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RESOURCES ON GRRRL - WOMEN - FEMINISM
 
 
[Feminist organizations]
 
 
AWID: Association for Women´s Rights in Development "An international membership organization connecting, informing and mobilizing thousands of people and organizations committed to achieving women´s rights". http://www.awid.org/

Mediterranean Women

A human rights organization, who dedicates itself to the improvement of women´s rights and general living conditions of women in the Mediterranean region. http://www.mediterraneas.org/

Stop the Violence Against Women "STOPVAW is a site developed by Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights as a tool for the promotion of women's human rights in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). The site was developed with support from and in consultation with the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) and the Open Society Institute's Network Women's Program (OSI). This site addresses violence against women as one of the most pervasive human rights abuses worldwide. The STOPVAW site provides women's rights advocates with information focused on ending the most endemic forms of violence against women in the region:
Domestic Violence
Sexual Assault
Sexual Harassment
Trafficking in Women
(2003)
http://www.stopvaw.org/


planting seeds community awareness project "the planting seeds community awareness project is mainly the love and hard work of two people; basil and billie. with our friends -- who help out sometimes -- and the communities we work in, we are ending oppression and bringing out liberation. it is our belief that all people are intelligent and have the ability to solve problems which face their communities but are often held back by powerfull, self-serving (economic, political, social, religious, and cultural) institutions. our main goal is to aid in the process of self-determination and healing for all living beings by fostering open and honest communication between people." http://www.pscap.org/

Third Wave Foundation
“The only national activist and grantmaking organization for and by young women”

(NY)


Third Wave is the only national organization created by and for young women between the ages of 15 and 30. As an activist philanthropic organization, Third Wave networks, informs, and financially supports young women around the country and the projects that serve them. The goal of Third Wave is to harness the energy of young feminists nationwide by sharing information and resources, thereby creating a community in which members can coalesce, network, strategize, and ultimately take action around issues that affect us all. As a grantmaking organization, we strive to be the thread that connects young women to the resources necessary to counter attacks on their personal freedoms." (since 1999)
http://www.thirdwavefoundation.org/


Feminist Activist Resources in the Net "This guide is particularly oriented toward connecting Feminists who are Activists to resources on the Internet which could be of use. I have tried, where available, to connect people to other indexes about a particular topic of feminism, rather than to the resources themselves." (last updated 1997, created 1949)
http://www.igc.apc.org/women/feminist.html


Rock For Choice hoice, now a full-time project of the Feminist Majority has gained enormous momentum with concerts organized in dozens of cities across the United States and Canada featuring popular artists (...) Rock for Choice raises critical resources to help fund the Feminist Majority¹s vigilant Campaign to Save Roe to raise public awareness about the impending threat to Roe and build the will among 41 pro-choice Senators to sustain a filibuster against an anti-choice nomination to the Supreme Court (visit Million4Roe.com to sign the petition). But as importantly, the project gives young adults an opportunity to fight back by encouraging them to get educated and active in the fight for reproductive rights and to register to vote."
http://www.feminist.org/rock4c/1_rock4c.html

Feminist Majority Foundation

"The Feminist Majority and The Feminist Majority Foundation are committed to empowering women and winning equality through research, the sharing of information of value to feminists everywhere, and effective action. Our work is supported by the generosity of tens of thousands of caring feminists -- women and men -- all across the USA and around the world." Features women's news, events, job listings, web link and much more - it's a pretty extensive site!
http://www.feminist.org/



Casa de la Mujer "Nuestra misión es transformar la sociedad en una más justa y equitativa, que respete los derechos de las mujeres."A women´s rights group in Oaxaca, Mexico which works to improve the equality of women and their human rights. http://www.laneta.apc.org/oaxaca/genero/casamuje.html

Women Ink.
"Empowering women with knowledge to transform communities" (NY)

"Women Ink. is a project of the International Women's Tribune Centern to market and distribut of books on women and development with a focus on the perspectives of women from the Global South. We provide a marketing outlet for publications produced by information-gathering groups and small presses in countries of the Global South." Lists more than 250 publications from over 70+ publishers worldwide on women-related issues! Lots of books to check out!
http://www.womenink.org/


   
 
 
[ Women's resources ]
 
 
Global List of Women’s Organizations
A long list of women's organizations ordered by countries and territories from all over, not just from Europe and US!!! A great effort by Denise Osted!
http://www.distel.ca/womlist/womlist.html

thirdspace Our vision for thirdspace includes creating a community of emerging feminist scholars. chora is about voices, about movement, about finding another space for feminist thought to emerge and flourish. We will endeavour to update chora with new material monthly, so please check back regularly.Here you will find: a members section to join our community and sign up on our listserv, chora-l.
research notes from members, outlining their research interests
a resources section for links to online academic sites and organizations
a page for online publications and directories for feminist work
and news & notices for selected awards, upcoming publishing opportunities, and
conferences of interest to our community"
info@thirdspace.ca
http://www.thirdspace.ca/

WomensNet

Part of the Institute for Global Communications (IGC) site. WomensNet "is a global community of women, activists and organizations using computer networks for information sharing, broadcast and collaboration with the intent of increasing women's rights." Browse WomensNet directory, documents, discussions...
http://www.igc.org/igc/gateway/wnindex.html


Women’s Resources on the Internet

A resource site by six women of the University of North Carolina with many different information by and about women on the Interne, including links to women's colleges. Part of the Women's Resource Project (no longer updated, created 1994) with information also on Women's Studies and local NC resources.
http://www.ibiblio.org/cheryb/women/wresources.html


WWWomen
The Premier Search Directory for Women Online

A women's search engine, covering all aspects from Arts & Entertainment, Drama, Literature, Music to Women in Business, Community/Government, Computers/Internet
Diversity Among Women, Culture, Education, Feminism, Health & Safety, Lesbian Visibility , Mothers/Parenting, Publications, Women's Resources, Science/Technology, Sports, History,... http://www.wwwomen.com/


Ericka

Resources and info about domestic abuse by Erika
http://www.tao.ca/~erikamaria/ (webpage inactive 22/02/2006)


About-Face

“About-Face is a media literacy organization focused on the impact mass media has on the physical, mental and emotional well being of women and girls. Through practical and activist methods we challenge our culture's overemphasis on physical appearance. By encouraging critical thinking about the media, and personal empowerment, About-Face works to engender positive body-esteem in girls and women of all ages, sizes, races and backgrounds. About-Face provides a place where all women count, from the tiniest among us to the very largest.” (San Francisco based)
http://www.about-face.org/


Women'space
(Canada)
Women'space provides a Magazine where
Women activists shareInternet guides, stories and analyses, Feminist Heritage Greeting cards and a Womens Internet Compaign "For equal access, equal participation, and an equal voice in communication technologies" as well as an Canadian Womens Internet Direcotry (in English and French, since 1995).
http://www.womenspace.ca/

l@p lernen
(Germany)

An extensive link site on international women’s resources in German by Susanne Meyer: "Ihre frauenfreundliche EDV-und Internetunterstützung nicht nur für Schulungen und Informationsrecherche".

http://members.aol.com/laplernen/Links_i.htm (webpage inactive 22/02/2006)


African Women Global Network "African Women Global Network (AWOGNet) is a global organization that networks all men and women, organizations, institutions and indigenous national organizations within Africa, whose activities are targeted towards the improvement of the living conditions of women and children in Africa." Lists African research projects, links and info to African countries and African links (by Egondu Onyejekwe). http://www.osu.edu/org/awognet/ (webpage inactive 22/02/2006)

AVIVA
FREEmonthly listings of women's groups & events worldwide
(UK)
"AVIVA is a FREE 'Webzine', being run by an International group of Feminists based in London. We are providing a free listings service for women everywhere, funded by advertising, and sponsorship. AVIVA is an International Women's Listing Magazine which enables women all over the world to make contact with each other. AVIVA needs the input of groups and individuals around the world to provide information for free listings. AVIVA offers to act as Website 'host' to Women's Groups and Services globally." http://www.aviva.org/

   
 
 
[Queer - Trans Issues]
 
 
Transgender Warrior The domain of Leslie Feinberg, author of Stone Butch Blues, Transgendrer Warrior, and Trans Liberation.
http://www.transgenderwarrior.org/


Transgender Forum's Community Center

Links to groups all over the US. http://www.transgender.org

Transfeminist Anthology Project Home of the Transfeminist Anthology Project. "This web site was established by Emi Koyama (the webchick) with inputs from Diana Courvant to facilitate communication between intersex and trans people who are feminists and their allies as well as to help spread the word about our upcoming anthology on intersex and trans feminisms."
http://www.transfeminism.org


OutProud - Be Yourself OutProud - Support, advocacy and resources for
gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender youth. National coalition for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered youth. Offers a wide variety of resources.
http://www.outproud.org/

GLYO
(International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Youth Organisation)

International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender youth and student organisation activities, news, and reports. ?The International Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender Youth Organisation (IGLYO) was created in 1984 as a reaction to the need for better co-operation among regional, local or national lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) youth and student organisations. It is an important meeting point and LGBT youth rights stronghold in the European region."
http://www.iglyo.org/ (website inactive 22/02/2006)

Trans-Fuse! "A directory of websites, 'zines and mailing lists offering more political trans and queer resources..."
http://www.tg-web.co.uk/trans-fuse/web-res.htm
(website inactive 22/02/2006)

 
 
 
[Women of Color Resources]
 
 
Exoticize this!

An extensive Asian American feminist site. It contains articles, resources, and links on a wide range of topics including academics, film, art, politics and activisms, and others.
http://members.aol.com/Critchicks/index2.html (webpage inactive 22/02/2006)


ChicanaStuff (now CS DISTRO)


"What we do? Chicana/WOC networking and empowerment. Chicana/mujer promotion and motivation. A fledging tiendita for Chicanas and Mujeres (women and women of color). We are considering zines, chapbooks, spoken word cds, original artwork, artesanias, and other such work."
http://www.chicanastuff.com/stuff/updates.shtml Now, Chicana Stuff is CS Distro.

Sistahspace A huge resources site (links, articles, art gallery, message boards, survey chatroom,...) for women of color. http://www.sistahspace.com/ (website inactive 22/02/2006)

Women of Color Web

“The Women of Color Web is dedicated to providing access to writings by and about women of color in the U.S. We focus specifically on issues related to feminisms, sexualities, and reproductive health and rights, although we envision adding new sections as interests arise. The site also provides links to organizations, discussion lists, and academic tools concerned specifically with women of color.” http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/grhf/WoC/


FemmeNoir "FemmeNoir is about community and bringing that community closer to other lesbians of color. Whether you live in North America, South America, Africa, the United Kingdom, anywhere in the world, you can find information about our lifestyles and culture via FemmeNoir.
Though FemmeNoir's content is geared primarily toward lesbians of color, we also introduce you to non-lesbian identified women of color who serve as positive role models in our communities and our content will provide information we can use as women, such as gardening, home life, cooking, finances, fashion and sports.FemmeNoir is designed to build self-esteem through our history and culture; to encourage a more powerful self-concept via the bridge called our sisters backs who are "doing it" in the communities; and to provide a platform for lesbians of color to express themselves at a time when information truly is power on this information superhighway.
It is FemmeNoir's ambitious hope to bring information and the ability to communicate with one another as close as your desktop. FemmeNoir serves as a portal to other sites of interest to lesbians of color. In addition, we will provide original content pertaining to our community, our loves, our lives, our music, our theater, our films, our publications, and our culture."

http://www.femmenoir.net

The Austin Latino/Latina Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Organization,
ALLGO


"Founded in 1985, The Austin Latino/Latina Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Organization, ALLGO, is committed to progressive community organizing, advocacy for social change & the preservation of queer Latina/o cultura & art. Our efforts are rooted in the belief that critical consciousness along with self and community-empowerment are essential to our survival and well-being."
http://www.allgo.org

   
 
 
[Women’s News]
 
 
Women’s Human Rights
(Amnesty International)
"Amnesty International mobilizes AI activists, the public and US policymakers to promote and defend the human rights of women and girls around the world. In the United States, a major goal of the organization is to persuade the US government to ratify the UN Women’s Convention, the most basic and important human rights treaty protecting women against discrimination and the forms of violence it engenders." Provides news&issues, a quarterly bulletin and many links concern women's rights.
http://www.amnestyusa.org/women/

News from the Feminist Majority Foundation You can read today's news, have look in the archive, press releases, newsletters and events calenders.
http://www.feminist.org/news/news.html

Said It:
feminist news, culture, and politics
"Said It is a pro-equality, pro-multiplicity, pro-abundance, pro-responsibility, pro-animal, pro-justice, pro-love, pro-laughter feminist publication." Comes out evey month and provides lots of information. (US/WA) http://www.saidit.org/

   

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