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Feminist and Gender Studies: Web Sites


Women in the United States: data from the U.S. Census Bureau. from the U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services.

Women's Bureau: from the U.S. Dept. of Labor.

Health/Family Planning

International Women's Health Coalition (IWHC) :essays, links, and information on work in support of global well-being and social justice through ensuring women's human rights, health, and equality.  Focus on public policy and international organizations such as the U.N. and the World Bank.

NARAL Online: family planning, legislation, clinic violence, sex education, legal cases, and the Right are covered with factsheets, bibliographies, and links to other sites. Maintained by the National Abortion Rights Action League.

Gay & Lesbian Medical Association: GLMA is the leading organization in North America working to ensure that LGBT people are treated competently and not discriminated against when they access health care.

Women's Health MedLinePlus: MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of
Medicine, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand.


Websites of Specific Interests

Susan B. Anthony

Second in the series of mini-documentaries on the women and labor leaders in the "We Stand on the Shoulders of Giants" videos.  (Library of Congress)

Research Portals

Academic Info: Women's Studies: excellent site of well-organized links pertaining to women's issues worldwide. A good place to start an Internet search.

Digital Librarian: Women's Studies Contains hundreds of useful links to websites and digital collections, maintained by an academic librarian in New York.

Feminism and Women's Studies on EServer  First designed in 1993 by members of the Carnegie Mellon University Women's Center, it is currently one of the most popular women's studies web sites in the world, publishing documents to approximately 25,000 readers per month. bibliographies of news, books, periodicals, government documents, history sources, listservs, and institutions related to gender biology and gender medicine.

Intute: Women's Studies: links collected by a partnership of U.K. universities.

VoS: Gender and Sexuality Studies Voice of the Shuttle emphasizes both primary and secondary (or theoretical) resources, and defines its audience as people who have something to learn from a higher-education, professional approach to the humanities

Women Working: digital library of manuscripts, images, and other resources from Harvard University.

Women's and Gender Studies Research Guide from the New York Public Library

Women's Issues Resource Sites A selective, annotated listing of web sites containing resources and information about women's studies / women's issues, with an emphasis on sites of particular use to an academic women's studies program

Women's Studies at the Internet Public Library

Women's Studies Resources (Iowa): lists of links as well as specialized search engines which produce fewer sites with greater relevance. Particular focus on literature, sports, activism, arts, feminist theory, and history.

Women's Studies (University of Wisconsin): bibliographies maintained by the Women's Studies Librarian as well as web links to other sites, e-zines, and syllabi.

WSSLINKS: Women and Gender Studies Web Sites: comprehensive guide to women's and gender studies websites.

WWWomen: an Internet subject directory maintained by a San Francisco company to provide quick access to sites for and about women.

Important Links for the History of Women's Rights