American Bar Association Commission on Women in the Profession
The Commission on Women in the Profession, comprised of twelve members appointed by the ABA President, was created in 1987 to assess the status of women in the legal profession and to identify barriers to advancement. The Commission seeks to secure the full and equal participation of women in the ABA, the legal profession, and the justice system.
advancingwomen.com - Career Strategy - Business Support - Diversity Recruiting
An International Business, Career Networking Community for Women in the Workplace.
Advancing Women's mission is create a network for women to share career strategies, to provide employment opportunities and cutting edge resources that power women's success.
Best of WWWomen.com! The Premier Search Directory for Women Online!
Biographies of Women Mathematicians
Welcome to the web page for biographies of women in mathematics. These pages are part of an on-going project by students in mathematics classes at Agnes Scott College, in Atlanta, Georgia, to illustrate the numerous achievements of women in the field of mathematics. There are biographical essays or comments on most of the women mathematicians and some photos (which look best at more than 256 colors). Our goal is for this list to continue to expand, and for more biographies to be completed.
Canadian Women's Studies On-Line - Undergraduate Programmes
University of Toronto, Graduate Collaborative Program in Women's Studies.
Contributions of 20th. Century Women in Physics
Presented here is an archive of more than 75 citations of 20th century women who have made original and important contributions to physics.The citations describe briefly and document major scientific contributions. They also contain some biographical information mainly pertaining to the scientific lives of the women. To put these in historical context some sections on the early history of 20th century physics are included.
Diotima: Women & Gender in the Ancient World
Diotima serves as an interdisciplinary resource for anyone interested in patterns of gender around the ancient Mediterranean and as a forum for collaboration among instructors who teach courses about women and gender in the ancient world.
Dr. Rita R. Colwell
Bio of the National Science Foundations Director.
Family Violence Prevention Fund
The Family Violence Prevention Fund (FVP) is a national non-profit organization that focuses on domestic violence education, prevention and public policy reform.
FEMINIST.COM is aimed at helping women network, and educating and empowering women (and men) on issues that affect their lives.
Feminist Majority Foundation Online
The Feminist Majority and The Feminist Majority Foundation are committed to empowering women and winning equality through research, the sharing of information of value to feminists everywhere, and effective action. Our work is supported by the generosity of tens of thousands of caring feminists -- women and men -- all across the USA and around the world.
Hastings Women's Law Journal
We offer and maintain an inclusive space for feminism, race theory, multi-culturalism, animal rights, disability rights, language rights, international human rights, criminal defendants' rights and prisoners' rights, among others. (Not to mention the huge assortment of 'Global Links'.)
HealthWeb: Womens Health
The Women's Health Page for HealthWeb is edited by Ann Boyer, M.A., M.S., Reference Librarian, University of Wisconsin-Madison Health Sciences Libraries.
Men and Women Against Domestic Violence
Men and Women Against Domestic Violence is an internet-based coalition of men and women working to address the issue of domestic violence. We declare that this is not just a women's issue, but is very much a men's issue, too. Therefore, it is our responsibility to educate and advocate against physical, mental, emotional and sexual violence of all kinds.
Michigan Journal of Gender & Law - formerly Duke Journal of Gender Law & Policy
The central mission of the Michigan Journal of Gender & Law is to create a feminist legal publication that will help expand and develop legal discourse beyond traditional boundaries. The Journal is dedicated to providing a forum for exploring how gender issues and related issues of race, class, sexual orientation, and culture impact the lives of women and men.
MINCAVA - Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse
(You are liable to find several links that are broken, but I guarantee - live in Minnesota or not, you'll findsomething.)
National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League
Since 1969, the National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League (NARAL) has been a leading advocate of reproductive freedom and dignity for women choosing abortion. NARAL educates Americans about reproductive rights and health issues, elects pro-choice candidates, and lobbies in Congress and state legislatures for pro-choice policies.
The National Partnership for Women & Families is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that uses public education and advocacy to promote fairness in the workplace, quality health care, and policies that help women and men meet the dual demands of work and family. Founded in 1971 as the Women's Legal Defense Fund, the National Partnership has grown from a small group of volunteers into one of the nation's most powerful and effective advocates for women and families.
National Women's Studies Association
The National Women's Studies Association (NWSA) was founded in 1977 to further the development of Women's Studies throughout the world at every educational level and in every setting. To this end, the organization is committed to being a forum fostering dialogue and collective action among women who are dedicated to feminist education and change.
NOW Legal Defense and Education Fund
NOW LDEF pursues equality for women and girls in the workplace, the schools, the family and the courts, through litigation, education, and public information programs.
A national non-profit organization devoted to education, advocacy and research related to the early recognition and treatment of trauma-related stress in children and the understanding and treatment of adults suffering from trauma-generated disorders.
Sports Illustrated for Women
Sports News from Cable News Network(CNN) and Sports Illustrated Magazine.
(SI for Women covers every major aspect of Womens sports.)
(One Woman's story.)
TAP: The Ada Project
The Ada Project (TAP) is a WWW site designed to serve as a clearinghouse for information and resources relating to women in computing. The WWW is growing at incredible speed, and is already host to a wealth of scattered information on women in computing. The goal of TAP is to provide a central location through which these resources can be "tapped." TAP includes information on conferences, projects, discussion groups and organizations, fellowships and grants, notable women in Computer Science, and other electronically accessible information sites. TAP also maintains a substantive bibliography of references.
The Administration for Children and Families
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families.
The National Women's Health Information Center
The NWHIC provides a gateway to the vast array of Federal and other women's health information resources. Our site on the World Wide Web can help you link to, read, and download a wide variety of women's health-related material developed by the Department of Health and Human Services, the Department of Defense, other Federal agencies, and private sector resources.
The Safety Zone
Domestic Violence Resources Information on Women Abuse. The Safety Zone is my attempt to provide a content-driven site on domestic violence for use by both survivors and potential helpers. While the page includes a fair bit of public information produced by the New York State Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence (OPDV), its presence on this page is an initiative independent of my professional tie to OPDV.
The United Nations and the Status of Women
The Urban Institute: A Nonpartisan Economic and Social Policy Research Organization
The Institute's goals are to sharpen thinking about society's problems and efforts to solve them, improve government decisions and their implementation, and increase citizens' awareness about important public choices.
U.S. Department of Labor : Women's Bureau Home Page
We are the only Federal Agency designated to promote the interests of women in the labor force; to represent working women in the public policy process; and, to advocate on behalf of working women to ensure that employment-related policies fully address the needs and concerns of women in the labor force.
Violence Against Women
Welcome to the Violence Against Women Homepage, where you can find information about programs and policies that are helping to combat the problems of sexual assaults and domestic violence.
WomenAction 2000 Front Door
To be a global information, communication and media network that enables NGOs to actively engage in the Beijing+5 review process with the long term goal of women's empowerment, with a special focus on women and media.
Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1775-2000
This website is intended to introduce students, teachers, and scholars to a rich collection of primary documents related to women and social movements in the United States between 1775 and 2000. It is organized around editorial projects completed by undergraduate and graduate students at the State University of New York at Binghamton.
The UN Internet Gateway on the Advancement and Empowerment of Women.
Women with Disabilities
Welcome to the National Women's Health Information Center, a service of the U.S. Public Health Service's Office on Women's Health. The NWHIC provides a gateway to the vast array of Federal and other women's health information resources. Our site on the World Wide Web can help you link to, read, and download a wide variety of women's health-related material developed by the Department of Health and Human Services, the Department of Defense, other Federal agencies, and private sector resources.
Women's Aid Federation of England - home page
Welcome to the Women's Aid Website. Women's Aid is the key national charity in England for women and children experiencing physical, sexual or emotional abuse in their homes.
Women's biographies: Distinguished Women of Past and Present
This site has biographies of women who contributed to our culture in many different ways. There are writers, educators, scientists, heads of state, politicians, civil rights crusaders, artists, entertainers, and others. Some were alive hundreds of years ago and some are living today. We've heard of some of them, while many more have been ignored by history book writers. I'd like to acknowledge as many as I can.
Women's Health Interactive
Women's Health Interactive (WHI) specializes in the design, development and delivery of health education for women through the use of interactive digital technologies. WHI's mission is to be a unique, interactive learning environment where women gain knowledge and mastery of their health through the multidisciplinary resources that are offered for consumers and women's health professionals. Information on gynecology, infertility, menopause, osteoporosis, and breast cancer.
From: The Texas Woman's University.
Women's Studies Resources at the University of Iowa features several pages: General or Mixed, Activism, Art, Communication and Media, Development - WID, Feminist Theory, History, Literature, Music, Sports. Created and maintained by Karla Tonella.
Women's Studies Program: UMBC and Beyond
Women's Studies Internet resources and information about both the women's studies program at UMBC and women's studies more generally.
WWWomen.com! The Premier Search Directory for Women Online!
Arts & Entertainment, Drama, Literature, Women in Business Careers, Community & Government, Law, Service, Social, Technology, Diversity Among Women, Culture, Religion, Seniors, Size, The Education of Women, Women Studies, Feminism, Social, Health & Safety Issues, Disease, Nursing, Obgyn, Safety, Business, Lesbigay, Personal, Mothers & Family, Advocacy, Education, Parenting, Pregnancy, Working, Hobbies, People, Relationships, Publications, Books, Magazines, Science & Technology, Beauty, Fashion, Health, Leisure, Mothers, Travel, Weddings, Women's Sports, Water, Women Throughout History and more.
Yale Journal of Law and Feminism
The Yale Journal of Law and Feminism is committed to publishing pieces about women's experiences, especially as they have been structured, affected, controlled, discussed, or ignored by the law.
Yukon Government Women's Directorate
The Women's Directorate became a department of the Yukon Government in 1985. The Minister Responsible for the Women's Directorate is the Honourable Sue Edelman. The Directorate is responsible for ensuring that gender considerations are integrated into all aspects of government policy-making, legislation and program development.