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ActivismStrengthening Monitoring and Evaluation: 13 Insights for Women’s Organizations (2012) contains thirteen key insights into how women's rights organizations and movements can strengthen capacity to track and assess the contribution of our organizations and interventions.
ActivismReligion, Culture and Tradition: Strengthening Efforts to Eradicate Violence against Women (2013) was created to support the work of rights advocates working in international and regional spaces who are confronting opposition to their efforts using arguments based on religion, culture and tradition.
ActivismTen Insights to Strengthen Responses for Women Human Rights Defenders at Risk (2012) provides the key considerations for strengthening responses for Women Human Rights Defenders (WHRDs) at risk by ensuring that they are strategic and properly resourced.
ActivismViolence Against Women Human Rights Defenders in Mesoamerica: 2012 Assessment Report (2014) is the first to make use of the data from the Mesoamerican Registry of Attacks against WHRDs, which was compiled from January to December 2012 in El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Mexico.
ActivismBeyond Investing in Women and Girls: Mobilizing Resources is a three-part compendium of research that provides an in-depth analysis of the current funding trends and actors impacting women's rights organizing, the financial status of women's organizations around the world, and the collective impact of women's rights organizations, when supported in a meaningful and strategic way, to build women's collective power for change and advance women's rights. Reports include:
  • Watering the Leaves, Starving the Roots (2013), which provides the latest analysis on the funding trends impacting women's rights organizing and the financial status of women's organizations around the world.
  • New Actors, New Money, New Conversations (2014), which contributes to filling a gap, particularly among women's rights organizations, in understanding the current landscape of the corporate sector and other actors that are new to supporting women and girls, and the role they are playing in shaping related funding discourse and practice.
  • Women moving mountains: collective impact of the Dutch MDG3 fund (2013) analyzes the aggregate impact of women's organizations around the world that received grants from the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs' MDG3 Fund.
ActivismOur Right to Safety: Women Human Rights Defenders’ Holistic Approach to Protection (2014) provides a reflection on the complex situations of women who face threats and violations as a result of their work defending human rights.
ActivismRecommendations to Enhance the Protection and Security of Women Human Rights Defenders (2013) seeks to address the need for an integrated concept of security that goes beyond just the physical protection of the individual. Integrated security affirms the importance of the development of prevention measures and takes into account the need for WHRDs to feel safe at home, at work and on the street.
ActivismBlack Lives Matter is a chapter-based national organization working for the validity of Black life. They are working to (re)build the Black liberation movement.
ActivismFORCE: Upsetting Rape Culture is an art activist effort to upset the dominant culture of rape, and promote a counter-culture of consent. FORCE is most widely known for their viral panty prank, where they pretended to be Victoria's Secret promoting consent themed slogans on underwear. More recently, FORCE tricked the internet into believing that Playboy had released an updated anti-rape party school guide dubbed, "The Ultimate Guide to a Consensual Good Time."
ActivismChanging their World: Concepts and practices of women's movements (2013) is a compilation of case studies highlighting the origins, structures, strategies, and impacts of various women’s movements around the world.
ActivismThe Intergalactic Conspiracy of Childcare Collectives is a network of childcare collectives in cities throughout the United States and Canada and is dedicated to supporting grassroots groups working for racial and economic justice and social change.
ActivismGuerrilla Girls are feminist masked avengers in the tradition of anonymous do-gooders like Robin Hood, Wonder Woman and Batman. Over 50 women have been members over the years, some for weeks, some for decades. They use facts, humor and outrageous visuals to expose discrimination and corruption in politics, art, film, and pop culture. They undermine the idea of a mainstream narrative by revealing the understory, the subtext, the overlooked, and the downright unfair.
AdvertisingZorra is a Dutch media watchdog group interested in gender roles in advertising. Site is mostly in Dutch; some English. Site includes a database of ads, plus ad parodies, a bibliography, and a newsletter.
AdvertisingBeauty and Hygiene Advertisements from the 1910s through 1950s section of the Ad*Access Project database of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising and Marketing History, Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library, Duke University.
AdvertisingVintage Ad Browser features a Gender Advertisements collection which are related to gender or gender issues, and may contain sexist stereotyping.
AdvertisingAdvertising Cookbooks from the Emergence of Advertising in America 1850-1920 exhibit of the John W. Hartman Center, Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library, Duke University.
AdvertisingGender Advertising Remixer app lets you re-combine video from ads directed at boys with audio from ads directed at girls (and vice versa) to create hilarious and insightful fair use mash-ups.
AdvertisingSexy Sells: The marketing of girls' sexuality is a webinar that was held on March 19, 2013 by the Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN). It was presented by Lilia Goldfarb, Director of Development and Programming at the YWCA Montreal and moderated by Jane Shulman, Webinar Producer, CWHN. The webinar is 60 minutes long and available to stream free online.
AdvertisingGirls Talk: The Sexualization of Girls is a short video created by the American Psychological Association. In the video, six middle school girls to sit down and share their thoughts about the images of girls they see all around them and how they feel about the way girls today are portrayed.
AdvertisingGender Ads Project is focused on the cultural intersections of gender and advertising. Its goal is to promote greater awareness of the relationships of gender and advertising as well as an understanding of the social, cultural, political, personal, psychological and other effects of gender and advertising. Featuring 4,000 ads.
AdvertisingMedia Smarts resources on Gender Representation, from Canada’s Centre for Digital and Media Literacy.
Africa"How Young Africans Found a Voice on Twitter" is a TED Talk from Botswana writer, Siyanda Mohutsiwa
AfricaGeneration 2030 / Africa (2014) calls specifically for expanded access to reproductive health services, girls' education and empowerment, and stronger civil registration and vital statistics systems.
AfricaMake Every Woman Count (MEWC) is a young women-led organisation committed to actively promoting and advocating for the empowerment and rights of African women and girls and to raise awareness of the African women's Decade. The MEWC website aims to be a comprehensive online resource to support the empowerment of African women and girls.
AfricaStop the Bus! I Want to Get On: Lessons from Campaigns to End Violence Against Women in South Africa, Zimbabwe, and Ghana (October 2008) offers lessons learned from the "Stop the Bus" campaigns which were run in South Africa, Zimbabwe, and Ghana to raise awareness about and contribute to a reduction in violence against women. The report includes lessons and guidelines for non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and community-based organisations (CBOs) to encourage community awareness and understanding of gender-based violence, as well as to help those organisations build campaign strategies and monitor their impact effectively. The report highlights the fact that community involvement and ownership of the campaign initiatives is essential to their long-term success.
Africa"Travels in 'Fashionable' Sexuality Research: Thoughts From Home (2013) by Jane Bennett discusses intellectual work on sexualities in African contexts as "Western" and largely unimportant to the paradigms needed to strengthen social science and humanities in African higher education institutions.
Africa"Digital Security as Feminist Practice" (2013) by Jennifer Radloff from Feminist Africa
Africa Giving voice to clients of post-rape services: building and piloting a feedback mechanism in Tshwane This practice paper reflects on the development of an appropriate and confidential feedback mechanism for users of post-rape services at Thuthuzela Care Centres / Rape Crisis Centres in Tshwane, South Africa.
AfricaAfrican Women's Development Fund (AWDF) is a grant making foundation that supports local, national and regional women's organisations working towards the empowerment of African women and the promotion and realisation of their rights.
AfricaA Price Too High to Bear: The Costs of Maternal Mortality to Families and Communities (2014): This new study, undertaken in three sub-counties in Western Kenya, documents the emotional as well as the financial costs of maternal mortality to households in poor remote communities and explores the impact of these costs on family well-being. The study clearly demonstrates the devastating impact of these needless deaths on the well-being of families, the survival of newborns, the health and opportunities of surviving children, and the economic productivity of communities.
AfricaClient experience of rape victims accessing governmental post-rape services in South Africa The study aims to better understand the experiences of rape victims accessing governmental post-rape services in South Africa.
AfricaAfrican Feminist Forum is a biennial conference that brings together African feminist activists to deliberate on issues of key concern to the movement.
AfricaAfrican Gender Institute is located at the University of Cape Town and is a teaching, learning and research institute which focuses on issues of gender and development on the African continent.
AfricaAfrican Gender and Development Index (AGDI) (2004) is a tool that maps the extent of gender inequality in Africa and assesses government performance. It consists of two parts, the quantitative Gender Status Index (GSI) and the qualitative African Women's Progress Scoreboard (AWPS). See the 2011 Full Version here.
AfricaAfrican Women Leaders Network for Reproductive Health & Family Planning (AWLN) key goal is to strengthen global advocacy efforts for reproductive health and family planning by bringing to the foreground the voices and perspectives of African women.
AfricaAfrican Woman and Child Feature Service (AWCFS) promotes diversity, gender equity, social justice and development in Africa through media, training, research and content development.
AgingSILVER: A State of Mind by Vicki Topaz includes 52 portraits and interviews with women that have let their hair go gray.
AgingOlder Feminist Network is a network based in the UK that pays special attention to older feminists and the ageism they experience.
AgingSpectrum LGBT Center is an organization serving the North Bay, CA area, and has meetings and events specific to LGBT seniors.
AgingWomen's Institute for a Secure Retirement (WISER) is dedicated to the education and advocacy that will improve long-term financial quality of life for women. As the only organization to focus exclusively on the unique financial challenges that women face, WISER supports women's opportunities to secure adequate retirement income through research, workshops and partnerships.
AgingLavender Seniors provides social support services and a vibrant caring community of LGBT older adults of the East Bay area.
AgingOld Women’s Project works to make visible how old women are directly affected by all issues of social justice, and to combat the ageist attitudes that ignore, trivialize or demean them.
AgingHealth Aging pages at Womenshealth.gov.
AgingNational Resource Center on LGBT Aging is the country’s first and only technical assistance resource center aimed at improving the quality of services and supports offered to lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgender older adults.
AgingNorth American Menopause Society (NAMS) is North America’s leading nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the health and quality of life of all women during midlife and beyond through an understanding of menopause and healthy aging.
AgingOld Lesbians Organizing for Change (OLOC) is a national network of Old Lesbians over age 60 working to make life better for Old Lesbians through support networks and by confronting ageism in our communities and our country using education and public discourse as primary tools.
AIDS-HIVRwanda HIV/AIDS National Strategic Plan, 2009-2012 (2009) describes how the unique challenges that HIV and AIDS pose to Rwanda's economic and social development will be addressed between 2009 and 2012.
AIDS-HIVNational Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
AIDS-HIVMen-Streaming in Sexual and Reproductive Health and HIV: A Toolkit for Policy Development and Advocacy (2010) is a guide for Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and governments to support the review and updating of existing policies to ensure they fully engage men and boys in Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights and HIV/AIDS.
AIDS-HIVRwanda National Accelerated Plan for Women, Girls, Gender Equality and HIV, 2010-2014 (2010) identifies actions to overcome the unique challenges, gaps, and barriers which increase women and girls' vulnerability to and risk of HIV in Rwanda.
AIDS-HIVInternational Community of Women Living with HIV (ICW) exists to lead efforts towards securing and improving the quality of life for women living with HIV. We do this by mobilizing, organizing, advocating, mentoring and raising consciousness on the issues that directly impact our lives.
AIDS-HIVWomen and HIV and AIDS information from the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW)
AIDS-HIVWomenshealth.gov information about HIV/AIDS
AIDS-HIVWorking with Men and Boys: Emerging Strategies from Across Africa to Address Gender-Based Violence and HIV/AIDS (2009) is a case study collection that showcases some of the innovative programmes and policies taking place across the African continent, working with men and boys on issues related to gender, HIV, health, development and social justice.
AIDS-HIVImplementing Gender-Responsive HIV/AIDS Programming for US Women and Girls (2011) recommends strategies to make HIV/AIDS prevention programs more responsive to the needs of women and girls.
AIDS-HIVWomen and HIV/AIDS in the United States from the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
AIDS-HIVUganda National Strategic Plan for HIV/AIDS (2007) is the five-year plan and a coordination tool for the national response developed from the efforts and experiences of the national HIV/AIDS Partnership in Uganda.
AIDS-HIVSolidarity and Action Against the HIV Infection in India (SAATHII) envisions a concerted response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic in India.
AIDS-HIVNot as simple as ABC: Christian fundamentalisms and HIV and AIDS responses in Africa (2012) explores the agendas, strategies and influence of Christian fundamentalist actors in HIV and AIDS responses in the African region, drawing on interviews with African and international HIV and AIDS and women's rights activists as well as academic and policy research.
AIDS-HIVAIDS United's mission is to end the AIDS epidemic in the United States. They seek to fulfill this mission through strategic grantmaking, capacity building, policy/advocacy, technical assistance and formative research.
AIDS-HIVamfAR is dedicated to ending the global AIDS epidemic through innovative research.
AIDS-HIVAIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin is home to the ARCW Medical Center – Wisconsin’s largest and fastest growing HIV health care system.
AIDS-HIVAIDS Institute (TAI) began as a grass roots community mobilization effort in the mid 1980s. Over the years, The AIDS Institute has expanded its vision to become a leading national nonprofit AIDS agency with offices in Tampa, Florida and Washington, DC.
AIDS-HIVAfrican Women’s Initiatives on HIV/AIDS (2007) is the report of the workshop on the topic held in Nairobi, Kenya in July 2011.
AIDS-HIVHIV Plus Mag
AIDS-HIVAVERT is an international HIV and AIDS charity, based in the UK, working to avert HIV and AIDS worldwide, through education, treatment and care. AVERT has a page of Information about Women and HIV/AIDS.
AIDS-HIVAIDS.gov is a gateway to all domestic U.S. government HIV & AIDS testing, treatment, & research information.
AIDS-HIVGlobal Coalition on Women and AIDS (GCWA) is a worldwide alliance bringing together civil society groups working on HIV, women, girls and gender equality, including networks of women living with HIV, women's rights organizations, AIDS service organizations, faith-based organizations, networks of women from key populations, care-giving networks, men and boy's organizations working explicitly for gender equality, the private sector, and the United Nations system, hosted by the UNAIDS secretariat.
AIDS-HIVBlack AIDS Institute is the only national HIV/AIDS think tank focused exclusively on Black people. The Institute’s Mission is to stop the AIDS pandemic in Black communities by engaging and mobilizing Black institutions and individuals in efforts to confront HIV.
AIDS-HIVGetTested, the National HIV, STD, and Viral Hepatitis Testing Resources Web site is a service of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This web site provides users with locations for HIV, STD, and hepatitis testing and STD and hepatitis vaccines around the United States.
AIDS-HIVHIV Among Women from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
AIDS-HIVCountry Progress Report on the Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS for South Africa (2010) provides feedback with respect to goals agreed in the UNGASS Declaration of Commitment and progress made in measuring the South African country’s national response on HIV and AIDS for the reporting period.
AIDS-HIVGender Equality and HIV/AIDS, is a comprehensive online resource to provide up-to-date information on the gender equality dimensions of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. The site aims to promote understanding, knowledge sharing, and action on HIV/AIDS as a gender and human rights issue.
AIDS-HIVGender Inequalities and HIV from the World Health Organization (WHO)
Art/Photo!W.A.R.: Voices of a Movement archived interviews of pioneers of the Feminist Art Movement created by artist and filmmaker Lynee Hershman Leesonover the last two decades (1990-2008) as she developed her groundbreaking documentary !Women Art Revolution.
Art/PhotoThe Varo Registry is an electronic registry of artwork by contemporary international women artists.
Art/PhotoVG/Voices from the Gaps, a website based in the English Department at the University of Minnesota, is dedicated to bringing together marginalized resources and knowledges about women artists of color to serve secondary and college education across the world.
Art/PhotoStudio XX is a bilingual feminist digital art centre for technological exploration, creation and critique located in Montreal.
Art/PhotoA Window Between Worlds is dedicated to using art to help end domestic violence.
Art/PhotoPostcards from a Possible World – Pottery (Sept 2010) is a short film on the production of pottery by the Awajun women of the Peruvian Amazon and its social, cultural, and economic significance.
Art/PhotoWomen’s Caucus for Art recognizies the contributions of women in the arts and provides women with leadership opportunities and professional development.
Art/PhotoWomen’s Studio Workshop operates and maintainsartists’ workspaces for women artists. Residencies and workshops.
Art/PhotoNew York Feminist Art Institute (NYFAI) is dedicated to creating an environment for the training of women in the arts.
Art/PhotoWomen Who Draw is an open directory of female* professional illustrators, artists and cartoonists. It was created by two women artists in an effort to increase the visibility of female illustrators, emphasizing female illustrators of color, LBTQ+, and other minority groups of female illustrators.
Art/PhotoWomen Printmakers of Austin is an organization dedicated to encouraging artists to actively pursue artistic expression through printmaking and to promote community through annual exhibits, regular meetings, and outreach projects.
Art/PhotoWomen Environmental Artists Directory (WEAD) is open to all women arts professionals working with ecological issues.
Art/PhotoThe Women Artists Archives National Directory (WAAND) is an innovative web directory to U.S. archival collections of primary source materials by and about women visual artists active in the U.S. since 1945.
Art/PhotoAn Overview of Feminist Artists compiled by Charles Moffat, part of the Art History Archive; Also see Feminism and Feminist Art
Art/PhotoElizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art at the Brooklyn Museum is an exhibition and education environment dedicated to feminist art - its past, present, and future. Also see their Feminist Art Base, the first online digital archive dedicated solely to feminist art.
Art/PhotoThe Feminist Art Project is an international collaborative initiative at Rutgers celebrating the Feminist Art Movement and the aesthetic, intellectual and political impact of women on the visual arts,art history and art practice, past and present.
Art/PhotoGuerrilla Girls are feminist masked avengers in the tradition of anonymous do-gooders like Robin Hood, Wonder Woman and Batman. Over 50 women have been members over the years, some for weeks, some for decades. They use facts, humor and outrageous visuals to expose discrimination and corruption in politics, art, film, and pop culture. They undermine the idea of a mainstream narrative by revealing the understory, the subtext, the overlooked, and the downright unfair.
Art/PhotoCanadian Women Artists History Initiative brings resources and researchers together to enhance scholarship on historical women artists in Canada.
Art/PhotoNational Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) is the only major museum in the world solely dedicated to recognizing women's creative contributions.
Art/PhotoArt Institutions and the Feminist Dialectic aims to explore the unique challenges and opportunities presented by the exhibition, acquisition and preservation of feminist artwork by Ontario’s public art galleries.
Art/PhotoArtTable a national membership organization for women leaders in the visual arts.
Art/PhotoHOODsisters is an all-womyn and womyn-identified crew dedicated to creating awareness through public art.
Art/Photo_gaia is a collective of women artists and activists creating art, events and opportunities in the visual and media arts, performance and design.
Art/Photo“An Art Made of Trust, Vulnerability and Connection” is a TED talk from artist, Marina Abramovic.
Art/PhotoInserts is a Danish website on women artist and art history.
Art/PhotoARC Gallery is a Chicago-based non-profit, woman artist-run cooperative, that continues its feminist tradition by providing exhibition opportunities for professional and emerging artists working in all media based on excellence of artwork, without discrimination toward gender, race, age, class, physical/mental ability, sexual, spiritual or political orientation.
Art/PhotoLeslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art exhibits, preserves, and fosters the creation of LGBTQ art and artists, past and present.
Art/PhotoThe National Association of Women Artists (NAWA), founded in 1889, is the oldest professional women’s fine art organization in the U.S.
Art/PhotoLa Centrale/Galerie Powerhouse is one of the oldest women aritsts’ galleries in Montreal.
Art/PhotoThe Institute for Women & Art at Rutgers brings together Rutgers University faculty, curators, researchers and artists to promote the study of women and art.
AsexualityAsexual Visibility and Education Network (AVEN) hosts the world’s largest online asexual community as well as a large archive of resources on asexuality. AVEN strives to create open, honest discussion about asexuality among sexual and asexual people alike.
AsexualityThe Asexual Story Project is a place where people who identify with the asexual community can share their personal stories about being asexual, coming out, relationships, or anything their heart desires.
AsexualityNew England Asexuals is a group for asexual spectrum individuals and allies that provides support in an open and affirming environment, builds community based on friendship and respect, and promotes awareness of asexual spectrum identities in the New England area through outreach, trainings, and collaboration with community partners.
AsexualityWords and concepts used in asexual communities is a reference page from a Tumblr blog on common terms and definitions in the Asexual community.
AsexualityThe Asexual Sexologist is a site that features resources on asexuality.
AsexualityTaking the Cake: An Illustrated Primer on Asexuality by Maisha is a PDF zine discussing 101 information about Asexuality.
AsexualityThe Asexual Agenda serves as a community center: a place for readers to discuss with each other, and a portal to other asexual blogs.
AsexualityAsexuality is a FAQ sheet from The Trevor Project.
AsexualityAsexual Awareness Week is an international campaign to promote awareness about asexuality.
AsexualityAsexual Resources is a page from UCLA‘s LGBT Campus Resource Center with links to websites on Asexual communities, education, organizations, relationships, and resources.
AsexualityAsexuality Archive is a repository for all things Ace.
AsexualityAce Zine Archive is an online space dedicated to making ace and ace-related zines more accessible.
AsexualityThe Asexual Project is an ongoing multimedia web-doc created by the photographer and journalist Laia Abril. The project portrays and gives voice to a whole spectrum of this sexual orientation, aiming to shed some light on a little-known community and to create a visual-creative-informative platform that encourages engagement.
AsexualityAsexual Explorations exists to promote the academic study of asexuality. There are a number of good introductory level resources available and a list of recommended sites is provided on the page background information.
AsexualityAsexuality 101 (2012) is a pamphlet created by Transcending Boundaries, Inc. that introduces the reader to asexuality.
Aus/OceaniaIntersections: Gender and Sexuality in Asia and the Pacific is a peer-reviewed electronic journal focused on research into the multiple historical and cultural, gender and sexuality patterns in Asia and the Pacific.
Aus/OceaniaPreventing Violence Before It Occurs: A framework and background paper to guide the primary prevention of violence against women in Victoria (2007) was designed to review international evidence regarding the factors causing violence against women and models of good practice designed to prevent it. An associated aspect of the work was development of an evidence-based framework to support future efforts to prevent violence against women.
Aus/OceaniaAustralian Muslim Women's Centre for Human Rights (AMWCHR) is an organisation of Muslim women working to advance the rights and status of Muslim women in Australia.
BisexualityBi Women Boston, the home of the Boston Bisexual Women's Network and the Bi Women Quarterly, produced in Boston for women everywhere.
BisexualityBisexual Resource Center (BRC), founded in 1985, is the oldest national bi organization in the U.S. that advocates for bisexual visibility and raises awareness about bisexuality throughout the LGBT and straight communities.
BisexualitySupporting and Caring for Our Bisexual Youth (2014) is a groundbreaking Human Rights Campaign (HRC) report highlighting findings about bisexual youth that it gathered from its 2012 survey of 10,000 LGBT youth. It shares important information about social disengagement, differences around coming out, lack of knowledge about programs and services that target LGBT youth, and much more.
BisexualityBisexual People in the Workplace (2009) is a guide created by Stonewall UK that is split into four sections: Key issues for bisexual staff, Developing effective policy and procedure, Engaging bisexual employees, and Evaluating success and continuing progress.
BisexualityRobyn Ochs is an educator, speaker, award-winning activist, and editor of the Bi Women Quarterly, the 42-country anthology, Getting Bi: Voices of Bisexuals Around the World and the new anthology RECOGNIZE: The Voices of Bisexual Men. Her writings have been published in numerous bi, women's studies, multicultural, and LGBT anthologies.
BisexualityUnderstanding Issues Facing Bisexual Americans (2014) is an introduction to the many issues facing bisexual Americans, a frequently invisible community within the LGBT population. Due to unfair laws and stigma, bisexual Americans experience significant and shocking health, safety, and economic disparities. The guide includes policy recommendations to address these harmful disparities and to improve the lives of bisexual Americans.
BisexualityBiNet USA facilitates the development of bisexual communities, promote bisexual visibility, advocate for bisexual community interests and collect and distribute educational information regarding bisexuality.
BisexualityBisexual Partner Abuse handout produced by The Network/La Red.
BisexualityBiMagazine is an innovative global online magazine that provides news, features, and reviews advocating for greater understanding and visibility of bisexuality.
BisexualityBi/Pan/Fluid 101 (2010) is a brochure created by Transcending Boundaries, Inc. that provides an introduction to bisexuality, pansaxuality, and related identities.
BisexualityAmerican Institute of Bisexuality encourages, supports and assists research and education about bisexuality, through programs likely to make a material difference and enhance public knowledge, awareness and understanding about bisexuality.
BisexualityBisexual Invisibility: Impacts and Recommendations (March 2011) is a report produced by the San Francisco Human Rights Commission.
BisexualityThe Bisexuality Report (February 2012) summarizes national and international evidence and draws out recommendations for future bisexual inclusion in many different settings.
Bisexualitybisexual.org is a project meant to introduce our community to the world. This site gives a voice to the bisexual community, shares accurate information, answers questions, and provides resources to learn more.
Body ImagePhotoshop Fails: Celebrities Who Were Airbrushed
Body ImagePhotoshop: The Perfect Lie
Body ImageIs Seeing Believing? has examples of airbrushing techniques.
Body ImageMovement Foundation uses fitness and physical movement as the primary platform for social change, and strives to be a catalyst for creating a new era of healthy, strong and self-assured young women.
Body ImageNalgana Positivity Pride is a Xican@-Brown*-Indigenous body positive site that focuses on eating disorder awareness and decolonizing the body.
Body ImageWhy Thinking You’re Ugly is Bad for You is a TED Talk by Meaghan Ramsey of the Dove Self-Esteem Project
Body ImageYour Body Your Image: BBC films made for secondary school age classes with the aim of busting body image myths, investigating the commercialisation of body image ideals and promoting debate in the classroom.
Body ImageGetting Lippy: Cosmetics, Toiletries and the Environment (2003) briefing
Body ImageThe Body Is Not An Apology is an online magazine about radical self love for everybody and every body.
Body ImageReflections on Body Image: All Party Parliamentary Group on Body Image (2012) report investigates the causes and consequences of body image anxiety.
Body ImageRant on Fake Airbrushing of Models and Celebs in the Media (on YouTube)
Body ImagePretty as a Picture (2011) is research that brings consumers information about the potentially damaging impact of idealized imagery on the body confidence of young women.
Body ImageAdiosBarbie is a site whose mission is to broaden the concepts of body image to include people of all ages, cultures, genders, abilities, sexual orientations, races, and sizes.
Body ImageAny-Body is a website giving women a voice to challenge the limited physical representation of females in contemporary society.
Body ImageYour Body Your Image: BBC films made for secondary school age classes with the aim of busting body image myths, investigating the commercialisation of body image ideals and promoting debate in the classroom.
Body ImageAbout-Face is an organization that combats negative and distorted images of women.
Body ImageEndangered Bodies is an international local-global initiative that challenges all those merchants of body hatred who turn girls and women against their own bodies.
Body ImageBeauty Redefined is the academic and personal passion of Lexie Kite and Lindsay Kite, 29-year-old identical twins with PhDs in the study of media and body image.
Body ImageBeauty and hygiene ads from the 1920s through 1950s section of the Ad*Access Project database of the John. W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising and Marketing History,Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library, Duke University.
Body ImageBe Real is campaigning to change attitudes to body image and help all of us put health above appearance and be confident in our bodies.
Body ImageDove’s Self-Esteem Project
Body ImageCosmetic, Toiletry and Perfumery Association (CTPA) is the voice of the cosmetic, toiletry and perfumery industry in the UK.
Body ImageDove Campaign for Real Beauty – Also search YouTube for their ads
Body ImageCentre for Appearance Research (CAR) strives to make a real difference to the lives of the many hundreds of thousands of people with appearance-related concerns both in the United Kingdom and across the world.
Body ImageBody Confidence Canada Awards (BCCAs) acknowledges Canada-based recipients actively fighting against stereotypes, judgements, policies, and discrimination that attempt to label and discredit marginalized bodies.
BreastfeedingUNICEF is a United Nations program headquartered in New York City that provides long-term humanitarian and developmental assistance to children and mothers in developing countries. It is one of the members of the United Nations Development Group and its Executive Committee.
BreastfeedingSABR: South African Breastmilk Reserve is a non-profit organization that came to life in 2003. Today, they are the largest human-milk banking partner of the South African Department of Health and Netcare, associated with 44 milk banks that supply anything from 75 to 100 hospitals around the country, in a year.
BreastfeedingWorld Alliance for Breastfeeding Action protects, promotes and supports breastfeeding worldwide in the framework of the Innocenti Declarations (1990 and 2005) and the Global Strategy for Infant and Young Child Feeding through networking and facilitating collaborative efforts in social mobilisation, advocacy, information dissemination and capacity building.
BreastfeedingYour Guide to Breastfeeding (2011) provides women the how-to information and support needed to breastfeed successfully.
BreastfeedingNational Alliance for Breastfeeding Advocacy is dedicated to the protection, promotion and support of breastfeeding as an integral part of a vision of wellness for the United States of America. It was formed to be an advocate for breastfeeding at the state and federal levels.
BreastfeedingKellyMom was developed to provide evidence-based information on breastfeeding and parenting. The owner of the site is a mother of three, and is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC).
BreastfeedingBreastfeeding Report Card brings together state-by-state information to help tell the story of breastfeeding practices and supports in states.
BreastfeedingLa Leche League International mission is to help mothers worldwide to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information, and education, and to promote a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of the baby and mother.
BreastfeedingEuropean Milk Bank Association is a human milk bank that collects, screens, stores, processes and distributes donor breastmilk. Donor breastmilk is breastmilk that has been expressed by a mother and provided freely to a human milk bank to be fed to another mother's child.
BreastfeedingBlacktating is a blog of breastfeeding news and views from a mom of color.
BreastfeedingHuman Milk Banking Association of North America is a professional association for supporters of non-profit donor human milk banking. HMBANA promotes the health of babies and mothers through the provision of safe pasteurized donor milk and support of breastfeeding.
BreastfeedingLactation Consultants of Australia and New Zealand provides a uniquely southern hemisphere approach to breastfeeding and lactation, demonstrating the abundance of knowledge, research and skill in our region
CanadaThe National Clearinghouse on Family Violence is maintained by the Public Health Agency of Canada and includes resources, best practices, and support.
CanadaThe Intergalactic Conspiracy of Childcare Collectives is a network of childcare collectives in cities throughout the United States and Canada and is dedicated to supporting grassroots groups working for racial and economic justice and social change.
CanadaRemember Our Sisters Everywhere (ROSE) website project is to prevent violence and encourage local and international communities to remember and value the women we have lost to violence. The website is like a virtual version of the many women's memorials that have sprung up across Canada. It is an activist, artistic and cultural approach to counteracting the systemic denial of violence against women in our society.
CanadaSexy sells: The marketing of girls' sexuality is a webinar that was held on March 19, 2013 by the Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN). It was presented by Lilia Goldfarb, Director of Development and Programming at the YWCA Montreal and moderated by Jane Shulman, Webinar Producer, CWHN. The webinar is 60 minutes long and available to stream free online.
CanadaIndo-Canadian Women's Association (ICWA) is a Edmonton-based organization advocating for the protection of the rights of immigrant women, men and youth alike. Through settlement assistance, skill building community activities and adult education we try to ensure that immigrants are able to feel at home in Canada.
CanadaRoom is Canada's oldest literary journal by and about women. Room provides a space where women can speak, connect, and showcase their creativity. Each quarter they publish original, thought-provoking works that reflect women's strength, sensuality, vulnerability, and wit.
CanadaThe Gap in the Gender Gap: Violence Against Women in Canada (2013) - This study finds that progress on ending violence against women in Canada is stalled by the absence of a coherent national policy and consistent information about the levels of that violence.
CanadaBody Confidence Canada Awards (BCCAs) acknowledges Canada-based recipients actively fighting against stereotypes, judgements, policies, and discrimination that attempt to label and discredit marginalized bodies.
CanadaCanadian Network of Women's Shelters and Transition Houses helps to create opportunities for members and their member shelters to come together, exchange ideas, learn from one another and share resources to ensure the women and children who turn to shelters and transition houses receive the most effective and compassionate support possible.
CanadaHerizons is a quarterly Canadian feminist magazine that delivers the inside scoop on the Canadian women's movement: health, activism, the environment and legal cases affecting women.
CanadaThe Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN) was created in 1993 as a voluntary national organization to improve the health and lives of girls and women in Canada and the world by collecting, producing, distributing and sharing knowledge, ideas, education, information, resources, strategies and inspirations. Search their E-Library and theirPrimers on Aging, HPV, Hypersexualization of Girls, and more.
CanadaFeminist Alliance for International Action (FAFIA) is an alliance of equality-seeking organizations committed to making international agreements on women's human rights a reality in women's everyday lives in Canada.
CanadaAbortion Rights Coalition of Canada (ARCC) is the only nation-wide political pro-choice group devoted to ensuring abortion rights and access for women.
CanadaFamily Violence in Canada: A Statistical Profile, 2010 (2012)
Central-AfricaThe Woman is a Tractor: Land Rights in the Democratic Republic of Congo (December 2014) highlights the multiple and interconnected challenges that marginalized women face in accessing land effectively.
Central-AfricaSexual Violence in Conflict: A Problematic International Discourse (2010) reports from the United Nations (UN) and International non-government organizations (INGOs) exposed a mass rape campaign carried out in Walikale, North Kivu Province of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in which more than 157 women and men were victimized.
Central-AfricaGender and Education for a Culture of Peace in Central Africa (Sept 2013) examines challenges to achieving gender equality and the protection of women's rights in Central Africa. To achieve a lasting culture of peace, it is important to involve women in mechanisms for preventing and pre-empting crises.
Central-AfricaThe Impact of Conflict on Women and Girls in West and Central Africa and the UNICEF response (2005) is a first-of-its-kind study by UNICEF on the situation of war-affected girls and women in the region highlights innovative programs being implemented with partners to address the impact of conflict, and recommends how UNICEF can more proactively champion the rights of girls – particularly adolescent girls.
Central-South-AmericaRe-examining Identities and Power: Gender in Peacebuilding in Colombia (2014) examines the case of Colombia, where society has been deeply affected by both decades of armed conflict as well as high levels of criminal violence.
Central-South-AmericaTackling Gender Violence in Latin America (2014) is a guide that begins with an overview of violence against women in the world and Latin America, before analyzing a selection of Latin American responses, achievements and the lessons learned so far.
Central-South-AmericaViolence Against Women Human Rights Defenders in Mesoamerica: 2012 Assessment Report (2014) is the first to make use of the data from the Mesoamerican Registry of Attacks against WHRDs, which was compiled from January to December 2012 in El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Mexico.
Central-South-AmericaPostcards from a Possible World – Pottery (Sept 2010) is a short film on the production of pottery by the Awajun women of the Peruvian Amazon and its social, cultural, and economic significance.
Central-South-AmericaFeminist Perspectives towards Transforming Economic Power: Agroecology (2012) examines the relationship between agroecology and feminism in Brazil and shows agroecology to be an essential tool that can advance the empowerment of rural women.
Central-South-AmericaFEMUM/Latin America and Caribbean (Federation of Women Municipalists of Latin America and the Caribbean) is an organization that was established in 1998 in Quito, Ecuador, with the participation of women local authorities from 11 countries from the region. Their goals are to create equal political participation of women in member countries and to strengthen the spaces for incorporating a gender focus in the local governments.
Central-South-AmericaA Critical Analysis of Public Policies on Education and LGBT Rights in Brazil (2014) analyzes key aspects of public policies in education and sexuality in Brazil, which have been designed as part of the wider programme Brazil Without Homophobia (BWH - Programa Brasil sem Homofobia), launched in 2004.
Central-South-AmericaLatin America Women and Habitat Network (Red Mujer y Habitat de America Latina) is made up of organizations and individual women committed to promoting women’s rights and to greater gender equity in the area of human settlements. [in English and in Spanish]
Central-South-AmericaFeminist Perspectives Towards Transforming Economic Power: Buen Vivir (2012) is an article that introduces Buen Vivir both as a concept and in its implementation in public policies in Bolivia. The notion that Buen Vivir is gender neutral is examined in light of the fact that the main challenges are dismantling patriarchal power structures, the restriction of women's participation in decision making, and recognizing the gender inequalities within Indigenous communities.
Central-South-AmericaFeminist Perspectives towards Transforming Economic Power: Food Sovereignty (2011) presents an analysis of the current debates about food sovereignty from a gender perspective, in which the international and Latin American peasant women movement have played a central role.
ChristianityWomen In Ancient Christianity: The New Discoveries (1998) Harvard professor Karen L. King examines the evidence concerning women's important place in early Christianity. She draws a surprising new portrait of Mary Magdalene and outlines the stories of previously unknown early Christian women.
ChristianityThunder, Perfect Mind a poem discovered among the gnostic manuscripts at Nag Hammadi, is narrated by a female divine revealer.
ChristianityThe Acts of Paul and Thecla – Thecla’s story is one of many in the Apocryphal Acts which portray women giving up riches and sexual activity to follow the Apostles. She is an aristocratic woman who, despite great opposition, upon hearing the preaching of Paul, renounces her family and fiance to follow him. She eventually becomes a missionary and lives out her life teaching the gospel.
ChristianityThe Roles for Women explains that women in early Christian communities often owned the house churches where congregations gathered to worship, despite later being pushed to the side.
ChristianityThe Martyrdom of Saints Perpetua and Felicitas is the prison diary of a young woman martyered in Carthage in 202 or 203 CE.
ChristianityGospel of Mary Mary Magdalene appears as a disciple, singled out by Jesus for special teachings.
Criminal JusticeWomen and the Criminal Justice System information by the ACLU
Criminal JusticeThe Women's Risk Needs Assessment: Putting Gender at the Forefront of Actuarial Risk Assessment - Penal Reform International
Criminal JusticeWomen's Prison Assocation (WPA) works with women at all stages of criminal justice involvement. We promote alternatives to incarceration and help women living in the community to avoid arrest or incarceration by making positive changes in their lives.
Criminal JusticeWomen and Girls in the Criminal Justice System of the National Criminal Justice Reference Service
Criminal JusticeNational Resource Center on Justice-Involved Women was established to assist practitioners in understanding and applying the lessons learned from research, promising practices, and the insights of justice-involved women themselves, as practitioners strive to transform the criminal justice system into one that is more gender-responsive - and ultimately more effective.
Criminal JusticeWomen in the Criminal Justice System - Briefing Sheets (May 2007) is a PDF report from The Sentencing Project: Research and Advocacy for Reform discussing the demographic and unique concerns with women in correctional facilities.
Criminal JusticeThe Demeter Foundation, Inc. (TDF) is a Madison, Wisconsin-based organization who's mission it is to advocate for the humane treatment and civil rights of incarcerated and formerly incarcerated women.
Criminal JusticeBenedict Center is a Milwaukee, Wisconsin-based interfaith, non-profit criminal justice agency working with victims, offenders and the community to achieve a system of justice that is fair and treats everyone with dignity and respect.
Criminal JusticeLifecourse Experience of Intimate Partner Violence and Help-Seeking among Filipina, Indian, and Pakistani Women: Implications for Justice System Responses (2010) sought to enhance the understanding of Asian battered women's experiences in seeking help from the criminal justice and other programs and to develop recommendations for system responses to IPV in Asian communities.
Criminal JusticeNational Center for Women & Policing (NCWP), promotes increasing the numbers of women at all ranks of law enforcement as a strategy to improve police response to violence against women, reduce police brutality and excessive force, and strengthen community policing reforms.
Crisis CentersUnderstanding Crisis Pregnancy Centers (CPCs) is a PDF fact sheet from Family Planning & Contraceptive Research.
Crisis CentersSupport shams: Anti-abortion clinics masquerading as pregnancy support centers is an article from Salon by Eesha Pandit.
Crisis CentersWhat I Learned Undercover at a Crisis Pregnancy Center is a blog post on The Huffington Post by Caitlin Bancroft, a legal intern for NARAL Pro-Choice Virginia.
Crisis CentersCrisis Pregnancy Centers is an information PDF from National Abortion Federation.
Crisis CentersCrisis Pregnancy Centers is an information sheet from Planned Parenthood. CPCs are fake clinics run by people who are anti-abortion. They have a history of giving women wrong, biased information to scare them into not having abortions.
Crisis CentersSamantha Bee explores the shocking lies of anti-abortion ‘crisis pregnancy centers’ is an article from Business Insider.
Crisis Centers“Crisis Pregnancy Centers” (CPCS) is an information sheet from NARAL Pro-Choice America about anti-choice “Crisis Pregnancy Centers” which exist throughout the United States.
Crisis CentersPregnancy Centers Gain Influence in Anti-Abortion Arena is an article from The New York Times by Pam Belluck.
Crisis CentersThe Pregnancy Center Movement: History of Crisis Pregnancy Centers is a PDF from Mother Jones examining the history of CPCs.
DisabilitiesTreated Worse than Animals: Abuses against Women and Girls with Psychosocial or Intellectual Disabilities in Institutions in India (2014) documents involuntary admission and arbitrary detention in mental hospitals and residential care institutions across India, where women and girls with psychosocial or intellectual disabilities experience overcrowding and lack of hygiene, inadequate access to general healthcare, forced treatment - including electroconvulsive therapy - as well as physical, verbal, and sexual violence.
DisabilitiesReproductive Rights and Women with Disabilities: A Human Rights Framework (2002) is a briefing paper that presents a select number of national laws, policies, and statistical trends that reflect a government’s failure to ensure reproductive rights to women with disabilities.
DisabilitiesStop Ableism Inc is an organization whose mission is to initiate, improve, and promote equal access for people with physical disabilities to services, transportation, buildings, businesses, stores, and services in Guelph, Ontario, Canada by suggesting to operators of such enterprises to install a wheelchair accessible door into their establishments.
DisabilitiesWomen With Disabilities Australia (WWDA) is to improve the lives and life chances of women with disabilities.
DisabilitiesRaw Beauty NYC is an innovative visual arts project designed to inspire the public to create new perceptions, transform stereotypes and breakthrough personal obstacles by expanding awareness of women with physical challenges.
DisabilitiesWomen, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering provides statistical information about the participation of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities in science and engineering education and employment. A formal report, now in the form of a digest, is issued every 2 years.
DisabilitiesWomen Enabled International advocates and educates for the human rights of all women and girls, with an emphasis on women and girls with disabilities, and works tirelessly to include women and girls with disabilities in international resolutions, policies and programs addressing women’s human rights and development.
DisabilitiesWisconsin's Violence Against Women with Disabilities and Deaf Women Project
DisabilitiesDAWN-RAFH Canada's mission is to end the poverty, isolation, discrimination and violence experienced by women with disabilities and Deaf women.
DisabilitiesBarrier Free Living supports individuals with disabilities to live dignified lives free of all forms of abuse and bias.
DisabilitiesmobileWOMEN.org is the creation of women in wheelchairs who were having difficulty finding answers to their questions about health, fashion, and other topics. Their mission is to bring together current and accurate information on issues of interest to the community.
DisabilitiesAmerican DanceWheels Foundation (ADF) is a non-profit organization that teaches Wheelchair Ballroom and Latin Dance.
DisabilitiesDisability Scoop – the premier source for developmental disability news
DisabilitiesChronicBabe was created to help women with chronic illnesses have an amazing lives in spite of illness.
Disabilities“Forgotten Sisters – A Report on Violence Against Women with Disabilities: An Overview of its Nature, Scope, Causes and Consequences” (2012) focuses on the prevalence and pervasiveness of violence against women and girls with disabilities.
DisabilitiesThe International Network of Women with Disabilities (INWWD) is a group of international, regional, national or local organizations, groups or networks of women with disabilities, as well as individual women with disabilities and allied women.
DisabilitiesGimpGirl's mission is to bring women with disabilities together in the spirit of support, positivity and inclusivity.
DisabilitiesInitiative for Women With Disabilities at the Elly & Steve Hammerman Health & Wellness Center is a multidisciplinary center committed to providing respectful, high quality gynecological, medical and wellness services for women and adolescent girls with physical disabilities.
Domestic-ViolenceMulti-Level Preparations for Domestic Violence Programs to Address Sexual Violence (2009) from the Asian and Pacific Islander Institute on Domestic Violence
Domestic-ViolenceMuslim Women and Domestic Violence Bibliography: Three Key Topics (2011)
Domestic-ViolenceLifecourse Experience of Intimate Partner Violence and Help-Seeking among Filipina, Indian, and Pakistani Women: Implications for Justice System Responses (2010) sought to enhance the understanding of Asian battered women’s experiences in seeking help from the criminal justice and other programs and to develop recommendations for system responses to IPV in Asian communities.
Domestic-ViolenceThe National Clearinghouse on Family Violence is maintained by the Public Health Agency of Canada and includes resources, best practices, and support.
Domestic-ViolenceIntimate Partner Violence and Sexual Abuse among LGBT People (November 2015 report) provides an overview of existing research on intimate partner violence (IPV) and sexual abuse (IPSA) among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people and makes recommendations for future research.
Domestic-ViolenceInnovative Strategies to Address Domestic Violence in Asian and Pacific Islander Communities: Examining Themes, Models and Interventions (2010) was the initial inquiry into the broad universe of API experiences and reflections towards addressing domestic violence in API communities and set the agenda for future endeavors.
Domestic-ViolenceStop Abuse For Everyone (SAFE) is a national non-profit that provides unique services for domestic violence victims and helps those who typically fall between the cracks of domestic violence services. The information we provide is for (but not limited to) straight men, LGBT victims, teens, and the elderly.
Domestic-ViolenceGlobal and regional estimates of violence against women: Prevalence and health effects of intimate partner violence and non-partner sexual violence (2013) is a report that presents the first global systematic review of scientific data on the prevalence of two forms of violence against women: violence by an intimate partner (intimate partner violence) and sexual violence by someone other than a partner (non-partner sexual violence).
Domestic-ViolenceShattered Lives: Homicides, Domestic Violence and Asian Families (2010) strives to raise awareness of the problem in order to counter denial and victim-blaming; generate discussions that will inform culturally-specific intervention, prevention and community organizing strategies; influence the field so safety for battered women takes into account an expanded definition of domestic violence related homicides; and develop questions for future research.
Domestic-ViolenceNational Domestic Violence Hotline (operating around the clock, seven days a week, confidential and free of cost) provides lifesaving tools and immediate support to enable victims to find safety and live lives free of abuse. Callers to the Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) can expect highly trained experienced advocates to offer compassionate support, crisis intervention information and referral services in over 170 languages.
Domestic-ViolenceNational Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) organizes for collective power by advancing transformative work, thinking and leadership of communities and individuals working to end the violence in our lives.
Domestic-ViolenceNational Domestic Violence Organizations (list) at the National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health, which develops and promotes accessible, culturally relevant, and trauma-informed responses to domestic violence and other lifetime traumas so survivors and their children can access the resources that are essential to their safety and well-being. Their work is survivor defined and rooted in principles of social justice.
Domestic-ViolenceOffice on Violence Against Women (OVW), a component of the U.S. Department of Justice, is to provide federal leadership in developing the national capacity to reduce violence against women and administer justice for and strengthen services to victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking.
Domestic-ViolenceAsian Task Force Against Domestic Violence (ATASK) primarily serves Asian families and individuals in Massachusetts and New England who suffer from or are at risk of suffering from domestic violence.
Domestic-ViolenceBattered Mothers Involved with Child Protective Services: Learning From Immigrant, Refugee and Indigenous Women’s Experiences (2010) was a project designed to learn more about how women from immigrant, refugee, and indigenous populations are involved with and treated by Child Protective Services (CPS).
Domestic-ViolenceAsian Family Violence Report (2000) is a study of the violence in Chinese, Cambodian, Korean, South Asian, and Vietnamese communities in Massachusetts.
Domestic-ViolenceAsian and Pacific Islander Reference Bibliography by Ethnicity (2003)
Domestic-ViolenceAPI Institute on Domestic Violence is a national resource center on gender-based violence against Asians, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders. They have compiled a list of over 500 translated items produced by domestic violence programs around the country.
Domestic-ViolenceAbusive International Marriages: Hmong Advocates Organizing in Wisconsin (2012) discusses violence against women and children and the prevalence of “abusive international marriages: wherein Hmong husbands in Wisconsin leave home and then return with a second wife from Laos, Thailand, Vietnam, or China.
Domestic-ViolenceBattered Women’s Justice Project (BWJP) has worked since 1993 to improve the civil and criminal justice system's response to intimate partner violence (IPV), as well as addressing the parallel responses of the military services to IPV among their ranks.
Domestic-ViolenceCanadian Network of Women’s Shelters and Transition Houses helps to create opportunities for members and their member shelters to come together, exchange ideas, learn from one another and share resources to ensure the women and children who turn to shelters and transition houses receive the most effective and compassionate support possible.
Domestic-ViolenceEngendering Change: Transforming Gender Roles in Asian and Pacific Islander Communities (2007) addresses intersectionality and forging theory and practice in Batterer Intervention Programs in the API community.
Domestic-ViolenceFamily Violence in Canada: A Statistical Profile, 2010 (2012)
Domestic-ViolenceDomestic Violence in Asian and Pacific Islander Homes: Facts and Stats Report (2015)
Domestic-ViolenceDomestic Violence Awareness Project (DVAP) supports the rights of all individuals, especially women and girls, to live in peace and dignity.
Domestic-ViolenceCenter for Survivor Agency and Justice fosters systemic change that better aligns what communities provide with what works to meet the comprehensive, self-defined needs of IPV survivors.
Domestic-ViolenceDomesticshelters.org is the largest searchable directory of domestic violence service providers in the United States providing users the ability to find services best suited to their needs and providing domestic violence providers with invaluable online resources.
Domestic-ViolenceGender, Domestic Violence and Muslim Women: Bibliography (2011)
Domestic-Violence-WIUNIDOS exists to empower communities in Wisconsin to break the cycle of domestic violence, end sexual assault and promote healthy family systems.
Domestic-Violence-WIEnd Domestic Abuse Wisconsin is the only statewide coalition led by social policy advocates, lobbyists, attorneys and experts working to support, connect, equip, empower and lead organizations for social change to end domestic abuse because everyone deserves dignity and safety.
Domestic-Violence-WIAbusive International Marriages: Hmong Advocates Organizing in Wisconsin (2012) discusses violence against women and children and the prevalence of “abusive international marriages: wherein Hmong husbands in Wisconsin leave home and then return with a second wife from Laos, Thailand, Vietnam, or China.Since 1977, Domestic Abuse Intervention Services (DAIS) has worked passionately and effectively to ensure the safety and well-being of domestic violence survivors and their families, and to change societal attitudes that perpetuate violence and the abuse of power.
East-AfricaRwanda National Accelerated Plan for Women, Girls, Gender Equality and HIV, 2010-2014 (2010) identifies actions to overcome the unique challenges, gaps, and barriers which increase women and girls' vulnerability to and risk of HIV in Rwanda.
East-AfricaSADC Gender Protocol: Barometer for Mauritius (2010) is a follow up of the regional baseline study for the SADC Protocol on Gender and Development being conducted by the Southern African Gender Protocol Alliance.
East-AfricaRwanda HIV/AIDS National Strategic Plan, 2009-2012 (2009) describes how the unique challenges that HIV and AIDS pose to Rwanda's economic and social development will be addressed between 2009 and 2012.
East-AfricaRenegotiating the ‘Ideal’ Society: Gender in Peacebuilding in Uganda (2014) offers a gender analysis of northern Uganda in the wake of conflict and internal displacement, arguing for a broader and deeper understanding of gender in peacebuilding initiatives.
East-AfricaRebuilding Dignified Lives: Gender in Peacebuilding in Burundi (2014) is a study that seeks to highlight some peacebuilding processes and possible lessons that can be drawn from them.
East-AfricaSamburu Girl-Child Beading – A Silent Secrifice is a documentary highlighting silent human rights violations against young girls and women in the Samburu community of Kenya. The practice known as "beading," can briefly be described as a community-sanctioned, non-marital sexual relationship between Samburu men in the "warrior" age group, and young Samburu girls who are not yet eligible to be married. Also read the accompanying report (Nov 2012).
East-AfricaRwanda National Gender Policy (2010) highlights principal guidelines on which sectoral policies and programmes will base to integrate gender issues in their respective social, cultural, economic and political planning and programming.
East-AfricaUganda National Strategic Plan for HIV/AIDS (2007) is the five-year plan and a coordination tool for the national response developed from the efforts and experiences of the national HIV/AIDS Partnership in Uganda.
East-AfricaWomen’s Participation in Political Parties in Kenya – 2012 is a FIDA-Kenya publication that investigated the internal and external electoral and political party environment with a view to assess the extent to which the regime was favorable to women’s participation in political processes.
East-AfricaWorking with Men and Boys: Emerging Strategies from Across Africa to Address Gender-Based Violence and HIV/AIDS (2009) is a case study collection that showcases some of the innovative programmes and policies taking place across the African continent, working with men and boys on issues related to gender, HIV, health, development and social justice.
East-AfricaWomen Leaders Making a Difference (2015) is a downloadable book by AWCFS with support from UN Women that aims at giving visibility to Kenyan women leaders and their contribution to economic, political and social spheres.
East-AfricaUnintended Pregnancy and Induced Abortion in Rwanda: Causes and Consequences (2012) presents the first attempt to quantify the incidence of abortion in Rwanda and discusses progress in and remaining constraints on Rwandan women’s ability to plan their pregnancies and avoid induced abortions.
East-AfricaProtecting the Land and Inheritance Rights of HIV-Affected Women in Kenya and Uganda (2013) reviews programs working at the intersection of HIV and women’s property and inheritance rights in Kenya and Uganda, countries that have been heavily affected by the HIV epidemic and subsequently are experiencing a high occurrence of property grabbing and disinheritance from widows and orphans.
East-AfricaSexual and Gender-Based Violence in Uganda: Experience of Sexual Violence Among Women and Girls in Pallisa and in Kisoro Districts (December 2009) provides benchmarks of extent to which defilement, rape and sexual harassment are prevailing in the districts to enable the project implementation team to come up with cost effective measures for addressing critical issues that undermine the vulnerable girl child and the women in the target communities.
East-AfricaIn the Shadow of Death: My Trauma, My Experience (2013) is a downloadable public testimony on what the majority women went though during the post-election violence that engulfed Kenya immediately after the Electoral Commission of Kenya announced the results for the hotly-contested presidential polls of the December 2007 General Election.
East-AfricaEast African Center (EAC)'s mission is to help communities eradicate poverty by empowering themselves, by improving literacy for women and children, and by improving the communities' overall health status.
East-AfricaFederation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) - Kenya is the premier women's rights organization in Kenya and has in 30 years offered direct legal aid services to over 300,000 women and positively impacted in structural, institutional, and legal reforms within Kenya to ensure gender sensitivity and responsiveness.
East-AfricaGirls Are Like Leaves on the Wind: How Gender Expectations Impact Girls’ Education – A Closer Look from West Nile, Uganda (PDF 2015 report) – this report examines the factors that contribute to girls ages 14 through 18 dropping out of school in two regions of West Nile, Uganda: Adjumani and Arua. The report looks at the complex factors that determine school dropout among girls, highlighting the ways in which gendered expectations and norms may influence girls’ education.
East-AfricaCentre for Rights, Education and Awareness (CREAW) is a registered, non-profit national women's rights non-governmental organization (NGO) founded in 1998 by women lawyers who had common goals and a shared purpose to confront the low awareness of women's real needs and rights in Kenya.
East-AfricaBeyond Numbers: Narrating the Impact of Women’s Leadership in Eastern Africa (2013) is based on a qualitative study that was carried out in Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and South Sudan. The objective was to reveal the impact of the women's movement for participation and representation in political decision making in Eastern Africa.
East-AfricaAnalysis of Economic Opportunities for Low-Income Women and the Very Poor in Rwanda (March 2010) explains how low-income women and the very poor in Rwanda are generally excluded from the process of economic development due to lack of resources and services. This report analyzes the economic opportunities available to these groups.
East-AfricaBeads of Bondage (April 2012) is a newsletter which focuses on the tradition of "Girl beading" which entails engagement of very young girls in sexual relationships.
East-AfricaPromises and Realities: Taking Stock of the 3rd UN International Women’s Conference (2013) is a downloadable book that seeks to provide substantive reflection on the extent to which the governments of Uganda, Tanzania and Kenya have delivered on the national and international commitments to East African women.
East-AfricaGod Loves Uganda (2013) is a feature-length documentary that explores the evangelical campaign to change African culture with “values” imported from America's Christian Right.
East-AfricaNairobi +21: Commemorating the 3rd UN World Conference on Women (2013) documents the landmark meeting for women in Africa and the rest of the world, particularly focusing on how far Nairobi +21 has invigorated and transformed gender issues on the continent.
East-AfricaPolicy Advocacy Toolkit: How to Influence Public Policy for Social Justice and Gender Equality in Africa (2013) was developed to assist African civil society organisations to effectively contribute to the development and implementation of public policy for social justice and gender equality or to challenge proposed laws and policies that undermine gender equality and human rights.
East-AfricaA Price Too High to Bear: The Costs of Maternal Mortality to Families and Communities (2014) is a study, undertaken in three sub-counties in Western Kenya, that documents the emotional as well as the financial costs of maternal mortality to households in poor remote communities and explores the impact of these costs on family well-being.
East-AfricaIn Harm’s Way: The Impact of Kenya’s Restrictive Abortion Law (2010) is a publication of the Center for Reproductive Rights that offers the first comprehensive look from a human rights perspective at the corrosive effects of criminalizing abortion in Kenya.
East-AfricaKey Gains and Challenges: A Gender Audit of Kenya’s 2013 Election Process (2013) set out to audit the electoral process and document the gains and setbacks that were observed with regard to the participation and representation of women in the 2013 elections.
East-AfricaKenya Women and Land Rights Handbook is a FIDA-Kenya publication addressing property matters and women’s access and ownership of land in Kenya.
East-AfricaKenyan Media and Women in Political News (2013) is a study that establishes the extent of marginalization or exclusion of women voices and views in political news in Kenya.
Eating DisordersUNC Center of Excellence for Eating Disorders within the Department of Psychiatry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Eating DisordersNational Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) is the leading 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization in the United States advocating on behalf of and supporting individuals and families affected by eating disorders.
Eating DisordersWeight Stigma Awareness Week toolkits available from the Binge Eating Disorder Association (BEDA).
Eating DisordersFREED Foundation (Gail R. Schoenbach Foundation For Recovery and Elimination of Eating Disorders) aims to provide individuals the financial support needed for the treatment of eating disorders, increase public awareness and provide educational resources, and advocate for the acknowledgement and acceptance of eating disorders as a serious and urgent disease.
Eating DisordersNational Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders, Inc. is a non-profit (501 c 3) corporation that seeks to prevent and alleviate the problems of eating disorders, especially including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder.
Eating DisordersEating Disorders Resource Center (EDRC) is a non-profit organization that links resources, information and support for eating disorders in Silicon Valley. The mission of EDRC is to increase awareness and understanding of eating disorders for the general public and for health professionals; to promote early diagnosis, effective treatment, and recovery; and to advocate for mental health parity legislation and effective insurance coverage.
Eating DisordersBinge Eating Disorder Association (BEDA) is the national organization focused on providing leadership in the recognition, prevention, and treatment of Binge Eating Disorder (BED). BEDA is committed to helping those affected by BED through exploration and support of best practices in treatment and recovery that honor the individual's needs and circumstances. Check out their Weight Stigma Awareness Week toolkits.
Eating DisordersInternational Association of Eating Disorders Professionals Foundation (iaedp) is today well recognized for its excellence in providing first-quality education and high-level training standards to an international multidisciplinary group of various healthcare treatment providers and helping professions, who treat the full spectrum of eating disorder problems.
Eating DisordersNational Association for Males with Eating Disorders (NAMED) is a nationwide professional association committed to leadership in the field of male eating disorders.
EcofeminismWomen in Europe for a Common Future (WECF) is an international network of over 150 women's, environmental and health organisations implementing projects in 50 countries and advocating globally for a healthy environment for all.
EcofeminismWomen's Access to Energy in Georgia - Challenges and Recommendations (September 2014) attempts in the first part (assessment) to analyse how the gender concerns and perspectives in policies and programmes for sustainable development in Georgia are reflected in particular when looking at the access to energy for women. Furthermore, it provides recommendations for the national and the international level for a gender sensitive energy development (concept).
EcofeminismWomen's Voices for the Earth amplifies women's voices to eliminate the toxic chemicals that harm our health and communities.
EcofeminismWomen's Environmental Network (WEN) is the only organization in the UK working consistently for women and the environment.
EcofeminismVoices of Indigenous Women (June 2012) is a briefing note, prepared by AIPP's Indigenous Women's Programme in relation to the Rio +20 World Conference on Sustainable Development, in which indigenous women from the Asia-Pacific region share their key concerns and demands with respect to sustainable development and describe some concrete actions that would improve their role and equal participation in sustainable development initiatives.
EcofeminismLunapads‘ mission is to create more positive and informed relationships between menstruators, their bodies and the Earth.
EcofeminismEcofeminist Visions Emerging (EVE) was founded in 1991. The primary activity of EVE was a monthly discussion group that examined issues from an ecofeminist perspective.
EcofeminismGender and the Climate Change Agenda (2010) focuses on the impacts of climate change on women and public policy.
EcofeminismENERGIA is the international network on gender and sustainable energy, founded in 1996. Working in Africa and Asia through and with regional and national gender and energy networks, ENERGIA contends that projects, programs and policies that explicitly address gender and energy issues will result in better outcomes, in terms of the sustainability of energy services as well as the human development opportunities available to women and men.
EcofeminismGender and Energy for Sustainable Development: A Toolkit & Resource Guide (2004) was designed to help development practitioners ask the relevant questions needed to bring about better development and energy outcomes that are gender specific and that address the needs of women in particular.
EcofeminismGuidelines for Practitioners: Integrating Indigenous and Gender Aspects in Natural Resource Management (2005) offers conceptual and practical tools for improving natural resource management activities and to open a dialogue among practitioners as to how gender and indigenous concerns can best become an integrated part of any natural resource management process anywhere in the world.
EcofeminismGender Aspects in Water and Sanitation Issues in Kyrgyzstan (September 2014) focuses on gender issues related to the access of safe drinking water and sanitation, the issue of morbidity related to access questions and the situation of access to water and sanitation within childcare facilities.
EuropeOSKa: National Women’s Information Center in Poland site (in Polish)
EuropeWomen in Europe for a Common Future (WECF) is an international network of over 150 women's, environmental and health organisations implementing projects in 50 countries and advocating globally for a healthy environment for all.
EuropeZene u crnom is a women’s feminist anti-militarist peace organization in Belgrade.
EuropeWomen moving mountains: collective impact of the Dutch MDG3 fund (2013) analyzes the aggregate impact of women's organizations around the world that received grants from the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs' MDG3 Fund.
EuropeWomen's Access to Energy in Georgia - Challenges and Recommendations (September 2014) attempts in the first part (assessment) to analyse how the gender concerns and perspectives in policies and programmes for sustainable development in Georgia are reflected in particular when looking at the access to energy for women. Furthermore, it provides recommendations for the national and the international level for a gender sensitive energy development (concept).
EuropeOpen Women Line, East-West Women’s Innovation Fund, (WIF) in Russia promotes women’s activism and networking and maintains Women’s Link database of organizations and contact information.
EuropeCenter for Advancement of Women in Politics is based in the School of Politics and International Studies in Queen’s University Belfast. The Center aims to foster “an appreciation of women’s contribution to politics, government and public decision making in the UK and Ireland.”
EuropeOpen Society Institute & Soros Foundation Network’s International Women’s Program works on women’s issues in formerly Communist Eastern and Central European countries. Included on the site is a book-length report Bending the Bow: Targeting Women’s Human Rights and Opportunities.
EuropeAction Plan for Combating Men’s Violence Against Women, Violence and Oppression in the Name of Honour and Violence in Same-Sex Relationships (2007) is the four year action plan to combat violence against women developed by the Swedish government in 2007.
EuropeCure Foundation is a feminist-activist organization which promotes gender and sex equality and works for positive social changes through educational, cultural and research programs. By organizing affirmative actions, CURE celebrates the strength and power of women, and helps empowering individuals, so that they can become initiators of social changes in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the world.
EuropeNext GENDERation Network is a European group concerned with issues for “the next generation” in Women’s Studies.
EuropeNetwork of East-West Women (NEWW) has projects in Central and Eastern Europe.
EuropeInformation Center of the Independent Women’s Forum (ICIWF) is a Russian non-profit, non-commercial organization working to promote gender equality in society, culture and economics and promote the advancement of women.
Female-Genital-MutilationWorld Health Organization (WHO)
Female-Genital-MutilationStop Cutting Our Girls: A Comic Relief Special on BBC3
Female-Genital-MutilationUNICEF
Female-Genital-Mutilation“The Grandmother Project’s New Approach to Ending Female Genital Mutilation” (2010)
Female-Genital-MutilationEND FGM is a European campaign, led by Amnesty International Ireland, working in partnership with a number of organisations in EU member states. The campaign aims to put female genital mutilation (FGM) high on the EU agenda and to echo the voices of women who have undergone FGM and those at risk of being subjected to it.
Female-Genital-MutilationDesert Flower Foundation is an international organization against Female Genital Mutilation.It was founded in 2002 by former top model Waris Dirie.
Female-Genital-MutilationFGM Education and Networking Project is the dissemination on-line and offline of material related to female genital mutilation, otherwise known as female circumcision. The Project seeks to form an online clearinghouse and a community for researchers, activists, attorneys, and health care practitioners to obtain information and network with others involved in similar projects.
Female-Genital-Mutilation“Female Circumcision: Rite of Passage Or Violation of Rights?” (1997) by Frances A. Althaus is a special report that explains female circumcision and how only the improvement of the status of women will change this violent and dangerous tradition.
FeminismOn Our Terms: A Feminist Lexicon
FeminismThe MHP Black Feminism Syllabus is a suggested reading list from Melissa Harris-Perry on black feminism.
FeminismKayan was founded in 1998 by Arab feminist women with the goal of advancing the status of Arab women in Israel and protecting their rights.
FeminismRadical Women (RW) is a socialist feminist, grassroots activist organization that provides a radical voice within the feminist movement, a feminist voice within the Left, and trains women to be leaders in the movements for social and economic justice.
FeminismVeteran Feminists of America (VFA) is one of the foremost sources of information about the Second Wave women’s movement for journalists, historians and other writers.
FeminismThe F-Word is an online magazine dedicated to talking about and sharing ideas on contemporary UK feminism.
FeminismStanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy Introduction to Feminism
FeminismSpare Rib was an active part of the emerging women's liberation movement in the late 20th century. Running from 1972 - 93, this now iconic magazine challenged the stereotyping and exploitation of women, while supporting collective, realistic solutions to the hurdles women faced. The British Library has a digitized collection of Spare Rib.
FeminismGrassroots Feminism is to build a transnational, feminist community towards a participatory culture and civic engagement.
FeminismFeminist Chronicles, compiled and published by the Feminist Majority Foundation and written by Toni Carabillo, Judith Meuli, and June Bundy Csida, provides the most thorough history to date of the women’s movement and the advancements women have made in the U.S. from 1953 to 1993.
FeminismEternal Summer of the Black Feminist Mind is a multi-mediated community school based in Durham North Carolina and active in 143 countries around the world.
FeminismFemsplain are focused on amplifying the voices of those who identify as women as well as non binary, agender and other gender nonconforming individuals. They want to inspire discussion and connection through storytelling.
Feminism“F” Bomb is a blog/community created by and for teen and college-aged women and men who care about their rights and want to be heard.
FeminismFeminist.com is a leading women’s website and nonprofit organization. For over fifteen years, Feminist.com has been fostering awareness, education, and activism for people all across the world.
FeminismFeminism and Women’s Studies site, first designed in 1993 by members of the Carnegie Mellon University Women’s Center, is one of the earliest women’s studies web sites on the Internet.
FeminismFeminist Majority Foundation (FMF), which was founded in 1987, is a cutting edge organization dedicated to women’s equality, reproductive health, and non-violence.
FeminismFeministe‘s mission is to foster a dynamic, robust, progressive, and inclusive feminist community.
FeminismFeministing is an online community for feminists and their allies.
FeminismBlack American Feminisms is an extensive bibliography of black American Feminist thought from across the disciplines.
FeminismThe Feminist eZine collects and archives feminist articles, essays, editorials and writing on all sorts of topics for research purposes.
Film and TheatreSW Gay and Lesbian Film Fest
Film and TheatreSisters in Cinema is a resource guide for and about African American women feature filmmakers.
Film and TheatreWomen In Film (WIF) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting equal opportunities for women, encouraging creative projects by women, and expanding and enhancing portrayals of women in all forms of global media.
Film and TheatreWomen Film Pioneers Project features silent-era producers, directors, co-directors, scenario writers, scenario editors, camera operators, title writers, editors, costume designers, exhibitors, and more to make the point that they were not just actresses.
Film and TheatreWomen Make Movies is a multicultural, multiracial, non-profit media arts organization which facilitates the production, promotion, distribution and exhibition of independent films and videotapes by and about women.
Film and TheatrePOWER UP – Professional Organization of Women in Entertainment Reaching Up – is the only 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Film Production Company & Educational Organization for Women and the GLBTQ Community.
Film and TheatreWomen in Film & Television International (WIFTI) is a global network of over 40 member Chapters worldwide with more than 10,000 members dedicated to advancing professional development and achievement for women working in all areas of film, video, digital and other screen-based media.
Film and TheatreJoanie 4 Jackie is an archive that was donated to the Getty Research Institute / Getty Trust by Miranda July in Spring 2016. This preserves the collection for all time, makes it available to researchers, and places it in meaningful context alongside other feminist video archives. The Getty Trust is a non-profit organization devoted to arts research, education, philanthropy, and the conservation and preservation of world heritage. The Getty did not pay a fee for J4J, and will not make rental fees from the work or share it for non-research purposes without the artists' permission. The artists remain the rightsholders of their work.
Film and TheatrePortland Oregon Women's Film Festival (POWFest) places a spotlight on women directors by showcasing their work and strengthening the community of women in film.
Film and TheatreBechdel Test Movie List: The Bechdel Test, sometimes called the Mo Movie Measure or Bechdel Rule is a simple test which names the following three criteria: (1) it has to have at least two women in it, who (2) who talk to each other, about (3) something besides a man. The test was popularized by Alison Bechdel’s comic Dykes to Watch Out For, in a 1985 strip called The Rule.
Film and TheatreSusana Aikin is an independent Emmy Award producer, director and writer from Spain working in New York since 1983. Most of her independent documentary work explores the Latino American Experience and their migration into the United States. Some of her best known documentaries include: The Transformation, winner of an EMMY Award in 1997; The Salt Mines, awarded best documentary at the NY Latino Film Festival in 1990 and best foreign documentary in the Havana Film Festival in 1992; and The New Americans, produced for PBS.
Film and TheatreDrunk Feminist Films (DFF) is a Toronto collective of feminists who would rather laugh than cry their way through representations of gender in Hollywood films.
Film and TheatreBlack Women Film Network (BWFN) was founded to increase the numbers of women of all cultures in the film industry and related areas. The organization seeks to preserve the voice of Black women, and unheard part of Black History, through programs that empower and educate.
Film and TheatreExploring the Barriers and Opportunities for Independent Women Filmmakers (2014) is a first-of-its-kind research study examining gender disparity in American independent film.
Film and TheatreNordicWomenFilm aims at writing a Nordic history of film which to a large extent is unknown, to bring out the women film creators, to give the stories of women and their competences a just description, and to examine films and actions that have been forgotten, neglected or been treated unfairly.
Film and TheatreFilms for the Feminist Classroom is a an online, open-access journal, which publishes film reviews that provide a critical assessment of the value of films as pedagogical tools in the feminist classroom. Special features, such as interviews with filmmakers, reviews of film festivals, and discussions about pedagogy are included to further promote engagement and discussion.
Food and AgricultureThe Woman is a Tractor: Land Rights in the Democratic Republic of Congo (December 2014) highlights the multiple and interconnected challenges that marginalized women face in accessing land effectively.
Food and AgricultureWomen Caring for the Land(SM): Improving Conservation Outreach to Female Non-Operator Farmland Owners is a curriculum for Conservation Professionals conducting outreach to women land owners. It is published by WFAN and is FREE to download the PDF version.
Food and AgricultureWomen in Agriculture: An Assessment of the Current State of Affairs in Africa (2013) examines the state of women in African agriculture, by focusing on how policy and institutional considerations frame the conditions of access to agricultural resources.
Food and AgricultureWhat’d Life Be Like Without Home Grown Tomatoes? Iowa Women Farmers' Motivations, Beliefs, and Practices Within the Local Foods Movement by Andrea Rissing, Grinnell College
Food and AgricultureWomen Food and Ag Network (WFAN) exists so that women can give each other the information, connections and encouragement they need to be effective practitioners and supporters of sustainable agriculture and healthy localized food systems. Their mission is to link and empower women to build food systems and communities that are healthy, just, sustainable, and that promote environmental integrity. Check out their video library and publications, of which you can download PDF copies for FREE!
Food and AgriculturePink Tractor for all things for women in agriculture, including a digital magazine.
Food and Agriculture2012 Census of Agriculture Race, Ethnicity and Gender Profiles and 2007 Women Farmers Fact Sheet of Women Farmers
Food and AgricultureGender analysis in agriculture of Republic of Tajikistan (2014) analyzes the gender legislation and the national policies and strategies of Tajikistan within the field of agriculture. It looks at the barriers in the gender policy implementation, the participation of women at the decision-making level and the number of girls attending school.
Food and AgricultureFeminist Perspectives towards Transforming Economic Power: Food Sovereignty (2011) presents an analysis of the current debates about food sovereignty from a gender perspective, in which the international and Latin American peasant women movement have played a central role.
Food and AgricultureHelping Women Respond to the Global Food Price Crisis (2008) examines the often-overlooked gender dimensions of the global food price crisis.
Food and AgricultureGender Dimensions of Agricultural and Rural Employment: Differentiated Pathways Out of Poverty Status, Trends and Gap (2010) looks at gender dimensions of agricultural and rural development. The report gives trends and statistics about proportion of women in agriculture versus men.
Food and AgricultureMidwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service (MOSES) Rural Women's Project supports women farmers and food-based ecopreneurs, providing resources, networking and collaborative opportunities to champion new business start-ups that support food system change.
Food and AgricultureWomen, Food and Agriculture Network (WFAN), is a nationwide effort to support and strengthen the national leadership role of women transforming our nation's food system, from the federal agriculture policy agenda to what's on our family's supper plate.
GendercideInvisible Girl Project is committed to shedding light on gendercide in India, combatting it, and caring for its survivors.
GendercideHow to Design Projects to End Violence Against Women and Girls (2015) is a toolkit developed by UN Women's Pacific Regional Ending Violence against Women Facility Fund (Pacific Fund) in response to requests by stakeholders for practical, user-friendly materials and resources that would help them design and implement successful projects to end violence against women and girls.
GendercideFemale Genocide in India and the 50 Million Missing Campaign (2009) by Rita Banerji, an article in Intersections: Gender and Sexuality in Asia and the Pacific
Gendercide50 Million Missing Campaign is an award winning, global campaign to end the ongoing female genocide in India. It was founded by author and gender activist, Rita Banerji, in 2006. Today, it is the largest, grassroots movement to end the genocide of women, and is supported in more than 203 countries.
GendercideGendercide Awareness Project is a nonprofit organization that works to end gendercide through awareness, action, and art.
GendercideIt's a Girl! is a documentary that tells the stories of abandoned and trafficked girls, of women who suffer extreme dowry-related violence, of brave mothers fighting to save their daughters' lives, and of other mothers who would kill for a son.
GendercideLet Her Live is focused on changing mind sets that discriminate against women and girl children to prevent sex selective abortions and other forms of gender-based violence in India.
GendercideTalitha Cumi India was created so the precious but unwanted daughters of India can be rescued from death and discrimination, who’ll then live to become revolutionary assets by being independent, fulfilled and cherished components of our society while carving a distinguished niche in society and reclaiming their self-worth.
GendercideWomen's Rights Without Frontiers is a broad-based, international coalition that opposes forced abortion and sexual slavery in China.
GendercideMitu Khurana: Fighting to Save her Daughter's Lives was created on behalf of Mitu Khurana by her supporters. It is a chronicle of articles that have been written on her fight to save her twin daughters. Dr. Khurana is featured in the documentary It's a Girl!
GendercideThe Rhema Project strives to eliminate female gendercide against the girl child in India by supporting and networking through organizations and indigenous groups.
Gender IdentityThe Transgender Oral History Project is a community-driven effort to collect and share a diverse range of stories from within the transgender and gender variant communities.
Gender IdentityTransgender 101 (2012) is a pamphlet created by Transcending Boundaries, Inc. that introduces readers to transgender people and issues.
Gender IdentityTranScreen Film Festival is a multi-day film festival with international films on themes of transgender and/or gender diversity.
Gender IdentityTransgender Law and Policy Institute (TLPI) a non-profit organization dedicated to engaging in effective advocacy for transgender people in our society. The TLPI brings experts and advocates together to work on law and policy initiatives designed to advance transgender equality.
Gender IdentityTransGuys is the Internet's Magazine for Trans Men. Launched in February 2009, it has garnered a loyal readership with in-depth and often groundbreaking articles and consumer reviews.
Gender IdentityTransexual Road Map is a resource for trans individuals undergoing transition.
Gender IdentityTrans Pregnancy and Abortion Resource – Bringing relevant info on pregnancy & abortion to trans, non-binary & gender non-conforming people. This blog is 100% pro-trans & pro-choice.
Gender IdentityTrans* Pride Seattle is an annual event organized by Gender Justice League in association with local organizations who support the Seattle-area trans* and gender non-conforming community.
Gender IdentityTransKids Purple Rainbow (TKPR) is committed to the premise that Gender Dysphoria is something a child can't control and it is society that needs to change, not them. Families need to support their children and be encouraged to allow them to grow-up free of gender roles. They are committed to enhancing the future lives of TransKids by educating schools, peers, places of worship, the medical community, government bodies, and society in general, in an effort to seek fair and equal treatment and of all transyouth.
Gender IdentityTransgender Law Center works to change law, policy, and attitudes so that all people can live safely, authentically, and free from discrimination regardless of their gender identity or expression.
Gender IdentityIn Disguise: Cross Dressing and Gender Identity is an online exhibition from the Library Company of Philadelphia that explores cross dressing and gender identity during the 18th and 19th centuries. See complementary video project below, Rebellious Bird.
Gender IdentityGender Justice League (GJL) is a Washington State Trans* and allied activist collective headquartered in Seattle. GJL is focused on creating community through advocacy efforts and shared leadership development.
Gender IdentityGender & Family Project (GFP) at Ackerman Institute for the Family empowers youth, families and communities by providing gender affirmative services, training and research. GFP promotes gender inclusivity as a form of social justice in all the systems involved in the life of the family.
Gender IdentityGender Odyssey is an international conference focused on the needs and interests of transgender and gender-nonconforming people.
Gender IdentityGreyscale Goods curates gender-neutral apparel and sends it to your doorstep. Finding clothing has never been easier.
Gender IdentityGrowing Up Trans (2015) is a Frontline documentary that offers an intimate look at the struggles and choices facing transgender kids and their families.
Gender IdentityFORGE was founded in 1994 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to provide peer support primarily to those on the female-to-male (FTM) gender spectrum and local Significant Others, Friends, Family, and Allies (SOFFAs). Over the years, their scope has grown to include everyone in the transgender community (which we define as including SOFFAs), and many of their programs have become national.
Gender IdentityEqual Access to Public Restrooms – A Lambda Legal Transgender Rights Toolkit
Gender IdentityDigital Transgender Archive is to increase the accessibility of transgender history by providing an online hub for digitized historical materials, born-digital materials, and information on archival holdings throughout the world. Based in Worcester, Massachusetts at the College of the Holy Cross, the DTA is an international collaboration among more than twenty colleges, universities, nonprofit organizations, and private collections.
Gender IdentitySusana Aikin is an independent Emmy Award producer, director and writer from Spain working in New York since 1983. Most of her independent documentary work explores the Latino American Experience and their migration into the United States. Some of her best known documentaries include: The Transformation, winner of an EMMY Award in 1997; The Salt Mines, awarded best documentary at the NY Latino Film Festival in 1990 and best foreign documentary in the Havana Film Festival in 1992; and The New Americans, produced for PBS.
Gender IdentityAnswers to Your Questions About Transgender People, Gender Identity and Gender Expression (2011) from the American Psychological Association
Gender IdentityThe Tomboy Shop is a destination site for Tomboys. They are a one-stop-shop featuring a wide-range of carefully selected androgynous clothing from up-and-coming designers, as well as established brands.
Gender IdentityHandsome Revolution Project is a personal photography series highlighting the lives of masculine-of-center and gender-nonconforming individuals.
Gender IdentityThe Conversations Project: is committed to bringing attention to a decades old inclusive radical feminist tradition through inspiring informed critical discourse rooted in an intersectional trans and radical feminist perspective. This is accomplished through the Project's community group, quarterly journal, interviews as well as the publication of a book-length collection of collaborative essays from radical feminist John Stoltenberg and trans feminist Cristan Williams.
Gender IdentitySahodari Foundation is a movement, a family, and a team of young trans people, volunteers and friends. Sahodari was founded by Kalki Subramaniam, a successful trans woman from Pollachi, Tamilnadu.
Gender IdentitySharpe Suiting creates high quality suits and dresswear with an intellectual approach and a classic feel. Using Andropometrics: their trademarked formula for measuring all body types, they focus on tailoring their suits to fit your specific style and shape, no matter how you identify. Curious and moved by elegance. Inspired by social context. Undefined by gender binaries.
Gender IdentityShameless is an independent Canadian voice for smart, strong, sassy young women and trans youth.
Gender IdentityImproving the Lives of Transgender Older Adults: Recommendations for Policy and Practice (June 2012) from the National Resource Center on LGBT Aging
Gender IdentityRebellious Bird began as a collaborative project between the Library Company of Philadelphia and artist Jennifer Levonian in 2010. The culmination of that collaborative process was the creation of this animated video, which was inspired by her interactions with the library's Civil War collection and explores the topic of women who disguised themselves as men and fought as soldiers in the Civil War.
Gender IdentityOriginal Plumbing Online serves as the ultimate go-to for the latest and most pertinent info on trans* culture and experience. Their purpose is to create visibility and community for transgender people and their allies from across the LGBTIQA spectrum and beyond.
Gender IdentityStone Butch Blues by Leslie Feinberg on SlideShare
Gender IdentityKate Bornstein’s blog
Gender IdentityLurie Children's Gender and Sex Development Program, you will find warmth, support and exceptional care provided by a diverse team of specialists providing services for youth with gender non-conforming behavior as well as gender-questioning and transgender youth.
Gender IdentityNational Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) is a social justice organization dedicated to advancing the equality of transgender people through advocacy, collaboration and empowerment.
Girls StudiesGirls Talk: The Sexualization of Girls is a short video created by the American Psychological Association. In the video, six middle school girls to sit down and share their thoughts about the images of girls they see all around them and how they feel about the way girls today are portrayed.
Girls StudiesGender, Diversities, & Technology Institute of the Educational Development Center “leverages the power of diversity to improve education and work systems through innovative technology design and use.”
Girls StudiesGirls on the Move: Adolescent Girls & Migration in the Developing World (2013) is the first report of its kind to examine the social and economic determinants of internal migration for adolescent girls in developing countries, and to identify the links between migration, risk, and opportunity.
Girls StudiesEducatingJane.com is “national site for girls, educators, and parents of girls dedicated to girls’ self-esteem, self-awareness, and involvement in the world.”
Girls StudiesCrossing the Line: Sexual Harassment at School (2011) presents the most comprehensive research to date on sexual harassment in grades 7-12 and reveals some sobering statistics about the prevalence of sexual harassment and the negative impact it has on students' education.
Girls StudiesEarly Sexualization: Guide for Parents with Pre-Teens (2010) is presented by Y des Femmes (YWCA) Montreal.
Girls StudiesEighty Books for 21st Century Girls from the Women’s National Book Association covers picture books for early readers, intermediate, young adult, and non-fiction books.
Health-GeneralOur Bodies Ourselves (OBOS) is a nonprofit, public interest organization based in Cambridge, Mass., that develops and promotes evidence-based information on girls' and women's reproductive health and sexuality. This is the companion website to the groundbreaking publication.
Health-GeneralOffice on Women’s Health (OWH), part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), works to improve the health and sense of well-being of all U.S. women and girls.
Health-GeneralNational Coalition for LGBT Health is committed to improving the health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals through federal advocacy that is focused on research, policy, education, and training.
Health-GeneralA Practical Approach to Gender-Based Violence: A Programme Guide for Health Care Providers and Managers (2001) contains practical steps needed to integrate measures on gender based violence into reproductive health facilities.
Health-GeneralOffice of Research on Women’s Health serves as a focal point for women’s health research at the NIH and ensures that research conducted and supported by NIH adequately addresses issues regarding women’s health.
Health-GeneralWISEWOMAN program provides low-income, under-insured or uninsured women with chronic disease risk factor screening, lifestyle programs, and referral services in an effort to prevent cardiovascular disease. The priority age group is women aged 40-64 years.
Health-GeneralMuseum of Menstruation and Women’s Health is a virtual museum of related articles, educational information, art and news.
Health-GeneralWomen’s Health Initiative (WHI) is a long-term national health study that has focused on strategies for preventing heart disease, breast and colorectal cancer, and osteoporotic fractures in postmenopausal women.
Health-GeneralWomen’s Health and Halacha is designed to provide straightforward, user-friendly, halachic and medical information to couples observing taharat hamishpacha, the Jewish laws of mikveh and niddah.
Health-GeneralWisconsin Women's Health Foundation helps Wisconsin women and their families reach their healthiest potential.
Health-GeneralTrauma-informed Approaches: Federal Activities and Initiatives (2013) addresses the growing national interest in this issue, the work of the Federal Partners Committee, and the specific progress that agencies have made over the past three years (2010-2013) since the first report was published. The report also issues a call to action for other governmental and nongovernmental agencies.
Health-GeneralGlobal Library of Women’s Medicine (GLOWM) strives to provide expert, peer reviewed guidance on best practices in women’s medicine.
Health-GeneralCenters for Disease Control (CDC).
Health-GeneralChanging the Face of Medicine is an exhibition of the National Library of Medicine honoring the lives and accomplishments of these women in the hope of inspiring a new generation of medical pioneers.
Health-GeneralThe Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN) was created in 1993 as a voluntary national organization to improve the health and lives of girls and women in Canada and the world by collecting, producing, distributing and sharing knowledge, ideas, education, information, resources, strategies and inspirations. Search their E-Library and theirPrimers on Aging, HPV, Hypersexualization of Girls, and more.
Health-GeneralBlack Women’s Health Imperative is the only organization devoted solely to advancing the health and wellness of America’s 20 million Black women and girls through advocacy and public policy, health education, research and leadership development.
Health-GeneralMedlinePlus
Health-GeneralBreast Cancer Fund works to connect the dots between breast cancer and exposures to chemicals and radiation in our everyday environments.
Health-GeneralCenter for Women’s Health Research at UW Madison is to improve the health of all women through leadership in Research, Education, Clinical Care, Community Partnership and Advocacy.
Health-GeneralCenter for Young Women's Health (CYWH) is an educational entity that exists to provide teen girls and young women with carefully researched health information, educational programs, and conferences.
Health-GeneralHealthyWomen (HW) is the nation’s leading independent health information source for women. Their core mission is to educate, inform and empower women to make smart health choices for themselves and their families.
Health-GeneralInternational Women's Health Coalition has taken courageous stands and achieved political victories for women and girls globally and in local communities.
Health-GeneralThe Healthy Woman: A Complete Guide for All Ages (2008): A 500 page e-book available as a free download from Womenshealth.gov.
Health-GeneralAmerican Medical Women's Association (AMWA) is an organization which functions at the local, national, and international level to advance women in medicine and improve women's health.
Health-GeneralGLMA‘s mission is to ensure equality in healthcare for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals and healthcare providers.
Higher-EducationWomen in Community Colleges: Access to Success (2013) recommends policies and practices to help more women succeed in community colleges.
Higher-EducationGraduating to a Pay Gap: The Earnings of Women and Men One Year after College Graduation (2012) explores the earnings difference between male and female college graduates working full time, one year after graduation using the latest nationally representative data available.
Higher-EducationShe’s The First provides scholarships to girls in low-income countries, fostering first-generation graduates and cultivating the next generation of global leaders.
Higher-EducationAmerican Association of University Women (AAUW) is the nation's leading voice promoting equity and education for women and girls.
Higher-EducationOn Campus with Women Archives: From 1971 to 2013, On Campus with Women (OCWW) provided readers with up-to-date information on women in higher education, with a focus on women’s leadership, the campus climate, curriculum and pedagogy, and new research and data on women’s participation in higher education.
History-GeneralTeach Women's History Guide, provided on FM’s website in 1995, gives a sample approach to teaching women's history, including topic breakdowns and bibliography.
History-GeneralSuppressed Histories Archives uncovers the realities of women’s lives, internationally and across time, asking questions about patriarchy and slavery, conquest and aboriginality. About mother-right, female spheres of power, indigenous philosophies of spirit– and the historical chemistry of their repression. Even more important, their role in resisting oppression.
History-GeneralThe Rialto Report is a series of podcasts dedicated to expanding the historical record on the adult entertainment industry between the early 1960s and the mid-1980s.
History-GeneralSpare Rib was an active part of the emerging women's liberation movement in the late 20th century. Running from 1972 - 93, this now iconic magazine challenged the stereotyping and exploitation of women, while supporting collective, realistic solutions to the hurdles women faced. The British Library has a digitized collection of Spare Rib.
History-GeneralWomen’s History Sites is part of WSSLINKS Women and Gender Studies web site of the Women’s Studies Section, American Library Association. Includes sites with resources for celebrating Women’s History Month.
History-GeneralNational Women’s History Project (NWHP) is known nationally as the only clearinghouse providing information and training in multicultural women's history for educators, community organizations, and parents-for anyone wanting to expand their understanding of women contributions to U. S.
History-GeneralWomen’s Studies in Digital Archives provides access to primary source materials for women’s studies within digital archives. It is a project of the Women’s Studies Section, American Library Association.
History-GeneralThe Transgender Oral History Project is a community-driven effort to collect and share a diverse range of stories from within the transgender and gender variant communities.
History-GeneralNational Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections (NUCMC) for the U.S. and National Archives (U.K.) for U.K. sites.
History-GeneralDiscovering Women’s History Online By Ken Middleton, Todd Library, Middle Tennessee State University. Source for finding digital collections by topic.
History-General Celebration of Women Writers site, edited by Mary Mark Ockerbloom, and the Online Books Page, by John Mark Ockerbloom, both mounted by the University of Pennsylvania Digital Library.
History-GeneralArchival Sites for Women's Studies page of WSSLINKS.
History-GeneralH-Women Discussion List on Women’s History maintains a site with syllabi, discussion threads, bibliographies arranged by subject, and more.
History-GeneralClick! The Ongoing Feminist Revolution is an an exhibit that highlights the achievements of women from the 1940s to the present. This exhibit explores the power and complexity of gender consciousness in modern American life.
History-Generalpage of links to historical websites relevant to women of the United States
History-GeneralHerstory: The Origins and Continued Relevancy of Black Feminist Thought in the United States – Cherise Charleswell
History-GeneralMakers was launched in 2012, AOL’s MAKERS is a storytelling platform for the trailblazing women of today and tomorrow. Today, MAKERS.com features more than 4,500 original videos and more than 400 MAKERS interviews.
History-GeneralLost Womyn's Space project is to commemorate and honor lost womyn's space both ancient and modern. This can mean anything from lost women's colleges and schools, to lesbian bars and clubs.
History-InternationalShadow Story of the Millenium: Women from The New York Times Magazine Millennium series.
History-InternationalMonastic Matrix is a collection of resources for the study of women's religious communities, 400-1600 CE.
History-InternationalMedieval Women: Tradition and Counter-tradition course by Deborah Everhart at Georgetown University
History-InternationalMedieval Feminist Forum (formerly Medieval Feminist Newsletter).
History-InternationalWomen in Scottish History provides a location for documents, sources and biographies about Scottish women in history, a database of researchers, and a bibliography.
History-InternationalLiturgy and Medieval Women page, by Frank Henderson.
History-InternationalFeminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index, a project coordinated Margaret Schaus covers journal articles, books reviews, and essays in anthologies about women, sexuality, and gender in the Middle Ages
History-InternationalA Nation of Shopkeepers: Trade Ephemera from 1654 to the 1860 in the John Johnson Collection of the Bodleian Library, Oxford University, includes a section of images of women in trade.
History-InternationalVictorian Web: Gender Matters section.
History-InternationalViVa: A Bibliography of Women's History, maintained at the International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam, Netherlands, indexes over 60 European and American historical and women's studies journals
History-InternationalWomen in World History Curriculum project directed by Lyn Reese. Contains resources for middle school and high school, with sections on female hero of the month, lesson of the month, historical quotes, and more.
History-InternationalWomen's Library (formerly the Fawcett Library) is the National Library of Women in the U.K. It is located in London Metropolitan University.
History-InternationalInternet Women's History Sourcebook, compiled by Paul Halsall, Fordham University, is a subject-arranged guide with links to full-text documents.
History-InternationalSuffrage Banners Collection, Women's Library (images of banners documenting British women’s suffrage movement.)
History-InternationalSuffrage Chronology from the Inter-Parliamentary Union.
History-InternationalShould Women Vote? is a suffrage module in the European History segment of the Digital History Reader, University of Vermont.
History-InternationalGuide to Sources on Women's History from the National Archives of Ireland.
History-InternationalCelebrating Women’s Achievements is a series of annual exhibits by the National Library of Canada during Women's History Month honoring the contributions of Canadian women in developing Canada. Featured thus far: activists, librarians, legislators, women in the arts, and women in the book trade.
History-InternationalHaus der Frauengeschichte Fifty-Five Years of German history from the perspective of women (in German), includes biographies of 22 activists, politicians, and artists in psot-1945 Germany, East and West.
History-InternationalWomen of the Arthurian Legend (student project, University of Rochester)
History-InternationalBibliography on Gender in Byzantium, by Thalia Gouma-Peterson, 1996 (as “women in Byzantium”), and maintained by Alice-Mary Talbot.
History-InternationalBefore Victoria: Extraordinary Women of the British Romantic Era (exhibit at New York Public Library)
History-InternationalPeople With a History: an Online Guide to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Trans History, compiled by Paul Halsall, is divided by period and region. It includes articles, bibliographies, and links to archives, museums, and other sites.
History-InternationalCelebration of Women Writers site, edited by Mary Mark Ockerbloom, and the Online Books Page, by John Mark Ockerbloom, both mounted by the University of Pennsylvania Digital Library.
History-InternationalDiotima: Materials for the Study of Women and Gender in the Ancient World
Course descriptions, articles, book reviews, images, and bibliography. Future plans include an anthology of translated passages.
History-InternationalHistory in Deed: Medieval Society & the Law in England, 1100-1600 Harvard Law School project, includes a section onwomen’s deeds (property).
History-InternationalWomen’s Movement in the Netherlands : digitized poster collection, 1898-2000, housed at Aletta, Amsterdam (search and descriptions are in Dutch only — )
History-InternationalWomen's History Network (U.K.) site describes the activities and publications of the organization.
History-InternationalBiblioteca Digitale delle Donne (Italian women's digital library), Bologna, includes posters from the 1970s, books, and a selection of periodicals.
History-InternationalHistorical Text Archive‘s Women section (links to primary and secondary sources).
History-InternationalWomen's history associations list from H-Net H-Women List.
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History-InternationalGreenham Common Women’s Peace Camp, 1981-2000 (U.K.) exhibit from the Imperial War College includes excerpts from interviews with participants.
History-InternationalH-Frauen-L was a discussion list about women and gender in early modern Europe (archived messages)
History-Jewish-WomenAnnotated Bibliography and Guide to Archival Resources on the History of Jewish Women in America by Phyllis Holman Weisbard, 1997
IncestRAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) is the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization and was named one of “America’s 100 Best Charities” by Worth magazine. RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline (800.656.HOPE and online.rainn.org) in partnership with more than 1,100 local rape crisis centers across the country and operates the DoD Safe Helpline for the Department of Defense. RAINN also carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, help victims and ensure that rapists are brought to justice.
IncestGirlThrive stands for Girl Teens Healing Rape and Incest Victoriously Emerge and it is the only organization to honor teen girls and young women who have survived incest and all sex abuse.
IncestSurvivors of Incest Anonymous is a 12-step, self-help recovery program, modeled after Alcoholics Anonymous, for survivors of childhood sexual abuse. There are no dues or fees. Confidentiality and anonymity are essential to the program. SIA is for men and women, 18 years and older, who were sexually abused as children.
International-EducationStrategies for Girls’ Education (2004) describes key strategies that can be used to ensure that more girls attend and complete school, while providing examples of successes in several countries.
International-EducationUNGEI at 10: A Journey to Gender Equality in Education (2010) documents the United Nations Girls' Education Initiative's activities over the last 10 years and its value-added function in advancing the Millennium Development Goals as they relate to gender, education, poverty reduction and the Education for All goals.
International-EducationShe’s The First provides scholarships to girls in low-income countries, fostering first-generation graduates and cultivating the next generation of global leaders. Working closely with their international, locally-driven NGO partners, scholars at primary and secondary school levels are identified based on financial need, scholastic merit, and their potential to become positive influencers and leaders within their communities.
International-LGBTQOUT provides direct health services to the South African lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community including HIV testing, counselling, treatment and general lifestyle advice and support.
International-LGBTQLeGaBiBo (Lesbians, Gays and Bisexuals of Botswana) is the first LGBTI (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex) organization in Botswana. It was founded by Ditshwanelo, the Center for Human Rights in 1998 as a project.
International-LGBTQOut in Africa Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
International-LGBTQKorean Sexual-Minority Culture and Rights Center (KSCRC) is the first center for sexual minorities (e.g. lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, iban, tongsungyaeja, and “?”), people living with HIV/AIDS, and those who support the rights of sexual minorities in Korea.
International-LGBTQJ-FLAG is the first human rights organisation in the history of Jamaica to serve the needs of LGBT peoples and over time it became the first port of call for the media, resulting in J-FLAG assuming the role of the mouthpiece for the LGBT community.
International-LGBTQInternational Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission IGLHRC is a leading international organization dedicated to human rights advocacy on behalf of people who experience discrimination or abuse on the basis of their actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.
International-LGBTQIGLYO is the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer Youth and Student Organisation. In 2014, IGLYO celebrates 30 years of LGBTQ activism, capacity building and advocacy.
International-LGBTQIranian Railroad for Queer Refugees (IRQR)'s mission is to advance human rights for Iranian queers asylum seekers/refugees to increase public awareness of their plight and to provide continued support to them where and when it is required. IRQR exist to support Iranian queers especially those who had to escape Iran because of their sexual orientation or gender identity.
International-LGBTQRainbow Health Ontario (RHO) is a province-wide program working to improve access to services and promote the health of our lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) communities.
International-LGBTQSame-Sex Sexualities, Gender Variance, Economy and Livelihood in Nepal: Exclusions, Subjectivity and Development (2015) is a case study that explores the relationship between socioeconomic opportunity and exclusion in relation to minority gender and sexualities in Nepal.
International-LGBTQTasmanian Gay and Lesbian Rights Group is a community-based organisation campaigning for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender human rights in Tasmania.
International-LGBTQTransgender Europe (TGEU) is a European umbrella organization which works towards the full equality and inclusion of all trans people in Europe.
International-LGBTQThe Inner Circle is the longest standing, largest and most influential human rights organization in the world that deals with Islam, gender and sexual diversity from an Islamic theological perspective.
International-LGBTQTalking About Reproductive and Sexual Health Issues (TARSHI) works towards expanding sexual and reproductive choices in people's lives in India in an effort to enable them to enjoy lives of dignity, freedom from fear, infection and reproductive and sexual health problems.
International-LGBTQSociety Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination (SASOD) is dedicated to the eradication of homophobia in Guyana and throughout the Caribbean.
International-LGBTQSHE: Social, Health and Empowerment feminist collective of transgender and intersex women in Africa.
International-LGBTQSexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG) is an umbrella non-governmental organization based in Kampala, Uganda. SMUG advocates for the protection and promotion of human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Ugandans.
International-LGBTQSafra Project is supporting the Inclusive Mosque Initiative in a pilot research project. This is a very important piece of work, the first of its kind looking specifically at the experience of Muslim women with same-sex attactions and their use or not of mosque spaces.
International-LGBTQBlue Diamond Society (BDS) fights for sexual and gender minority's social justice and rights in Nepal and beyond.
International-LGBTQCouncil for Global Equality brings together international human rights activists, foreign policy experts, LGBT leaders, philanthropists and corporate officials to encourage a clearer and stronger American voice on human rights concerns impacting LGBT communities around the world.
International-LGBTQCourage Unfolds campaign and video highlight the issues faced by LGBT people in Asia and encourage the use of the Yogyakarta Principles as a tool to promote LGBT human rights. The "Learn" section lists resources in Asia.
International-LGBTQA Critical Analysis of Public Policies on Education and LGBT Rights in Brazil (2014) analyzes key aspects of public policies in education and sexuality in Brazil, which have been designed as part of the wider programme Brazil Without Homophobia (BWH - Programa Brasil sem Homofobia), launched in 2004.
International-LGBTQDurban Lesbian & Gay Community & Health Centre (a project of the KZN Coalition for Gay & Lesbian Equality) is a Drop-In Centre, safe and secure space for lesbian, transgender, gay, bisexual, and intersex communities in Durban and KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
International-LGBTQColonizing African Values: How the U.S. Christian Right is Transforming Politics in Africa, (2012) a report by Rev. Dr. Kapya Kaoma, is the result of on-the-ground research in four African countries. This report exposes the underlying goals of these organizations and points to who the true neocolonialists are.
International-LGBTQCoalition of African Lesbians (CAL) is a formation of more than 30 organisations in 19 countries in Africa committed to advancing justice for lesbian and bisexual women and transdiverse people.
International-LGBTQCall Me Kuchu is a documentary focused on the LGBTQ rights movement in Uganda, its leaders, and the brutal opposition that threatens to make homosexuality a crime punishable by death.
International-LGBTQARC International has been advancing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights. ARC plays a unique role in facilitating strategic planning around LGBT issues internationally, strengthening global networks, and enhancing access to UN mechanisms.
International-LGBTQHumsafar Trust (HST) is a community-based organization of self-identified gay men, men who have sex with men (MSM), transgender, hijras and LBT persons in Mumbai since 1994.
International-LGBTQEgale Canada Human Rights Trust is Canada's only national charity promoting lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans (LGBT) human rights through research, education and community engagement.
International-LGBTQEqual Ground is a nonprofit organisation seeking human and political rights for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex and Questioning (LGBTIQ) community of Sri Lanka.
International-LGBTQGay Kenya is a human rights, media and religious advocacy group of gay identifying Kenyan male persons.
International-LGBTQGays and Lesbian of Zimbabwe (GALZ) was formed in 1989 to provide gay men and lesbians in Zimbabwe with a network to facilitate communication within the gay community.
International-LGBTQGlobalizing the Culture Wars: US Conservatives, African Churches, and Homophobia (2009) is a groundbreaking investigation by Political Research Associates’ Rev. Dr. Kapya Kaoma which discovered that sexual minorities in Africa have become collateral damage to our domestic conflicts and culture wars.
International-LGBTQHelem leads a peaceful struggle for the liberation of Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals and Transgendered (LGBT), and other persons with non-conforming sexuality or gender identity in Lebanon from all sorts of violations of civil, political, economic, social, or cultural rights.
International-LGBTQGay Egypt
International-LGBTQGay and Lesbian Immigration Task Force (GLITF) was formed in 1983 and has worked since then to obtain equality for same sex couples in the migration process. Over the last 28 years GLITF has been working quietly behind the scenes to make it possible for Australians to bring our partners home to live with us in Australia.
International-LGBTQThe “Ex-Gay” Movement in Latin America: Therapy and Ministry in the Exodus Network (2013) is a report that investigates Exodus Global Alliance, a network of ex-gay groups that believes that LGBTQ people can be helped to become heterosexuals, and their role in advancing their “ex-gay” agenda in Latin America.
International-LGBTQFreedom and Roam Uganda (FARUG) is a Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LBTI) organization which was established in 2003 by a group of fully fledged lesbians who were constantly harassed, insulted and discriminated by a misinformed society and who were touched by the plight of their sisters and brothers of the same sex orientation.
International-LGBTQGay Activism in Britain from 1958: the Hall-Carpenter archives microfilm set from the London School of Economics contains organizational material, papers of prominent individuals, ephemera, publications, and press-cuttings.
IntersexMRKH Organization, Inc. is for women with Mayer Rokitansky Kuster Hauser Syndrome, also known as Mullerian Agenesis, Vaginal Agenesis, and Congenital Absence of Vagina.
IntersexIntersex Society of North America (ISNA) is devoted to systemic change to end shame, secrecy, and unwanted genital surgeries for people born with an anatomy that someone decided is not standard for male or female.
IntersexA Human Rights Investigation into the Medical “Normalization” of Intersex People (2005) is a report created by the San Francisco Human Rights Commission that explores the question of unwanted “normalizing” interventions performed on children born with “ambiguous genitalia.”
IntersexIntersex 101 (2012) is a pamphlet created by Transcending Boundaries, inc. that introduces the reader to intersex.
IntersexIntersex Initiative (IPDX) is a Portland, Oregon based national activist and advocacy organization for people born with intersex conditions.
Intl-GeneralUN International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women (UN-INSTRAW) works to improve the lives of women throughout the world by ensuring that their rights, needs, views and priorities are integral components in decision-making and development.
Intl-GeneralWomenAction is a global information, communication and media network that enables NGOs to participate in the Beijing +5 process.
Intl-GeneralProgress of the World's Women: In Pursuit of Justice (2011) - This UN Women report takes a close look at women's legal rights around the world.
Intl-GeneralUN Women is the United Nations organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women. A global champion for women and girls, UN Women was established to accelerate progress on meeting their needs worldwide.
Intl-GeneralPrimer on Women's Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (2014) is an advocacy tool for engagement with the monitoring bodies of the Convention on the Elimination of All Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) and the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR) to recognise more explicitly the implementation of economic, social and cultural rights as a strategy to increase women's equality.
Intl-GeneralLola Press was an international feminist magazine published three times a year in English and Spanish, supported by Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung e.V., Berlin, Germany. In 2001 it became an electronic-only full-text publication, LOL@, and ceased publication in 2002.
Intl-GeneralMothering Across Continents (MAC) is a 501c3 non-profit through which volunteer "catalysts" receive consulting, coaching and mentoring to develop dream projects that help raise tomorrow's leaders.
Intl-General"Women and Migration," is a special 2003 issue of Migration Information Source, from the Migration Policy InstituteMigration Policy Institute September 9, 2002, edited by Philippa Strum and Danielle Tarantola (186p.), is available through the MPI website on the list of publications.
Intl-GeneralWomen in Cities International (WICI) was founded in 2002 as a not-for-profit network focusing on gender equality and the participation of women in urban development.
Intl-GeneralWomen's Worlds Congresses
Intl-GeneralWorld Economic Forum Global Gender Gap Report The Global Gender Gap Report, introduced by the World Economic Forum in 2006, provides a framework for capturing the magnitude and scope of gender-based disparities around the world.
Intl-GeneralWorld March of Women was the initiative of the Fédération des femmes du Québec (Québec Federation of Women) in 2000 and was quickly joined by thousands of organizations around the world. It continues to work towards equality for men and women.
Intl-GeneralWomen's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) is the oldest and largest women's peace and justice organization in the world.
Intl-GeneralWomen's Feature Service is a network of women journalists around the world.
Intl-GeneralIsis International is a feminist advocacy organisation of activists who engage in research and analysis of the issues affecting women globally; amplify the voices, advocacies and analyses of feminist and social movement activists; build women's capacity to use media and communications for advocacy, social change and women's rights; engage with media and help shape a more engendered mass media; and link and strengthen the impact of feminist and social movement activists around the globe to transform society. One of their publications, WE!, is a bi-weekly newsletter and another one, Women in Action, has thematic issues online including women in prisons, young women, women and climate change, and many other topics.
Intl-GeneralWomen in Politics bibliographic database of books and articles on women's participation in political life worldwide. Mounted and maintained by the Inter-Parliamentary Union.
Intl-GeneralWomen Moving Mountains: Collective Impact of the Dutch MDG3 Fund (2013) analyzes the aggregate impact of women's organizations around the world that received grants from the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs' MDG3 Fund.
Intl-GeneralWomen Deliver is a global advocacy organization working on reducing the number of maternal deaths.
Intl-GeneralInternational Indigenous Women's Forum coordinates activities of indigenous women activists throughout the world.
Intl-GeneralCultural Survival is an organization is dedicated to the rights of indigenous peoples and ethnic minorities.
Intl-GeneralGender Equality section of InterAction (American Council for Voluntary International Action) promotes gender equity in the policy and practice of InterAction members and others.
Intl-GeneralGlobal Database of Quotas for Women surveys the use of electoral quotas for women on a country-by-country basis. Quotas are places reserved for women in legislative bodies and political parties, one mechanism for achieving gender equality in political institutions.
Intl-GeneralCommission on the Status of Women (CSW) is the principal global intergovernmental body exclusively dedicated to the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of women.
Intl-GeneralCapturing Change in Women's Realities (2010) interrogates assumptions in the context of women's rights / gender equality / women's empowerment work, where monitoring and evaluation (M&E) approaches create particular kinds of challenges.
Intl-GeneralBRIDGE is a research and information programme located within IDS Knowledge Services. "We are part of a global movement whose vision is a world where gender equality, dignity and social justice prevail, where poverty is eliminated and where human rights - including women's rights - are realised. We believe that we play an important role in realising this vision by generating and sharing diverse, accessible gender information, and by stimulating collaborative, groundbreaking thinking on key issues related to gender and development. We also support the exchange of experience and ideas of how to put this thinking into practice in ways that will make a difference."
Intl-GeneralAssociation for Progressive Communications (APC) is a global Internet community for environment, human rights, development, and peace. One of its six constituent programs is Women's Networking Support Program, which offers training, research, advocacy and other means of support tapping information technology to enhance information access and sharing among the world's women.
Intl-GeneralInternational Women's Tribune Centre is a women's information organization. The IWTC website focuses on women and development and follows actions taking place pursuant to UN plans.
Intl-GeneralGlobal Feminisms Project of the University of Michigan is a collaborative international oral history project that examines the history of feminist activism, women's movements, and academic women's studies in sites around the world.
Intl-GeneralGifts of Speech site has numerous speeches by women from around the world.
Intl-GeneralInternational Center for Research on Women (ICRW) has been the world's premier applied research institute focused on women and girls for almost four decades. Through evidence-based research, they seekss to optimize programs, influence policies and identify scalable solutions that help them lead safer, healthier and more empowered lives.
Intl-GeneralGlobal Fund for Women is an international grantmaking organization.
Intl-GeneralInternational Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA) has a Gender & Democracy site. "IDEA is committed to contributing to the debate to advance gender and democracy issues in general, and to promote women's participation and representation in political life." Site includes a Global Database of Quotas for Women, co-sponsored with Stockholm University, that charts gender-based quotas in political parties, elections, etc.
Intl-GeneralInternational Women's Democracy Center is an organization that was established to "strengthen women's global leadership through training, education, networking and research in all facets of democracy." Site includes program descriptions, timelines, and a calendar of upcoming events.
Intl-GeneralInstitute for Global Communications is an international social change organization with many women-related activities and links from its website. One of the activist networks linked through the IGC is WomensNet, a community of individuals and organizations using computer technology to advance the interests of women worldwide.
Intl-GeneralInternational Council of Women (ICW) works to establish a network of women's organizations that are willing to promote the role of women at the political, economic and social level.
Intl-GeneralGlobal List of Women's Organisations a country-by-country list compiled by Denise Osted. She includes organizations that are not entirely women-focused if they have a women's program (or programs). Not all countries are represented, even though they may have women's organizations.
Intl-GeneralGrassroots Organizations Operating Together in Sisterhood (GROOTS International) is a global network of women-led grassroots organizations. It was founded in 1989 from a shared vision that grassroots women's groups needed to be at the center of decision-making processes affecting their lives and their communities.
Intl-GeneralIndigenous Women: The Right to a Voice (April 1998) contains a collection of articles and interviews focusing on the situation of indigenous women today. With a few exceptions, the articles have been written by female indigenous grass roots activists and academics from the Americas, Africa, Asia and Oceania.
K-12-EducationStatus of Girls in Wisconsin 2010 Update to the 2007 Report, both conducted by the Alverno College Research Center for Women & Girls, in conjunction with the Women’s Fund of Milwaukee. The report and update analyze girls’ education, television & computer use, mental health, juvenile crime, reproductive health, substance & alcohol use, violence & abuse, physical activity, and social support.
K-12-EducationNational Coalition of Girls Schools site makes the case for girls’ schools.
K-12-EducationStep Up is an organization that helps teenage urban high school students who often face difficult situations, like poverty and violence, with resources to become college-bound and career-focused professional women. These girls go on to end the cycle often by becoming the first in their family to receive a college education.
K-12-EducationWorld Bank Girls’ Education site and book, Girls' Education in the 21st Century
K-12-EducationJust the Facts about Sexual Orientation and Youth: A Primer for Principals, Educators, and School Personnel (2008) from the American Psychological Association
K-12-EducationWhere the Girls Are: The Facts About Gender Equity in Education (2008) presents a comprehensive look at the educational achievement of girls during the past 35 years, paying special attention to the relationship between girls' and boys' progress.
K-12-EducationAmelia Bloomer Project, of the Feminist Task Force, American Library Association, compiles annual lists of recommended feminist books for youth (since 2002).
K-12-EducationEighty Books for 21st Century Girls from the Women’s National Book Association covers picture books for early readers, intermediate, young adult, and non-fiction books.
K-12-EducationCrossing the Line: Sexual Harassment at School (2011) presents the most comprehensive research to date on sexual harassment in grades 7-12 and reveals some sobering statistics about the prevalence of sexual harassment and the negative impact it has on students' education.
K-12-Education Cooperative Children's Book Center (CCBC) Publications, listing recommended books for girls and boys. Especially helpful for finding multicultural resources.
K-12-EducationGirls Write Now, based in New York City, aims to provide guidance, support, and opportunities for at-risk girls enrolled in public high schools. Through a mentorship program, they're encouraged to develop their creativity and explore careers in professional and writing while learning important decision making skills.
K-12-EducationEducatingJane.com is “national site for girls, educators, and parents of girls dedicated to girls’ self-esteem, self-awareness, and involvement in the world.”
K-12-EducationGender, Diversities, & Technology Institute of the Educational Development Center leverages the power of diversity to improve education and work systems through innovative technology design and use.
K-12-EducationFamily Education Network site may be searched for such topics as sexual harassment and schools.
K-12-EducationERIC database Search educational research using this database.
Law and LegalWomen’s Rights Law – HG.org
Law and LegalTransgender Law and Policy Institute (TLPI) a non-profit organization dedicated to engaging in effective advocacy for transgender people in our society. The TLPI brings experts and advocates together to work on law and policy initiatives designed to advance transgender equality.
Law and LegalTransgender Law Center works to change law, policy, and attitudes so that all people can live safely, authentically, and free from discrimination regardless of their gender identity or expression.
Law and LegalHarvard Women's Law Association's mission is to support women at Harvard Law School by preparing them to succeed as students and lawyers, while providing exceptional programming that enhances the social, political, and professional lives of HLS students.
Law and LegalNational Association of Women and the Law – an incorporated not-for-profit feminist organization that promotes the equality rights of Canadian women through legal education, research, and law reform advocacy.
Law and LegalNational Women’s Law Center – The Center has won landmark advances to improve the lives of women for more than 40 years. Recent accomplishments range from protecting pregnant workers to raising the minimum wage in states across the country.
LeadershipWomen in Leadership: Inspiring Positive Change is a Coursera online class that aims to inspire and empower women and men across the world to engage in purposeful career development and take on leadership for important causes - to lead change with more conviction and confidence - and improve our workplaces and communities for all.
LeadershipEuropean Network for Women in Leadership (WIL) is a platform for professional and dynamic women working at the European level that provides the opportunity of exchanging ideas and best practices.
LeadershipWomen in Leadership Foundation (WIL) is a national, non-profit organization dedicated to advancing women in leadership roles. WIL delivers innovative programming to help thousands of women across Canada to develop their leadership skills.
LeadershipBarriers and Bias: The Status of Women in Leadership is a video featuring AAUW researchers discussing the importance of women in leadership positions.
LeadershipPink Shoe Club connects people of influence to explore ideas, business and opportunities. It's an alliance of diverse, modern leaders who have a passion for their own lives and for encouraging and effecting positive change.
LeadershipGlobal Women's Innovation Network (Global WIN) is a not-for-profit organization that provides a dynamic forum for women executives and thought leaders in academia, government and business who are passionate about innovation and its potential to advance critical policy issues.
LeadershipWomen and Leadership: Public Says Women are Equally Qualified, but Barriers Persist – an article reviewing the results of a 2015 Pew Research Center survey
LeadershipVital Voices Global Partnership‘s mission is to identify, invest in and bring visibility to extraordinary women around the world by unleashing their leadership potential to transform lives and accelerate peace and prosperity in their communities.
Lesbian-LivesOld Lesbian Oral Herstory Project (OLOHP) seeks to find and document the lives of old lesbians who were born in the early years of the last century. The lives that they led were difficult and in many way difficult for us, today, to understand. There were no LGBT publications, institutions or even personal examples to help guide their lives. They had to make it up as they went along. We seek to record their oral histories, known here as their herstories, to preserve what will soon be lost when they are all gone.
Lesbian-LivesNational Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) has been advancing the civil and human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and their families through litigation, legislation, policy, and public education since it was founded in 1977.
Lesbian-LivesOld Lesbians Organizing for Change (OLOC) is a national network of Old Lesbians over age 60 working to make life better for Old Lesbians through support networks and by confronting ageism in our communities and our country using education and public discourse as primary tools.
Lesbian-LivesZuna Institute is a national advocacy organization for black lesbians that was created to address the needs of black lesbians in the areas of health, public policy, economic development, and education.
Lesbian-LivesLesbian Herstory Archives subject files: 150 microfilm reels on all aspects of lesbian life and concerns, from abortion to African-American lesbians, lesbian mothers, gay civil rights, women's liberation movement, domestic partnership, older lesbians, and Native American lesbians, etc. The materials consist of clippings, flyers, brochures, conference materials, reports, correspondence, and other printed ephemera.
Lesbian-LivesZami NOBLA (National Organization of Black Lesbians on Aging) is an off-shoot of ZAMI: Atlanta’s premiere organization for lesbians of African descent based in Atlanta, Georgia. ZAMI was in existence for over 25 years and was internationally known for its advocacy work on behalf of black lesbians, social justice organizing and it's Audre Lorde Scholarship Fund.
Lesbian-LivesOlivia has been serving the lesbian community since 1973, both as a groundbreaking independent women's record label and as THE travel company for lesbians.
Lesbian-LivesUntitled Black Lesbian Elder Project (UBLEP) is a feature-length documentary that will highlight interviews with black lesbian elders in their 60s, 70s and 80s from across the United States and situate them in a range of black historical movements, spanning the decades between the 1930s and 1980s.
Lesbian-LivesAutostraddle, an intelligent, hilarious & provocative voice and a progressively feminist online community for a new generation of lesbian, bisexual & otherwise inclined ladies (and their friends).
Lesbian-LivesAtlanta Lesbian Feminist Alliance archives, ca. 1972-1994 microfilm set contains subject files (clippings) as well as magazines and newsletters and records related to the ALFA itself.
Lesbian-LivesLesbian Herstory Archives is home to the world’s largest collection of materials by and about lesbians and their communities.
Lesbian-LivesAstraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice is the only philanthropic organization working exclusively to advance LGBTQI human rights around the globe.
Lesbian-LivesBold Fest is a non-profit society that has as its mission to raise the visibility of older lesbians, and to provide a venue to meet and to share information and opportunities for learning, networking, and organizing. For the last eight years, the Bold Old(er) Lesbians & Dykes Conference has attracted lesbians aged 45+ as well as younger women–from across Canada, the US and even Australia.
Lesbian-LivesAqua Girl is the largest charity women's week in the country. 100% of the proceeds from Aqua Girl benefit the Aqua Foundation for Women, a not-for-profit foundation whose primary mission is to serve as the funding catalyst for lesbian, bisexual, and transgender wellness and equality in South Florida through grants, scholarships, and initiatives.
Lesbian-LivesLesbian Connection is the free worldwide forum of news, ideas and information for, by and about lesbians.
Lesbian-LivesCurve, the nation's best-selling lesbian magazine, spotlights all that is fresh, funny, exciting, controversial and cutting-edge in the lesbian community.
Lesbian-LivesThe Dinah is considered the largest lesbian event in the world. Mariah Hanson, under her Club Skirts Marquis, created the world famous Dinah Shore Weekend in 1991. The simple but daring concept, of creating a lesbian world within the city, catapulted the Dinah to international fame.
LGBTQOutHistory tells stories about the queer past, about people who identify as LGBT. It uncovers histories of same-gender love and of gender crossing in the recent and distant past.
LGBTQOut in East Berlin – Lesbians and Gays in the GDR is a documentary which tells the impressive-to-absurd personal histories of gay men and lesbians in the GDR, from the post WWII years until the fall of the Berlin Wall.
LGBTQOut for Work (OFW) functions as a complimentary component in the total educational experience of LGBT students, primarily in the development, evaluation, initiation, and implementation of career plans and opportunities.
LGBTQOutServe-SLDN is the association for actively serving LGBT military personnel and veterans.
LGBTQOut & Equal Workplace Advocates is committed to ending employment discrimination for LGBT employees.
LGBTQOut & Visible: The Experiences and Attitudes of LGBT Older Adults, Ages 45-75 (2014) from the National Resource Center on LGBT Aging
LGBTQPride ASIA‘s mission is to celebrate, empower and nurture the multi-cultural diversity of the LGBTQ communities through the Asian Pacific Islander lens.
LGBTQPride Foundation is a regional community foundation serving the Northwest region of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington. Their work is grounded in social justice philanthropy.
LGBTQNew Patterns of Poverty in the Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Community (2013), a Williams Institute report
LGBTQPride At Work is a nonprofit organization and an officially recognized constituency group of the AFL-CIO (American Federation of Labor & Congress of Industrial Organizations.)
LGBTQPoint Foundation: The National LGBTQ Scholarship Fund empowers promising LGBTQ students to achieve their full academic and leadership potential - despite the obstacles often put before them - to make a significant impact on society.
LGBTQOut Traveler: The Standard of Gay Travel
LGBTQPFLAG is the nation’s largest family and ally organization. Made up of parents, families, friends, and allies united with people who are LGBT, PFLAG is committed to advancing equality and full societal affirmation of LGBT people through its threefold mission of support, education, and advocacy.
LGBTQNational Coalition for LGBT Health is committed to improving the health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals through federal advocacy that is focused on research, policy, education, and training.
LGBTQNational Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) is the business voice of the LGBT community and is the largest global not-for-profit advocacy organization dedicated to expanding economic opportunities and advancements for LGBT people.
LGBTQNational Gay and Lesbian Task Force works on a wide range of issues: aging, the anti-gay industry, bisexuality, elections/politics, faith, health & HIV/AIDS, marriage/partner recognition, nondiscrimination, parenting & family, racial and economic justice, transgender, youth, and hate crimes. The site can be searched under each of these categories. For Task Force publications, go to the Reports & Research page and either use the search on that page or scroll through the list of reports at the bottom.
LGBTQNational Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) is a civil rights organization dedicated to empowering Black LGBT people.
LGBTQMonosexual Privilege Checklist created by Shiri Eisner and first appeared in her book, Bi: Notes for a Bisexual Revolution.
LGBTQProfiles of Resilience and Psychosocial Outcomes among Young Black Gay and Bisexual Men (April 2016 report) explores different profiles of resilience factors in 228 Young Black gay/bisexual men (YBGBM) in New York City and compares profiles on psychological distress, mental health, and other psychosocial factors.
LGBTQThe National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey: 2010 Findings on Victimization by Sexual Orientation (2013) gives the most detailed data ever on how partner violence affects women’s lives, with results broken down by sexual orientation.
LGBTQNational Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA) Stylebook on LGBT terminology
LGBTQNational Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA) is a federation of LGBTQ Asian American, South Asian, Southeast Asian and Pacific Islander organizations. NQAPIA seeks to build the capacity of local LGBT AAPI organizations, invigorate grassroots organizing, develop leadership, and challenge homophobia, racism, and anti-immigrant bias.
LGBTQNational LGBTQ Task Force advances full freedom, justice and equality for LGBTQ people.
LGBTQNational LGBT Cancer Network works to improve the lives of LGBT cancer survivors.
LGBTQNational LGBT Bar Association is a national association of lawyers, judges and other legal professionals, law students, activists and affiliated LGBT legal organizations. The LGBT Bar promotes justice in and through the legal profession for the LGBT community in all its diversity.
LGBTQNetwork/La Red is a survivor-led, social justice organization that works to end partner abuse in LGBT, BDSM, polyamorous, and queer communities. Rooted in anti-oppression principles, our work aims to create a world where all people are free from oppression.
LGBTQStanding on the Side of Love is an interfaith public advocacy campaign that seeks to harness love's power to stop oppression. It is sponsored by the Unitarian Universalist Association and all are welcome to join.
LGBTQToronto Queer Zine Fair seeks to make space for traditionally marginalized voices in the zine community.
LGBTQTranscending Boundaries, Inc. was founded in 2001 to provide education, activism, and support for persons whose sexuality, gender, sex, or relationship style do not fit within conventional categories. The organization serves our ever-evolving communities, including bisexual, pansexual, asexual, fluid, queer, transgender, transsexual, genderqueer, intersex, polyamorous, and kinky persons, as well as allies and those who prefer not to use labels.
LGBTQThree Dollar Bill Cinema strengthens, connects, and reflects diverse communities through queer film and media. They provide access to films by, for, and about lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people and their families, and a forum for LGBT filmmakers to share and discuss their work with audiences in the greater Seattle area.
LGBTQThat's So Gay: Outing Early America is an online exhibition from the Library Company of Philadelphia.
LGBTQStonewall Book Awards, sponsored by the American Library Association’s Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Round Table.
LGBTQThe Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24.
LGBTQWearing Gay History is the home to the digitized t-shirt collections of numerous lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender archives across the United States.
LGBTQWoodhull Sexual Freedom Alliance works to advance the recognition of sexual, gender, and family diversity. They work to improve the well-being, rights and autonomy of every individual thru advocacy, education and action.
LGBTQWolfe Video is the largest exclusive distributor of LGBT films.
LGBTQWisconsin GLBT History Project chronicles the history of GLBT people in Milwaukee and all of Wisconsin.
LGBTQThe Williams Institute is dedicated to conducting rigorous, independent research on sexual orientation and gender identity law and public policy. A national think tank at UCLA Law, the Williams Institute produces high-quality research with real-world relevance and disseminates it to judges, legislators, policymakers, media and the public.
LGBTQSW Gay and Lesbian Film Fest
LGBTQSoulforce is committed to relentless nonviolent resistance to bring freedom to LGBTQ people from religious & political oppression.
LGBTQReport of the APA Task Force on Appropriate Therapeutic Responses to Sexual Orientation (August 2009) from the American Psychological Association
LGBTQResisting the Rainbow: Right-wing Responses to LGBT Gains (2012) describes historical and current contexts of right-wing responses to LGBT successes in the US. Includes six case studies, recommendations, and best practices.
LGBTQReflections on LGBT Students in Social Work Field Education (2013) by Dr. Laura Messinger
LGBTQThe RaRE Research Report: LGB&T Mental Health – Risk and Resilience Explored (2015)
LGBTQQueer Renaissance (Atlanta, GA) is creating virtual and physical community for people of color, queer people, and the allies within our communities. They recognize the myriad ways in which we are all at all times Queer, of Color, and Allies and seek to create a world where our identities and expressions are celebrated in there multiplicity.
LGBTQMarriage Equality and LGBT Health from the American Psychological Association
LGBTQSame-Sex Marriage: An Undergraduate Research Guide addresses the legislative, religious, familial and personal aspects of same-sex marriage. It covers arguments for and against same-sex marriage, and focuses on the United States and Canada.
LGBTQSexual Identity, Sex of Sexual Contacts, and Health-Related Behaviors Among Students in Grades 9-12 - United States and Selected Sites, 2015 report from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention found that LGB students are nearly two times as likely to be bullied on school property; twice as likely to be threatened or injured with a weapon on school property; and nearly three times as likely to miss school because they feel unsafe. Nationally, 12.5 percent of LGB students reported that they missed school because they feel unsafe.
LGBTQServices & Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE) is the country’s largest and oldest organization dedicated to improving the lives of LGBT older adults. Their mission is to lead in addressing issues related to LGBT aging.
LGBTQSan Francisco Human Rights Commission is focused on protecting the rights of all San Francisco inhabitants to equal economic, political and educational opportunity, to equal accommodations in businesses, to equal service and protection by public agencies, and to eliminate prejudice and discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, and more. Take a look at their reports on LGBT and Intersex communities.
LGBTQSame Sex Couples in Wisconsin: A Demographic Summary (2014)
LGBTQQueer Music Heritage: from January 2000 until March 2015 QMH was both a radio show and a website, and the goal of both was to preserve and share the music of queer culture. It has become the resource on the net for the history of LGBT music. Each month’s page gives the playlist and additional pages of info, and you can stream or download every show; there’s over 580 hours of programming available.
LGBTQRespectable Queerness (2010) by Yuvraj Joshi
LGBTQEquality Federation has worked throughout the country to build the leaders of today and tomorrow, strengthen state-based LGBT organizations, and make critical progress on the issues that matter most.
LGBTQEstimating the Economic Boost of Marriage for Same-Sex Couples in Wisconsin (2014), a Williams Institute report
LGBTQEqualdex is a collaborative knowledge base for the LGBT movement. The site aims to crowdsource every law related to LGBT rights to provide a comprehensive and global view of the LGBT rights movement.
LGBTQDiverse & Resilient works for the healthy development of LGBT people in Wisconsin by creating and sustaining programs, groups, and communities to take action.
LGBTQCreating End-of-Life Documents for Trans Individuals: An Advocate’s Guide (October 2014) from the National Resource Center on LGBT Aging
LGBTQFagbug: On the 11th Annual National Day of Silence, Erin Davies was victim to a hate crime in Albany, New York. Because of sporting a rainbow sticker on her VW Beetle, Erin’s car was vandalized, left with the words “fag” and “u r gay” placed on the driver’s side window and hood of her car. Despite initial shock and embarrassment, Erin decided to embrace what happened by leaving the graffiti on her car and took her car, now known worldwide as the “fagbug,” on a 58-day trip around the US and Canada. Check out the documentary and its sequel, Fagbug Nation.
LGBTQFamilies Like Mine launched in 1999 with the mission to decrease isolation for people who have parents who are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT), and bring voice to their experiences. This site now serves as a partial archive of Abigail Garner’s work as a spokesperson and educator.
LGBTQFreedom to Marry was launched in 2003 by Evan Wolfson, the civil rights attorney generally considered the architect of the national marriage equality movement.
LGBTQFunders for LGBTQ Issues works side-by-side with funders and movement organizations and remains the sole organization dedicated exclusively to increasing institutional giving to LGBTQ communities.
LGBTQFood Insecurity and SNAP Participation in the LGBT Community (July 2016) a report from The Williams Institute which analyzes the extent of food insecurity experiences and participation in the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) among LGBT adults and adults in same-sex couples. Using data from four representative, population-based surveys the authors find higher rates of these experiences among LGBT adults and adults in same-sex couples than among non-LGBT adults and adults in different-sex couples.
LGBTQFamily Equality Council is changing attitudes and policies to ensure all families are respected, loved, and celebrated – especially families with parents who are LGBT.
LGBTQFamily Acceptance Project is a research, intervention, education and policy initiative that works to prevent health and mental health risks for LGBT children and youth, including suicide, homelessness and HIV - in the context of their families.
LGBTQCOLAGE unites people with LGBTQ parents into a network of peers and supports them as they nurture and empower each other to be skilled, self-confident, and just leaders in our collective communities.
LGBTQCenter for Black Equity promotes a multinational LGBT network dedicated to improving health and wellness opportunities, economic empowerment, and equal rights while promoting individual and collective work, responsibility, and self-determination.
LGBTQResources for Researching LGBTQ topics in University of Wisconsin System Libraries, affiliates of other UW System campuses.
LGBTQ100 Best Lesbian and Gay Nonfiction Books (2004) by The Publishing Triangle
LGBTQ2015 National School Climate Survey: LGBTQ Students Experience Pervasive Harassment and Discrimination, But School-Based Supports Can Make a Difference (2015 PDF report) is from GLSEN, and is their flagship report on the school experiences of LGBTQ youth in schools, including the extent of the challenges that they face at school and the school-based resources that support LGBTQ students' well-being.
LGBTQLGBTQ Studies Resources at UW-Madison, UW-Madison-affiliated.
LGBTQLog Cabin Republicans is the nation's original and largest organization representing gay conservatives and allies who support fairness, freedom, and equality for all Americans.
LGBTQAnswers to Your Questions For a Better Understanding of Sexual Orientation & Homosexuality (2008) from the American Psychological Association
LGBTQBest Practices for Asking Questions to Identify Transgender and Other Gender Minority Respondents on Population-Based Surveys (2014), a report from the Williams Institute
LGBTQCarry the Word: A Bibliography of Black LGBTQ Books is a seminal reference work, featuring over 600 titles by and about black Same-Gender-Loving (SGL) and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer-identified (LGBTQ) writers and culture, as well as interviews and articles about black SGL authors. The first edition is freely available at this link as an e-book.
LGBTQCatholics for Equality was founded in 2010 to support, educate, and mobilize Catholics in the advancement of freedom and equality at the federal, state, and local levels for our lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender family, parish and community members.
LGBTQCampus Pride represents the leading national nonprofit organization for student leaders and campus groups working to create a safer college environment for LGBT students.
LGBTQBeyond Marriage: Unrecognized Family Relationships (2011) is the companion report to a groundbreaking 2009 public forum and panel discussion focused on defining alternative families, documenting their experiences, and charting a path to the extension of family law protections to these vital social structures.
LGBTQBeyond Marriage Equality: A Blueprint for Federal Non-Discrimination Protections (2014) is an HRC report that explains the need for non-discrimination laws protecting LGBT people at the federal level.
LGBTQGarden of Peace Project was created to uplift, uphold, and empower the narratives and lived experiences of LGBTQIA+ individuals and to address the lack of education, employment, healthcare, and housing, and the violence that impacts all LGBTQIA+ individuals.
LGBTQAddressing the Needs of LGBT Older Adults in San Francisco: Recommendations for the Future (July 2013) is a report that highlights key survey findings and concludes with programmatic, policy, and research recommendations regarding the needs of aging LGBT adults in San Francisco.
LGBTQLGBT Americans Report Lower Well-Being (2014)
LGBTQLGBT Asian and Pacific Islander Individuals and Same Sex Couples (2013), a Williams Institute report
LGBTQLGBT African American Individuals and African American Same Sex Couples (2013), a Williams Institute report
LGBTQLavender Seniors (San Francisco, CA) provides social support services and a vibrant caring community of LGBT older adults of the East Bay area.
LGBTQLambda Legal is the oldest and largest national legal organization whose mission is to achieve full recognition of the civil rights of LGBT people and those with HIV; through impact litigation, education and public policy work.
LGBTQThe LGBT Expo is the largest & longest-running LGBT convention in the world held yearly at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City.
LGBTQLive Out Loud is a non-profit organization dedicated to inspiring and empowering LGBTQ youth by connecting them with successful LGBTQ professionals in their community.
LGBTQLGBTQ Professional Societies/Caucuses/Special interest groups (SIGs) – From Harrington Park Press
LGBTQGay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network (GLSEN) is the leading national education organization focused on ensuring safe schools for all students.
LGBTQLGBTQ Policy Journal at the Harvard Kennedy School published its first edition in the spring of 2011. The Journal is a student-run, nonpartisan review dedicated to publishing interdisciplinary work on policy-making and politics including and impacting LGBTQ communities and individuals.
LGBTQLGBT Project of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
LGBTQLGBT Latino/a Individuals and Latino/a Same Sex Couples (2013), a Williams Institute report
LGBTQJust the Facts about Sexual Orientation and Youth: A Primer for Principals, Educators, and School Personnel (2008) from the American Psychological Association
LGBTQLGBT and Queer Research in Higher Education: The State and Status of the Field (2010) by Kristen A. Renn
LGBTQGay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) works in New England and nationally to create a just society free of discrimination based on gender identity and expression, HIV status, and sexual orientation.
LGBTQGLEAM is the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) employee resource group at Microsoft.
LGBTQGLAAD Media Reference Guide is intended to be used by journalists reporting for mainstream media outlets and by creators in entertainment media who want to tell our stories fairly and accurately.
LGBTQIntimate Partner Violence and Sexual Abuse among LGBT People (November 2015 report) provides an overview of existing research on intimate partner violence (IPV) and sexual abuse (IPSA) among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people and makes recommendations for future research.
LGBTQGirl Sex 101 is a sex-ed book like no other, offering helpful info for ladies and lady-lovers of all genders and identities, playful and informative illustrations on each page, and over 100 distinct voices, plus a hot narrative that shows you how to put the info to good use.
LGBTQGLMA‘s mission is to ensure equality in healthcare for LGBT individuals and healthcare providers.
LGBTQGLAAD tackles tough issues to shape the narrative and provoke dialogue that leads to cultural change.
LGBTQInternational Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC) is a leading international organization dedicated to human rights advocacy on behalf of people who experience discrimination or abuse on the basis of their actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.
LGBTQGay Straight Alliance for Safe Schools increases the capacity of LGBTQ youth and students, educational staff, and families to create school environments where all LGBTQ youth and students thrive.
LGBTQHuman Rights Campaign (HRC) is the largest LGBT civil rights organization in the United States. HRC envisions an America where LGBT people are ensured of their basic equal rights, and can be open, honest and safe at home, at work and in the community.
LGBTQImmigration Equality is the national leader in LGBT and HIV-positive immigration rights.
LGBTQHarrington Park Press is a specialized academic/scholarly book publisher devoted to emerging topics in LGBTQ diversity, equality, and inclusivity. Also offering helpful resource lists.
LGBTQ-LibrariesOutHistory tells stories about the queer past, about people who identify as LGBT. It uncovers histories of same-gender love and of gender crossing in the recent and distant past.
LGBTQ-LibrariesONE Institute: International Gay and Lesbian Archives (Los Angeles, CA), is the largest repository of LGBTQ materials in the world. Founded in 1952, ONE Archives currently houses over two million archival items including periodicals, books, film, video and audio recordings, photographs, artworks, organizational records, and personal papers. ONE Archives has been a part of the University of Southern California Libraries since 2010.
LGBTQ-LibrariesMilwaukee LGBT History Project (Milwaukee, WI) website includes biographies of individuals and descriptions of organizations, businesses, media, and events in the history of the community.
LGBTQ-LibrariesMobile Homecoming is a collection of the social organizing herstories of black women, trans men, and gender queer visionaries who have been refusing the limits of heteronormativity and opening the world up by being themselves in the second half of the 20th century.
LGBTQ-LibrariesSeeing Myself in the Mirror: An LGBTQ Literature Annotated Bibliography with Diverse Characters, Compiled by Alyson Feldman-Piltch
LGBTQ-LibrariesThat's So Gay: Outing Early America is an online exhibition from the Library Company of Philadelphia.
LGBTQ-LibrariesWisconsin GLBT History Project chronicles the history of GLBT people in Milwaukee and all of Wisconsin.
LGBTQ-LibrariesMadison’s LGBT Community, 1960s to the present (Madison, WI), part of the Campus Voices oral history project, tells the story of the LGBT community on campus and in Madison from the 1960’s through today.
LGBTQ-LibrariesThe Visibility Project is a national portrait and video collection dedicated to the Queer Asian American Women & Trans* community that breaks barriers through powerful imagery and storytelling.
LGBTQ-LibrariesThe Transgender Archives (University of Victoria Libraries, Canada) preserves and shares the history of pioneering transgender activists and the work they have done on behalf of their communities.
LGBTQ-LibrariesStonewall National Museum and Archives (New York, NY) promotes understanding through preserving and sharing the proud culture of LGBT people and their significant role in American society.
LGBTQ-LibrariesSoldier Girls and Dancing Boys: Gender Exploration in Resources for Children, Teens, and Caring Adults (2014), a bibliography by Nandy Silverrod of San Francisco Public Library
LGBTQ-LibrariesLatino GLBT History Project (LHP) was founded in April 2000 to respond to the critical need to preserve and educate about our history. LHP creates educational exhibits and presentations from their historical archives collection for local and national conferences, Pride and other cultural events, and their online virtual museum.
LGBTQ-LibrariesGerber/Hart Library, the Midwest's largest GLB circulating library, archives and resource center.
LGBTQ-LibrariesGay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender (GLBT) Historical Society (San Francisco, CA) collects, preserves and interprets the history of GLBT people and the communities that support them. Founded in 1985, the society is recognized internationally as a leader in the field of GLBT public history.
LGBTQ-LibrariesGay Activism in Britain from 1958: the Hall-Carpenter archives microfilm set from the London School of Economics contains organizational material, papers of prominent individuals, ephemera, publications, and press-cuttings.
LGBTQ-LibrariesThe Black Gay and Lesbian Archive, at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, is part of the New York Public Library.
LGBTQ-LibrariesLesbian Herstory Archives (New York, NY) is home to the world's largest collection of materials by and about lesbians and their communities.
LGBTQ-LibrariesArizona Queer Archives (AQA) is the state of Arizona's LGBTQ archive being established through the Institute for LGBT Studies at the University of Arizona.
LGBTQ-LibrariesGlasgow Women’s Library (Glasgow, Scotland) includes the Lesbian Archives and Information Center.
LGBTQ-Libraries“The Citation Landscape of Scholarly Literature in LGBT Studies: A Snapshot for Subject Librarians“ (2012) by Karen Antell
LGBTQ-LibrariesThe Leather Archives & Museum (Chicago, IL) is dedicated to the compilation, preservation, and maintenance of leather, kink, and fetish lifestyles. The reading library and archive serve to support researchers and community members in accessing materials and documentation relevant to the history and culture of leather.
LGBTQ-LibrariesGLBT Round Table (GLBTRT) of the American Library Association (ALA)
LGBTQ-LibrariesJean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection in Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Studies houses over 100,000 items in a wide variety of media. The collection is international in scope, has materials in approximately 58 languages, and includes the archives of the National Log Cabin Republicans, National Education Association GLBT Caucus, and the Lesbian Review of Books.
LGBTQ-LibrariesLesbian and Gay Archives Roundtable of the Society of American Archivists has compiled Lavender Legacies Guide to primary source material relating to the history and culture of LBGT people held by repositories in North America.
LGBTQ-LibrariesThe History Project‘s (Boston, MA) mission is to document and preserve the history of Boston’s LGBT community, and to share that information with the public.
LGBTQ-LibrariesIHLIA Gay and Lesbian Archive and Documentation Centre, Amsterdam, Netherlands (site in Dutch)
Literature and WomenSisters in Crime (SinC) “is an international organization of writers, readers, booksellers, librarians, agents, editors, reviewers and teachers interested in promoting the work of women mystery writers.” Site includes a bibliography, arranged by author and books-in-print catalogs, which currently works for children and young adult and works in German.
Literature and WomenRoom is Canada's oldest literary journal by and about women.
Literature and WomenVictorian Women Writers Project at Indiana Univ. includes works by British writers Louisa Bevington, Amy Levy, Dollie Radford, and others.
Literature and WomenProject Gutenberg, the pioneer project to offer books in electronic form on the Internet, contains whole texts of Emma Goldman, Kate Chopin, Olive Schreiner,and other women writers. Database is searchable by authors, titles, and subjects.
Literature and WomenThe Open Library offers a way to just find books by women authors (any format) or limited to E-Texts in the project sponsored by The Internet Archive. (A subject search for “women” turns up thousands of books in numerous subjects.)
Literature and WomenNative American Women Playwrights Archive at Miami University of Ohio includes author information, synopses, and more.
Literature and WomenTexts by Women Writers from the Modern English Collection, University of Virginia Electronic Text Center, includes scores of works by American and British women writers.
Literature and WomenVoices From the Gaps: Women Writers of Color, developed at the University of Minnesota by professors Toni McNaron (English), Carol Miller (American Studies), and Laurie Dickinson (graduate student in English).
Literature and WomenPoetess Archive is both a database and a journal covering the time when “popular poetry was often written in what came to be designated an “effeminate” style, whether written by men or women.” The database has over 4,000 items in it as of early 2010, “for works by and about writers working in and against the "poetess tradition."
Literature and WomenWomen’s Writing is a journal concerned with works written before about 1900.
Literature and WomenWomen’s Literary Salons Archive, 1975-1985, New York, Cerridwen, Paris, Los Angeles; Ephemera from the Collection of Professor Gloria Orenstein, Gender Studies and Comparative Literature, University of Southern California. Documents a feminist forum for intellectual discussion and for the presentation of feminist writings from the time period.
Literature and WomenWomen Writers is an e-zine.
Literature and WomenLittle Magazine Interview Cumulative Index is an index prepared at UW-Madison to author interviews in small literary magazines from the United States, Great Britain, Canada, and Australia/New Zealand, mostly in the 20th century. Many of the authors are women. The magazines themselves are found in the Little Magazines Collection, Department of Special Collections, Memorial Library.
Literature and WomenWomen Romantic Era Writers site maintained by Adriana Craciun points to electronic texts produced in a variety of places as well as some contemporaneous responses and visual sites.
Literature and WomenWomen of the Arthurian Legend, by Katherine Marsh , University of Rochester.
Literature and WomenWomen and World Literature bibliography of anthologies in translation
Literature and WomenWomen Mystery Writers bibliography
Literature and WomenWisconsin Women Writers of Adult Fiction and Poetry 1962-1992 bibliography
Literature and WomenNineteenth Century American Women Writers texts is a section of the Society for the Study of American Women Writers‘s site.
Literature and WomenWilliam B. Cairns Collection of American Women Writers 1650-1920 University of Wisconsin-Madison, Memorial Library site describes this major literary collection. “What Can a Woman Do?” by Amy Hielsberg is an article about the collection, from the Wisconsin Alumnus v. 86, no. 3 (1985) (click on the article from the table of contents).
Literature and WomenContemporary Women Novelists: A Selected Annotated List, by Helene Androski (1996)
Literature and WomenDigital Schomburg Collection of African American Women Writers of the Nineteenth Century digitized works including visual images. Some of the authors and works included are: Alice Dunbar-Nelson: Goodness of St. Rocque and Violets and Other Tales, Mary Prince: History of Mary Prince, a West Indian Slave, Harriet Jacobs: Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, Adah Isaacs Menken: Infelicia, V.W. Broughton: Twenty Year’s Experience of a Missionary, N.F. Mosell: The Work of the Afro-American Woman, and poems by Eloise Bibb, H. Cordelia Ray, Mary E. Tucker, and Phillis Wheatley
Literature and WomenLiterature section of the Feminist Majority Foundation site includes links to many pages for individual authors.
Literature and WomenBrown Women Writers Project is creating an electronic textbase of women’s writing in English before 1830.
Literature and WomenBritish Women Romantic Poets, 1789-1832 electronic text collection from UC-Davis.
Literature and WomenAmerican Female Poets an 1853 anthology, is one of the books in fulltext in the American Verse Project at the University of Michigan.
Literature and WomenGuidelines for Non-Sexist Use of Language APA.
Literature and Women Bartleby.com: Great Books Online includes works by Agatha Christie, Emily Dickinson, Sarah Orne Jewett, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Emily Post, Gertrude Stein, and Mary Wollstonecraft.
Literature and WomenEmory Women Writers Resource Project includes hypertext versions of works by numerous women writers from the 17th through the 20th century. The project includes genre fiction; early modern works, through the 18th century; World War I poetry; Native American works; works on abolition, freedom and rights; and women’s advocacy.
Literature and WomenDomestic Goddesses, a.k.a. Scribbling Women page by Kim Wells, Texas A.& M, collects literary criticism for Victorian writers of domestic fiction. Writers are Louisa May Alcott, Willa Cather, Kate Chopin, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Sara Josepha Hale, Sarah Orne Jewett, Harriett Beecher Stowe, Susan Wagner, and Edith Wharton.
Literature and WomenFeminist Science Fiction, Fantasy & Utopia Information about feminist science fiction authors and books.
Literature and WomenHypertexts@The University of Virginia has hypertext versions of:Many more full-text online versions of works by women writers are part of U. VA's Texts by Women Writers from the Modern English Collection.
Literature and WomenA Celebration of Women Writers is browsable by author, century, and country. Included are links to available on-line works by or about them.
Literature and WomenInternational Centre for Women Playwrights supports female dramatists around the world. Site includes a newsletter, Seasons and databases of playwrights and plays.
Literature and WomenHarriet Wilson Project‘s purpose is to is to raise awareness of Harriet Wilson and her literary work, Our Nig.
Literature and WomenHousehold Words: Women Write From and For the Kitchen is an online exhibit of from the Van Pelt Lib., Univ. of Pennsylvania.
Literature and WomenHarriet Beecher Stowe Center has a library.
Literature and WomenGLAAD Media Reference Guide is intended to be used by journalists reporting for mainstream media outlets and by creators in entertainment media who want to tell our stories fairly and accurately.
Literature and Women“Gender and Creative Writing: A Bibliography,” by Susan Hubbard and Gail Stygall.
Literature and WomenGirls at Library is an online journal that features engaging literary interviews with and book recommendations from remarkable, diverse women who share a passion for reading.
Marriage EqualityRelationship Quality among Cohabiting versus Married Couples (July 2014) by Bowling Green State University’s National Center for Marriage and Family analyzes the relationship quality of cohabitating couples and married couples. Check out the Literature Reviews for more valuable resources.
Marriage EqualityStop Polygamy in Canada is a movement that advocates for women, children and young boys caught in the clutches of polygamy.
Marriage EqualityUnmarried Equality advocates for equality and fairness for unmarried people, including people who are single, choose not to marry, cannot marry, or live together before marriage.
Marriage EqualityU.S. Census Bureau Families and Living Arrangements
Marriage EqualityNational Healthy Marriage Resource Center (NHMRC) is a clearinghouse for quality, balanced, and timely information and resources on healthy marriage and relationship education.
Marriage EqualityAdministration for Children and Families (ACF) is a division of the Department of Health & Human Services that promotes the economic and social well-being of families, children, individuals and communities.
Marriage EqualityThe National Center for Family & Marriage Research (NCFMR) at Bowling Green State University was established in 2007 to improve our understanding of how family structure is linked to the health and well-being of children, adults, families, and communities and to inform policy development and programmatic responses.
Marriage EqualityCouncil on Contemporary Families (CCF) is a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to providing the press and public with the latest research and best-practice findings about American families.
Marriage EqualityAssistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) is the principal advisor to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on policy development, and is responsible for major activities in policy coordination, legislation development, strategic planning, policy research, evaluation, and economic analysis.
Marriage EqualityIslamic Marriage Contracts: A Resource Guide for Legal Professionals, Advocates, Imams and Communities (2012) was developed to provide and clarify information about Islam and gender equality in marriage and divorce, to direct readers to the best practices that safeguard women’s rights and interests, to promote well-being and balance for all parties, and to nurture communities.
Marriage EqualityGuide to Mixed Orientation Marriages (2012) is a pamphlet created by Transcending Boundaries, Inc. to provide a basic understanding about mixed orientation marriages.
MasculinityQuestion Bridge is an innovative transmedia project that facilitates a dialogue between a critical mass of black men from diverse and contending backgrounds and creates a platform for them to represent and redefine black male identity in America.
MasculinitySexual Violence in Conflict and Post-Conflict: Engaging Men and Boys (2014) advocacy brief explores how to engage men and boys in preventing and responding to sexual violence in conflict and post-conflict settings. Both the prevention of such violence and the quality of responses when it has occurred will be greatly enhanced by understanding men's varied relations to this violence and by engaging men at diverse levels.
MasculinityPrograms for Men Who Have Used Violence Against Women: Recommendations for Action and Caution (2013) explores how programs for men who have used Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) can be part of comprehensive approaches to ending IPV but that they must be implemented with considerable caution.
MasculinityScholars Network on Black Masculinity works toward improving the well-being of African American men. It is an assembly of scholars committed to reshaping scholarly and public understandings of the lives of African American men and exposing the cultural dimensions of the Black male experience.
MasculinityNational Fatherhood Initiative is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization founded in 1994 to reverse our nation's destructive trend towards father absence.
MasculinityMen-Streaming in Sexual and Reproductive Health and HIV: A Toolkit for Policy Development and Advocacy (2010) is a guide for Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and governments to support the review and updating of existing policies to ensure they fully engage men and boys in Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights and HIV/AIDS.
MasculinitySociety for the Psychological Study of Men and Masculinity, Division 51 of the American Psychological Association, advances knowledge in the psychology of men through research, education, training, public policy, and improved clinical practice.
MasculinityNational Organization for Men Against Sexism (NOMAS) is an activist organization of men and women supporting positive changes for men. NOMAS advocates a perspective that is pro-feminist, gay affirmative, anti-racist, dedicated to enhancing men's lives, and committed to justice on a broad range of social issues including class, age, religion, and physical abilities.
MasculinityOne in Six helps men who have had unwanted or abusive sexual experiences in childhood live healthier, happier lives.
MasculinityPolitical Connections: Men, Gender and Violence (2001), from the United Nations International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women (INSTRAW) working paper series on men's roles and responsibilities in ending gender based violence, looks at the political connections between men, gender and violence and the tensions that arise in making such connections.
MasculinityTransformation by 2030: How Ending Gender-Based Violence and Engaging Men and Boys will Contribute to the World's Next Development Framework (2015) This policy brief presents findings from an expert consultation among Indian government and civil society representatives on gender equality, with a special focus on men, masculinities, and the critical role that men have to play toward the success of the post-2015 development agenda.
MasculinityWorking with Men and Boys to End Gender Discrimination and Sexual Abuse of Girls and Boys (2003) is an important input into the debate and work on gender and sexual abuse. The paper discusses the root causes of child sexual abuse and suggests ways of addressing it through a rights perspective; it also provides special focus on working with men and boys to end child sexual abuse.
MasculinityWorking with Youth to Prevent Violence Against Women and Girls (2014) policy brief makes recommendation for preventing violence and engaging young men at the following levels: individual (knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors), relationship (closer personal ones), community (settings and environments), and societal (change across communities).
MasculinityXY 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.
MasculinityWorking with Men and Boys: Emerging Strategies from Across Africa to Address Gender-Based Violence and HIV/AIDS (2009) is a case study collection that showcases some of the innovative programmes and policies taking place across the African continent, working with men and boys on issues related to gender, HIV, health, development and social justice.
MasculinityWhat Men Have to Do With It: Public Policies to Promote Gender Equality (2014) addresses how public policies can more adequately engage men and boys in achieving gender equality and gender disparities in health and social welfare.
MasculinityTaking Boys Seriously: A Five Year Longitudinal Study into Adolescent Male School/Life Experiences in Northern Ireland is a longitudinal study with adolescent boys focused on the themes of male underachievement, barriers to learning, experiences of violence, transitions and the construction of masculinity.
MasculinityTeaching the Psychology of Men Web Resource Page promotes the teaching of the psychology of men. In this web page, information, support, and resources are found for anyone planning to teach a course in the psychology of men or revise a course in the psychology of women or gender studies. The overall goal of the web page is to help faculty and graduate students preparing psychology of men courses in the classroom and in the community.
MasculinityTransGuys is the Internet's Magazine for Trans Men. Launched in February 2009, it has garnered a loyal readership with in-depth and often groundbreaking articles and consumer reviews.
MasculinitySports and the Making of Men: Transforming Gender Norms on the Playing Field (2014) advocacy brief explores ideas on how to transform sport - an important part of the lives of most boys and many men - to encourage gender equitable attitudes and behaviors, to end harmful forms of masculinity, and to transform masculinity in positive ways.
MasculinityMen's Story Project (MSP) is a replicable storytelling and community dialogue project that brings exploration of social ideas about masculinity into public forums around the world.
MasculinityCentre for Young Men's Studies, located at the University of Ulster, aims to promote the voice, needs and interests of boys and young men through research that will inform practice, training and policy. Key research areas include male underachievement, masculinity, violence and male transitions.
MasculinityChanging Men Collection at Michigan State University – From an initial donation of material from the National Organization of Changing Men, this collection has grown to become the world's largest collection of materials documenting all activities and branches of the contemporary men's movement. This includes books, periodicals, vertical files, newsletters, pamphlets, and archival collections representing father's rights, National Organization for Men Against Sexism, mytho-poetic groups, and men's groups from around the world.
MasculinityEngaging Men, Changing Gender Norms: Directions for Gender-Transformative Action (2014) advocacy brief explores the importance of changing social norms related to men's ideas and behaviors and examines several questions: Can men support gender equality and learn to live gender-equitable lives? Can men transform the ideas and practices they associate with manhood? Can the spheres where men and boys are socialized and often learn inequitable norms - home, school, work, sports, religion, the media, and others - be changed?
MasculinityFatherhood Research and Practice Network (FRPN) is a five-year national project funded through the US Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation. They work to promote rigorous evaluation of fatherhood programs and connect researchers and practitioners.
MasculinityCenter for the Study of Men and Masculinities, established at Stony Brook University (SUNY) in 2013, is dedicated to engaged interdisciplinary research on boys, men, masculinities, and gender.
MasculinityBuilding a Movement of Men Working to End Violence Against Women (2001) was originally published in Development journal. Author Michale Kaufman discusses the need to both address and involve men in ending violence against women (VAW), a few of the pitfalls and guiding principles, and shares his thoughts on what is the most developed example of this work, that is, the White Ribbon Campaign.
MasculinityMen’s Resource Center for Change supports men in developing healthy self-awareness and meaningful personal relationships with women, children and other men that move beyond the limits of masculine stereotypes and social patterns that have divided men historically.
MasculinityAmerican Men's Studies Association advances the critical study of men and masculinities by encouraging the development of teaching, research and clinical practice in the field of men's studies.
MasculinityAmerican Assembly for Men in Nursing (AAMN) is the only professional organization for nurses that has improved gender inclusion in nursing profession by offering an environment of belongingness and collective learning for its members to excel in the profession.
MasculinityBe a Man, Change the Rules: Findings and Lessons from Seven Years of CARE International Balkans' Young Men Initiative (2014) What does it mean to "be a man" to adolescent boys in the Balkans region? Can it mean keeping the peace instead of perpetrating violence? Having fun without drugs and alcohol? Practicing safe sex?
MasculinityGood Men Project is a diverse community of 21st century thought leaders who are actively participating in a conversation about the way men's roles are changing in modern life - and the way those changes affect everyone.
MasculinityEnding Gender-Based Violence: A Call for Global Action to Involve Men (2004) – "In this report, seven masculinity researchers write about masculinity in different parts of the world and about how masculinity is often linked to violence. These acts of violence are committed not only against women and children, but also against other men. The writers suggest a number of ways in which men can be involved in working to combat men's violence."
MasculinityMenEngage is an alliance of NGOs working together wth men and boys to promote gender equality. Members work collectively and individually toward advancing gender justice, human rights and social justice to achieve a world in which all can enjoy healthy, fulfilling and equitable relationships and their full potential.
MasculinityHandsome Revolution Project is a personal photography series highlighting the lives of masculine-of-center and gender-nonconforming individuals.
Masculinity“Men, Masculinities, and Violence” was the keynote speech delivered by James L. Lang at the international conference “Eradictating Violence Against Women and Girls – Strengthening Human Rights,” held in Berlin on December 2-4, 2002.
MasculinityThe Men’s Bibliography is a comprehensive bibliography of writing on men, masculinities, gender, and sexualities. The 19th edition was last updated in 2008.
MasculinityMasculinity and Civil Wars in Africa – New Approaches to Overcoming Sexual Violence in War (2009) is an analysis of the different roles that men and women can play as a conflict unfolds and offers new perspectives to help understand wars and restore peace in post-war societies.
MasculinityMen & Masculinities is an informative section from Women and Gender Advocacy Center at Colorado State University.
MasculinityHealthy Marriage and Responsible Fatherhood initiative is part of the Administration for Children and Families' strategy to improve the lives of children.
MasculinityMasculinities, conflict and peacebuilding: perspectives on men through a gender lens (2014) aims to advance discussions about integrating a masculinities perspective into peacebuilding policy and practice. It examines existing INGO programmes that promote non-violent and gender equitable masculinities and poses key questions about how these can be further developed to challenge the gender norms which drive conflict and insecurity.
MasculinityHow Can You Be a Marda When You Beat Your Wife? Notions of Masculinities and Violence in Eastern Nepal (July 2014) is a report on the participatory learning research conducted in selected districts in Eastern Nepal that explores notions of masculinities among young men and boys, how these notions shape their relationships towards others, and young men's experiences and attitudes towards violence, including Sexual and Gender-Based Violence.
MasculinityThe Making of Sexual Violence: How Does a Boy Grow Up to Commit Rape? (2014) presents an overview of five study sites of the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES), presents findings related to men's self-reported perpetration of sexual violence, investigates seven domains of possible influences on men's sexual violence perpetration and provides actionable lessons and recommendations.
Maternal-HealthThe Supply-Enabling Environment-Demand (SEED) Assessment Guide for Family Planning Programming (2011) is a comprehensive, easy-to-use tool to help program managers and staff determine strengths and weaknesses in family planning programs by identifying programmatic gaps that require further investment or more in-depth assessment prior to (re)designing programmatic interventions.
Maternal-HealthPower to Push Campaign provides up-to-date resources for pregnant women and their families in British Columbia (BC), encouraging them to know their options, advocate for their choices, and push for the safest and best birth possible.
Maternal-HealthSQUAT is a non-profit grassroots media organization with editors and organizers around the US and Canada. We publish the quarterly SQUAT Birth Journal, and also bring birth workers and advocates together through our social media community and in-person conferences.
Maternal-HealthUnintended Pregnancy and Induced Abortion in Rwanda: Causes and Consequences (2012) presents the first attempt to quantify the incidence of abortion in Rwanda and discusses progress in and remaining constraints on Rwandan women’s ability to plan their pregnancies and avoid induced abortions.
Maternal-HealthMotherhood Later… Than Sooner (MLTS), founded by Robin Gorman Newman, is an international moms organization devoted to moms parenting later in life.
Maternal-HealthU.S. Teenage Pregnancies, Births and Abortions, 2010: National and State Trends by Age, Race and Ethnicity (May 2014) contains comprehensive statistics for 2010 on the incidence of teenage pregnancy, birth, and abortion in the US as a whole and for individual states.
Maternal-HealthTrans Pregnancy and Abortion Resource – Bringing relevant info on pregnancy & abortion to trans, non-binary & gender non-conforming people. This blog is 100% pro-trans & pro-choice.
Maternal-HealthHip Mama, first published in December, 1993, in Oakland, California, by founding editor Ariel Gore as a forum for single, urban and feminist mothers.
Maternal-HealthA Price Too High to Bear: The Costs of Maternal Mortality to Families and Communities (2014) is a study, undertaken in three sub-counties in Western Kenya, that documents the emotional as well as the financial costs of maternal mortality to households in poor remote communities and explores the impact of these costs on family well-being.
Maternal-HealthInfamous Mothers is a for-profit business with a social mission to create products and services that revolutionize the way women mother. They sell socially-conscious apparel, produce publications, and lead workshops/classes with one goal in mind. They are hired to speak at institutions and organizations. They train businesses. They do all of this with one goal in mind: to empower mothers...Infamous Mothers.
Maternal-HealthMidwifery Today‘s mission is to return midwifery care to its rightful position in the family; to make midwifery care the norm throughout the world; and to redefine midwifery as a vital partnership with women.
Maternal-HealthChildbirth Connection was founded in 1918 as the Maternity Center Association; its mission is to improve the quality and value of maternity care through consumer engagement and health system transformation.
Maternal-HealthThe Emily Effect is a foundation that aims to raise awareness of provide resources for families and women suffering from perinatal mood disorders.
Maternal-HealthMaking The Case For Midwifery, a United Nations Population Fund PDF toolkit for using evidence from The State of The World’s Midwifery 2014 Report to create policy change at the country level.
Maternal-Health“‘If I know I am on the pill and I get pregnant, it’s an act of God’: Women’s views on fatalism, agency and pregnancy” is a study available online where the authors interviewed 52 U.S. women aged 18-30 about their views on and experiences with contraception and their attitudes toward pregnancy. Jones et al. also examined the relationship between women's beliefs about their ability to control pregnancy and the consistency of their contraceptive use over the past year.
Maternal-HealthEnd Maternal Mortality Now (EndMMNow) is a community reporting project hat trained women of marginalized communities in a district in Assam to identify and report violations of maternal health rights.
MediaRosewater Magazine is feminism critique through writing and art.
MediaNational Women and Media Collection is a joint venture of the University of Missouri School of Journalism and the Western Historical Manuscript Collection. Site includes descriptions of the collections of women’s papers and organizational records held there.
MediaPOWER UP – Professional Organization of Women in Entertainment Reaching Up – is the only 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Film Production Company & Educational Organization for Women and the GLBTQ Community.
MediaMedia Smarts is a Canadian non-profit for digital and media literacy. The site includes information and reports on Encountering Racist and Sexist Content Online, Sexuality and Romantic Relationships in the Digital Age, and Pornography, among other topics.
MediaScreening Gender promotes good practices in gender portrayal in television. It is a project of the Northern European public broadcasting companies.
MediaMedia Girl has been an online community by and for women (and men, too) to take on media, politics and culture.
MediaMediaWatch challenges racism, sexism, and violence in the media. Site includes numerous articles.
MediaWomen’s Media Center strives to make women visible and powerful in the media.
MediaWomen’s Voices from Women in Media & News (WIMN) is a media monitoring blog.
MediaMake/shift magazine creates and documents contemporary feminist culture and action by publishing journalism, critical analysis, and visual and text art.
MediaWomen’s Institute for Freedom of the Press is a network of media and media-concerned women.
MediaWomen in Publishing is an organization in the UK that promotes the status of women in publishing and related trades and offers women training and tutoring in aspects of publishing.
MediaThe Status of Women in the U.S. Media (2015 PDF report) shines a light on the status of women in media and underscores the crucial need to hold media accountable for an equal voice and equal participation.
MediaShameless is an independent Canadian voice for smart, strong, sassy young women and trans youth.
MediaDirectory of Women’s Media is published by the Women’s Institute for Freedom of the Press. Sections list women’s print periodicals, Internet periodicals, publishers, media organizations, and other women’s media.
MediaBust is a groundbreaking, original women's lifestyle magazine and website that is unique in its ability to connect with bright, cutting-edge, influential young women. With an attitude that is fierce, funny, and proud to be female, BUST addresses a refreshing variety of young women's interests, including celebrity interviews, music, fashion, art, crafting, sex, and news.
MediaCommunications Theory/Gender/Identity Resources, compiled by David Gauntlett, Bournemouth Media School.
MediaBroadly is a website and digital video channel devoted to representing the multiplicity of women’s experiences.
MediaBitch Media is a nonprofit, independent, feminist media organization dedicated to providing and encouraging an engaged, thoughtful feminist response to mainstream media and popular culture.
MediaAfrican Woman and Child Feature Service (AWCFS) promotes diversity, gender equity, social justice and development in Africa through media, training, research and content development.
MediaMaking Change: Nordic Examples of Working Towards Gender Equality in the Media edited by Maria Edström and Ragnhild Mølster (2014) presents a collection of inspiring media practices in the Nordic region and a compilation of comparative data on gender equality in the Nordic media sector (film, journalism, advertising and computer games). Contributing authors are representatives from academia, civil society, activism and industry.
MediaMedia History Digital Library is a non-profit initiative, led by David Pierce and Eric Hoyt, dedicated to digitizing historic books and magazines about film, broadcasting, and recorded sound for broad public access.
MediaThe Establishment is a multimedia site run and funded by women.
MediaKenyan Media and Women in Political News (2013) establishes the extent of marginalization or exclusion of women voices and views in political news in Kenya.
MediaMainstream media coverage of Beijing +5 is analyzed by the International Women’s Tribune Centre.
MediaJezebel: Celebrity, Sex, Fashion for Women. Without Airbrushing.
MediaGot a Girl Crush is a blog and annual print magazine about women, by women, for everyone. They feature accomplishments of women in hopes to inspire others to do the same.
MediaFor Harriet is an online community for women of African ancestry. They encourage women, through storytelling and journalism, to engage in candid, revelatory dialogue about the beauty and complexity of Black womanhood. They aspire to educate, inspire, and entertain.
MediaGender & Media Handbook is from the Mediterranean Institute of Gender Studies, located in Cyprus. It describes how media report issues of gender and conflict and includes guidelines on “best practices.”
MediaGirls Talk: The Sexualization of Girls is a short video created by the American Psychological Association. In the video, six middle school girls to sit down and share their thoughts about the images of girls they see all around them and how they feel about the way girls today are portrayed.
Mental HealthWomen’s Mental Health: What It Means to You is a booklet that is based on research about women’s mental health and provides suggestions to help protect it.
Mental HealthWomen and Mental Health information from the National Institute of Mental Health
Mental HealthAddressing the Needs of Women and Girls: Core Competencies for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Service Professionals (2011) arms mental health and substance abuse professionals with a comprehensive overview of unique prevention, treatment and recovery skills and practices, including trauma-informed care, to effectively serve women and girls.
Mental HealthSurgeon General's Workshop on Women's Mental Health (2005) brought together experts from the consumer, academic, advocacy, health insurance, health care delivery, program management, and public policy communities to explore sex and gender differences in mental health and to address critical mental health issues affecting girls and women.
Mental HealthBlack Girl + Mental Health was started to be a "dropbox" of sorts for all information regarding the intersection between black identity and mental health.
Mental HealthMental Health information from WomensHealth.gov
Mental HealthNational Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health provides training, support, and consultation to advocates, mental health and substance abuse providers, legal professionals, and policymakers as they work to improve agency and systems-level responses to survivors and their children.
Middle EastRevolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan (RAWA) is the oldest political/social organization of Afghan women struggling for peace, freedom, democracy and women’s rights in fundamentalism-blighted Afghanistan since 1977.
Middle EastWomen For Afghan Women is a women’s human rights organization based in Kabul and New York. We were founded in April, 2001, six months before 9/11, and since then have advocated for the rights of Afghan women and built programming to secure, protect and advance Afghan women’s human rights in New York and across Afghanistan.
Middle EastJerusalem Center for Women (JCW) is committed to advancing the rights of Palestinian women and developing their role in society, nation building and the peace process, while working to end oppression and human rights violations against all members of Palestinian society.
Middle EastWomen’s Rights in the Arab World (2008) offers an overview of the legal status of women in select Arab countries.
Middle EastWomen’s Centre for Legal Aid and Counselling (WCLAC) was established in Jerusalem in 1991 as an independent Palestinian, non-profit, non-governmental organization seeking to contribute to developing a democratic Palestinian society based on principles of equality and social justice between men and women. By forging a feminist vision based on equality and social justice, WCLAC has played a prominent role in addressing gender-based violence in Palestinian society in both private and public spheres.
Middle EastHarmful Traditional Practices and implementation of the Law on Elimination of Violence Against Women in Afghanistan (2010) describes widespread harmful traditional practices - child marriage, giving away girls for dispute resolution, forced isolation in the home, exchange marriage and "honour" killings - that cause suffering, humiliation and marginalization for millions of Afghan women and girls.
Middle EastCenter for Women’s Legal Researches and Consulting (CWLRC) is an independent non- profit center established in Gaza the year 2005 upon the initiative of a group of Palestinian lawyers and civil society activates who believe in the importance of enhancing women’s social and legal rights through providing legal consultation training and researches to achieve equality, justice and thereafter democracy in the Palestinian society.
Middle EastIranian and Kurdish Women's Rights Organisation (IKWRO) was founded in 2002 to protect Middle Eastern and Afghan women and girls who are at risk of 'honour' based violence, forced marriage, child marriage, female genital mutilation and domestic violence and to promote their rights.
Middle EastAssociation of Women Committees for Social Work (AWCSW) is a Palestinian non-profit nongovernmental organization founded in June 1981 by a group of Palestinian women activists. The AWCSW forms a basic pillar of the Women's Movement in the occupied Palestinian territories and is a founding member of the Women's Technical Affairs Committee (WATC).
Middle EastCLARA: Designing Safer Livelihoods Programs in Iraq (2015) is a report that describes the piloting of the Cohort Livelihoods and Risk Analysis (CLARA), designed by the Women’s Refugee Commission (WRC), and trialled by WRC and Oxfam in two areas of Iraq that are home to communities of permanent residents, returnees, and internally displaced people (IDP).
Middle EastCampaign for Afghan Women and Girls The Feminist Majority Foundation (FMF) has been working to help Afghan Women and Girls since 1996: first, with our campaign to Stop Gender Apartheid, then after the Taliban regime collapsed, and now during the Afghan Reconstruction.
Middle EastGender-based Violence and Child Protection among Syrian Refugees in Jordan, with a Focus on Early Marriage (2013) is a study that was undertaken on behalf of the Child Protection and Gender-Based Violence sub-working groups in Jordan, established in February 2012 to coordinate prevention and response to child protection and gender-based violence against children and adults affected by the crisis in Syria and who are living in camps, sites, and host communities.
Middle EastThe Coalition of Women for Peace (CWP) is a feminist organization against the occupation of Palestine and for a just peace.
MilitaryService Women’s Action Network (SWAN) is an organization that aims to transform military culture by securing equal opportunity and freedom to serve without discrimination, harassment or assault; and to reform veterans' services to ensure high quality health care and benefits for women veterans and their families.
MilitaryAmerican Women Veterans Foundation is the nation's preeminent, non-partisan, 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and promoting the legacy of servicewomen, veterans and their families. We welcome veterans and supporters from all eras and branches of service.
MilitaryWomen In The Military at ACLU: for decades, the ACLU has worked in the courts and in Congress to end the combat exclusion policies that prevent women from serving alongside their fellow servicemen in combat arms units. In the 1970s, the ACLU successfully sued to overturn prohibitions against women serving aboard ships.
MilitaryNational Association of Black Military Women is an association of women located throughout the country who are veterans or current members of the United States Armed Forced. It was founded under the former name of “The Black WAAC, WAC, Women in Service.”
MilitaryWomen In Military Service For America Memorial is the only major national memorial honoring all women who have defended America throughout history.
MilitaryTime Line: Women In The U.S. Military (pdf): The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation has created a timeline of women in the U.S. Military from 1775-2008.
MusicWomen Composers, maintained on the Kapralova Soceity page, lists classical composers whose works have been released by a commercial label.
MusicWomen in Jazz is a PBS companion site to accompany Ken Burns’s Jazz series.
MusicWomen at the Piano lists the names of over 200 female pianists who concertized on a national/ international level from 1750 to the present.
MusicWomen and Music: A Journal of Gender and Culture, an annual journal of scholarship about women, music, and culture, is published for the International Alliance for Women in Music (IAWM) by the University of Nebraska Press.
MusicWomen in Music is a dynamic group of individuals in music working together to support, cultivate and recognize the talents of women in the music industry.
MusicWelcome to the Club: the Women of Rockabilly is the PBS companion site to the documentary made by Beth Harrington.
MusicWomen Song Composers: A Listing of Songs Published in the United States and England, ca. 1890-1930 is a searchable database that contains 5116 songs (and song sets and cycles) by women composers active in North America and England between 1890-1930.
MusicSweet Adelines International is a highly respected worldwide organization of women singers committed to advancing the musical art form of barbershop harmony through education, competition and performance. This independent, nonprofit music education association is one of the world’s largest singing organizations for women.
MusicWomen-Related Lists in the Arts and Humanities, compiled by Joan Korenman, provides a comprehensive directory of women-related email lists that focus on the arts and/or the humanities.
MusicWomen of Note Quarterly was a journal covering information and research on women composers. The site includes table of contents information, and an index from 1993-1998.
MusicWomen of Note is a collection of links on a variety of women composers, compiled by Diana Ambache.
MusicWomen In the Arts (WIA) is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to produce and sponsor programs that promote and affirm the creative talents and technical skills of women in the visual, performing, and fine arts. The primary vehicle to meet this purpose is the production of the National Women's Music Festival.
MusicMusicMoz’s Women in Music is an open music project that contains a collection of links to information about women in music and aims to be a comprehensive directory of music, built by volunteers around the world, with contributions from the web public.
MusicGirl-groups.com takes you back to the early 1960s and the girl groups that were a part of this era.
MusicHonky Tonk Women provides information, links, and audio clips about women in honky tonk music.
MusicSarah Dougher is an educator and musician based in Portland, Oregon.
MusicContributions of Jewish Women to Music and Women to Jewish Music, created by Judith Pinnolis, includes information and links dedicated solely to Jewish women’s contributions in music.
MusicThe Sophie Project is a digital library that preserves a number of early German-language creative works which might otherwise be lost, making them easily available from a single source, at no cost to users.
MusicCover Zone: Celebrating the Women of Rock focuses on female musicians and bands with a wide variety of photos, interviews, lyrics, discographies, MP3s, videos, and more.
MusicInternational Alliance for Women in Music (IAWM) builds awareness of women's contributions to musical life through its publications, website, international competitions, conferences, concert promotion, and presentation, and through its support of entrepreneurial and publishing activities, scholarly research and publications, broadcasts, educational initiatives, and advocacy work..
MusicDatabase of Brass Music by Women Composers is an archived searchable database, compiled by Monique Buzzarte, that contains brass music composed by women located as of 1989.
MusicLadyslipper Music is a non-profit organization which publishes recordings of women’s music. Their catalog can be searched by genre, artist, and title. Biographical information is included for some artists.
MusicThe Society for Music Theory Committee on the Status of Women (CSW) promotes gender equity and feminist scholarship in areas related to music theory, and serves as a repository of information about women and music. The mission of the Committee on the Status of Women is to be of service to the Society for Music Theory in matters that are critical to all music theorists.
MusicOhio Lesbian Festival
MusicNew York Women Composers creates performs, records, networks, and mentors its members, and works for the betterment of all women concert-music composers.
MusicNational Women’s Music Festival, held outside of Madison, WI, annually
MusicBibliography of Sources Related to Women’s Studies, Gender Studies, Feminism, and Music is complied by the Committee on the Status of Women of the Society of Music Theory.
News and JournalismWomen's Enews is a project of the Women, Policy and Media Program of NOW Legal Defense and Education Fund. The goal is to provide a "professional news service to the public and the media, policy makers and opinion shapers, covering the news about issues of importance to women." The article "Women's Media Transformed by Internet," by Sheila Gibbons, discusses the stop and start of several feminist periodicals in recent years.
News and JournalismWNN: Women News Network is a news features site working in affiliation with WUNRN: Women's UN Report Network. WNN covers international women's advocacy and gender rights. See also WINGS (Women's International News Gathering Service).
News and JournalismWomen in Journalism Oral History Project of the Washington Press Club Foundation includes interviews with print and broadcast journalists.
News and JournalismWomen's Feature Service offers news, features, and opinions by women journalists around the world. Based in New Delhi, it focuses on development from a gender perspective and frequently collaborates with other organizations.
News and JournalismWomen's Media Center makes women visible and powerful in the media.
News and JournalismWomen Come to the Front: Journalists, Photographers, and Broadcasters, a Library of Congress exhibit
News and JournalismWomens Views on News is a "women's daily online news and current affairs service, operating on a 'not for profit' basis."
News and JournalismWomen's International Network of AMARC (World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters)
News and JournalismWomen's Institute for Freedom of the Press is a network of media and media-concerned women.
News and JournalismWomen's Health News blog from a medical librarian
News and JournalismResearch News Roundup, from the Institute for Women's Policy Research
News and JournalismThe Gender Report records findings from other sites, posts trends observed, describes resources on the subject of gender and media, examines coverage of women and gender in news sources, and links to other sites.
News and JournalismGlobal Report on the Status of Women in the News Media (2011) a report issued by International Women's Media Foundation
News and JournalismWINGS: Women's International News Gathering Service is an "all-woman independent radio production company."
News and JournalismFAIR, Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting includes many articles focussing on the media's portrayal of, and impact on, women, including "How Seventeen Undermines Young Women," by Kimberly Phillips, from the January/February 1993 issue, and "Not All Domestic Violence Studies Are Created Equal," by Jennifer L. Pozner, from the November/December 1999 issue. Browse the topic sexism for more.
News and JournalismBlogHer is an organization of women bloggers.
News and JournalismInternational Women's Media Foundation is an advocacy organization in support of women journalists.
News and JournalismFeminist Majority Foundation Online has feminist news highlights updated daily.
News and JournalismWho Makes the News? is a global media monitoring project that collects data on gender in news media.
News and JournalismInternational Women's Tribune Centre website includes issues of Women's GlobalNet newsletter. To receive the newsletter by email, send a blank message to iwtc-womensglobalnet-subscribe@igc.topica.com.
News and JournalismRoSa Documentation Centre and Archives on Feminism, Equal Opportunity, and Women's Studies' site has a link for "women's news" that contains links to news items in numerous languages. The Centre is in Belgium.
News and JournalismInterpress Service (IPS) GenderWire articles from independent journalists, reports from conferences, and more.
News and JournalismPolitical Research Associates (PRA) is a social justice think tank devoted to supporting movements that are building a more just and inclusive democratic society by exposing movements, institutions, and ideologies that undermine human rights. Be sure to look at the Multimedia page.
North-AfricaDomestic Violence in the African North (2009) discusses how the regression in theoretical work on domestic violence in North Africa has resulted in the lack of action on the part of policy-makers.
North-AfricaEgyptian Center for Women's Rights is an independent, non-partisan and non-governmental organization. The Center is dedicated to supporting women in their struggle to research her full rights and establish gender equality.
Online HarassmentSpeak Up & Stay Safe(r): A Guide To Protecting Yourself From Online Harassment: informative document created by Jaclyn Friendman, Anita Sarkeesian, and Renee Bracey Sherman.
Online HarassmentTake Back The Tech: a call to everyone, especially women and girls, to take control of technology to end violence against women. It’s a global, collaborative campaign project that highlights the problem of tech-related violence against women.
Online HarassmentSo You’ve Been Doxed: A Guide To Best Practices from Crash Override Network, an Anti-Online Hate Task Force, staffed by former targets, providing resources, outreach, and support to combat mob hatred and harassment.
Online HarassmentWired Safety: the largest and oldest online safety, education, and help group in the world. Originating in 1995 as a group of volunteers rating websites, it now provides one-to-one help, extensive information, and education to cyberspace users of all ages on a myriad of Internet and interactive technology safety, privacy and security issues.
Online HarassmentWHO@ (Working To Halt Online Abuse): a volunteer organization founded in 1997 to fight online harassment through education of the general public, education of law enforcement personnel, and empowerment of victims.
Online HarassmentDigital Rights Foundation: based in Pakistan, aims to strengthen protections for human rights defenders (HRDs), with a focus on women's rights, in digital spaces through policy advocacy & digital security awareness-raising.
Online HarassmentPew Research Center Summary of Findings on Online Harassment: a report from the Pew Research Center, a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world.
Online HarassmentGender & Tech Resources: a manual for women in tech.
Online HarassmentHeartMob: from Hollaback, provides real-time support to people being harassed online.
Online HarassmentCyber Civil Rights Initiative: a clearinghouse for information about non-consensual photography/pornography. CCRI supports victims and victim advocates, referring pro or low bono services to help them regain control of their search results and lives, and supports the passage of updated legislation.
Online HarassmentOnline Abuse 101 is a list of terms and definitions used in cyber abuse/bullying. Created by the WMC Speech Project (chaired by Ashley Judd and directed by Soraya Chemaly), a project of The Women’s Media Center.
Online HarassmentOnline Abuse Prevention Initiative: a nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing and mitigating online abuse through: the study and analysis of abuse patterns, the creation of anti-harassment tools and resources, and collaboration with key tech companies seeking to better support their communities.
Oral-HistoryMaine Women Veterans Project University of Maine (descriptions only).
Oral-HistoryAmerican Slave Narratives provides photographs and excerpts of selected interviews with former slaves conducted by the Works Progress Administration during the 1930s. Seven interviewees featured on the site are women.
Oral-HistoryUnarmed and Under Fire: an Oral History of Female Vietnam Vets is an interview article by Austin Bunn in Salon.
Oral-HistoryWomen and Timber: The Pacific Northwest Logging Community, 1920-1998 is a project of the Center for Columbia River History.
Oral-HistoryWomen Airforce Service Pilots (WASPS)) project is at Texas Women's University.
Oral-HistoryArchives of Women in Science and Engineering Oral History Collection, Iowa State University contains excerpts from transcripts.A related oral history project focuses on women in chemistry.
Oral-History“What Did You Do In the War, Grandma?” project of Rhode Island women's experiences during World War II, conducted by ninth grade students at South Kingston High School in 1995; see also the interviews with women conducted by the 1998 class for the project “The Whole World Was Watching: an Oral History of 1968.”
Oral-HistoryWHC Oral History Project (Washington State) International Women's Conference, 1977)
Oral-HistorySuffragists Oral History Project was conducted by the Univ. of California at Berkeley’s Bancroft Library Regional Oral History Office in the early 1970s. Seven interviews with prominent women are on the site, including Alice Paul, Sara Bard Field, Burnita Shelton Matthews, Helen Valeska Bary, Jeannette Rankin, Mabel Vernon, and Rebecca Hourwich Reyher, plus oral histories of five rank-and-file suffragists.
Oral-HistoryCivil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive includes interviews with Fanny Lou Hamer, Sandra Adickes, and other women and men in Mississippi. Site includes transcripts and some audio clips.
Oral-HistoryEthnic Women in Cleveland oral histories are being digitized by Cleveland State University Library.
Oral-HistoryVirtual Oral/Aural History Archive of California State University, Long Beach Women's History Collection includes interviews with Asian American and Chicana activists, as well as activists concerned with welfare rights, the feminist health movement, Los Angeles feminists, and more.
Oral-HistoryWomen in the Legislature (in Georgia) is part of the Georgia Government Documentation Project, Georgia State University (material is not available online.)
Oral-HistoryActUp (AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power) Oral History Project includes transcripts of interviews with men and women who participated in the movement.
Oral-HistoryVoices of Feminism: Oral History Project Sophia Smith Collection, Smith College, consisted of some 60 completed interviews (transcripts on the site) as of June, 2010; some include video footage.
Oral-HistoryBlack Women at Virginia Tech includes transcriptions along with audio excerpts of interviews with the first Black women students, staff, and faculty at the University.
Oral-HistoryWomen in Journalism project of the Washington Press Club Foundation includes interviews with Ellen Goodman, Charlayne Hunter-Gault, Flora Lewis, and many others. Most of the interviews are available online; the rest are available in print at various universities.
Oral-HistoryGeorgia Women's Movement Oral History Project at Georgia State University Library.
Oral-HistoryIowa Women Artists Project site includes some “artists statements.” Collection is housed in the Iowa Women‘s Archives.
Oral-HistoryWomen Workers in Hawaii's Pineapple Industry Center for Oral History, University of Hawaii at Manoa. Site includes textual and audio excerpts. The Women and Work in Hawaii exhibit also draws from oral histories.
Oral-Womens-HistoryMaine Women Veterans Project University of Maine (descriptions only)
Oral-Womens-HistorySuffragists Oral History Project was conducted by the Univ. of California at Berkeley’s Bancroft Library Regional Oral History Office in the early 1970s. Seven interviews with prominent women are on the site, including Alice Paul, Sara Bard Field, Burnita Shelton Matthews, Helen Valeska Bary, Jeannette Rankin, Mabel Vernon, and Rebecca Hourwich Reyher, plus oral histories of five rank-and-file suffragists.
Oral-Womens-HistoryAmerican Slave Narratives provides photographs and excerpts of selected interviews with former slaves conducted by the Works Progress Administration during the 1930s. Seven interviewees featured on the site are women.
Oral-Womens-HistoryUnarmed and Under Fire: an Oral History of Female Vietnam Vets is an interview article by Austin Bunn in Salon.
Oral-Womens-HistoryWomen and Timber: The Pacific Northwest Logging Community, 1920-1998 is a project of the Center for Columbia River History.
Oral-Womens-History“What Did You Do In the War, Grandma?” project of Rhode Island women’s experiences during World War II, conducted by ninth grade students at South Kingston High School in 1995; see also the interviews with women conducted by the 1998 class for the project “The Whole World Was Watching: an Oral History of 1968.”
Oral-Womens-HistoryArchives of Women in Science and Engineering Oral History Collection, Iowa State University contains excerpts from transcripts.A related oral history project focuses on women in chemistry.
Oral-Womens-HistoryGuides, Inventories, or Collection Level Descriptions online. Some of those specifically on women are: Activist Women’s Voices: Linking Communities and the University (description only, Center for the Study of Women and Society, CUNY) Alaska Women’s Oral History Project (University of Alaska, Anchorage), Norfolk Women’s Oral History Project, (Old Dominion University) A Few Good Women” (Pennsylvania State). The Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives at New York University has numerous oral history collections, including Women Hospital Workers and Gender Relations and the Building Trades.
Oral-Womens-Historyoral history projects interviewed both men and women and can be browsed by name to find the women. Examples include the Civil Rights Documentation Project in Missisippi, Rutgers Oral History Archives of World War II, andSocial Security Administration Oral Histories. Some exemplary projects are linked from the History Matters site. TheLabor Oral History Project at Roosevelt University, Chicago, IL. digitized several transcripts of interviews with women and men of the labor movement. The Walter Reuther Library, Wayne State University, has an extensive list of oral history collections of men and women in the labor movement.
Oral-Womens-HistoryWHC Oral History Project Washington State International Women's Year Conference for Women, 1977)
Oral-Womens-HistoryWomen Airforce Service Pilots (“ WASPS“) project is at Texas Women's University (click on “digital”)
Oral-Womens-HistoryVirtual Oral/Aural History Archive of California State University, Long Beach, Women's History collection includes interviews with Asian American and Chicana activists, as well as activists concerned with welfare rights, the feminist health movement, Los Angeles feminists, and more.
Oral-Womens-HistoryEthnic Women in Cleveland oral histories are being digitized by Cleveland State University Library.
Oral-Womens-HistoryActUp (AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power) Oral History Project includes transcripts of interviews with men and women who participated in the movement.
Oral-Womens-HistoryBlack Women at Virginia Tech includes transcriptions along with audio excerpts of interviews with the first Black women students, staff, and faculty at the University.
Oral-Womens-HistoryMinnesota Women & Work Oral History Project “seeks to document, explore, and interpret the historical roots of women’s participation in both waged and unwaged work spheres.” (website gone)
Oral-Womens-HistoryVoices of Feminism Oral History Project, Sophia Smith Collection, Smith College, consisted of some 60 completed interviews (transcripts on the site) as of June, 2010; some include video footage.
Oral-Womens-HistoryCivil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive includes interviews with Fanny Lou Hamer, Sandra Adickes, and other women and men in Mississippi. Site includes transcripts and some audio clips.
Oral-Womens-HistoryGeorgia Women's Movement Oral History Project,Georgia State University Library
Oral-Womens-HistoryWomen in the Legislature (in Georgia) is part of the Georgia Government Documentation Project, Georgia State University (material is not available online.)
Oral-Womens-HistoryWomen in Journalism project of the Washington Press Club Foundation includes interviews with Ellen Goodman, Charlayne Hunter-Gault, Flora Lewis, and many others. Most of the interviews are available online; the rest are available in print at various universities.
Oral-Womens-HistoryIowa Women Artists Project site includes some “artists statements.” Collection is housed in the Iowa Women‘s Archives.
Oral-Womens-HistoryWomen Workers in Hawaii's Pineapple Industry, Center for Oral History, University of Hawaii at Manoa. Site includes textual and audio excerpts. The Women and Work in Hawaii exhibit also draws from oral histories.
Peace-OrganizationsWomen Waging Peace Network is part of the Initiative for Inclusive Security of Hunt Alternatives Fund. Included is a directory of women peace experts. The Network is made up of women peacemakers from conflict areas around the world. The Initiative for Inclusive Security is “committed to filling the gaps in research and policy literature, and to highlighting practical models and strategies for the inclusion of women in peace-building efforts worldwide.”
Peace-OrganizationsWomen for Peace are “women dedicated to the cause of international disarmament.”
Peace-OrganizationsWomen’s International League for Peace and Freedom has country sections, including a U.S. Section, and thePeaceWomen Project. WILPF is the oldest and largest women’s peace and justice organization in the world. Besides peace, globalization/economic justice, human rights, women’s rights, and eliminating racism are all WILPF concerns.The PeaceWomen Project highlights UN-focused information and news of peace campaigns and under “resources” links to a bibliography as well as numerous reoprts and articles in fulltext. A timeline of WILPF is available through the U.S. Section site, along with a state-by-state directory of chapters. 1325 Peacewomen E-News, is a WILPF e-newsletter (1325 is the number of the UN Resolution on Women, Peace, and Security.)
Peace-OrganizationsZene u crnom is a women’s feminist anti-militarist peace organization in Belgrade.
Peace-OrganizationsWomen Building Peace “is an international campaign that aims to promote women’s role in peacebuilding through partnership and participation of organisations on the ground; impacting policy on a global level; public awareness raising and the award of a Peace Prize for Women”
Peace-OrganizationsWomen’s Learning Partnership for Rights, Development and Peace (WLP) E-News. WLP helps women, especially from the South, gain skills to become leaders in advocating for women’s human rights, sustainable development, and peace.
Peace-OrganizationsWomen’s World Summit has a Circles of Compassion initiative, which is a strategy for preparing for a 5th World Conference on Women in 2005.
Peace-OrganizationsWomen and Peace Agreements (PA-X Women) Database lists all the peace agreements between 1990 and the present day which have provisions on women, gender or sexual violence, and provides full search features for what those provisions deal with. The database is an output from the Political Settlements Research Programme and has been funded by DFID, UK Aid, and UN Women.
Peace-OrganizationsCanadian Voice of Women for Peace‘s site includes a workshop kit “Creating a Culture of Peace”
Peace-OrganizationsCodePink: Women for Peace is a “is a women-initiated grassroots peace and social justice movement working to end the war in Iraq.”
Peace-OrganizationsGreenham Common Women’s Peace Camp:Group originated in 1981 with marches and demonstrations against siting Cruise missiles at Greenham Common, U.K., an air force base. The effort was successful, and the group continues to protest nuclear weapons. An exhibit about the the Peace Camp from 1981-2000 mounted by the Imperial War Museum includes audio files in which participants describe their experiences. See also “Threat to Greenham Common.” Activities of women nuclear resisters are covered in issues of The Nuclear Resister.
PeacebuildingBRIDGE is a specialized gender and development research and information service based in the Gender and Sexuality Cluster at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), in the UK. As part of a global network of individuals and organisations working to advance gender equality, women's rights, dignity and empowerment in development, BRIDGE advocates for the crucial importance of a gender perspective in efforts to reduce poverty and promote social justice.
PeacebuildingGender and Social Movements Overview Report (2013) provides an in-depth exploration of theory, case studies and key learning and routes to change drawn from the BRIDGE Cutting Edge program.
PeacebuildingPeace Magazine site includes tables of contents and selected articles. Articles available in fulltext concerning women include “Saving Kosovars,” by Corey Levine (about a friend who was “cleansed,”) and “Women in Danger in Afghanistan,” by Lara Paul.
PeacebuildingGender, Statebuilding and Peacebuilding (2015) is a PDF report from GSDRC Applied Knowledge Services that summarizes resources on key priorities for post-conflict statebuilding and peacebuilding include establishing political governance, ensuring security, justice and the rule of law, and building the administrative institutions of the state.
PeacebuildingPeace Talks is the theme of volume 2006-2 of WIA: Women in Action from Isis International.
Philanthropy-GeneralPublic Broadcasting System’s To the Contrary show on women and philanthropy (May 5, 1999). The summary on the site includes findings of a nationwide poll of voters. According the pollsters, “most survey respondents (46%) believe that children and the poor should receive more than women in charitable contributions. Only 3% believe women should receive more. This belief holds true even among women. But in fact, women represent more than 50% of the poor.”
Philanthropy-GeneralWomen’s Philanthropy: An Opportunity for Philanthropy and Communities is a report (in pdf) by William C. Richardson for the Kellogg Foundation, describing the Foundation’s grant to five women’s funds to strengthen the funds, engage in leadership development, expand their capacity, and more.
Philanthropy-GeneralPhilanthropy News Network Online (not specifically on women, but with useful articles)
Philanthropy-GeneralCouncil of Michigan Foundations
Philanthropy-GeneralSchool of Philanthropy at Indiana University.
Philanthropy-General National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy is a good place to look for sites on progressive philanthropy
Philanthropy-GeneralCharityVillage (from Canada) site has articles such as “Observations About Women as Donors” that includes tips for targeting women donors. (Search the site for “women” to find more articles.
Philanthropy-GeneralArticle on women and philanthropy from GuideStar, web site is produced by Philanthropic Research, Inc., reviews contradictory findings of various studies of women’s giving pattern. On the whole, women give to education, women-related groups and the arts and want emotional ties to what they fund. GuideStar site may also be searched for “women” to find women-focused organizations.
Philanthropy-UniversityUniversity of Toledo’s Women & Philanthropy website.
Philanthropy-UniversityUniversity of Wisconsin Foundation has had a Women’s Philanthropy Council.
Philanthropy-UniversityUniversity of California at Los Angeles Women & Philanthropy has as its mission the following: “1) Broaden the base of financial support by women at UCLA; Support programs at UCLA that reflect the varied interests of women; 2) Engage women philanthropists through programmatic activities in the life of the University; 3) Train women to assume leadership roles on campus; 4) Identify opportunities for and advocate women’s leadership at UCLA; 5) Mentor the next generation of women philanthropists; and 6) Educate the University community and involve them in the efforts of Women and Philanthropy at UCLA.” Site includes a newsletter.
Philanthropy-UniversityAqua Foundation for Women serves and supports the lesbian, bisexual, and transgender community in South Florida through grants, scholarships, and initiatives.
Philanthropy-UniversityOle Miss Women’s Council for Philanthropy at the University of Mississippi provides scholarships and counsel for students who are destined to be leaders.”
Philanthropy-UniversityCenter on Philanthropy and Civil Society, Graduate School and University Center, City University of New York has a page of women’s resources a “Report on Women’s Philanthropy in the United States: Trends and Developments,” by Elsa M. Davidson, and a database of research and literature that includes “women” as a topic.
Philanthropy-UniversityArizona State University’s Women & Philanthropy effort.
Philanthropy-UniversityWomen & Philanthropy at Iowa State University Foundation.
Philanthropy-Womens-LGBTWomen Empowered is an organization whose mission is to create a powerful network of philanthropically-minded women. We aim to empower women by building their self-confidence and allowing their voices to be heard through various workshops, hands-on volunteer opportunities, networking events, and mentorship of at-risk teen girls - all of which are designed to make our members believe that their contribution will and does make a difference, however big or small it may be.
Philanthropy-Womens-LGBTChicago Women in Philanthropy site includes “ClearSighted: A Grantmaker’s Guide to Using a Gender Lens.”
Philanthropy-Womens-LGBTWomen and Philanthropy issue of Sojourner (May 2000) includes “Feminist Giving and the ‘Paradox of Wealth’ :Introduction,” by Stephanie Poggi, and “Not Just Giving Away Money, But Changing the Flow of Power” (interview with Karen Pittleman). (Sojourner is available in fulltext in Contemporary Women’s Issues and GenderWatch databases. Consult your campus library website for access.)
Philanthropy-Womens-LGBTWomen’s Philanthropy Institute, began in Madison, WI, moved to Rochester, MN, and as of 01/01/2004 became part of the Center on Philanthropy (later the School of Philanthropy) at Indiana University, UIPUI. WPI seeks to educate and advance women as major donors and volunteer leaders for nonprofit causes. Site includes links to research on gender differences in philanthropy. See also the Philanthropy & Women site from the Institute’s founders.
Philanthropy-Womens-LGBTWomen’s Funding Network is an association of public and private women’s foundations, federations, funds in community foundations, individual donors and supporting institutions. The members are listed. Members can also be searched by state, including Wisconsin. Many resources are mounted on the site, including Women and Philanthropy: Old Stereotypes, New Challenges, by Mary Ellen Capek. Some areas of the site are restricted to members.
Philanthropy-Womens-LGBTWomen Give More Than Ever, Yet Get Small Returns,” by Elizabeth Randolph (December 21, 2000), on the Women’s E News site reports on a study conducted by the National Foundation of Women Business Owners and underwritten by Merrill Lynch’s Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Management. Article begins “Women are giving more dollars than ever to philanthropy and women head half of U.S. foundations, yet only 6.6 percent of the philanthropic dollars go to programs for women and girls.Experts hope, however, that change is underway.”
Philanthropy-Womens-LGBTPFLAG National Scholarship Program information
Philanthropy-Womens-LGBT4Girls Foundation, Inc. invests in initiatives giving a voice to girls and women by providing individuals opportunities to enrich their lives and supports organizations committed to strengthening the lives of girls, women, families and communities.
Philanthropy-Womens-LGBTAfrican Women's Development Fund (AWDF) has blazed a trail for women's rights and philanthropy across the African continent. The first pan-African women's grant maker on the continent, AWDF has established itself as an innovative organization at the cutting edge of social justice and women's rights philanthropy in Africa.
Philanthropy-Womens-LGBTPride Foundation is a regional community foundation serving the Northwest region of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington. Their work is grounded in social justice philanthropy.
Philanthropy-Womens-LGBTEmpowering Women in Philanthropy publication from the Feminist Majority Foundation (1991) analyzes gender biases in funding patterns.
Philanthropy-Womens-LGBTEffective Philanthropy: Organizational Success through Deep Diversity and Gender Equality, by Mary Ellen S. Capek and Molly Mead (MIT Press, 2006) website includes a “Talking Points” section for how to use the book to apply new ways to look at deep diversity and gender equality.
Philanthropy-Womens-LGBTHuman Rights Campaign LGBT Student Scholarship Funding Database is a list of scholarships, fellowships and grants for LGBT and allied students at both the undergraduate and graduate-level.
Philanthropy-Womens-LGBTInternational Network of Women’s Funds links funders in the North and South to the feminist movement in their countries.
Philanthropy-Womens-LGBTGender Matters: Funding Effective Programs for Women and Girls, by Molly Mead
PhilosophyWhat is it Like to be a Woman in Philosophy? is a blog is devoted to short observations (generally fewer than 300 words) sent in by readers, about life as a woman in philosophy.
PhilosophyWomen in Philosophy Gallery – Compiled and edited by Karla Tonella, University of Iowa – Part of Women’s Studies Resources
PhilosophyWomen of Philosophy is an online database collecting information about women currently working in philosophy and their research.
PhilosophySociety for Women’s Advancement in Philosophy (SWAP) is an organization that works to promote the personal and professional standing of women and underrepresented social groups in the field of philosophy, thereby promoting the integrity of the discipline as a whole.
PhilosophySociety for Women in Philosophy (SWIP) was started in 1972 to promote and support women in philosophy.
PhilosophyCommittee on the Status of Women of the American Philosophical Association
PhilosophyAssociation for Feminist Ethics and Social Theory (AFEAST) is a professional organization dedicated to promoting feminist ethical perspectives on philosophy, moral and political life, and public policy.
PhilosophyDr. Kate Lindemann’s Women Philosophers pages – For decades Dr. Kate Lindemann has devoted long hours to building a site that quickly became the “first stop” for students, faculty and those who were intellectually curious about women’s contributions to philosophy.
PhilosophyCanadian Society for Women in Philosophy (CSWIP) membership is open to philosophers and others with a commitment to supporting women interested in philosophy, and women in philosophy, and to fostering feminism in philosophy and philosophy in feminism.
PhilosophyFeminism and Philosophy bibliography contains information about feminism and the history of philosophy.
PhilosophyHypatia: A journal of feminist philosophy is a forum for cutting edge work in feminist philosophy. Since its inception in the mid-1980s, Hypatia has been a catalyst for broadening and refining feminist philosophy as well as an invaluable resource for those who teach in this area.
PoliticsShe Should Run is a non-partisan 501(c)3 organization expanding the talent pool of future elected female leaders. She Should Run started as a project in 2008 and has evolved to become a movement working to create a culture that inspires women and girls to aspire towards public leadership.
PoliticsNew American Leaders Project is leading a movement for inclusive democracy by preparing first and second generation Americans to use their power and potential in elected office. They believe that when our elected officials mirror the makeup of our nation, we achieve stronger communities, a more responsive government and a robust democracy.
PoliticsVictory Institute launched as Victory Foundation in 1993 to begin training current and future LGBTQ candidates and campaign workers to ensure a successful career in public service. The Victory Institute expanded its programming to include the Presidential Appointments Initiative - which works to place openly LGBTQ appointees in pro-equality presidential administrations - and the International LGBTQ Leaders Conference, an annual conference that attracts hundreds of openly LGBTQ elected and appointed officials.
PoliticsRun For Something recruits and supports talented, passionate young people who will advocate for progressive values now and for the next 30 years, with the ultimate goal of building a progressive bench.
PoliticsWomen in Congress contains biographical profiles of former women members of Congress, links to information about current women members, essays on the institutional and national events that shaped successive generations of Congresswomen, and images of each woman member, including rare photos.
PoliticsLog Cabin Republicans is the nation's original and largest organization representing gay conservatives and allies who support fairness, freedom, and equality for all Americans.
PoliticsWomen’s Policy, Inc. (WPI) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization whose sole focus is to help ensure that the most informed decisions on key women's issues are made by policymakers at the federal, state, and local levels.
PoliticsVote Run Lead is a training powerhouse. They match you with the right know-how, trainings and how-tos to help you enter politics with a purpose.
PoliticsIgnite National trains young women from high schools, colleges, and universities across the United States. Their participants are passionate about bettering their communities, but may not always understand the role of political leadership in that process. IGNITE teaches young women how to think critically about policy and understand where the levers of power to make change actually reside.
PoliticsEmily’s List seeks to elect pro-choice Democratic women to office.
PoliticsCenter for American Women and Politics (CAWP) at Rutgers is nationally recognized as the leading source of scholarly research and current data about American women's political participation.
PoliticsBold Progressives is a million-member grassroots organization building power at the local, state, and federal levels. It engages in electoral work and issue advocacy work on democracy issues and for economic populist priorities.
PoliticsLeague of Women Voters (LWV) is a citizens' organization that has fought since 1920 to improve our government and engage all citizens in the decisions that impact their lives.
PoliticsFeminist Majority Foundation (FMF), founded in 1987, is a cutting edge organization dedicated to women’s equality, reproductive health, and non-violence.
PoliticsArchive of Women’s Political Communication, from the Iowa State University Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics.
PoliticsHigher Heights is building a national infrastructure to harness Black women's political power and leadership potential. Headquartered in New York, NY, Higher Heights for America, a national 501(c)(4) organization and its sister organization Higher Heights Leadership Fund, a 501(c)(3) organization, is investing in a long-term strategy to analyze, expand and support a Black women's leadership pipeline at all levels and strengthen their civic participation beyond just Election Day.
PoliticsInstitute for Women's Policy Research (IWPR) conducts rigorous research and disseminates its findings to address the needs of women, promote public dialog, and strengthen families, communities, and societies.
PoliticsLatino Victory Project, co-founded by Eva Longoria and Henry R. Muñoz III, is an ambitious, non-partisan effort to build political power within the Latino community to ensure the voices of Latinos are reflected at every level of government and in the policies that drive our nation forward.
Rape-Sexual-AssaultSexual and Gender-Based Violence in Uganda: Experience of Sexual Violence Among Women and Girls in Pallisa and in Kisoro Districts (December 2009) provides benchmarks of extent to which defilement, rape and sexual harassment are prevailing in the districts to enable the project implementation team to come up with cost effective measures for addressing critical issues that undermine the vulnerable girl child and the women in the target communities.
Rape-Sexual-AssaultProject Unbreakable is a photography project aiming to give a voice to survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, and child abuse, featuring photographs of survivors holding posters with quotes from their abusers. Since its conception in October of 2011 by then 19 year old Grace Brown, Project Unbreakable has featured over fourth thousand photographs, both photos taken by Grace and submissions from all over the world.
Rape-Sexual-AssaultSamburu Girl-Child Beading – A Silent Secrifice is a documentary highlighting silent human rights violations against young girls and women in the Samburu community of Kenya. The practice known as "beading," can briefly be described as a community-sanctioned, non-marital sexual relationship between Samburu men in the "warrior" age group, and young Samburu girls who are not yet eligible to be married. Also read the accompanying report (Nov 2012).
Rape-Sexual-AssaultRAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) is the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization and was named one of “America’s 100 Best Charities” by Worth magazine. RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline (800.656.HOPE and online.rainn.org) in partnership with more than 1,100 local rape crisis centers across the country and operates the DoD Safe Helpline for the Department of Defense. RAINN also carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, help victims and ensure that rapists are brought to justice.
Rape-Sexual-AssaultSexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) During SAAM activists raise awareness about sexual violence and educate communities and individuals on how to prevent it.
Rape-Sexual-AssaultSexual Violence in Conflict: A Problematic International Discourse (2010) reports from the United Nations (UN) and International non-government organisations (INGOs) exposed a mass rape campaign carried out in Walikale, North Kivu Province of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in which more than 157 women and men were victimized.
Rape-Sexual-AssaultNational Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey reports present data on the national prevalence of Intimate Partner Violence, Sexual Violence, and stalking among women and men in the United States.
Rape-Sexual-AssaultWorking with Men and Boys to End Gender Discrimination and Sexual Abuse of Girls and Boys (2003) is an important input into the debate and work on gender and sexual abuse. The paper discusses the root causes of child sexual abuse and suggests ways of addressing it through a rights perspective; it also provides special focus on working with men and boys to end child sexual abuse.
Rape-Sexual-AssaultSexual Violence in Conflict and Post-Conflict: Engaging Men and Boys (2014) advocacy brief explores how to engage men and boys in preventing and responding to sexual violence in conflict and post-conflict settings. Both the prevention of such violence and the quality of responses when it has occurred will be greatly enhanced by understanding men's varied relations to this violence and by engaging men at diverse levels.
Rape-Sexual-AssaultSexual Violence Against Asian, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Women (2011)
Rape-Sexual-AssaultNational Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) provides leadership in preventing and responding to sexual violence through collaboration, sharing and creating resources, and promoting research.
Rape-Sexual-AssaultOne in Four USA is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization dedicated to the prevention of rape by the thoughtful application of theory and research to rape prevention programming.
Rape-Sexual-AssaultThe Global Rape Epidemic is a report from Equality Now, which seeks to create a world where women and girls are equal to men and boys.
Rape-Sexual-Assault Feasibility and acceptability of a mobile phone intervention to improve post-rape service delivery in South Africa The study, which assessed the feasibility and acceptability of the proposed app, comprised qualitative and quantitative research with rape victims and caregivers accessing follow-up services at four rape care centres in Tshwane district, Pretoria.
Rape-Sexual-Assault Giving voice to clients of post-rape services: building and piloting a feedback mechanism in Tshwane This practice paper reflects on the development of an appropriate and confidential feedback mechanism for users of post-rape services at Thuthuzela Care Centres / Rape Crisis Centres in Tshwane, South Africa.
Rape-Sexual-AssaultClient experience of rape victims accessing governmental post-rape services in South Africa The study aims to better understand the experiences of rape victims accessing governmental post-rape services in South Africa.
Rape-Sexual-AssaultThe Breathe Network connects survivors of sexual violence with sliding-scale, trauma-informed, holistic healing arts practitioners across the country. They educate and train healing arts practitioners on the nuanced impacts of sexual violence as well as techniques to increase trauma-informed care within their practice in order to best serve the unique needs of survivors.
Rape-Sexual-AssaultBeads of Bondage (April 2012) is a newsletter which focuses on the tradition of "Girl beading" which entails engagement of very young girls in sexual relationships.
Rape-Sexual-AssaultMulti-Level Preparations for Domestic Violence Programs to Address Sexual Violence (2009) from the Asian and Pacific Islander Institute on Domestic Violence
Rape-Sexual-AssaultGlobal and regional estimates of violence against women: Prevalence and health effects of intimate partner violence and non-partner sexual violence (2013) is a report that presents the first global systematic review of scientific data on the prevalence of two forms of violence against women: violence by an intimate partner (intimate partner violence) and sexual violence by someone other than a partner (non-partner sexual violence).
Rape-Sexual-AssaultMasculinity and Civil Wars in Africa – New Approaches to Overcoming Sexual Violence in War (2009) is an analysis of the different roles that men and women can play as a conflict unfolds and offers new perspectives to help understand wars and restore peace in post-war societies.
Rape-Sexual-AssaultEnd Rape on Campus is a national organization providing confidential, complimentary resources to survivors, parents, alumni, and faculty seeking support.
Rape-Sexual-AssaultCrossing the Line: Sexual Harassment at School (2011) presents the most comprehensive research to date on sexual harassment in grades 7-12 and reveals some sobering statistics about the prevalence of sexual harassment and the negative impact it has on students' education.
ReligionWomen, Religion, and Peace initiative, launched in July 2010, explores the connection between women and religion in conflict zones.
ReligionWomen’s Studies in Religion program at Claremont Graduate University
ReligionWomen’s Studies in Religion program at Harvard Divinity School
ReligionWomen and Religion Section of the American Academy of Religion (AAR)
ReligionWomen, Religion and Globalization project at Yale University explores the interaction between women’s religious practices and political, economic and social developments in the global arena.
ReligionWomen and Religion page at Internet Sacred Texts archives texts which relate specifically to women and religion from a female perspective. This includes historic feminist texts on the topic, texts about Goddess-oriented spirituality and Amazons, as well as texts from otherwise male-dominated religions in the same vein.
ReligionCenter for Women and Religion at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, CA was the earliest established center for women in theological education. The Center for Women and Religion ceased operation in early 2004 but there are 32 boxes in the Collection.
ReligionPortraits of American Women in Religion is an online exhibition of the Library Company of Philadelphia.
ReligionThe Impact of Religion on Women in the Development Process was the focus on the inaugural (2003) issue of Critical Half, the annual journal of Women for Women International. Includes articles about women in Israel, India and Afghanistan; fundamentalism; globalization; Hinduism and more.
ReligionUnitarian Universalist (UU) Women and Religion is a grassroots project started by UU lay leaders in the 1970s as an effort to promote examination of religious roots of sexism and patriarchy within the UUA and beyond.
ReligionWitchcraft Collection at Cornell University Library is part of the Library's Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections. It contains more than 3,000 books, manuscripts, and related materials. More information about the content of the collection is available on the Collection Overview page.
Reproductive-Sexual-HealthPlanned Parenthood is America's most trusted provider of reproductive health care.
Reproductive-Sexual-HealthPathfinder believes that people everywhere have the right to live a healthy sexual and reproductive life.
Reproductive-Sexual-HealthPCOSupport is an all-volunteer grass-roots organization that is operated by women with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) and those who support them.
Reproductive-Sexual-HealthPro-Choice Public Education Project (PEP) is a national reproductive justice organization that works to engage and inform organizations, young women, transgender and gender non-conforming young people, ages 16-25, especially those whose voices are not heard in spaces where sexual and reproductive health and rights are addressed.
Reproductive-Sexual-HealthOvarian Cancer National Alliance is a powerful voice for everyone touched by ovarian cancer. They connect survivors, women at risk, caregivers and health providers with the information and resources they need.
Reproductive-Sexual-Health#PeriodPositive creates, promotes and shares resources and recommendations from menstruation education research projects and signposts other great resources for #periodpositive menstruation education for all ages and genders, menstruators and non-menstruators.
Reproductive-Sexual-HealthNational Coalition for Sexual Health Guide informs men and women of all ages about sexual health. It focuses on the preventive services that can help protect and improve your sexual health. The guide explains these recommended services and helps you find and talk with a health care provider.
Reproductive-Sexual-HealthMen-Streaming in Sexual and Reproductive Health and HIV: A Toolkit for Policy Development and Advocacy (2010) is a guide for Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and governments to support the review and updating of existing policies to ensure they fully engage men and boys in Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights and HIV/AIDS.
Reproductive-Sexual-HealthMale Involvement is Key to Reproductive Health (2004) shows the situation of reproductive health in Cambodia and the way to improve it.
Reproductive-Sexual-HealthReproductive Health Equity for Youth (RHEY) is the website of the Working with Diverse Communities (WDC) component of the OAH/CDC Teen Pregnancy Prevention 2010- 2015 program: Integrating Services, Programs and Strategies through Community-wide Initiatives.
Reproductive-Sexual-HealthNational Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association (NFPRHA) represents the broad spectrum of family planning administrators and clinicians serving the nation’s low-income and uninsured.
Reproductive-Sexual-HealthNational Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) builds Latina power to guarantee the fundamental human right to reproductive health, dignity and justice.
Reproductive-Sexual-HealthNational Vulvodynia Association (NVA), a nonprofit organization, has been dedicated to improving the health and quality of life for women with chronic vulvar pain.
Reproductive-Sexual-HealthUndoing Reproductive Freedom: Christian Right NGOs Target the United Nations (2006) calls attention to the efforts of right-wing NGOs to work within the United Nations to assault reproductive freedoms.
Reproductive-Sexual-HealthVBAC.com is a privately funded website that has been providing information on VBAC and reducing the odds for a cesarean section since 1998.
Reproductive-Sexual-HealthThe STD Project is a multi-award-winning independent website and progressive movement eradicating STD stigma by facilitating and encouraging awareness, education, and acceptance through story-telling and resource recommendations.
Reproductive-Sexual-HealthWomen’s Reproductive Rights Assistance Project (WRRAP) is a non-partisan, non-profit organization helping women gain access to safe, legal abortion services and emergency contraceptives.
Reproductive-Sexual-HealthWorld Health Organization (WHO) reproductive health information
Reproductive-Sexual-HealthMaking Your Own Sanitary Protection factsheet
Reproductive-Sexual-HealthSociety for Menstrual Cycle Research is a nonprofit, interdisciplinary research organization.
Reproductive-Sexual-HealthSisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Justice Collective amplifies and strengthen the collective voices of Indigenous women and women of color to ensure reproductive justice through securing human rights.
Reproductive-Sexual-HealthScarleteen is a website tailored to educating young people about sexuality, sex, sexual health, relationship information, advice, and support.
Reproductive-Sexual-HealthRESPOND Project Digital Archive: The RESPOND Project - Responding to the Need for Family Planning - was a five-year (2008-2013; extended for one year through September 23, 2014) project focused on advancing the use of reproductive health (RH) and family planning (FP) services, with a focus on informed choice and voluntary use of long-acting and permanent methods of contraception (LA/PMs).
Reproductive-Sexual-HealthSeeing Red: Sanitary Protection and the Environment (2012)
Reproductive-Sexual-HealthSexuality Studies Association (SSA) is a multi- and interdisciplinary association for scholars, artists, activists and other community members, who have an interest in the teaching and study of sex, sexuality and gender diversity.
Reproductive-Sexual-HealthSIECUS-the Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States– was founded in 1964 to provide education and information about sexuality and sexual and reproductive health.
Reproductive-Sexual-HealthA Resource Package for Family Planning and Beyond: The ACQUIRE Project Digital Archive – The ACQUIRE Project - Access, Quality, and Use in Reproductive Health - was a five-year (2003-2008) global project whose goal was to increase the use of reproductive health and family planning (RH/FP) services, with a focus on facility-based services and clinical contraception, especially long-acting and permanent methods of contraception (LAPMs).
Reproductive-Sexual-HealthNational Coalition for Sexual Health (NCSH) aims to improve sexual health and well-being by encouraging productive and sustained conversations about sexual health and promoting high quality sexual health information and health services.
Reproductive-Sexual-HealthContraceptive Needs and Services (2010, updated 2012) presents data on the current status of contraceptive needs and services in the United States as a whole, for the 10 federal regions and for each state and county. The data also include the impact that these services have on reducing unintended pregnancy and the public cost savings generated from the provision of publicly funded contraceptive care.
Reproductive-Sexual-HealthChild In Need Institute reached out to adolescents in remote, rural areas with information about reproductive and sexual healthcare and rights while also working with government and non-government bodies to make healthcare services accessible to them.
Reproductive-Sexual-HealthDemystifying Data: A Guide to Using Evidence to Improve Young People’s Sexual Health and Rights
Reproductive-Sexual-HealthEndometriosis.org is the global platform which links all stake holders in endometriosis – one of the most common causes of pelvic pain and infertility in women.
Reproductive-Sexual-HealthEngenderHealth is a leading global women's health organization committed to ensuring that every pregnancy is planned, every child is wanted, and every mother has the best chance at survival. In 20 countries around the world, they train health care professionals and partner with governments and communities to make high-quality family planning and sexual and reproductive health services available - today and for generations to come.
Reproductive-Sexual-HealthEnfold is an organization in India that inspires social transformation by empowering children and adults through value and human rights based education in sexuality, personal safety and life skills.
Reproductive-Sexual-HealthCDC’s Contraception page
Reproductive-Sexual-HealthAmerican Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) is nationally and internationally recognized leader for multidisciplinary information, education, advocacy and standards in the field of reproductive medicine. Take a look at their free educational videos.
Reproductive-Sexual-HealthAdvancing Reproductive Health and Rights: Insights from Congressional Debates on the Mexico City Policy (2014): This two-page policy brief breaks down how the Mexico City Policy, commonly known as the "Global Gag Rule," denies U.S. family planning funds to any foreign non-governmental organization that provides, lobbies for or counsels on abortion, even with its own resources and how Congressional voting records attempting to legislate the policy into existence show that support, or lack thereof, for the policy largely depends on political party and gender of the member of Congress.
Reproductive-Sexual-HealthAdolescents and Family Planning: What the Evidence Shows (2014) synthesizes a review of the literature to identify barriers to adolescents' access to and use of family planning services, programmatic approaches for increasing access and uptake of those services, gaps in the evidence that require further research, and areas that are ripe for future investment.
Reproductive-Sexual-HealthLunette makes the menstrual cup a mainstream product - all over the world.
Reproductive-Sexual-HealthAfrican Women Leaders Network for Reproductive Health & Family Planning (AWLN)‘s key goal is to strengthen global advocacy efforts for reproductive health and family planning by bringing to the foreground the voices and perspectives of African women.
Reproductive-Sexual-HealthAmerican Sexual Health Association (ASHA) promotes the sexual health of individuals, families and communities by advocating sound policies and practices and educating the public, professionals and policy makers, in order to foster healthy sexual behaviors and relationships and prevent adverse health outcomes.
Reproductive-Sexual-HealthEuro NGO’s 2015 Toolkit is for members of the EuroNGOs- The European NGOs for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, Population and Development and other civil society organizations that want to address the accountability deficit of global development policies as a matter of urgent priority. The main target audience is colleagues who work on advocacy, policy and research and communication.
Reproductive-Sexual-HealthFertility of American women – Information from the US Census
Reproductive-Sexual-HealthIpas India is a not-for-profit company registered under section 25 of The Companies Act 1956 as Ipas Development Foundation. It is the local partner organization in India for Ipas, USA. They are dedicated to ending preventable deaths and disabilities from unsafe abortion. Through local, national and global partnerships, they work to ensure that women can obtain safe, respectful and comprehensive abortion care and contraceptive care to prevent future unintended pregnancies.
Reproductive-Sexual-HealthInternational Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health (ISSWSH) is a multidisciplinary, academic, and scientific organization that seeks to provide opportunities for communication among scholars, researchers, and practitioners about women’s sexual function and sexual experience; to support the highest standards of ethics and professionalism in research, education, and clinical practice of women’s sexuality; and to provide the public with accurate information about women’s sexuality and sexual health.
Reproductive-Sexual-HealthJones Foundation seeks to pioneer solutions to infertility and improve reproductive health by funding vital research and advancing public and professional discourse to shape the bioethics of reproductive medicine.
Reproductive-Sexual-HealthKinsey Institute at Indiana University works towards advancing sexual health and knowledge worldwide. For over 60 years, the institute has been a trusted source for investigating and informing the world about critical issues in sex, gender and reproduction.
Reproductive-Sexual-HealthLunapads‘ mission is to create more positive and informed relationships between menstruators, their bodies and the Earth.
Reproductive-Sexual-HealthAdding It Up: The Costs and Benefits of Investing in Sexual and Reproductive Health 2014 shows that sexual and reproductive health services fall well short of needs in developing regions.
Reproductive-Sexual-HealthInterNational Council on Infertility Information Dissemination (INCIID) - pronounced “inside”) is a nonprofit organization that helps individuals and couples explore their family-building options. INCIID provides current information and immediate support regarding the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of infertility and pregnancy loss, and offers guidance to those considering adoption or childfree lifestyles.
Reproductive-Sexual-HealthInternational Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) aims to improve the quality of life of individuals by providing and campaigning for sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) through advocacy and services, especially for poor and vulnerable people.
Reproductive-Sexual-HealthGeneration 2030 / Africa (2014) calls specifically for expanded access to reproductive health services, girls' education and empowerment, and stronger civil registration and vital statistics systems.
Reproductive-Sexual-HealthFoundation for the Scientific Study of Sexuality (FSSS) is a nonprofit organization devoted exclusively to supporting scientific research related to sexuality
Reproductive-Sexual-HealthGuttmacher Institute continues to advance sexual and reproductive health and rights through an interrelated program of research, policy analysis and public education designed to generate new ideas, encourage enlightened public debate and promote sound policy and program development. The Institute's overarching goal is to ensure the highest standard of sexual and reproductive health for all people worldwide.
Reproductive-Sexual-HealthGetTested, the National HIV, STD, and Viral Hepatitis Testing Resources Web site is a service of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This web site provides users with locations for HIV, STD, and hepatitis testing and STD and hepatitis vaccines around the United States.
Reproductive-Sexual-HealthHas Fertility Decline Contributed to Improvements in Women's Lives? A Summary Report (2014) summarizes work to date addressing the following research question and gap in the literature: Whether and to what extent have fertility declines experienced in lower and middle income countries in the last forty years benefitted women in those countries?
Reproductive-Sexual-HealthIntergenerational relationships between women's fertility, aspirations for their children's education, and school completion in the Philippines (2014) uses intergenerational data from a rich longitudinal cohort study in the Philippines to examine the factors associated with mothers' aspirations for their children's education, and to predict their child's subsequent educational attainment.
Sexual HarassmentU.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission: Sexual Harassment (EEOC) is responsible for enforcing federal laws that make it illegal to discriminate against a job applicant or an employee because of the person’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information. It is also illegal to discriminate against a person because the person complained about discrimination, filed a charge of discrimination, or participated in an employment discrimination investigation or lawsuit.
Sexual HarassmentYouth At Work is the youth division for EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) in the U.S.
Sexual HarassmentStop Violence Against Women: Sexual Harassment: a project of The Advocates for Human Rights has information, trainings, law and public policy, and articles.
Sexual HarassmentShine Squad – a website and online community that aims to bring together women who have faced discrimination and harassment specifically in social-justice-focused political spaces.
Sexual HarassmentStop Telling Women To Smile is an art series by Tatyana Fazlalizadeh. The work attempts to address gender based street harassment by placing drawn portraits of women, composed with captions that speak directly to offenders, outside in public spaces.
Sexual HarassmentRAINN (Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network) offers resources on sexual harassment.
Sexual HarassmentINCITE! Women, Gender Non-Conforming, and Trans People of Color Against Violence has developed a printable brochure on street harassment.
Sexual HarassmentSafe Hub Collective: an organization in Boston, MA working to make all public spaces safer and more accessible for everyone in the Greater Boston area through collective action and community-based solutions.
Sexual HarassmentHollaback! is dedicated to fighting street harassment, and has empowered people in over 79 cities and 26 countries internationally to respond through a smartphone/web application. Users are encouraged to speak up when they see harassment by quickly documenting it in a short post (photo optional) and sharing it to a publicly viewable map.
South-Southeast-AsiaMitu Khurana: Fighting to Save her Daughter’s Lives was created on behalf of Mitu Khurana by her supporters. It is a chronicle of articles that have been written on her fight to save her twin daughters. Dr. Khurana is featured in the documentary It’s a Girl!
South-Southeast-AsiaMy Savera has a mission to improve the lives of underprivileged and poor children, especially young abandoned girls in India by raising funds to help provide shelter, access to medical care, improved nutrition, and education for these children.
South-Southeast-AsiaNational Plan of Action for Year Against Gender-Based Violence (2010) is an action plan to address GBV in Nepal.
South-Southeast-AsiaMarginalisation and Impunity – Violence Against Women and Girls in the Chittagong Hill Tracts (May 2014) is a report that examines selected cases of violence against women and girls in the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) of Bangladesh in 2011 and 2012.
South-Southeast-AsiaRe-assessing Gender Norms After Conflict: Gender in Peacebuilding in Nepal (2014) examines the role of gender in peacebuilding in Nepal, which emerged from a ten-year civil war in 2006.
South-Southeast-AsiaMaking Change with Cash?: Evaluation of a Conditional Cash Transfer Program to Improve the Status of Girls in Northern India – (PDF 2015 report) – Because of some success in alleviating poverty and improving educational and health outcomes, researchers and practitioners have recently begun looking at conditional cash transfers (CCTs) as a possible strategy for delaying marriage. CCTs provide cash as an incentive to fulfill certain criteria determined to have a positive social impact, such as greater school attendance or use of health services. The few CCTs that have had the explicit objective of delaying age of marriage and have been evaluated provide mixed evidence of success.
South-Southeast-AsiaIpas India is a not-for-profit company registered under section 25 of The Companies Act 1956 as Ipas Development Foundation. It is the local partner organization in India for Ipas, USA. They are dedicated to ending preventable deaths and disabilities from unsafe abortion. Through local, national and global partnerships, they work to ensure that women can obtain safe, respectful and comprehensive abortion care and contraceptive care to prevent future unintended pregnancies.
South-Southeast-AsiaInvisible Girl Project is committed to shedding light on gendercide in India, combatting it, and caring for its survivors.
South-Southeast-AsiaIt’s a Girl! is a documentary that tells the stories of abandoned and trafficked girls, of women who suffer extreme dowry-related violence, of brave mothers fighting to save their daughters' lives, and of other mothers who would kill for a son.
South-Southeast-AsiaLet Her Live is focused on changing mind sets that discriminate against women and girl children to prevent sex selective abortions and other forms of gender-based violence in India.
South-Southeast-AsiaThe Rhema Project works to eliminate female gendercide against the girl child in India by supporting and networking through organizations and indigenous groups.
South-Southeast-AsiaMale Involvement is Key to Reproductive Health (2004) shows the situation of reproductive health in Cambodia and the way to improve it.
South-Southeast-AsiaTalitha Cumi India was created so the precious but unwanted daughters of India can be rescued from death and discrimination, who’ll then live to become revolutionary assets by being independent, fulfilled and cherished components of our society while carving a distinguished niche in society and reclaiming their self-worth.
South-Southeast-AsiaWomen, Land and Law in Vietnam (PDF 2015 report) – In this report, the International Center for Research (ICRW) and the Institute for Social Development Studies (ISDS), present early findings from a study carried out by the Vietnam Land Access for Women (LAW) program, which aims to help farmers - particularly women - realize their land rights. Funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the LAW program is a two-year pilot effort that aims to strengthen the reach and efficacy of land-related rights for women in two provinces in Vietnam, Hung Yen in the north and Long An in the south.
South-Southeast-AsiaVoices of Indigenous Women (June 2012) is a briefing note, prepared by AIPP's Indigenous Women's Programme in relation to the Rio +20 World Conference on Sustainable Development, in which indigenous women from the Asia-Pacific region share their key concerns and demands with respect to sustainable development and describe some concrete actions that would improve their role and equal participation in sustainable development initiatives.
South-Southeast-AsiaWomen’s Magazines from the Republican Period in China has been compiled by students at the University of Heidelberg, Germany.
South-Southeast-AsiaWomen's Rights Without Frontiers is a broad-based, international coalition that opposes forced abortion and sexual slavery in China.
South-Southeast-AsiaIntersections: Gender and Sexuality in Asia and the Pacific is a peer-reviewed electronic journal focused on research into the multiple historical and cultural, gender and sexuality patterns in Asia and the Pacific.
South-Southeast-AsiaViolence, Customary Law and Indigenous Women's Rights in Asia (May 2012) is a briefing paper that analyses how gender relations in Asian indigenous societies have undergone and continue to undergo changes in response to external factors. Finally it draws conclusions and recommendations based on addressing problems through empowering indigenous women in traditional customary institutions.
South-Southeast-AsiaViolence against Indigenous Women and Girls: A Complex Phenomenon (May 2013) is a briefing note, published by the Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) and Forest Peoples Programme, that is intended to develop discussion and thought about the complexity of the challenges of violence against indigenous women and girls.
South-Southeast-AsiaSouth Asian Feminist Activism Archive (SAFAA) is dedicated to the digital preservation and public availability of rare feminist protest posters, original feminist street plays and protest songs, as well as photographs of grassroots activism from India.
South-Southeast-AsiaTilting the Balance: Indigenous Women, Development and Access to Justice (May 2013) is a report on the Southeast Asia Consultation on Development, Access to Justice and the Human Rights of Indigenous women is intended as a material to be used by indigenous women, advocates, policy-makers and the public for the promotion, protection and respect of the rights of indigenous women facing violations of their rights due to state and corporate projects coming into their territories.
South-Southeast-AsiaTreated Worse than Animals: Abuses against Women and Girls with Psychosocial or Intellectual Disabilities in Institutions in India (2014) documents involuntary admission and arbitrary detention in mental hospitals and residential care institutions across India, where women and girls with psychosocial or intellectual disabilities experience overcrowding and lack of hygiene, inadequate access to general healthcare, forced treatment - including electroconvulsive therapy - as well as physical, verbal, and sexual violence.
South-Southeast-AsiaUN Women: Perspectives from Pakistani Rights Activists (2010) outlines the key recommendations from a National Consultation that was held in Islamibad on the 8th of September with the Civil Society Aliance (CSA), a group of women's right activists and 12 NNGOs that was formed to support the Government of Pakistan and Civil Society's advocacy efforts to influence UN decisions about the evolving structure and mandate of UN Women.
South-Southeast-AsiaSame-Sex Sexualities, Gender Variance, Economy and Livelihood in Nepal: Exclusions, Subjectivity and Development (2015) is a case study that explores the relationship between socioeconomic opportunity and exclusion in relation to minority gender and sexualities in Nepal.
South-Southeast-AsiaAWORC, the Asian Women’s Resource Exchange, is an Internet-based women’s information service and network in Asia.
South-Southeast-AsiaAre Schools Safe and Gender Equal Spaces? (PDF 2015 report)The International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) and Plan International conducted a baseline study in five Asian countries: Cambodia, Indonesia, Nepal, Pakistan and Vietnam, as part of a programme to address School Related Gender based Violence (SRGBV).
South-Southeast-AsiaChild In Need Institute reached out to adolescents in remote, rural areas with information about reproductive and sexual healthcare and rights while also working with government and non-government bodies to make healthcare services accessible to them.
South-Southeast-Asia“A Time to Be Justifiably Proud” (2012) is an article from Cambodia’s Phnom Pehn Post, May 17, 2012, about Cambodian Pride Week.
South-Southeast-AsiaArrow, the Asian-Pacific resource and research center for women, was established in 1993, and is a regional non-profit organization based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
South-Southeast-AsiaIndigenous Women in Asia – Challenges in their access to justice (March 2013) is a briefing paper prepared as part of the advocacy of the Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) for the respect, protection and recognition of the human rights of indigenous women. In this paper, the focus is on access to justice for indigenous women in Southeast Asia facing development-induced violence.
South-Southeast-AsiaChildren’s Organization of Southeast Asia (COSA) is dedicated to the prevention of human trafficking and exploitation by providing shelter to girls from the Hill Tribes of Northern Thailand who have been sold into slavery or were at high risk for exploitation.
South-Southeast-AsiaCentre for Social Research, founded in 1983, is a non-profit, non-governmental organisation based in New Delhi. Our mission is to empower the women and girls of India, guarantee their fundamental rights, and increase understanding of social issues from a gender perspective.
South-Southeast-AsiaGender Analysis of Renewable Energy in India: Present Status, Issues, Approaches and New Initiatives (February 2009) is the final report of a gender analysis exercise which was carried out to promote an approach that would lead to national energy policies becoming more gender responsive in terms of content and process.
South-Southeast-AsiaDistrict-level Study on Child Marriage in India: What do we know about the prevalence, trends and patterns? (PDF 2015 report)This study, undertaken with support from UNICEF, was designed to assess child marriage rates at the district level throughout India and to determine if there are patterns that can provide further insights into scaling up successful prevention efforts.
South-Southeast-AsiaEnd Maternal Mortality Now (EndMMNow) is a community reporting project hat trained women of marginalized communities in a district in Assam to identify and report violations of maternal health rights.
South-Southeast-AsiaEnfold is an organization in India that inspires social transformation by empowering children and adults through value and human rights based education in sexuality, personal safety and life skills.
South-Southeast-AsiaGender Mapping of Cambodia (2010) identifies key gender-based constraints and make an overview of the conditions of gender equality in Cambodia.
South-Southeast-AsiaEmpower Foundation is an organization of Thai sex workers.
Southern-AfricaGender Budgeting as a Tool for Poverty Reduction; Concepts, Practices and Capacity Implications – the Case of South Africa (2007) describes South Africa's commitment to gender equity as it has been translated into a National Gender Empowerment Policy that has been designed to guide and direct national, provincial, and civil society efforts to assist the government in this process. Gender Budgeting has been mandated in government departments based on based on international legal commitments and national policy documents.
Southern-AfricaMasculinities and Public Policy in South Africa: Changing Masculinities and Working Toward Gender Equality (October 2008) reports on policy approaches to changing masculinities and working with men and boys for gender equality in South Africa forms a part of a broader multi-country project coordinated by Instituto Promundo. The report adopts a broad approach, seeking to identify policies that can effect change.
Southern-AfricaFeminists Rebuilding Zimbabwe (2011) is a report that outlines the proceedings of the 2011 Zimbabwe Feminist Forum.
Southern-Africa Feasibility and acceptability of a mobile phone intervention to improve post-rape service delivery in South Africa The study, which assessed the feasibility and acceptability of the proposed app, comprised qualitative and quantitative research with rape victims and caregivers accessing follow-up services at four rape care centres in Tshwane district, Pretoria.
Southern-AfricaPolicy Advocacy Toolkit: How to Influence Public Policy for Social Justice and Gender Equality in Africa (2013) was developed to assist African civil society organisations to effectively contribute to the development and implementation of public policy for social justice and gender equality or to challenge proposed laws and policies that undermine gender equality and human rights.
Southern-AfricaAfrican Women’s Initiatives on HIV/AIDS (2007) is the report of the workshop on the topic held in Nairobi, Kenya in July 2011.
Southern-AfricaCountry Progress Report on the Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS for South Africa (2010) provides feedback with respect to goals agreed in the UNGASS Declaration of Commitment and progress made in measuring the South African country’s national response on HIV and AIDS for the reporting period.
Southern-AfricaPostcards from a Possible World – Pottery (Sept 2010) is a short film on the production of pottery by the Awajun women of the Peruvian Amazon and its social, cultural, and economic significance.
Southern-AfricaWorking with Men and Boys: Emerging Strategies from Across Africa to Address Gender-Based Violence and HIV/AIDS (2009) is a case study collection that showcases some of the innovative programmes and policies taking place across the African continent, working with men and boys on issues related to gender, HIV, health, development and social justice.
Southern-Africa"Sinking into oblivion? Ethnographic insights into the place of radio in the lives of women living in a rural community in Zimbabwe" (2013) by S. Mudavanhu provides some ethnographic insights into the place of radio in the daily lives of the women who were interviewed.
Southern-AfricaTransitioning to a Healthy Adulthood: Lessons Learned from Adolescent Girls Living with HIV in Urban Zambia (PDF 2015 report) – The International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) and Zambart conducted formative research between January and April 2015 to generate evidence-based ideas for services and programmatic interventions that support healthy transitions to adulthood among adolescent girls living with HIV in Zambia.
Southern-AfricaWorking with Men and Boys: Emerging Strategies from Across Africa to Address Gender-Based Violence and HIV/AIDS (2009) is a case study collection that showcases some of the innovative programmes and policies taking place across the African continent, working with men and boys on issues related to gender, HIV, health, development and social justice.
Southern-AfricaSouthern African Development Community (SADC) Gender Protocol (2008) encompasses commitments made in all regional, global and continental instruments for achieving gender equality enhances these instruments by addressing gaps and setting specific measurable targets where these do not already exist.
Southern-AfricaStop the Bus! I Want to Get On: Lessons from Campaigns to End Violence Against Women in South Africa, Zimbabwe, and Ghana (October 2008) offers lessons learned from the "Stop the Bus" campaigns which were run in South Africa, Zimbabwe, and Ghana to raise awareness about and contribute to a reduction in violence against women. The report includes lessons and guidelines for non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and community-based organisations (CBOs) to encourage community awareness and understanding of gender-based violence, as well as to help those organisations build campaign strategies and monitor their impact effectively. The report highlights the fact that community involvement and ownership of the campaign initiatives is essential to their long-term success.
SportsSheryl Swoopes is a retired American professional basketball player and the head coach of the women’s basketball team of Loyola University Chicago.
SportsHope Solo is an American soccer goalkeeper and a two-time Olympic gold medalist.
SportsRonda Rousey is an American mixed martial artist and judoka. She is the first and current UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion, as well as the former Strikeforce Women’s Bantamweight Champion.
SportsDara Torres is an American former competition swimmer who is a twelve-time Olympic medalist and former world record-holder in three events.
SportsMary Lou Retton is a retired American gymnast. At the 1984 Summer Olympics, she won a gold medal in the individual all-around competition, as well as two silver medals and two bronze medals.
SportsShred Betties was founded with the goal of providing a voice for female snowboarders, a population segment that is often overlooked or ignored by the snowsports industry.
SportsSerena Williams is an American professional tennis player who is ranked No. 1 in women’s singles tennis.
SportsWomen’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) is a basketball association in the United States. It currently is composed of twelve teams. The league was founded on April 24, 1996, as the women’s counterpart to the National Basketball Association.
SportsWomen’s Sports Foundation, founded in 1974 by tennis legend, Billie Jean King is dedicated to advancing the lives of girls and women through sports and physical activity.
SportsVenus Williams is an American professional tennis player who is a former World No. 1 and is ranked World No. 11 in singles.
SportsLindsey Vonn is an American World Cup alpine ski racer on the US Ski Team.
SportsMegan Rapinoe is a soccer star, one of the U.S. Women's National Team's best goal scorers, and one the game’s craftiest players.
SportsUNDEREXPOSED: A Women's Skateboarding Documentary is a documentary film that highlights women's skateboarding as well analyzes the skate industry's approach to female skateboarders.
SportsLadies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) is one of the longest-running women’s professional sports associations in the world. Founded in 1950, the organization has grown from its roots as a playing tour into a non-profit organization involved in every facet of golf.
SportsGirls Skate Network – for girls in skateboarding
SportsInternational Women’s Flag Football Association (IWFFA) provides an opportunity for all females regardless of race, nationality, age, economic status or sexual orientation to enjoy healthy competition, have fun, develop teamwork skills, learn fair play, good sportship, standardize rules of the game, create new teams and unify exiting teams and leagues to help organize the sport.
SportsAllyson Felix is an American track and field sprint athlete, who competes internationally for the United States.
SportsAmelia Brodka is a professional skateboarder, creator of Underexposed, and founder of Exposure.
SportsPowderRoom is a global online magazine and community for women who snowboard.
SportsAssociation for Women in Sports Media (AWSM) is a volunteer-managed nonprofit founded in 1987 as a support network and advocacy group for women who work in sports writing, editing, broadcast and production, and public and media relations.
SportsKelly Clark Foundation was established in 2010 to provide youth with the resources and opportunities they need to achieve their highest potential through snowboarding.
SportsExposure is a nonprofit dedicated to empowering women through skateboarding. They create opportunities for women by organizing events that provide all-female Professional and Amateur skateboarding competitions, learn-to-skate clinics and wellness education. Proceeds from their events support survivors of domestic violence.
SportsMartina Navratilova is a retired Czech and American tennis player and coach. In 2005, Tennis magazine selected her as the greatest female tennis player for the years 1965 through 2005.
SportsPeggy Oki was the only female on the original Zephyr skateboard team of the 1970s.
SportsDanica Patrick is an American auto racing driver, model, and spokeswoman.
SportsNational Women's Soccer League (NWSL) is a nine-team Division-I women's professional soccer league featuring national team players from Canada, Mexico and the U.S.
SportsAlex Morgan is an American soccer player and Olympic gold medalist.
SportsMia Hamm Foundation is a non-profit, national organization dedicated to raising funds and awareness for families in need of a marrow or cord blood transplant and to the development of more opportunities for young women in sports.
StalkingNational Stalking Awareness Month, a partnership with the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice.
StalkingNational Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey presents data on the national prevalence of Intimate Partner Violence, Sexual Violence, and stalking among women and men in the United States.
StalkingStalking Resource Center (SRC) is partnered by National Center for Victims of Crime and the U.S. Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women. The SRC is committed to continuing its national effort to promote awareness, action, and advocacy to enhance victim safety and hold stalking offenders accountable.
StatisticsWorld Bank Gender Equality Data and Statistics
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StatisticsGender GEDIThe Global Entrepreneurship and Development Institute's (GEDI) women's entrepreneurship index measures the development of high potential female entrepreneurship worldwide.
StatisticsGender, Institutions and Development Database (GID-DB) represents a new tool for researchers and policy makers to determine and analyse obstacles to women's economic development. It covers a total of 160 countries and comprises an array of 60 indicators on gender discrimination.
StatisticsGlobal Gender Gap Index introduced by the World Economic Forum in 2006, is a framework for capturing the magnitude and scope of gender-based disparities and tracking their progress.
StatisticsPax Global Women's Leadership Index is a customized index of the highest-rated companies in the world in advancing women, as rated by Pax World Gender Analytics, and that meet key environmental, social and governance (ESG) standards, as rated by MSCI ESG Research.
Teaching-EducationJust the Facts about Sexual Orientation and Youth: A Primer for Principals, Educators, and School Personnel (2008) from the American Psychological Association
Teaching-EducationEducatingJane.com is “national site for girls, educators, and parents of girls dedicated to girls’ self-esteem, self-awareness, and involvement in the world.”
Teaching-EducationGender, Diversities, & Technology Institute of the Educational Development Center leverages the power of diversity to improve education and work systems through innovative technology design and use.
Teaching-EducationFamily Education Network site may be searched for such topics as sexual harassment and schools.
Teaching-EducationERIC database Search educational research using this databse.
Teen-Dating-ViolenceLoveisrespect is a project of the National Domestic Violence Hotline and Break the Cycle. By combining our resources and capacity, we are reaching more people, building more healthy relationships and saving more lives.
Teen-Dating-ViolenceBreak the Cycle is the leading national nonprofit organization working to provide comprehensive dating abuse prevention programs exclusively to young people.
Teen-Dating-ViolenceTeenDVmonth.org, hosted by Break the Cycle, is the online hub for all national activities and promotion of Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month in February, as well as the home of Break the Cycle and loveisrespect’s annual public awareness campaign for Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. The website offers resources for youth, adults and communities that want to plan awareness-raising activities in February.
Teen-Sexual-HealthPlanned Parenthood is a trusted health care provider, an informed educator, a passionate advocate, and a global partner helping similar organizations around the world. They deliver vital reproductive health care, sex education, and information to millions of women, men, and young people worldwide.
Teen-Sexual-HealthStay Teen is encourages youth to enjoy their teen years and avoid the responsibilities that come with too-early pregnancy and parenting.
Teen-Sexual-HealthThe National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy improves the lives and future prospects of children and families and, in particular, to help ensure that children are born into stable, two-parent families who are committed to and ready for the demanding task of raising the next generation.
Teen-Sexual-HealthSex, Etc. is on a mission to improve teen sexual health across the United States.
Teen-Sexual-HealthIt’s Your (Sex) Life is MTV’s Emmy and Peabody Award-winning public information campaign to support young people in making responsible decisions about their sexual health. The campaign focuses on reducing unintended pregnancy, preventing the spread of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), including HIV/AIDS, and open communication with partners and healthcare providers.
Teen-Sexual-HealthAdvocates for Youth champions efforts that help young people make informed and responsible decisions about their reproductive and sexual health.
Teen-Sexual-Healthiwannaknow offers information on sexual health for for teens and young adults. This is where you will find the facts, the support, and the resources to answer your questions, find referrals, and get access to in-depth information about sexual health, sexually transmitted infections (STIs), healthy relationships, and more.
Teen-Sexual-HealthBedsider is an online birth control support network for women 18-29 operated by The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy, a private non-profit organization.
Teen-Sexual-HealthCDC information about teen pregnancy
Teen-Sexual-HealthHealthy Teen Network envisions a world where all adolescents and young adults lead healthy and fulfilling lives.
Trafficking and SlaveryTrafficking Resources (2014) compiled by the Asian and Pacific Islander Institute on Domestic Violence
Trafficking and SlaveryTrafficking: Considerations and Recommendations for Battered Women’s Advocates (2013) offers considerations and recommendations to advocates for battered women about serving trafficked women and children.
Trafficking and SlaveryGlobal Alliance Against Traffic in Women (GAATW) is a network of non-governmental organisations from all regions of the world, who share a deep concern for the women, children and men whose human rights have been violated by the criminal practice of trafficking in persons.
Trafficking and SlaveryAnti-Trafficking Review promotes a human rights-based approach to anti-trafficking. It explores trafficking in its broader context including gender analyses and intersections with labor and migrant rights.
Trafficking and SlaveryHealth Issues Affecting Trafficked Individuals (2008)
Trafficking and SlaveryFreedom Network was established in 2001 by a group of organizations and individuals who bring decades of experience from a diverse set of backgrounds, such as immigrant women and children's rights, victim and social services, migrant farm worker advocacy, and human rights activism, to combat human trafficking and ensure justice for trafficked persons.
Trafficking and SlaveryCoalition Against Trafficking in Women‘s mission is to end trafficking in our lifetime. They are the world’s first organization to fight trafficking internationally.
US-Womens-HistoryPlaying House: Homemaking for Children This collection includes digitized versions of books from the UW-Madison collections spanning 1877 to the 1930’s. These books provide instruction on a wide range of topics including cooking, cleaning, laundry, household management and occupational training for young maids. Through them, young girls could learn among other things, the proper way to make a bed, polish the silver, decorate a table, and prepare and serve a nice meal.
US-Womens-HistoryOccupations for Women: A Book of Practical Suggestions for the Material Advancement, the Mental and Physical Development, and the Moral and Spiritual Uplift of Women (1897) Digitized by the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
US-Womens-HistoryPortraits of American Women from the Library Company of Philadelphia is an online exhibition including Women Writers, Women in Religion, and Women of the Republican Court.
US-Womens-HistoryMargaret Sanger Papers Project housed at New York University.
US-Womens-HistorySchoenberg Center for Electronic Text and Image includes several 19th and 20th century diaries, as well as cookbooks, and other texts.
US-Womens-HistoryArthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library for the History of Women in America Radcliffe College, Harvard University. Site links to: Oasis, the Harvard catalog of archival records and finding aids. You can browse a list of the finding aids for the Schlesinger, by selecting Schlesinger as the repository on the Oasis browse page. The Schlesinger site includes several online exhibits.
US-Womens-HistoryNorth America section of Paul Halsall (Fordham University)’s Internet Women’s History Sourcebook has links to numerous documents.
US-Womens-HistoryRebellious Bird began as a collaborative project between the Library Company of Philadelphia and artist Jennifer Levonian in 2010. The culmination of that collaborative process was the creation of this animated video, which was inspired by her interactions with the library's Civil War collection and explores the topic of women who disguised themselves as men and fought as soldiers in the Civil War. [VIDEO] See complementary exhibit In Disguise above.
US-Womens-HistoryNewcomb Archives Newcomb College Center for Research on Women, Tulane University, has several online exhibits, including:
US-Womens-HistoryMiddletown Women's History Collections at Ball State University documents the experiences of women and women's organizations in Muncie, Indiana from the 1880s through the 1930s. It includes diaries, minutes, correspondence, photographs and other documents.
US-Womens-HistoryMaking of America Project at the University of Michigan includes searchable digitized versions of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction.
US-Womens-HistoryThe Making of a Homemaker exhibition from the Smithsonian Institution Library of advice books for Victorian homemakers.
US-Womens-HistoryMidWest Women'ss History Resources on the World Wide Web.
US-Womens-HistoryMuseums with a historical focus:
US-Womens-HistoryThat’s So Gay: Outing Early America is an online exhibition from the Library Company of Philadelphia
US-Womens-HistoryNational Women's History Project (U.S.) page includes links to women's history organizations, costumed performers across the U.S. , Women's History Month programs, ideas, and materials, links for student researchers, and online selections from the NWHP catalog of books, posters, videos, etc. available for purchase. Living the Legacy site, sponsored by the NWHP offers an essay and extensive chronology about the Women’s Rights Movement and links to activist women’s issues organizations.
US-Womens-HistoryNational Archives and Records Administration's online catalog includes numerous photographs and other material. Women is one of the categories featured in the Archival Research Catalog’s Gallery. See also and under Research Topics: Women.
US-Womens-HistoryNew Jersey Women’s History is a resource for students, teachers, and all interested people who want to know more about the history of women in New Jersey.
US-Womens-HistoryUniversity of Virginia Special Collections has many online exhibits, including Hearts at Home: Southern Women in the Civil War and Breaking and Making Tradition: Women at the University of Virginia
US-Womens-HistoryWomen's Literary Salons Archive, 1975-1985 New York, Cerridwen, Paris, Los Angeles; Ephemera from the Collection of Professor Gloria Orenstein, Gender Studies and Comparative Literature, University of Southern California. Documents a feminist forum for intellectual discussion and for the presentation of feminist writings from the time period.
US-Womens-HistoryWomen's Labor History (Women's History at AFSCME: A Part of History: Women in Unions) is from the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME).
US-Womens-HistoryWomen's History collection at the Library Company of Philadelphia includes many online exhibitions, a collection of women’s portraits, cookbooks, and more.
US-Womens-HistoryWomen's Rights National Historic Park and the National Collaborative for Women's History Sites website are sponsored by the U.S. National Parks Service. The Collaborative site links to historic sites:
US-Womens-HistoryWomen's Suffrage history links from the Susan B. Anthony University Center at the University of Rochester, and brief biographies of suffragists.
US-Womens-HistoryLiterature on Women Immigrants to the United States by Dorothea Schneider, in Actes de l’histoire de l’immigration v. 3 (March 2003).
US-Womens-HistoryWomen Working, 1870-1930 is a massive digital project of the Harvard University Libraries (HUL). This is the first topic to be tackled by the HUL Open Collections Program and will serve as a prototype for other subjects. Women Working will eventually provide access to digitized books (over 2000), manuscripts (10,000 pages) and images (1,000) from the collections of Harvard University Libraries and Museums. As of May, 2004, 458 documents and manuscripts had been digitized, with images scheduled to be added later in the Spring.
US-Womens-HistoryWomen Veterans Historical Collection is at University of North Carolina Greensboro. The collection documents the contributions of women in the military and related service organizations since World War I.
US-Womens-HistoryWomen in Print: Essays on the Print Culture of American Women from the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries ed. by James P. Danky and Wayne A. Wiegand. This is an entire book online published in collaboration by the University of Wisconsin Press, the Center for the History of Print Culture in Modern America, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries.
US-Womens-HistoryWomen in America: 1820-1842 project at the University of Virginia features comments about women encountered in America by eighteen travelers from abroad (Ireland, Germany, Scotland, England, and France).
US-Womens-HistoryWisconsin Electronic Reader Project includes stories, letters, poems, biographies, journals, and tidbits from Wisconsin history.
US-Womens-HistoryUnpacking on the Prairie: Jewish Women in the Upper Midwest exhibit created by the Jewish Historical Society of the Upper Midwest and the Minnesota Historical Society.
US-Womens-HistoryTriangle Shirtwaist Factory fire killed 146 mostly young women on March 25, 1911. The site was compiled by the Kheel Center for Labor-Managment Documentation and Archives, Cornell University.
US-Womens-HistoryWitchcraft Accusations and Trials in Salem, Massachusetts sites:
US-Womens-HistoryWoman Suffrage and the 19th Amendment is a project of the National Archives and Records Administration.
US-Womens-HistoryWomen and Work in Hawaii: Into the Marketplace is a multimedia exhibit by the Women's Studies Program, Univ. of Hawaii at Manoa.
US-Womens-HistoryWomen and Social Movements in the United States, 1600-2000: the Website consists of projects by undergraduate and graduate students at SUNY Binghamton, directed by Thomas Dublin and Kathryn Kish Sklar. Each project poses a question and has 15-20 primary documents that address the question. Topics range from African-American Women and the Chicago World’s Fair, 1893, to Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom and Right-Wing Attacks, 1923-1931.
US-Womens-HistoryA Woman's Work is Never Done exhibit of images from the American Antiquarian Society's collection. Time period: Colonial times through the industrial revolution.
US-Womens-HistoryToday's Seeds for Tomorrow's Harvest is an exhibit on the impact of women nutritionists, created by the Archives of Women in Science & Engineering, Special Collections Library, Iowa State University Library.
US-Womens-HistoryNational Women's Conference held in 1977 in Houston Texas is the subject of a photo archive by Linda A. Griffith entitled “Ghosts of the Second Wave.” See also photographs by Jo Freeman.
US-Womens-HistoryDenver Public Library has digitized historical photographs, including of Native American women.
US-Womens-HistoryChicago Women's Liberation Union herstory project site includes text, audio and video memoirs, articles, documents, pictures, and more.
US-Womens-HistoryCalifornia Digital Library includes finding aids and other material for more than 30 collections housed by University of California Libraries of papers from individual women, including director Dorothy Arzner and children’s book author Lois Lenski, and organizations. See also the California Heritage Collection of images.
US-Womens-HistoryDocumenting the American South project at Univ. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill includes full-text diaries, memoirs, autobiographies, and narratives on slavery. There are many women authors in each category, as well as works about women, including Women of Achievement, by Benjamin Griffith Brawley (1919), about Harriet Tubman, Nora Gordon, Meta Warrick Fuller, Mary McLeod Bethune and Mary Church Terrell.
US-Womens-HistoryDocuments From the Women's Liberation Movement from Duke includes Notes From the First Year (1968).
US-Womens-HistoryThe Feminist Chronicles, 1953-1993, online version of a 1993 book by Toni Carabillo, Judith Meuli, and June Bundy Csida.
US-Womens-HistoryFar from the Path of Virtue: Women on the Margins of Morality in Antebellum AmericaA Library Company online exhibition.
US-Womens-HistoryThe Extraordinary Woman: Portraits of Female Curiosities in Early American Print Culture An online exhibition from the Library Company featuring portraits, published between 1771 and 1859, that today provide us with a lens through which we can better understand historical constructions of the female body.
US-Womens-HistoryAnnotated Bibliography and Guide to Archival Resources on the History of Jewish Women in America created by Phyllis Holman Weisbard.
US-Womens-HistoryAmerica's Quilting History includes articles, book reviews, and links on the subjects of women and their quilting from Colonial America to the Great Depression, and more.
US-Womens-HistoryAfrican American Women Online Archival Collection from Duke University Special Collections Library
US-Womens-History300 Women Who Changed the World site from Encyclopaedia Britannica includes articles, timelines, photographs, study guide, and weekly quiz. Women from the Americas are numerous among the 300.
US-Womens-HistoryThe Liberation of Jane Johnson an article by Phil Lapsansky via the Library Company of Philadelphia.
US-Womens-HistoryAfrican American Women Writers of the Nineteenth Century (Digital Schomberg Collection) is a digital library of African American women writers of the nineteenth century.
US-Womens-HistoryAgents of Social Change lesson plans and primary documents from eight collections in the Sophia Smith Collection, Smith College: the papers of Constance Baker Motley, Dorothy Kenyon, Mary Kaufman, Frances Fox Piven, Jessie Lloyd O’Connor, and Gloria Steinem and the records of the Women’s Action Alliance and the National Congress of Neighborhood Women.
US-Womens-HistoryThe American Memory Historical Collections Project of the Library of Congress has among its offerings numerous full-text documents on American women's lives. There are many separate collections in the Project. Some entirely on women are
US-Womens-HistoryThe American Experience series on the Public Broadcasting System (PBS) site has transcripts and related material from programs aired, including:
US-Womens-HistoryAll Sewn Up: Millinery, Dressmaking, Clothing and Costume books from the University of Wisconsin-Madison collections from the first half of the 20th century.
US-Womens-HistoryFive College Archives Digital Access Project (Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, Smith, and Univ. of Massachusetts) focuses on the history of women's education at those institutions. Included are oral histories, papers from student organizations, personal papers of women faculty members, and more.
US-Womens-HistoryAmerican Women: A Gateway to Library of Congress Resources for the Study of Women's History and Culture in the United States is another way to access material in the Library of Congress.
US-Womens-HistoryHow Did Abolitionism Lead to the Struggle for Women’s Rights?” is a module in the American History segment of the Digital History Reader, University of Vermont.
US-Womens-HistoryHousehold Words: Women Write From and For the Kitchen is an online exhibit of from the Van Pelt Lib., Univ. of Pennsylvania.
US-Womens-HistoryThe Hook and the Book: The Emergence of Crochet and Knitting in American Popular Culture – an online exhibition from the Library Company of Philadelphia.
US-Womens-HistoryLesbian Herstory Archives is home to the world's largest collection of materials by and about lesbians and their communities.
US-Womens-HistoryAda James papers finding aid and selected items digitized by the University of Wisconsin Libraries.
US-Womens-HistoryFlorida State Archives Photographic Collection contains about 850,000 images of people, places, and activities in Florida from the late nineteenth century to the present. The images are fully cataloged. Searches are therefore possible for subjects including “women legislators,” “women physicians,” “nurses,” “Afro-American women,” “aged women,” “Cuban American women,” “Jewish women,” “Seminole women,” and using the full-text search option for combinations, such as “women” and “statues” or “women” and “schools.”
US-Womens-HistoryThe Ladies Repository 1841-1876, has been digitized as part of the Univ. of Michigan Making of America Project.
US-Womens-HistoryJewish Women's Archive includes exhibits on Bella Abzug, Rebecca Gratz, Emma Lazarus, Barbara Myerhoff, Molly Picon, Justine Wise Polier, Bobbie Rosenfeld, Hannah G. Solomon, Lillian Wald and others. One exhibit documents therole of Jewish women in the feminist revolution, and the most recent exhibit is Katrina’s Jewish Voices.
US-Womens-HistoryHistory's Women online magazine, “written from a Christian worldview,” emphasizes women who have made significant contributions to society.
US-Womens-HistoryIn Disguise: Cross Dressing and Gender Identity is an online exhibition from the Library Company of Philadelphia that explores cross dressing and gender identity during the 18th and 19th centuries. See complementary video project below, Rebellious Bird.
US-Womens-HistoryEmma Goldman Papers site includes guides to the papers, pictures, a bibliography, a chronology, and an essay about Goldman.
US-Womens-HistoryGender in the West: A Bibliography by Catherine J. Lavender, U. of Colorado-Boulder (on the American West).
US-Womens-HistoryJo Freeman is a feminist scholar with her own website, which includes numerous articles she has written, plus photographs and buttons from feminist and other activist causes in which she’s taken part.
US-Womens-HistoryHonoring Mildred Fish Harnack From Wisconsin Born and Educated to Resistance Fighter During World War II With the Red Orchestra Movement (a virtual exhibit with primary sources).
US-Womens-HistoryGodey's Lady's Book online reproduction of issues from a 19th century popular women's magazine, and selections and commentary, by Hope Greenberg.
US-Womens-HistoryHarvard University Library's Visual Information Access System is a searchable catalog of images in the Harvard collections, including many in the Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America. Some results are solely the description of images, others include thumbnail images, and still others allow the thumbnails to be expanded into larger size.
US-Womens-HistoryHistory of the Pregnancy Test Kit: A Thin Blue Line Online exhibit from the National Institutes of Health.
US-Womens-HistoryHearth: Home Economics Archive Cornell University, includes digitized versions of numerous books and journals.
Violence-GeneralPrograms for Men Who Have Used Violence Against Women: Recommendations for Action and Caution (2013) explores how programs for men who have used Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) can be part of comprehensive approaches to ending IPV but that they must be implemented with considerable caution.
Violence-GeneralPreventing Violence Before It Occurs: A framework and background paper to guide the primary prevention of violence against women in Victoria (2007) was designed to review international evidence regarding the factors causing violence against women and models of good practice designed to prevent it. An associated aspect of the work was development of an evidence-based framework to support future efforts to prevent violence against women.
Violence-GeneralRemember Our Sisters Everywhere (ROSE) website project aims to prevent violence and encourage local and international communities to remember and value the women we have lost to violence. The website is like a virtual version of the many women's memorials that have sprung up across Canada. It is an activist, artistic and cultural approach to counteracting the systemic denial of violence against women in our society.
Violence-GeneralA Practical Approach to Gender-Based Violence: A Programme Guide for Health Care Providers and Managers (2001) contains practical steps needed to integrate measures on gender based violence into reproductive health facilities.
Violence-GeneralReligion, Culture and Tradition: Strengthening Efforts to Eradicate Violence against Women (2013) was created to support the work of rights advocates working in international and regional spaces who are confronting opposition to their efforts using arguments based on religion, culture and tradition.
Violence-GeneralNational Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women (VAWnet) is a project of the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence. The reource library is home to thousands of materials on violence against women and related issues, with particular attention to its intersections with various forms of oppression.
Violence-GeneralThe National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey: 2010 Findings on Victimization by Sexual Orientation (2013) gives the most detailed data ever on how partner violence affects women’s lives, with results broken down by sexual orientation.
Violence-GeneralNational Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey reports present data on the national prevalence of Intimate Partner Violence, Sexual Violence, and stalking among women and men in the United States.
Violence-GeneralNational Plan of Action for Year Against Gender-Based Violence (2010) is an action plan to address GBV in Nepal.
Violence-GeneralNetwork/La Red is a survivor-led, social justice organization that works to end partner abuse in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, BDSM, polyamorous, and queer communities. Rooted in anti-oppression principles, our work aims to create a world where all people are free from oppression.
Violence-GeneralPolitical Connections: Men, Gender and Violence (2001), from the United Nations International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women (INSTRAW) working paper series on men's roles and responsibilities in ending gender based violence, looks at the political connections between men, gender and violence and the tensions that arise in making such connections.
Violence-GeneralWorking with Men and Boys: Emerging Strategies from Across Africa to Address Gender-Based Violence and HIV/AIDS (2009) is a case study collection that showcases some of the innovative programmes and policies taking place across the African continent, working with men and boys on issues related to gender, HIV, health, development and social justice.
Violence-GeneralWomen's Refugee Commission Gender-based violence information.
Violence-GeneralWorking with Youth to Prevent Violence Against Women and Girls (2014) policy brief makes recommendation for preventing violence and engaging young men at the following levels: individual (knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors), relationship (closer personal ones), community (settings and environments), and societal (change across communities).
Violence-GeneralGender-based violence information World Health Organization (WHO).
Violence-GeneralMy Action Counts: An Assessment of Gender Based Violence Responses in Nine Counties of Kenya (2014) was a study undertaken to establish prevalence of GBV issues in the nine counties; interventions in place (both government and nongovernmental) to respond to the issues; the services offered and their effectiveness; and accountability of office bearers at the two levels of governments in addressing GBV.
Violence-GeneralWisconsin's Violence Against Women with Disabilities and Deaf Women Project
Violence-GeneralViolence, Customary Law and Indigenous Women's Rights in Asia (May 2012) is a briefing paper that analyses how gender relations in Asian indigenous societies have undergone and continue to undergo changes in response to external factors. Finally it draws conclusions and recommendations based on addressing problems through empowering indigenous women in traditional customary institutions.
Violence-GeneralTackling Gender Violence in Latin America (2014) is a guide that begins with an overview of violence against women in the world and Latin America, before analyzing a selection of Latin American responses, achievements and the lessons learned so far.
Violence-GeneralTools for the Protection of Human Rights: Summaries of Jurisprudences on Gender-Based Violence (2010) includes a selection of decisions from international organizations of protection of human rights related to the protection of women victims of violence.
Violence-GeneralVAWnet.org is a searchable home to thousands of materials on gender-based violence and related issues.
Violence-GeneralViolence against Indigenous Women and Girls: A Complex Phenomenon (May 2013) is a briefing note, published by the Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) and Forest Peoples Programme, that is intended to develop discussion and thought about the complexity of the challenges of violence against indigenous women and girls.
Violence-GeneralSexual and Gender-Based Violence in Uganda: Experience of Sexual Violence Among Women and Girls in Pallisa and in Kisoro Districts (December 2009) provides benchmarks of extent to which defilement, rape and sexual harassment are prevailing in the districts to enable the project implementation team to come up with cost effective measures for addressing critical issues that undermine the vulnerable girl child and the women in the target communities.
Violence-GeneralGender-based Violence and Child Protection among Syrian Refugees in Jordan, with a Focus on Early Marriage (2013) is a study that was undertaken on behalf of the Child Protection and Gender-Based Violence sub-working groups in Jordan, established in February 2012 to coordinate prevention and response to child protection and gender-based violence against children and adults affected by the crisis in Syria and who are living in camps, sites, and host communities.
Violence-GeneralConfronting Violence: Improving Women’s Lives is an online exhibition from the National Library of Medicine.
Violence-GeneralCure Foundation is a feminist-activist organization which promotes gender and sex equality and works for positive social changes through educational, cultural and research programs. By organizing affirmative actions, CURE celebrates the strength and power of women, and helps empowering individuals, so that they can become initiators of social changes in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the world.
Violence-GeneralEnding Gender-Based Violence: A Call for Global Action to Involve Men (2004) – "In this report, seven masculinity researchers write about masculinity in different parts of the world and about how masculinity is often linked to violence. These acts of violence are committed not only against women and children, but also against other men. The writers suggest a number of ways in which men can be involved in working to combat men's violence."
Violence-GeneralEnding Violence Against Women and Girls: Protecting Human Rights (2005) reports on violence against women and girls around the world. It is a mass phenomenon taking many different forms with disastrous consequences for women's and girl's health and survival. The social and economic costs resulting from this abuse place a substantial burden on society as a whole, significantly hampering development. Therefore, preventing violence against women and girls is also a key contribution to achieving most of the UN Millennium Development Goals and to reducing poverty.
Violence-GeneralThe Community Engagement Continuum: Outreach, Mobilization, Organizing and Accountability to Address Violence Against Women in Asian and Pacific Islander Communities (2005) categorizes community based approaches in the anti-violence movement.
Violence-GeneralClose the gap: How to eliminate violence against women beyond 2015 (2014) is an Oxfam policy paper.
Violence-GeneralAction Plan for Combating Men’s Violence Against Women, Violence and Oppression in the Name of Honour and Violence in Same-Sex Relationships (2007) is the four year action plan to combat violence against women developed by the Swedish government in 2007.
Violence-GeneralAgency and Citizenship in a Context of Gender-based Violence (2014) is a pilot evaluation that explores how citizenship and agency among social activists can be fostered in contexts of urban violence at the local level.
Violence-GeneralASISTA seeks to enhance the security, independence, and full participation in society of immigrant and refugee survivors of gender-based violence by promoting integrated holistic approaches and educating those whose actions and attitudes affect women who experience violence.
Violence-General“Men, Masculinities, and Violence” was the keynote speech delivered by James L. Lang at the international conference “Eradictating Violence Against Women and Girls – Strengthening Human Rights,” held in Berlin on December 2-4, 2002.
Violence-GeneralThe Gap in the Gender Gap: Violence Against Women in Canada – This study finds that progress on ending violence against women in Canada is stalled by the absence of a coherent national policy and consistent information about the levels of that violence.
Violence-GeneralBuilding a Movement of Men Working to End Violence Against Women (2001) was originally published in Developmentjournal. Author Michale Kaufman discusses the need to both address and involve men in ending violence against women (VAW), a few of the pitfalls and guiding principles, and shares his thoughts on what is the most developed example of this work, that is, the White Ribbon Campaign.
Violence-GeneralInternational Justice Mission (IJM) is a global organization that protects the poor from violence in the developing world. They focus on slavery, sexual violence, trafficking, and more.
Violence-GeneralMaking a Difference: Strategic Communications to End Violence Against Women (2003) is a toolkit created to share the learnings of the workshop series with women's organizations working to end violence against women around the world.
Violence-GeneralMarginalisation and Impunity – Violence Against Women and Girls in the Chittagong Hill Tracts (May 2014) is a report that examines selected cases of violence against women and girls in the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) of Bangladesh in 2011 and 2012.
Violence-GeneralGender in fragile and conflict-affected environments (2015) is a report from GSDRC Applied Knowledge Services that discusses how fragility most negatively affects the poorest and the most vulnerable groups in society, including women and children.
Violence-GeneralHow Can You Be a Marda When You Beat Your Wife? Notions of Masculinities and Violence in Eastern Nepal (July 2014) is a report on the participatory learning research conducted in selected districts in Eastern Nepal that explores notions of masculinities among young men and boys, how these notions shape their relationships towards others, and young men's experiences and attitudes towards violence, including Sexual and Gender-Based Violence.
Violence-GeneralIndigenous Women in Asia – Challenges in their access to justice (March 2013) is a briefing paper prepared as part of the advocacy of the Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) for the respect, protection and recognition of the human rights of indigenous women. In this paper, the focus is on access to justice for indigenous women in Southeast Asia facing development-induced violence.
Violence-GeneralGlobal and regional estimates of violence against women: Prevalence and health effects of intimate partner violence and non-partner sexual violence (2013) is a report that presents the first global systematic review of scientific data on the prevalence of two forms of violence against women: violence by an intimate partner (intimate partner violence) and sexual violence by someone other than a partner (non-partner sexual violence).
Violence-GeneralHidden in Plain Sight: A statistical analysis of violence against children (2014) is a UNICEF publication that sheds light on the prevalence of different forms of violence against children, with global figures and data from 190 countries.
Violence-GeneralHarmful Traditional Practices and implementation of the Law on Elimination of Violence Against Women in Afghanistan (2010) describes widespread harmful traditional practices - child marriage, giving away girls for dispute resolution, forced isolation in the home, exchange marriage and "honour" killings - that cause suffering, humiliation and marginalization for millions of Afghan women and girls.
Violence-GeneralHollaback is a movement to end street harassment powered by a network of local activists around the world.
War and ConflictWomen and Explosive Weapons (2014) seeks to draw attention to some of the unique impacts on women that explosive weapons have when used in populated areas. The publication argues that it is important to ensure that women affected by the use of explosive weapons receive the same assistance and legal protection as men, and that they are seen as active agents of change rather than only as victims.
War and ConflictSex and drone strikes: gender and identity in targeting and casualty analysis (2014) is a paper from Reaching Critical Will and Article 36 addresses concerns that the sex of individuals is being used as a signifier to designate people as militants in drone strike targeting decisions and post-strike analysis of casualties.
West-AfricaStop the Bus! I Want to Get On: Lessons from Campaigns to End Violence Against Women in South Africa, Zimbabwe, and Ghana (October 2008) offers lessons learned from the "Stop the Bus" campaigns which were run in South Africa, Zimbabwe, and Ghana to raise awareness about and contribute to a reduction in violence against women. The report includes lessons and guidelines for non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and community-based organisations (CBOs) to encourage community awareness and understanding of gender-based violence, as well as to help those organisations build campaign strategies and monitor their impact effectively. The report highlights the fact that community involvement and ownership of the campaign initiatives is essential to their long-term success.
West-AfricaThe Global Financial Crisis and Women in West Africa: Developing Impacts and the Implications of Policy Responses (2009) analyzes input from women activists and analysts to inform development debates and decisions that are being made to respond to the crisis.
West-AfricaThe Impact of Conflict on Women and Girls in West and Central Africa and the UNICEF response (2005) is a first-of-its-kind study by UNICEF on the situation of war-affected girls and women in the region highlights innovative programs being implemented with partners to address the impact of conflict, and recommends how UNICEF can more proactively champion the rights of girls – particularly adolescent girls.
Womens-SectionsInternational Peace Bureau (IPB) was founded in 1892 and is “the world’s oldest and most comprehensive international peace federation.” Site has a Gender Issues section.
Womens-SectionsPeace Pledge Union is the oldest pacifist organization in the U.K. Site includes information updates to a Women and Peace Pack.
Womens-SectionsSwissPeace’s “Gender & Peacebuilding” resource page has links to various documents.
Womens-SectionsUnited Nations Develoment Fund for Women (UNIFEM) has a portal on Women, Peace, and Security. Included are gender profiles of countries in conflict. topical issue briefs UNIFEM published Women, War and Peace (2002). FACES: Women as Partners in Peace and Security is a publication of the U.N. Office of the Special Advisor on Gender Issues and the Advancement of Women (OSAGI). See also the position paper by the NGO Working Group on Women Peace and Security to the UN Special Committee on Peacekeeping.
Womens-SectionsInternational Fellowship of Reconciliation, based in the Netherlands, has a Women’s Peacemakers Program. It began in 1997 and works to support and strengthen women’s peacemaking initiatives.
Womens-SectionsInternational Centre for Human Rights and Democratic Development has a Women’s Rights Program and several publications online. Click on “catalogue,” then select “Women’s Rights” from the categories. Included will be several issues of “Women’s Human Rights in Conflict Situations Newsletter.”
Womens-SectionsAfrican Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes (ACCORD) publishes a magazine called Conflict Trends. TheMarch, 2003 issue is on “Women, Peace, and Security.”
Womens-SectionsAssociation for Progressive Communications (APC) is a “global Internet community for environment, human rights, development, and peace.” APC is a federation of “members” who are non-profit Internet service and communication providers. Many women’s organizations and peace groups use APC services for email, mounting websites, etc. The U.S. member of APC is the Institute for Global Communications (IGC), which is made up of several networks, including PeaceNet: and WomensNet.
Womens-SectionsGlobal Action to Prevent War, jointly with WILPF has published Beyond Conflict Prevention: How Women Prevent Violence and Build Sustainable Peace (also on the Social Science Research Council site).
Womens-SectionsInternational Alert is an independent, international non-governmental organization that “works to help build lasting peace in countries and communities affected or threatened by violent conflict.” Select the theme “gender.
Womens-SectionsInternational Crisis Group works through “field-based analysis and high-level advocacy to prevent and resolve deadly conflict.” Searching its website for “women” brings up various reports, such as Beyond Victimhood: Women’s Peacebuilding in Sudan, Congo and Uganda.