Women's Studies Organizations

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Women's Studies Programs & Research Centers
"...links to more than 600 women's studies (including "gender studies") programs, departments, and research centers around the world that have web sites."

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Association for Computing Machinery Committee on Women in Computing

Count Me In for Women's Economic Independence

Institute for Women and Technology

MADRE
An International Women's Rights Organization
"As a human rights organization, MADRE does much more than document and condemn abuses. We work with women who are affected by violations to help them win justice and, ultimately, change the conditions that give rise to human rights abuses. And we challenge US policies that undermine human rights."

National Council for Research on Women
"...is a working alliance of 92 women's research and policy centers, more than 3,000 affiliates and a network of over 200 international centers. NCRW's mission is to enhance the connections among research, policy analysis, advocacy, and innovative programming on behalf of women and girls.

Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women's Studies

[UK] Women's History Network
"...was founded in Britain in June 1991 by a group of researchers, teachers and academics. Since then it has grown rapidly, and it is now an important national association for all those concerned with promoting women's history and encouraging women interested in history."

University of Maryland, Baltimore County - Center for Women & Information Technology
"The Center's mission is to encourage more women and girls to become involved with information technology, both as knowledgeable users and as professionals in the field. The Center's web site includes resources that further the mission. They include what is perhaps the most extensive online collection of news articles concerning women and IT; a large bibliography of books about women and
information technology that includes links to reviews, interviews, web sites, etc.; links to women-related web sites focusing on Science/Technology, on Cyberculture/Internet Information, and on resources for girls; information about women-related email lists in Science/Technology; announcements of conferences, and calls for papers; recordings of Speakers Series talks about women and IT; a
vast collection of web-based syllabi for women- and gender-related courses, including courses focusing on women and science/technology, and more."

V-Day
"Inspired by Playwright Eve Ensler's play 'The Vagina Monologues,' V-Day is a global movement to stop violence against women and girls that promotes creative events to increase awareness, raise money, and revitalize the spirit of existing anti-violence organizations."
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