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International Gender and Women's Studies Topics : Activists and Other Websites

GWS on a Global Scale

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Human Rights: Major Sites

For pointers to basic resources on human rights, use Human Rights: an Undergraduate Research Guide, from College Library.

Large General Human Rights Sites That Can Be Searched for Women/Gender Information

Sites Specifically on Women's Human Rights

Political Participation

Global Database of Quotas for Women   surveys the use of electoral quotas for women on a country-by-country basis. Quotas are places reserved for women in legislative bodies and political parties, one mechanism for achieving gender equality in political institutions. The database is connected to the IDEA (International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance)website

International Women's Democracy Center is an organization that was established to "strengthen women's global leadership through training, education, networking and research in all facets of democracy." Site includes program descriptions, timelines, and a calendar of upcoming events


AWORC  Asian Women's Resource Exchange)

CEE Network for Gender Issues

International Indigenous Women's Forum

International Women's Tribune Centre 

ISIS International

Network of East West Women

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom