International Women's Conferences, Concerns, and Resources
Megasites on Women and International Issues
Mega-Sites on Human Rights
Large General Human Rights Sites That Can Be Searched for Women/Gender Information
- HURISEARCH searches and links to human rights documents mounted by 1500 sites in 58 languages (search can be limited by language). It is from Huridocs Human Rights Information and Documentation Systems, Switzerland.
- Human Rights Internet site contains a searchable
database of human rights organizations that can be used to identify organizations that work
on women/women's rights. Use the drop-down menu under "Organization Type"
to find women's organizations, use the menu under "Issues that these
organizations deal with" to find organizations that work on women's and
related issues. Select "women," "women's rights," "domestic
violence," "elections," "food/hunger," etc.). Limit
to a country of interest or residence, if desired.
- University of Minnesota Human Rights
Library links to thousands of items, including bibliographies, treaties,
U.S. human rights documents, U.N. documents, material on human rights education,
regional information, and more. Includes a page of Women
and Human Rights links, a massive Bibliography
for Research on International Human Rights Law, compiled by David Weissbrodt
and Marci Hoffman, the African
Human Rights Resource Center, topical guides, and much more.
MegaSites Specifically on Women's Human Rights
For further sites, use the Library Research Guide on Researching International Gender and Women's Studies Topics. Select the Activist and Other Websites tab, Human Rights sub-tab.
Communications, Networking, Political Participation, and General Sites
- Global List
of Women's Organisations, a country-by-country list compiled by Denise Osted.
She includes organizations that are not entirely women-focused if they have
a women's program (or programs). Not all countries are represented, even though
they may have women's organizations.
- Women in Politics bibliographic database of books and articles on women's participation in political life worldwide.
Mounted and maintained by the Inter-Parliamentary Union.