Recently in Women's Issues Category

Women's Issues

| No Comments | No TrackBacks

Recent Additions to This Section
(This section features sites added to the page in the last few weeks.
Each link is cross-referenced on the page in its proper category.)

The Greatest Women in Science History
Highlights many of the greatest women pioneers in science history with in-depth information and resources.

Women's eNews
Online news service providing substantive news and commentary by, for and about women.

Soroptimist International of the Americas

Soroptimist International
Organized in 1921, this group has more than 100,000 members in 119 countries around the world. It uses its official status with the United Nations to advocate on behalf of women's issues.


Women's History Month

Gale Free Resources: Women's History Month
Includes biographies, a quiz, activities, a timeline, etc.

Women's Rights: 1848 to the Present
This site contains "articles, speeches, biographies and links relating to women's rights." Includes information on the 1847 Seneca Falls, New York conference "that set the stage to gain women in the United States the right to vote," brief profiles of prominent activists (Lucretia Mott, Sojourner Truth, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Lucy Stone, Susan B. Anthony, Frances Willard, Carrie Chapman Catt, Alice Paul), and information on Domestic Violence Awareness Month (observed every October).

UN Secretary General's Database on Violence against Women

Infoplease.com: Women's History Month
From the Learning Network, features links to timelines, biographies, and more.

Women's Media Center: SheSource
Database of women experts for journalists, bookers and producers seeking women experts to appear on TV and to quote in print and online media.

WSSLinks
A collaborative project of the Women's Studies Section Collection Development Committee of the Association of College and Research Libraries, is a resource that should be bookmarked by everyone interested in women's studies.

Ancestry.com: Women's History Month
Features new, extensive databases on women and a Web page dedicated to women's history. The new databases include the Pennsylvania Women in the Revolutionary War, the Biographical Cyclopedia of U.S. Women, Women of the Century, and American WWI Mother's Pilgrimage. The Web page dedicated to women's history features quotes from notable women, the entire presidential proclamation declaring March National Women's History Month, and links to articles and sites about women's history.

Women in World History
"Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood," said Nobel-Prize winning scientist Marie Curie. Read about the lives of great women rulers, heroes and innovators from all over the world, with a special emphasis on those from the first millennium.

Historia
"Women Scientists in History: Hypatia (AD 370-415) was an ancient Roman mathematician and astronomer who invented several scientific instruments. Read about other women throughout history who have made important contributions in the sciences, such as computer scientist Grace Hopper and astronaut Sally Ride.

By Popular Demand: "Votes for Women" Suffrage Pictures, 1850-1920
These 38 pictures include individual portraits, photographs of suffrage parades, picketing suffragists, an anti-suffrage display, and cartoons. The images, which complement a collection of text documents, are both searchable and browsable.

The International Women's Media Foundation
Conducts seminars and other projects.

Women's eNews
Online news service providing substantive news and commentary by, for and about women.

Motherhood, Social Service, and Political Reform: Political Culture and Imagery of American Woman Suffrage
Featured on the site of the National Museum of Women's History, proposed for Washington, DC. The exhibit examines the political imagery and artifacts of the suffrage movement. Visitors can also listen to a suffrage song. The sites described above are but some of the ever-growing number of primary resources for women's history available on the Internet.

Women's Ordination
With an alternate title Presenting the Case for Ordaining Women in the Catholic Church, this site provides over one thousand articles collected by Catholic theologians, plus a summary of the two sides of the debate. Site is by a Roman Catholic, a former priest, who resigned his ministry over "a conflict of conscience."Browsable through the site map, and searchable. Portions are also available in French, Spanish, German, Italian, Polish, Dutch, and Portuguese.

A Celebration of Women Writers
This is the location to find links to free digitized editions of published works by women throughout history. Genres include novels, poems, letters, biographies, travel books, religious commentaries, histories, economic and scientific works.

African American Women Writers of the 19th Century
Some of the historical works in this collection are The Work of the Afro-American Woman, a 1908 encomium by N.F. Mosell, Homespun Heroines and Other Women of Distinction, by Hallie Q. Brown (1926), and several more biographies and autobiographies.

Soroptimist International of the Americas

BusinessofMotherhood.com
Tips and tactics for organizing and managing a home.

MomsRising.org
This community brings together "millions of people who share a common concern about the need to build a more family-friendly America. Started in May of 2006, the site has more than 150,000 citizen members and is rapidly growing. Topics include motherhood and family issues.

WorkingMomsAgainstGuilt.com
A good work-life balance blog.

Soroptimist International
Organized in 1921, this group has more than 100,000 members in 119 countries around the world. It uses its official status with the United Nations to advocate on behalf of women's issues.

Hawaii Women's Heritage Project
The program has mounted several separate multimedia projects that other Women's Studies Programs might like to emulate with features on their local history and issues. "Women and Work in Hawai'i: Into the Marketplace" uses a laundry line throughout to symbolize the "fluid exchange of women's work between the home and the labor market." Other parts include a site about the hula and about Chinese women in Hawaii.

Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire
Presented by the Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives at Cornell University in cooperation with the Union of Needletrades, Industrial and Textile Employees (UNITE!) The famous sweatshop fire on March 25, 1911, killed 146 workers, primarily young immigrant women who jumped to their deaths in desperate attempts to get out of the burning building, while spectators helplessly watched in horror. The exhibit includes photographs, newspaper accounts, political cartoons decrying the conditions, and audio clips from oral histories with witnesses and survivors.

Communications Rights in the Information Society (CRIS)
Covers race and gender issues in communications.

Distinguished Women Past and Present
Bios, stories and more.

Women, Power and Politics Online Exhibition

Historical Figures Women in History

U.S. Census: Women in the United States

United Nations WomenWatch

Seneca Falls Convention (Smithsonian)

National Park Service: Places Where Women Made History

Nellie Bly Study Guide

Margaret Bourke-White: Women in History

PUSH Journal

Scholastic Research Tools: Women's History

Five College Archives Digital Access Project

Women In World History Curriculum

American Women's History: A Research Guide

Internet Women's History Sourcebook

NWHP: Women's History Month

Women in Journalism Oral History Project

About.com's Women in the Workplace: Communications

BettyConfidential
Celebrity, fashion, health, expert advice, style tips for women.

Distinguishedwomen.com: Journalism and Broadcasting

American Women's History: Journalism

Newseum: National Geographic's Women Photographers


Women's Organizations

National Organization of Women

National Federation of Republican Women

Journalism and Women Symposium

National Foundation for Women Business Owners

National Women's Law Center
Blog, health care, expert sources, information center and recent publications on issues.

The Greatest Women in Science History
Highlights many of the greatest women pioneers in science history with in-depth information and resources.

National Federation of Press Women

International Women's Media Foundation

Women's International Center

BlogSisters
A Weblog on women's issues.

Categories

About this Archive

This page is an archive of recent entries in the Women's Issues category.

Weather is the previous category.

Writing Resources is the next category.

Find recent content on the main index or look in the archives to find all content.

OpenID accepted here Learn more about OpenID