Women's Issues

General Sources

  • Social Science Information Gateway
    This is an online catalogue of Internet resources relevant to social education and research. Every resource is selected and described by a librarian or subject specialist.
  • University of Amsterdam/Sociology Department
    Open this enormous sociology site -- with a strongly feminist orientation -- to gain insights into a number of issues that affect both men and women. It provides links in affirmative action; gender, family, and children's issues; and much more.
  • University of Maryland/Women's Studies
    This site provides a wealth of resources related to women and their concerns. You can find links to such topics as body image, comfort (or discomfort) with sexuality, personal relationships, pornography, and more.

Women's Movement, History, and Feminist Theory

  • American Studies Web
    This eclectic site provides links to a wealth of resources on the Internet related to prominent social issues, from gender studies, to education, to race and ethnicity. It is of great help when doing research in demography and population.
  • Black Women's Manifesto; Documents from the Women's Liberation Movement
    For information from a black feminist perspective, explore this online archival collection from Duke University.
  • League of Women Voters
    This home page of the League of Women Voters, a national organization, describes the League's purposes and principles, explains its current activities and programs, and suggests how individuals can make a difference.
  • National Women's History Project
    This Web site, entitled "Living the Legacy: The Women's Rights Movement, 1848-1998," has useful history links and provides recent news about women and history.
  • Q Web Sweden: A Women's Empowerment Base
    This site from a Swedish organization will lead to pages about women's health and societal issues. It provides interesting cross-cultural perspectives.

Education and Psychology

  • American Psychoanalytic Association
    This site provides information on the American Psychoanalytic Association's supplement, "The Psychoanalytic Perspectives," regarding current Freudian perspectives on women.

Medicine, Health and Sports

  • Starting Point: Health
    Search engine to excellent resources on health and fitness. Click on Women's Health for complete menu of links to relevant sites.
  • World Health Organization
    This home page of the World Health Organization will provide you with links to a wealth of statistical and analytical information about health in the developing world.
  • U.S. National Institutes of Health
    Consult this site for links to extensive health information and scientific resources. The NIH is one of eight health agencies of the Public Health Service.