International Women's Issues: General Sources

In our print Reference Collection:

A to Z of Women in World History
CT3202.K84 2002

Encyclopedia of Gender and Society
HQ1115.E54 2009

The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Women's Issues Worldwide
HQ1115.G74 2003

Political and Historical Encyclopedia of Women
HQ1236.5.E85E52 2003

Routledge International Encyclopedia of Women: Global Women's Issues and Knowledge
HQ1115.R69 2000

Violence Against Girls and Women: International Perspectives
HV6250.4.G57V558 2013

The World's Women...: Trends and Statistics
HQ1101.W675

 

In our print Periodical Collection:

Journal of Women, Politics & Policy
Ms
Signs

 

In our DVD Collection:

Girlrising 
LC2572.G565 2014

Half the Sky
HQ126.5.D44H354 2012

 

Websites:

Center for Gender in Global Context
The Center is based at Michigan State University.  It's focus is research on international gender and women's issues.  You will find working papers and annotated bibliographies linked to the publications page.

Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women
History and status of the key women's rights treaty.

Eldis Gender Resource Guide
Extensive links to reports and articles relating to issues such as health, migration, gender mainstreaming and politics.  Eldis is a project of the Institute of Development Studies, Sussex.

Human Rights Watch: Women's Rights
Links to Human Rights Watch publications relating to international women's rights issues.

International Center for Research on Women
The ICRW is a Washington, D.C.-based research institute.  Their website features an extensive library of publications that are available for download.

International Women's Rights Action Watch (IWRAW)
An NGO that focuses on international human rights treaties and women's rights.

United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women
A new UN entity charged with accelerating progress for women and girls internationally.

WHRNet: Women's Human Rights Net
A web project of the Association for Women's Rights in Development.  Links to news stories, documents and treaties.

Women's Commission for Refugee Women & Children
A resource and advocacy organization based in New York.  Their website publishes news, and reports.  The Resources and Links pages has good links to NGOs and legal instruments.

Amnesty International: Stop Violence Against Women
Amnesty International's campaign for women's rights.  Links to Amnesty International documents and reports.

Women's Human Rights Resources
A website of the University of Toronto.  The Women's Human Rights Resource Database searches articles, documents and websites relating to international and Canadian women's rights law.

WomenWatch
A collaborative project of the United Nations Division for the Advancement of Women, INSTRAW, and UNIFEM.  Links to reports and documents of UN agencies relating to gender equality.