Gender Studies: Find Websites

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EqualityNow

Equality Now is dedicated to: Gender Equality: Women and girls are fundamentally equal to men and boys.
Universality: Everyone, everywhere, has the right to live without violence and discrimination.
Partnership: We value strong reciprocal relationships with organizations and activists who also champion equality.
Speaking Up and Out: Where others see controversy, we see opportunities for activism and change.
With persistence and the help of our partners and supporters, Equality Now helps change laws and attitudes.

The World Bank: Gender and Development

The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world that supports a mission of global poverty reduction and the improvement of living standards. Their Gender and Development Web site provides links to internal and external resources related to gender studies research and promoting gender equality. Contains unique and comprehensive data sets compiled from national statistics broken down into topic modules. Also included are links to special features, educational institutions, international agencies, and NGOs. Updated weekly

Women’s Studies/Women’s Issues Resource Sites

A selective, annotated listing of web sites containing resources and information about women's studies / women's issues, with an emphasis on sites of particular use to an academic women's studies program.

Sonke Gender Justice

Sonke’s vision is a world in which men, women and children can enjoy equitable, healthy and happy relationships that contribute to the development of just and democratic societies.Sonke Gender Justice works across Africa to strengthen government, civil society and citizen capacity to promote gender equality, prevent domestic and sexual violence, and reduce the spread and impact of HIV and AIDS

Evaluating Web Resources

An excellent, short video that provides tips for evaluating Web resources, courtesy of Cal State Fullerton's Pollak Library.

Evaluating Web Resources

Web browsers such as Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome simply retrieve and display Web sites, and search engines simply list Web sites containing terms that you designate. You have the power to evaluate the information presented on these websites. Below is a link to a useful tool to do so. 

Guidelines to help you evaluate Web resources.