteenth century for women's rights, as no one had before.
A comprehensive portal for women that combines programming, community, commerce and services that serve the diverse needs and interests of online women.
- Women in Alaska's History
A site where you can learn about some of the women that helped shape the Alaska we know today. Includes incformation about the women, crafts, stories and many resources. The search engine and time-lime allow you to search for a specific woman or time period. Editors: Elizabeth Beckett and Sarah Teel.
- Women in Global Science and Technology - Sophia Huyer
- Women in the Islamic World
A selected list of readings prepared by Mary Anne McGill for the library of the World Affairs Council (WAC).
- Women on the Web - NL (WOW)
A Dutch organization for women involved or interested in new media.
- Women's History
A guide to library and internet resources at Middle Tennessee State University (USA). Includes links to bibliographies, online exhibits and other women’s historical sites. Editor: Ken Middleton.
- Women’s History - Resources from Yahoo!
- Women’s studies - University of York Library (UK)
A collection of bibliographies and resources on women issues. Edited by: Elizabeth Heaps.
- Women's Studies Euromap
The site offers detailed information about Women's Studies and Equal Opportunities
- Women's Studies Librarian - University of Wisconsin, USA
Numerous bibliographies and core lists in women's studies on a variety of topics. Includes an extensive listing of links to maganizes & newsletters on women/gender on the Web. Includes Feminist Collections: A Quarterly of Women's Studies Resources.
- Women's Studies Database
Part of the University of Maryland at College Park InforM system. Provides access to conference, employment, program & biographical information. Includes a comprehensive listing of syllabi at colleges & universities throughout the USA.
- Women's Studies (R)E-sources on the Web
Editor: Robyn Bissette (Special Collections Library, Duke University, USA).
- Women's Web
Information for working women. Editor: Laura A. Klancer.
- Working to Halt Online Abuse (WHOA)
The mission of the W.H.O.A. is to educate the Internet community about online harassment, empower victims of harassment, and formulate voluntary policies that systems can adopt in order to create harassment-free environments. W.H.O.A. fully supports the right to free speech both online and off, but asserts that free speech is not protected when it involves threats to the emotional or physical safety of anyone. The organization works with both men and women because harassment is not gender-oriented, it isn't just women who are harrassed online.
Women’s History - Herstory
- 9000 Years of Anatolian Woman
An exhibition on the history of the Anatolian women. The exhibition examines her place in religious belief, administration, daily life, professional life, and the family, focusing on her social status and problems in the context of faith, tradition and legislation. The broad spectrum of cultures have been classified under three headings: Prehistory to the Iron Age (7th millennium B.C.-7th century B.C.); Greek, Roman and Byzantine periods (7th century B.C.- 15th century A.D.); and the Seljuk and Ottoman periods (12th century A.D.-early 20th century).
- A Guide to Uncovering Women's History in Archival Collections - University of Texas, San Antonio, USA.
A guide to web pages of archives, libraries, and other repositories in America that have primary source materials by or about women. It is a project of the Archives for Research on Women and Gender Project (ARWG) at the University of Texas.
- American Women's History: A Research Guide
A very good resource for anyone interested in US women's history. The site offers a large number of citations of print and online reference materials and primary resources, organized into three sections: 'General Reference and Biographical Sources', 'Subject Index to Research Sources', and 'State and Regional History Sources'. It also contains two sections on tools and strategies for finding additional sources and a collection of bookmarks. Editor: Ken Middleton (reference librarian and graduate student in American Women's History at Middle Tennessee State University, USA).
- Bibliographies on Women History
- American Women
Brief biographies of women from Abigail Addams, via Emma Goldman & Mary Wollstonecraft to Babe Didrikson Zaharias.
- Mason, Moya K.
Annotated Bibliography of Women in Classical Mythology
- American Women
Brief biographies of women from Abigail Addams, via Emma Goldman & Mary Wollstonecraft to Babe Didrikson Zaharias. Presented by the National Portrait Gallery.
- Bibliographies for the Study of Women and Gender in the Ancient World - Diotima
- Bibliographies on Women's History
Collected by Ken Middleton (Middle Tennessee State University, USA).
- Bibliography of Russian Women's History
A comprehensive unannotated bibliography split into 14 topics. Everything from pre-Pretine to post-perestroika. Compiled by Prof. Matthew Payne of Temple University, 1998.
A Bibliography of Women's History in Historical and Women's Studies Journals. Its a current bibliography of articles about women's and gender history. Articles are selected from more than seventy European, American and Indian Journals. ViVa is short for "Vrouwengeschiedenis in het Vaktijdschrift", which is Dutch for "Women's history in scholarly periodicals". It is compiled at the International Institute of Social History in Amsterdam.
- Women and Family
Section of an annotated bibliography of Slavic and East European Medievalist Sources.
- American Women
- Centre d'Invetigacio Historica de la Doña (CIHD) - Center for the History of Women in Barcelona
- Diotima: Women & Gender in the Ancient World
A forum and materials for the study of women and gender in the Ancient world. Contains biographies for many important literary and historical figures, essays, articles, reviews, bibliographies and images. Editors: Suzanne Bonefas and Ross Scaife.
- History of Woman's Suffrage in America
Information on the history of woman's suffrage from the 1848 concention in Seneca Falls, on the declaration of principles, the firsts in women's achievement. The site also includes in timeline with important date in the women's rights movement and biographies of women's rights leaders.
- International Joan of Arc Society (IJAS)
A repository of scholarly and pedagogic information about Joan of Arc collected by the faculty (Southern Methodist University), independent scholars, and students.
- Medieval Feminist Index (MFI) - Libraries of the University of Iowa, USA
A searchable and browsable database that covers journal articles, book reviews, and essays in books about women, sexuality, and gender during the Middle Ages.
- Medieval Women - Georgetown University, USA
A small link collection on the individual lives and works of medieval women (Hildegard von Bingen, Joan of Arc, Julian of Norwich)
- Motherhood, Social Service, and Political Reform: Political Culture and Imagery of American Woman Suffrage
An exhibit in the NMWH cybermuseum that examines the development of a distinct female political culture and imagery that evolved to promote voting rights for women. The gallery contains 50 images of a variety of artifacts with brief descriptions. You can take a more in-depth tour of the woman's suffrage movement. It traces the history of the woman suffrage movement and its political imagery with topical paragraphs and selected images. The site also presents some additional resources (online resources and books), a timeline, and a quiz.
- National Museum of Women's History
Living the Legacy: The Women's Rights Movement 1848 - 1998
Information on the history of the movement, a detailed timeline, history organizations and much more.
- National Women's History Project (NWHP)
"History looks different when the contributions of women are included." The NWHP is a nonprofit organization that is committed to providing education, promotional materials, and informational services to recognize and celebrate women's diverse lives and historic contributions to society. It is the source for updates about events, conferences, publications, films and other resources related to U.S. women's history.
- Suffrage Histpory
A chronology of events leading to women’s right to vote and a bibliography of suffrage movement. Presented by the Anthony Center for Women's Leadership (ACWL).
- Women in American History - Encyclopaedia Britannica
The writings and lives of hundreds of famous American women from the 16th century to the present. Information on women such as Emily Dickinson, Doris Day, Marilyn Monroe, Maya Angelou, Gloria Steinem, Pocohontas, and Mae West. The site includes audio and QuickTime video clips. It also includes a great page on Women's History on the Web.
- Affirmative Action and Diversity
An annotated bibliography of teaching resources compiled by Shadi Alai, Christine Amaral, Gabrielle Klein, and Julie Redman.
A German-language bibliographic database of 1000 records - mainly articles - from the holdings of the Austrian National Library in Vienna, focusing on international and women's studies literature.
- Bibliography on Women, Crime, and Justice - Nathalie J. Sokoloff (Townson University)
- gender Inn
A searchable bibliographic database - with thesaurus - hosted by the University of Cologne. It provides access to over 6000 records pertaining to feminist theory, feminist literary criticism and gender studies, focusing on English and American literature. The complete database is available in both English and German.
- Gender, Science and Technology
An international bibliography, compiled by Sally Innanen and Sophia Huyer.
- Race, Gender, Class Bibliography
ASA Section on Race, Gender, and Class. Editor: Jean Ait Amber Belkhir.
- Women in Africa
Selected and annotated bibliographies to information sources on women's issues in the library of the World Affairs Council (WAC).
- Women's Rights and Women's Images in Science Fiction
Compiled by Christine A. Corcos.
- Women's Rights and Women's Issues in Law and Literature
Compiled by Christine A. Corcos.
Academic Institutions: Programs, Departments & Research Centers
- ANU Centre for Women's Studies
- ANU Gender Relations Centre
- Centre for Research for Women (CRW)
A joint initiative of Edith Cowan University, University of Western Australia, Murdoch University, and Curtin University.
- Deakin University: Women's Studies
- Flinders University of South Australia: Women's Studies
- Koordinationsstelle für Frauenforschung und Frauenstudien der Universität Linz - Austria
- Koordinationsstelle für Frauenforschung und Frauenstudien Graz
- Projektzentrum für; Frauen- und Geslechterforschung - University of Vienna
The Project Center of Women's Studies and Gender Research is an on- and off-campus network organization promoting women's studies, feminist studies and gender studies at Vienna University.
- Rosa Luxemburg Institut (RLI) - Technische Universität Wien, Austria
An interdisciplinary women's studies institute that produces theoretical and empirical contributions serving women's interests, strengthens information natworks, offers advisory services, writes evaluations on definite questions, and offer suggestions on women experts and consultants. The RLI is an association of women interested in a science that takes the experiences of women in society seriously, be it at the work-place or in science, politics or cultural life. They seek to develop research in interest of women and actively resist the hitherto elimination and suppression of women's expression in the sciences as well as the lack of concrete attention to our interests. In general, they promote research by and for women, without necessarily having to be scientists. They value constructive cooperation between women scientists, artists, journalists and all other interested women.
- Centre for Gender Studies - University of Gent
- Centrum Gender & Diversiteit (RHEA) - Free University Brussel
- Citizenship, Equality & Diversity (CED) - University of Antwerp
- Gelijke kansen en diversiteit - Katholic University Leuven
Stimulates research and education in gender studies and establishes contacts between the Dutch and French speaking communities in Belgium and between the women's movement and the academic world.
- Steunpunt gelijke kansen
- Vrouwenstudies - University of Antwerp
- Women & Gender Studies - University of Toronto
Information about women's studies programs, resources and women's organizations in Canada with links to the virtual world of women.
- Centre for Women’s Studies in Education (CWSE)
Informations on projects and programs of the CWSE at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) at the University of Toronto, Canada.
- Center for Kvindeforskning I Aarhus (CEKVINA) - Women Studies in Aarhus
- Institute for Women's Studies in the Arab World (IWSAW) - Lebanon
- Amsterdam Research Center for Gender & Sexuality (ARC-GS) - University of Amsterdam
Provides a forum for synergistic research and teaching at the University of Amsterdam, tapping into the state-of-the-art research that current staff member across disciplines are already engaging in, and generating new collaborations.
- Institute for Gender (IGS) - University of Nijmegen
An interdisciplinary institute for teaching and research into women, sexuality and gender. The IGS is the largest institute in its field in the Netherlands.
Experts in gender and etnicity.
- Gemma: Women's and Gender Studies - University of Rotterdam
- Nederlandse Onderzoekschool Vrouwenstudies (NOV)
Netherlands research school for women's studies. It combines the forces of researchers of eight Dutch universities.
- Women’s studies - University of Utrecht
- Women in Amsterdam - Amsterdam by Bite
- Women’s Studies - Victoria University of Wellington
- Nordic Gender Institute (NIKK) - University of Oslo
Provides a framework for joint Nordic research programmes and projects, post-graduate courses and researcher training, as well as Nordic and other international exchange programmes. NIKK organises Nordic meetings, seminars and conferences and co-ordinates Nordic information services.
- Centre for Gender Research - University of Oslo
- African Gender Institute (AGI) - University of Cape Town
Aims to further gender euity in Africa by contributing towards transformation of inequitable institutions and social practices which contstrain women's leadership potential and the furtherance of gender equity goals in Africa. The site contains information about its programmes and projects, including course information. The site also privides access to the AGI newsletter and to some papers and reports.
- Centre for Gender Studies - University of Kwazulu-Natal
Committed to cross-disciplinary research and teaching in gender studies. The site informs on the research and courses of the centre, and publishes an electronic discussion list about gender issues in South Africa.
- Institute for Gender Studies - University of South Africa
Information on courses, a newsletter, resources and links.
- Women-in-Research: South African Gender Studies Programmes
- Centre d'Investigacio Historica de la Doña (CIHD) - Center for the History of Women in Barcelona
- Instituto Investigaciones Feministas - Universidad Complutense de Madrid
- Gender Studies Seminar
Dept. of Sociology, Uppsala University, Sweden.
- Kharkov Center for Gender Studies
The first Ukrainian university women's studies program.
- Centre for Women's Studies - University of York (CWS)
- Institute for Women's Studies - Lancaster University
Concentrates on six main areas: women's history, family live & sexual politics, women & literature, women & health, feminist cultural theory, and women & cultural representations.
- Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP)
Egleton Institute of Politics - Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
A university-based research, education and public service center. It promotes greater understanding and knowledge about women's participation in politics and government and to enhance women's influence and leadership in public life.
- Institute for Research on Women, Gender & Sexuality: Colombia University | Stanford University | University of Georgia University of Maryland, Baltimore County | University of Massachusests Amherst | University of Michigan
- National Center for Women & Retirement Research (NCWRR) - Long Island University
A university-based life planning center for women committed to educating women on how to live independent, secure, satisfying lives as they grow older. The mission is clear: to offer women the necessary knowledge and skill to enjoy healthy futures -- emotionally, physically and financially.
- National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA)
- Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women's Studies - University of Rochester
Sponsors research seminars, conferences, and a public lecure series. They offer undergraduate major and minor in women's studies, and a graduate certificate in gender and women's studies. The Institute is named to honer Susan B. Anthony, the nineteenth-century suffragist who led a successful campaign to have women admitted to the University of Rochester in 1900.
- Wellesley Centers for Women - Wellesley College, Massachusetts, USA
A partnership of the Center for Research on Women and the Stome Center for Developmental Services and Studies. The site informs on program and projects, publications and happenings.
- Women's Studies & Women's Centers - Gerri Gribi
- Baltic and North West Russian Database for Women's Studies and Gender Research
Current and comprehensive information about research programmes, resources nad projects of institutions, organizations, networks and groups in the Baltic countries and North West Russia. Presented by the Nordic Institute for Women’s Studies and Gender Research (NIKK).
- Women's Studies Programs, Departments, and Research Centers - Joan Korenman, Univ. of Maryland, USA
Associations and Networks
- American Association of University Women (AAUW)
- Association for Middle East Women's Studies (AMEWS)
An international organization of scholars and other persons interested in the study of women in the Middle East. It organizes conferences and symposia for the presentation of original scholarship. It also publishes the Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies.
- Association of Institutions for Feminist Education and Research in Europe (AOIFE)
Advanced thematic network in activities in women's studies in Europe. A higher education network of women's and gender studies programmes at universities, research institutes and documentation centres in about 20 countries in Eastern and Western Europe.
- Auckland Women's Centre (New Zealand)
A feminist organization formed to promote radical social change through the medium of women's studies.
A European Development project aimed at developing distant-education, part-time Gender & Politics Course Packages. 11 partners from 7 different European countries have been working together to develop these packages. The first aim has been to develop a European Comparative Course on Gender and Politics (ECGaP).
- Feminist Majority Foundation (FMF)
An organization dedicated to women’s equality, reproductive health, and non-violence. In all spheres, FMF utilizes research and action to empower women economically, socially, and politically. FMF believes that feminists - both women and men, girls and boys - are the majority, but this majority must be empowered.
- Feminist Theory and Gender Studies Section (FTGSS) of the International Studies Association (ISA)
- NextGENDERation Network
Young women students and professionals interested in women's studies and gender research are forming a new network to develop joint European activities, exchange ideas, and bring in perspectives and contributions from their respective countries, regions and personal experiences. The starting point of the network is a mailing list.
- Network of Interdisciplinary Women's Studies in Europe (NOISE)
If you are a student at one of the partner universities who is interested in following Women's Studies cources abroad, this Inter-university Cooperation programme might be something for you. The European universities that participate in the NOIS are: Antwerp, Bielefeld, Bologna, Dublin, Madrid, Odense, Paris VII, Thessaloniki, York and Utrecht, Turku (Finland). You have to be at least in your third year of study.
- South Asian Women’s NETwork (SAWNET)
A forum for those interested in South Asian women's issues. Provides a list of South Asian women’s organisations, books and articles by and for South Asian women, films and revies, information on health and domestic violence. Editors: Susan Chacko & Jyothy Reddy.
- Section on Race, Gender, and Class (RGC) - American Sociological Association (ASA)
- Society for the Psychology of Women
Section of the American Psychological Association (APA).
- Verein Feministische Wissenschaft Schweiz - Association Suisse Femmes Féminisme; Recherche
- Women in Informal Employment Globalizing and Organizing (WIEGO)
A wolrdwide coalition of institutions and individuals concerned with improving statistics, research, programmes, and policies in support of womenin the informal sector of the economie.
- Women in Glkobal Science and Technology (WIGSAT)
Supports global networking on critical issues in science and technology for development. It includes women's formal and nonformal science and technology practices around the world, for policy advocacy and action which promotes their S&T; contributions to sustainable development.
- Women in Technology International (WITI)
An association dedicated to advancing women in technology. The mission is to increase the number of women in executive roles in technology and technology-based companies, to help women become more financially independent and technology-literate, and to encourage young women to choose careers in science and technology.
- Women’s Movement and Internationalisation: the “Third Wave” (WMI)
A Nordic and International Network for Research, financed by the Nordic Academy for Andvanced Study (NorFA). It concentrates on the civil society's rapid development in the context of increasingly multilevel and multicultural political orders.
- Women in Decision-Making
A European Network of experts working for the European Commission. They carry out research and develop actions on how to reach a balanced participation of women and men in decision-making. The site provides recent facts and figures on the participation of women in political decision-making in all the European Union member states. Are you looking for a good argument on why it is important for as many women as men to participate in decision-making?
- Women and Science - European Commission
The European Commission is undertaking a series of measures to promote women's participation in research. The objectives are to develop the dialogue among member states, and with the different stake holders, and to develop a "gender watch system" in the Fifth Framework Programme. An expert working group produced a report to identify challenges and review policy options in order to adress the gender balance in research policy. The dialogue among member states mainly carries on issues like policy review and development of gender indicators in research.
A non-profit computer network for women, activists and organizations using computer networks for information sharing and increasing women's rights. Provides email accounts, Internet access, WWW publishing, consulting and training.
Journals and Magazines
- Advancing Women [full text]
- AMEWS [table of contents]
Middle East Women’s Studies Review is a publication of AMEWS (Association of Middle East Women's Studies). Editor: Jennifer Olmsted.
- Arab Ambassador [table of contents]
The first online magazine on Arab culture and women's issues.
- Clio - Femmes, Genre, Histoire [table of contents + abstracts]
A biannual Francophone journal of the history of women. It opens its columns to all who conduct research on the history of women and gender — in all societies and all periods.
- Feminism & Nonviolence Studies (FNSS) [full text]
An interdisciplinary journal published by the Feminism and Nonviolence Studies Association.
- Feminist Collections [full text]
A quarterly of women’s studies resources. Provided by the Women’s Studies Librarian’s Office at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. It contains news of the latest print and audiovisual resources for research and teaching in women’s studies.
- Gender & Society (GENSOC) [table of content + abstracts]
A peer-reviewed journal, focused on the study of gender. It is the official journal of Sociologists for Women in Society, and was founded in 1987 as an outlet for feminist social science. Currently, it is a top-ranked journal in both sociology and women’s studies. Articles appearing in Gender & Society analyze gender and gendered processes in interactions, organizations, societies, and global and transnational spaces. The journal primarily publishes empirical articles, which are both theoretically engaged and methodologically rigorous, including qualitative, quantitative, and comparative-historical methodologies. Gender & Society also publishes reviews of books from a diverse array of social science disciplines.
- Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies (JMEWS)
- Journal of South Asia Women Studies (JSAWS) [table of contents + abstracts]
It is meant to disseminate works which address theoretical and practical issues that are of interest to both scholars of South Asia and to women in and from South Asia. Subjects: law, civil rights, gender issues, religion, philosophy, politics, feminism and ecofeminism, classical and modern literature, poetry, dance, music, drama, language, translations, history, folklore, customs, medicine, architecture, discoveries and cultural or social products by women, etc. Editor: Enrica Garzilli.
- Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies (NCGS) [full text]
A peer-reviewed journal committed to publishing insightful and innovative scholarship on gender studies and nineteenth-century British literature, art and culture. NCGS is a collaborative effort that brings together scholars from a variety of universities to create a unique voice in the field.
- Nordic Journal of Women's Studies (NORA) [table of contents]
An interdisciplinary journal of gender and women's studies and a channel for high-quality research from all disciplines. Emphasis is placed on giving a Nordic profile to feminist research.
- Les Pénélopes [full text]
Magazine des Femme en ligne: de Montreuil, Paris. A French non-profit association that wants to promote, publish and diffuse information about and for women. French & English version.
- Resources for Feminist Research [table of contents] - University of Toronto, Canada
A bilingual (English/French) Canadian scholarly journal published by the Centre for Women's Studies in Education at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education. It addresses Canadian and international feminist research issues and debates.
- Signs: Journal of Women in Cultue and Society [table of contents]
An international journal in women's studies that publishes articles from a wide range of disciplines in a variety of voices -- articles engaging gender, race, culture, class, sexuality, and/or nation.
- Spinsters Ink
Publishes novels and non-fiction works that deal with significant issues in women's lives from a feminist perspectives, but — more importantly — encourage change and growth. It is committed to publishing works by women writing from the periphery: fat women, Jewish women, lesbians, old women, poor women, rural women, women examining classism, women of color, women with disabilities, women who are writing books that help make the best in our lives more possible.
- Studies on Women & Gender Abstracts
An international abstracting database covering key areas of women’s en gender studies, indexing abstract of articles from over 1.325 sources.
- Women’s International Network (WIN) [full text]
A magazine about women, by women, for women, all over the world. WIN is devoted to three purposes: Furthering the knowledge of women's issues worldwide; Bringing together women from all over the world for dialogue and greater mutual understanding; Tapping new sources of talent in writing and enabling women from many countries to express their views and situations. Writers receive payments for articles. Readers receive a free e-mail copy of the magazine each month.
- Women & Performance: a journal of feminist theory [table of content]
As a forum for discussion on gender and representation it features essays, scripts, intervieuws and articles on performance from interdisciplinary feminist perspectives. Crucial is the dialogue between varied fields of performance and scholarship: ethnography, dance & theatre history & criticism, performance studies, cinema studies, cultural studies), and the exploration of emerging feminist critiques of race, ethnicity, class, sexuality, technology and nation.
- Women, Politics & Policy
A quarterly journal of research and policy studies, presented by the institute with the same name at the American University, Washington. DC., USA. It wants to bring theory and practice together to describe, explain, predict, and assess the impact of politics on women, and of women on politics. Two types of studies are of primary interest: (a) studies focusing on sex and gender as variables within disciplinary frameworks and policy problems, and (b) studies that make gender and feminist theories central to reconstructing philosophical and empirical theories about politics and political life.
- Women in Judaism: A multidisiplinary journal [full text]
An academic, refereed journal devoted to scholarly debate on gender-related issues in Judaism. The ultimate aim of the journal is to promote the reconceptualization of the study of Judaism. It is particularly intended to promote critical analysis of gender inequalities within Jewish religion, culture and society, both ancient and modern. Editor: Dina Ripsman Eylon.
- Women’s History Review (WHR) [full text]
A major international journal whose aim is to provide a forum for the publication of new scholarly articles in the field of women's history. The time span covered by the journal includes the 19th and 20th centuries as well as earlier times.
- Womenspace [full text] - Canada
A women's magazine from Canada, published quarterly.
- Women Today [full text]
A site for women’s health, careers, advice, relationships, spirituality, shopping and more. Here you might find answers to questions like: Are you fighting daily battles on your own? Are all fast foods bad for you? How to improve your quality of life and relationships?
Discussion Lists on Women’s Issues
Studies in women and the environment. Managed by dr. Stefanie Rixecker.
A Yahoo! group that deals with women's issues relating to women and gender in Sri Lanka and around the world. Moderated by The Centre for Women's Research (CENWOR).
An international electronic forum for people involved in Women's Studies as teachers, researchers, librarians, and/or program administrators. It offers a rapid and cost-free way for participants to ask questions and exchange information about the academic side of Women's Studies: current research, teaching strategies, useful texts and films, online resources, innovative courses, building Women's Studies majors, minors, and graduate programs, and other academic issues.
- Gender-Related Electronic Forums
A frequently-updated, annotated listing of approximately 300 women- and gender-related e-mail discussion forums. In addition to the main listing, it has 12 topical sub-sections to make it easier to find lists in, say, the social sciences, or sexuality/sexual orientation, or women's health. Editor: Joan Korenman (Univ. of Maryland Baltimore County).
News & Discussion Groups
References: Guides and Search Engines
L’Annuaire au Feminin
A directory of women in Europe with information about official organizations, national organizations, speakers’ bureaus, and documentation centers. French and English version.
A comprehensive directory of women's organizations featuring over 9.000 feminist groups searchable by geographic location, category, and name.
A comprehensive, searchable directory of links to female-friendly sites and information on the WWW. The site features the ability to perform keyword searching in addition to browsing by category.
Feminism - Resources from Yahoo!
Feminism and Women's Studies:
An annotated list of links, organized by subjects such as activism, gender & sexuality, health, work, history, academic discourse, and women's studie programs. From: The English Server at Carnegie Mellon University.
Resources and links, articles and speeches, information on activism, women owned business, and women's health issues. Editor: Marianne Schnall (Clearinghouse Guide)
International Archive of Women in Architecture (IAWA)
A short collection of links, created by Janet R. Carlton (Special Collections Department, University Libraries, Virginia Tech, USA.
Vrouwenplekken op het Net
A collection of links on women issues from the Netherlands.
Located at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Provides access to local and other Internet resources in women's studies.
Women’s Studies/Women’s Issues Resource Sites
A frequently-updated, mostly annotated, selective listing of information-rich sites. It has a main listing with more than 200 entries and topical sub-sections. Editor: Joan Korenman (University of Maryland Baltimore County, USA).
Women and Gender Studies - MIT Libraries
Presented by the Women's Studies Section of the Association of College and Research Libraries. The major thematic sections include general sites, archives, art, business, culture, education, film, health, history, international, lesbian sites, music, philosophy, politics, science & technology, and theology. Each section is maintained by a subject librarian at a different university library. Great work.
WWWomen Search Directory
A comprehensive search engine for women online. Includes resources for arts, business, computers, internet, education, feminism, health, lesbians, magazines, shopping, fashion & sports.
Google Scholar - Stand on the shoulders of giants
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