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bullet A Celebration of Women Writers
http://digital.library.upenn.edu/women/
The Celebration of Women Writers recognizes the contributions of women writers throughout history. Women have written almost every imaginable type of work: novels, poems, letters, biographies, travel books, religious commentaries, histories, economic and scientific works. Our goal is to promote awareness of the breadth and variety of women's writing.

bullet Learning and Violence
http://www.learningandviolence.net/
In the aftermath or presence of violence, too many people believe they cannot learn. This innovative interactive site is a resource to support

bullet The Library of Congress - Her Story Learning Page
http://memory.loc.gov/learn/community/cc_herstory.php
The resources on this page are divided into sections for teachers and students but would be of interest for everybody. Resources include accounts of women in history and biographical sketches of famous women.

bullet LitWomen.Org
http://www.litwomen.org/
WE LEARN values and promotes literacy and literature for all women; especially those with lower-level English reading and writing skills. Education can become a liberatory opportunity for women disadvantaged by traditional schooling. Women and girls need and deserve access to a variety of creative educational opportunities, programs, resources, and materials at all levels of readability.

bullet MUJER - Mothers United for Jobs Education and Results
http://members.aol.com/culebramom/mujer.html

bullet Women's History Month: A Collection of Teaching Resources
http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/collection/womens-history-month-collection-teaching-resources

bullet Student Coalition for Action in Literacy Education
http://www.readwriteact.org/
The Student Coalition for Action in Literacy Education (SCALE) is a network of college students, adult learners, administrators, literacy practitioners and community partners working to implement and support participatory education and social change work in campus-based literacy programs. SCALE is part of the School of Education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

bullet Update on The Hunger Project's Work in Malawi - March 2000
http://www.thp.org/malawi/
The information on this site includes what the Hunger Project's Epicenter are, which include women's issues (rural bank, food processing training, literacy centers, etc.) It doesn't link to any others sites - just gives info on this particular project.

bullet Women in History Matrix
http://literacy.kent.edu/Oasis/Resc/Trade/MatrixWomeninHistory.doc
Some titles in this matrix are picture books with spare text, some are full biographies, and some are collections of shorter biographies about several women (marked bio; group). All focus on important (though not necessarily always famous) women in history.

bullet Women and Literacy
http://www.brown.edu/Departments/Swearer_Center/Literacy_Resources/women.html
This page contains links to sites relevant to women's issues, particularly in relation to women's work as learners and literacy practitioners.

bullet Women's Suffrage
http://www.surfnetkids.com/suffrage.htm
-This site is for kids, but is useful to adults because it's about the Women's Suffrage Movement in the 1840's. Good site. Lots of info on the subject!



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