Resources for Research
- Amelia Bloomer Project,
of the Feminist Task Force, American Library Association, compiles annual
lists of recommended feminist books for youth (since 2002).
- American Girl magazine.
Active, and Resourceful Females in Picture Books bibliography.
- Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison's
Cooperative Children's Book Center (CCBC) Publications, listing recommended
books for girls and boys. Especially helpful for finding multicultural resources.
- Eighty Books
for 21st Century Girls from the Women's National Book Association covers
picture books for early readers, intermediate, young adult, and non-fiction
- EducatingJane.com is "national site for girls, educators, and parents of girls dedicated to girls' self-esteem, self-awareness, and involvement in the world."
- Search educational research using the ERIC database.
- The Family Education Network site
may be searched for such topics as sexual
harassment and schools.
- Gender, Diversities, & Technology Institute of the Educational Development Center "leverages the power of diversity to improve education and work systems through innovative technology design and use."
- "Girl Talk" is one of the girl-focused offerings on the UNICEF Voices of Youth
- Girl Power! was a national public
education campaign sponsored by the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services
to encourage and empower 9- to 14- year old girls. Site included games, a
diary, sports links, and a section for adults who care about girls [noted not found 8/2008.] Another Girl Power site contains
excerpts from a book of personal writings from teenage girls, edited by Hillary
- Girl Tech is a UK company that sells electronic products of interest to girls.
- Go Girls Only is from the Girl Scouts of America.
- Girls Tech: Girls,
Science and Technology provides a framework for evaluating electronic
resources. It is a project at Douglass College, Rutgers University.
- Justice by Gender: The Lack of Appropriate Prevention, Diversion, and Treatment Alternatives for Girls in the Justice System, is a report from the American Bar Association published in the William and Mary Journal of Women and the Law, v. 9, no. 1 (2002).
- Girls Incorporated is a "national
youth organization dedicated to helping every girl become strong, smart and
- GirlsHealth.gov is from the U.S. Office of Women's Health.
- GURL.com site includes
a newsletter, free email services and homepages.
- Media Awareness
Network site includes background information and lesson plans on media-related
issues. Site includes background information on media
portrayals of women and girls. and lesson
plans on gender portrayal and stereotyping. To search the lesson plans,
use the Lesson
Library in the section for teachers. Under "find a lesson," select "gender portrayal."
- National Coalition of Girls Schools site makes the case for girls' schools.
- "Reading for Real: Magazines for Girls and Young
Women," review article by Megan Scanlon in Feminist
Read the Status of Girls in Wisconsin 2010 Update to the 2007 Report, both conducted by the Alverno College Research Center for Women & Girls, in conjunction with the Women's Fund of Milwaukee. The report and update analyze girls' education, television & computer use, mental health, juvenile crime, reproductive health, substance & alcohol use, violence & abuse, physical activity, and social support.
- The Status of Girls in Minnesota was conducted by the Institute for Women's Policy Research and the Women's Foundation of Minnesota.
- Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day,
sponsored by the Ms. Foundation.
- Women, Girls, and Education section of WSSLINKS, from the Women's Studies Section of the Association of College and Research Libraries.
Bank Girls' Education site and book, Girls’ Education
in the 21st Century