Reference work that attempts to cover the role women have played throughout world history. Includes entries on the role and status of women in various countries as well as articles on social and cultural phenomena.
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Index of English language materials on African women, including books, articles, government documents, theses, conference papers, and videos. In most cases, only brief bibliographic citations are provided, but a few citations include links to full text.
Data and research reports on sexual and reproductive health issues, including abortion.
News, data, and research reports on women in politics from the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers.
Information on legislation and court cases on abortion, contraception, and other issues related to reproduction. Includes list of world's abortion laws, "partial-birth" abortion ban legislation by state, and U.S. budget appropriations for reproductive services.
Gateway to digital collections of primary sources (photos, letters, diaries, artifacts, etc.) that document the history of women in the United States
Index of journal articles, book reviews, and essays about women, sexuality, and gender during the Middle Ages. Covers Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East.
A database of international gender statistics. Sources include the United Nations and the World Bank.
Index of major journals in the humanities and social sciences
Encyclopedia covering the history of Jewish women. Includes thematic essays (e.g., abortion, Hadassah) as well as biographical entries.
Indexes journal articles, books, and conference papers in sociology. Includes a substantial amount of full text.
Collection of oral histories documenting the activities of leaders and participants in the women's suffrage movement in the United States.
Resources, including laws and research, on domestic violence, sexual assault, and other forms of violence against women.
Publication coverage: 1975-present
Index of articles on women's history from history and women's studies journals. Emphasis on social history, particularly labor history. From the International Institute of Social History in Amsterdam.
Index of books and articles on women's participation in political life. Produced by the IPU (Inter-Parliamentary Union).
Digitized books, manuscripts, images, magazines, and catalogs from Harvard University libraries and museums on women in the U.S. economy from 1800-1930.
Covers international law as it relates to women's rights and women's issues. Includes references to scholarly articles, United Nations publications, reports from non-governmental organizations, and legal cases, plus annotated links to other Web sites. From the law library at the University of Toronto.
Gateway to women's studies information on the Web with an emphasis on those sites useful for academic purposes.
Gateway to reports and statistics on gender equality and gender issues from the United Nations.
Information on the legal status of induced abortion in countries around the world. From the Population Division of the United Nations.
Gateway to women's studies information on the Web. From the Association of College and Research Libraries' Women's Studies Section.