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General Resources on Gender and Politics
Gender and Political Representation
Gender and Political Participation
Gender and Public Policy
Gender and the Body Politic
Gender and the Political Economy & Development
Gender Violence
Gender Rights
Gender Movements
Gender and Transnationalism
Civil Society Organisations
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General Resources on Gender and Politics

Eldis: What is Gender
Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women
How to Promote and Develop Women’s Equality From a Young Age
Princeton University Library Guide: Women & Gender Studies Resources
Global Center for Women’s Politics

UN Women Watch

Gender Studies Association


Gender and Political Representation

Emily’s List
Women into Politics
African National Congress Women’s League
Women in National Parliaments
Women in Politics Biographic Database
National Women’s Political Caucus
Victory Fund for Gay & Lesbian Candidates
European Women in Decision Making

Gender and Political Participation

IDEA: Democracy and Gender
Arab Womens Solidarity Association   
Bat Shalom: Women with a Vision for a Just Peace


Gender and Public Policy

Institute for Women’s Policy Research
National Center for Women and Policing

Status of Women in the States
Gender and Social Policy Organisations in Washington DC


Gender and Body Politic

HBS: Gender
Uni of Maryland: End of Gender Revolution?


Gender and the Political Economy & Development

National Committee on Pay Equity
Gender at Work
Women for Women International
Association for Women’s Rights in Development

Global Fund for Women

Centre for Development and Population Activities
Women’s Environment and Development Organisation
Self-Employed Women’s Association
Women’s World Banking
UN Millenium Development Goals
International Labor Organisation
OECD: Gender Equality and Development

African Development Bank: Gender
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

Bridge Development-Gender

Women and Development Resources
UNDP: Women’s Empowerment
UNICEF: Gender Equality
UNESCO: Gender
International Labor Rights Forum: Women
Women’s Labor History
World Bank: Gender in Development
Asian Development Bank: Gender
Inter-American Development Bank: Gender
Womens Media: Expert Advice for Business Women

Financial Womens Association: Microfinance


Gender Violence

Female Genital Cutting and Networking Project
UN Secretary General’s Database on Violence Against Women
National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence

End Violence Against Women
International Rescue Committee
UN Women – Violence Against Women
Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom
Arming Women against Rape & Endangerment
International Directory of Domestic Violence Agencies
FREDA  Center for Research on Violence Against Women and Children
Women Against Rape
Amnesty International – Violence against Women
Open Directory: Domestic Violence Resources
UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
International Crisis Group – Gender and Conflict
National Sexual Violence Resource Center
Futures Without Violence
What You Should Know About Rape And Sexual Assault
Guide to Preventing Sexual Assault

Gender Rights

ACLU Women’s Rights Project
Equality Now
Human Rights Campaign
Speakout.com – Gay Rights
IDRC – Women’s Rights and Citizenship
Karamah: Muslim Women Lawyers for Human Rights

Women’s Human Rights Resources

Human Rights and Women’s Rights


Gender Movements

Transgender Law and Policy Institute
American Civil Liberties Union
Feminist Majority Foundation
Lambda Legal
National Gay & Lesbian Taskforce

Bad Jens: Iranian Feminist Newsletter


Gender and Transnationalism

UN Women
Coalition against Trafficking in Women

Advocates for Human Rights: Trafficking in Women

Not for Sale Campaign
Global Alliance against Traffic in Women


Civil Society Organizations

International Women’s Health Organisation
Jewish Women International
National Organisation for Women
Mapping the World Women’s Database
Asian Women’s Resource Exchange
Isis International
Global List of Women’s Organisations
Center for Reproductive Rights
International Women’s Health Connection
Vital Voices
AWARE Singapore


Other Websites

World Health Organisation: Women’s Health
UNHCR: Women

UNFPA: Gender Issues

European Gender Database
Inter-Agency Standing Committe
National Women’s History Project
SportsBookReview.com: The Importance of Women & Girls in Sports