WEB RESOURCES FOR WOMEN

Resources PictureBuley Library's Feminism/Women's Studies Internet Resources
This vast collection of links culled by SCSU Librarians features web sites dedicated to women and art, bibliography, business, conferences, education, electronic forums, feminist activist resources, feminist theory, film, funding, gender studies, health, history, international and global resources, journals, magazines, newsletters, law, leadership, lesbian resources, literature, military, music, organizations, politics, religion, science and technology, sports, teaching resources, and Women's Studies programs.

What You Can Do with a Degree in Women's Studies?

The Feminist Majority Foundation's Campus Leadership Program
Designed specifically to promote leadership among young feminists, the Choices Campus Community uses cutting-edge technology to connect feminist student leaders, supportive faculty and community members throughout the US and the world. Using chatrooms, bulletin boards and other interactive tools, feminist activists have access to free Online Organizing Workshops hosted by FMF's professional organizers, FMF's acclaimed Study & Action Manual, and a wide range of other activist resources.

Feminist Majority Foundation
Excellent resource of links to women's organizations, news, events, jobs, and more.

National Women's Studies Association (NWSA)
NWSA supports and promotes feminist/womanist teaching, learning, research, and professional and community service at the pre-K through post-secondary levels and serves as a locus of information about the inter-disciplinary field of Women's Studies for those outside the profession.

feminist.com
Excellent resource of links to women-owned businesses, women's health issues, activism, and more.

Femina
"Femina: Latin for Woman." A searchable database of online information with an excellent and extensive table of contents on subjects of interest to women and girls.

Insider Views on Workplace Issues
Provides firsthand insights about issues affecting women who work in traditionally male-dominated business settings. Join those who have been in the trenches and become more informed about the experiences of working women.

International Fellowship of Reconciliation
The International Fellowship of Reconciliation (IFOR) is an international, spiritually-based movement composed of people who commit themselves to active nonviolence as a way of life and as a means of transformation--personal, social, economic and political. IFOR has consultative status with the United Nations (ECOSOC and UNESCO).

University of Maryland Women's Studies Database
A Women's Studies online archive at The University of Maryland, College Park..."the mother of all women's studies databases..."

Women's Enews
Women's Enews is a nonprofit independent news service covering the issues that are of particular concern to women. Women's Enews editor, Rita Henley Jensen and staff have nearly a half-century of journalism experience with newspapers, wire services and national publications and are determined to deliver full and balanced reporting to Women's Enews readers.

The Institute for Women's Policy Research (IWPR)
The Institute for Women's Policy Research (IWPR) is a public policy research organization dedicated to informing and stimulating the debate on public policy issues of critical importance to women and their families. IWPR focuses on issues of poverty and welfare, employment and earnings, work and family issues, the economic and social aspects of health care and domestic violence, and women's civic and political participation.

Permanent Commission on the Status of Women
Since 1973, the PCSW has provided valuable research and analysis to the Legislature and state leaders regarding such issues as sex discrimination in education, employment and credit, the health and safety of pregnant workers, child day care, women in nontraditional employment, sexual harassment, child support enforcement, equal education, women and healthcare, the economic status of women and welfare policy.

United Nations Development Fund for Women
UNIFEM is the women's fund at the United Nations. It provides financial and technical assistance to innovative programmes and strategies that promote women's human rights, political participation and economic security. Within the UN system, UNIFEM promotes gender equality and links women's issues and concerns to national, regional and global agendas by fostering collaboration and providing technical expertise on gender mainstreaming and women's empowerment strategies.

Yale Journal of Law and Feminism

Other Women's Studies Programs in the United States
A list of Women's Studies programs entitled Artemis Guide, maintained by Kathryn O. Robinson.

 

Kate Angell's Feminist Activism is for Everybody: Free Resources for Research & Action

Open access resources compiled by feminist blogger, Kate Angell

 

Kate Angell's blog "Somebody's Autobiography"

Feminist blog