International Women's Issues: General Sources
In our print Reference Collection:
A to Z of Women in World History
Encyclopedia of Gender and Society
The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Women's Issues Worldwide
Political and Historical Encyclopedia of Women
Routledge International Encyclopedia of Women: Global Women's Issues and Knowledge
Violence Against Girls and Women: International Perspectives
The World's Women...: Trends and Statistics
In our print Periodical Collection:
Journal of Women, Politics & Policy
In our DVD Collection:
Half the Sky
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.
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.