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Women's Studies Research
To help women's studies students find a variety of data, methods, and resources for research assignments.
"The Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that engages in research and dissemination to shape public policy and improve the lives and opportunities of women from diverse backgrounds."
"ICRW advances gender equity, inclusion and shared prosperity. To this end, ICRW works with non-profit, government and private sector partners to conduct research, develop and guide strategy and build capacity to promote evidence-based policies, programs and practices."
"NOW is a multi-issue, multi-strategy organization that takes a holistic approach to women’s rights. Our priorities are winning economic equality and securing it with an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that will guarantee equal rights for women; championing abortion rights, reproductive freedom and other women’s health issues; opposing racism; fighting bigotry against the LGBTQIA community; and ending violence against women."
A San Fransisco-based nonprofit group combating negative and distorted images of women in the media. Website provides a list of media organizations which harm women and media groups which work toward the empowerment of women.
"GenderTalk is the leading worldwide weekly radio program that talks about transgenderism in the first person. Each week we present news, information, and exciting new voices that challenge our traditional view of gender."
"WAVE is a database created and maintained by the University of Wisconsin System Women's Studies Librarian's Office staff that indexes and describes documentary, experimental, and feature film and video productions by and about women.
The International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) is a global research institute that advances gender equity, inclusion and shared prosperity. To this end, ICRW works with non-profit, government and private sector partners to conduct research, develop and guide strategy and build capacity to promote evidence-based policies, programs and practices.
This curated list of more than 400 women's health resources includes only the most reputable organizations. You can browse this list at the national level by health condition or by clicking on each state.
The site is aimed at students, educators, and the general public. It addresses the social, economic, environmental, human rights, and cultural contributors to health and illness. Some of the content focuses on the medical humanities and the history of medicine.
All slide shows are open-access. Feel free to use information from the articles and slide shows, indeed even the slides themselves, with appropriate citation.
Founded by Billie Jean King, WSF "enable(s) girls and women to reach their potential in sport and life." This link includes research and educational resources for promoting women's participation and equity in sports.
NGCP offers many resources to strengthen girl-serving STEM programs, partner networks and Collaborative networks and advance science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education for girls.