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Gender Issues Websites


bullet Division for the Advancement of Women
http://www.un.org/womenwatch/daw/followup/beijing+5.htm
This site is about a specific event: Women 2000: Gender Equality, Development and Peace for the 21st Century Special Session of the General Assembly, 5-9 June 2000. This site deals with women's issues such as education/training, economy, environment, violence, armed conflict, human rights, health, and institutional mechanisms for the advancement of women.

bullet Feminist Majority Foundation
http://www.feminist.org/
Good site for women's issues - mostly about career and harassment.

bullet Flames of Poverty
http://flamesofpoverty.tripod.com/women3.htm
Good, informative site about the women in Pakistan who are underprivileged and/or illiterate. It speaks about the constraints and causes for the slow growth in literacy rates for women in Pakistan.

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 U.S. Dept. of State Human Rights
http://www.state.gov/g/drl/hr/

bullet Violet: Law & Abused Women
http://www.violetnet.org/
In this site you will find legal information that may help you if you are experiencing violence in an intimate relationship

bullet We Learn - Women Expanding/Literacy Education Action Resource Network
http://welearnwomen.org/

bullet Women Make Movies
http://www.wmm.com
Women Make Movies is a multicultural, multiracial, non-profit media arts organization which facilitates the production, promotion, distribution and exhibition of independent films and videotapes by and about women. Women Make Movies was established in 1972 to address the under representation and misrepresentation of women in the media industry. The organization provides services to both users and makers of film and video programs, with a special emphasis on supporting work by women of color. Women Make Movies facilitates the development of feminist media through an internationally recognized Distribution Service and a Production Assistance Program.



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