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WomenWatch     View
This site "is the central gateway to information and resources on the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of women throughout the United Nations system." Features news and links to sites and reports on topics such as gender ma ...
http://www.un.org/womenwatch/

Imagining Ourselves: A Global Generation of Women     View
This online exhibition, based on a project begun in 2001, features "film, photography, music, poetry, and personal essays -- all responding to the question 'What Defines Your Generation of Women?'" Explore the exhibit by selecting a theme ...
http://imaginingourselves.imow.org/

The Afghan Womens' Mission (AWM)     View
This organization was "founded in response to the compelling need for adequate hospital facilities in Afghan refugee camps in Pakistan." The website includes background information about the Afghan refugee crisis, an image gallery, current ...
http://afghanwomensmission.org/

Diary of a Sex Slave     View
Special report from October 2006 that focuses on a young woman who was lured to California from South Korea "by international sex traffickers." Includes photos, audio clips, and articles about how "San Francisco is a major center for i ...
http://www.sfgate.com/sextrafficking/

YWCA: Our History     View
Timeline of the history of the YWCA, which was formed in London in 1855 as the Young Women's Christian Association and introduced in the United States in 1858. Includes YWCA programs such as boarding houses for female students, African American and N ...
http://www.ywca.org/site/pp.asp?c=djISI6PIKpG&b=281379

Afghanistan Unveiled     View
Focusing on the "first team of women video journalists to be trained in Afghanistan," this Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) Independent Lens documentary looks at "the effects on Afghan women of the Taliban's oppressive rule and the Un ...
http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/afghanistanunveiled/

Señorita Extraviada     View
This companion to a 2002 Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) program "wades into the chaos of a booming border town to ask questions the authorities would rather ignore" about the "over 270 woman [who] have been raped and murdered ...
http://www.pbs.org/pov/pov2002/senoritaextraviada/

Before Victoria: Extraordinary Women of the British Romantic Era     View
This online exhibit features essays on some of the intrepid revolutionary women who lived in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, when women could not join professions and married women had no rights to property or to their own children. Offers il ...
http://www.nypl.org/research/chss/victoria/

Equal Time     View
This September 2003 report discusses gender equality in European politics and business. Includes profiles of Swedish Foreign Minister Anna Lindh, who was murdered in 2003, and Freya Van den Bossche, Belgian Minister of Environment, Sustainable Develo ...
http://www.time.com/time/europe/gender/

WPA Life Histories from Washington     View
First-person accounts of life in Washington State during the Great Depression. "These life histories were written by the staff of the Folklore Project of the Federal Writers' Project for the U.S. Works Progress (later Work Projects) Administrati ...
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/wpaintro/wacat.html

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