This site aims to serve as an information gateway to enhance the information access to research community working in the area of women's studies and related disciplines. It contains an e-library, access to academic journals and links with key websites; indeed, one could find lots of useful sources through it.
It is an internationally recognized center for research on gender, sexuality, and women's issues and the first organized research unit of its kind in the University of California system. It provides updates about coming conferences related with gender and links to additional resources, along with updated news and publications that help in academic research.
It is an American feminist policy analysis and research institution that has brought the voices and needs of women and girls to major public policy debates on different issues such as: equal credit opportunity, educational equity, violence against women and girls, work/family balancing, access to health care for low income women, and much more. The website provides access to various resources from reliable research, in-depth policy analysis, news and updates, and publications on these issues.
SIGI is a new composite measure of gender equality, based on the OECD’s Gender, Institutions and Development Database. It complements and improves existing measures in several ways as it is based on extensive information gathering and research about gender inequality in social institutions in 124 countries. Detailed country notes compile information on social norms and traditional practices related to relations in the family, ownership rights, son preference, physical integrity and civil liberties. There is a whole country profile on Yemen and other Arab countries that provides useful data and statistics.
Siyanda is an on-line database of gender and development materials from around the world. It is also an interactive space where gender practitioners can share ideas, experiences and resources.
It is an international research and communication programme; which links academics with activists and practitioners to find out what works to enhance women’s empowerment. They cover various topics like women’s economic empowerment, women’s work, and gender justice and equality. It provides many useful publications for academic research, suggestions for resources and valuable links. One can also find many publications that cover gender issues in the Middle East.
It is a network of 120 leading research, policy and advocacy centers committed to improving the lives of women and girls. They provide the latest news, information and strategies needed to ensure fully informed debates, effective policies and inclusive practices. The website provide access to periodical and reports.
It is a development research organization that provides hundreds of news, publications and research on gender issues. It is actually a useful website to use while conducting academic research.
IWPR conducts rigorous research and disseminates to address women’s needs, promote public dialog, and strengthen families, communities, and societies. Its key program areas are employment, democracy and society, poverty, health and others. The website provides access to femstats.net which is a primary resource for easily downloadable women-centered data. One can also find research in different formats ranging from short fact sheets to research reports, research action guides, discussion guides, and manuals for researchers and advocates. Additionally, one can conduct further research through IWPR publication finder.
It is a research and information programme that has a vision for a world where gender equality, dignity and social justice prevail, where poverty is eliminated and where human rights - including women’s rights - are realized. The website provides access to different resources database so one can easily obtain access to information on gender issues that cover key gender and development debates and highlight case studies. Its database contains over 3,000 specially selected gender documents and about 126 documents on gender in the Middle East and Africa.