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Women's History Month 2016

What we do. Ten top issues for women's health. News headlines for “Women’s Rights” 9 key issues affecting girls and women around the world. I’ll be the first to admit that I don’t always “get” the women in my life quite like I do my male friends and relatives—just ask my girlfriend, who is probably convinced I was raised by a pack of wolves considering how oblivious I am half the time.

9 key issues affecting girls and women around the world

(In my defense, there are about a million articles out there attempting to decode what girls "really mean," so there's no way I'm alone in this.) To be perfectly honest, you could probably say the same about my grasp on issues relating to girls and women in international development. This is a problem seeing as the theme of the month here at Global Citizen is supporting girls and women around the world. Databases: Gender and Women's Studies - Claremont Colleges Library. This is a list of databases for research in the subject of Gender and Women's Studies.

Databases: Gender and Women's Studies - Claremont Colleges Library

If you do not find what you are looking for try browsing by title: Article Databases & Encyclopedias - Women's Studies - Research Guides at University of Michigan Library. National Women’s History Museum Online Exhibit Podcasts by National Women's History Museum.

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Quotes. Statistics on Women. International Statistics | U.S.

Statistics on Women

General Statistics | Education | Family Issues/Marital Status | Health | Law and Criminal Justice | Politics | Poverty | Sports and Recreation | Work and Employment International Statistics Population Reference Bureau: DataFinderThis hub for US and international data allows users to create tables by region, country, or US census boundaries. Additionally, browse by broad topics including education, family structure, and reproductive health to find comparative data for the United States or the world.United Nations: Statistics and Indicators on Women and MenThis site provides current statistics by country for: population, health, women and men in families, education, work, and political decision making.

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Women for Women International

Recent Coverage Abdoulaye Toure: A life dedicated to women’s empowerment February 12, 2016 | Digital Journal Sharing his experiences confronting gender inequality during his childhood, WfWI-DRC Country Director Abdoulaye Toure discusses how it inspired his lifelong passion to work for women’s empowerment. In the most insecure regions of the DRC, Toure and his team are working to provide social and economic empowerment training opportunities for women, and engage men to support women’s equality. How Do People Live and Cope in the Midst of Violent Conflict? February 11, 2016 | NPR’s TED Radio Hour.

Google Cultural Institute. Global Report on the Status of Women in the News Media. In a groundbreaking effort to promote the voice of women in the news-gathering and news dissemination process, UNESCO and the International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) collaborated in a global research partnership that has culminated in the publishing of a report on women in the news media.

Global Report on the Status of Women in the News Media

The study represents a set of reliable and comprehensive data on which to make a clear determination about where women currently fit into the news-making operation, decision-making hierarchy and ownership structure of media companies. The research project was carried out over a two-year period, and sought to offer the most complete picture to date of women's status globally in news media ownership, publishing, governance, reporting, editing, photojournalism, broadcast production and other media jobs. More than 150 researchers interviewed executives at more than 500 companies in 59 countries, using a comprehensive questionnaire. Home- The Global Women's Project - Empowering Women Through Education. Global Women Leadership. A Brief History of Women in Art. Issues and Events in Women's History. Research paper topics about Women's History. Womankind Worldwide. Famous Female authors. A list of famous female authors.

Famous Female authors

Sappho ( c 570 BC) One of the first published female writers. Much of her poetry has been lost, but her immense reputation has remained. Plato referred to Sappho as one of the great 10 poets. Hildegard of Bingen (1098-1179) Mystic, author and composer. Hildegard of Bingen lived in a convent, but her writings, poetry and music were revelatory for the time period. Mirabai (1498-1565) – Bhakti poet. Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-1797) – Feminist and author. Jane Austen (1775 – 1817) English author who wrote romantic fiction combined with social realism. Elizabeth Barrett Browning ( 1806 – 1861) A popular English poet of the Victorian age.

Margaret Fuller (1810-1850) An American women’s rights advocate. Elizabeth Gaskell (1810–1865), British novelist and biographer. Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896) – Harriet Beecher Stowe was a life long anti slavery campaigner. Charlotte Brontë (1816 – 1855) – English novelist from Haworth, Yorkshire. Related pages. Women in painting. Famous Female Artists. The 100 Greatest Women In Music. Women Rulers - Women in World History Curriculum. Women Who Left Their Stamps on History. Important and Famous Women in America. Sung and unsung, more women have contributed significantly to American history than can be contained within a single table.

Important and Famous Women in America

100 Important Women in History - World's Most Prominent Females Making Their Mark. Welcome to the website of the 100 Most Important Women of All Time - a page of 100 women who history would not be the same without.

100 Important Women in History - World's Most Prominent Females Making Their Mark

I, Shelby Ellery, created this site as a gold award project, the highest award that can be awarded in Girl Scouting that has to take at least 50 hours to complete. I chose this project because I believe that women aren't recognized enough. I can name so many men that I have been taught by my teachers, but I really can't name all that many women. This site is a resource for all those people out there who are just like me, no matter what age, curious about how women also affected who people are today and who the world wouldn't be the same without. Take a moment to choose someone you have never heard of and look through this window into their soul, who they really were or are. Every March 8th signifies a day for women that is celebrated around the world. Through out the next few decades, women united in different countries around the world. Famous Women. Information, Timeline, List, Resources and Articles About Famous Women In History Page Links:Introduction to women’s history List of famous women from history Featured article: Heroines of Women’s History Women’s history resources Women’s history suggested reading Articles featuring famous women in history Introduction To Women’s History: Beyond Famous Names Women’s History is more than the sum of its outstanding players: Rosa Parks, Susan B.

Famous Women

Anthony, Sacagawea, Helen Keller, Amelia Earhart, et al. Women who changed the world. A list of famous influential women. Including women’s rights activists, female poets, musicians, politicians, humanitarians and scientists. Sappho (c 570 BC) One of the first published female writers. Much of her poetry has been lost but her immense reputation has remained. Plato referred to Sappho as one of the great 10 poets.

Cleopatra (69 – 30 BC) The last Ptolemaic ruler of Egypt. Mary Magdalene (4 BC – 40AD) Accounts from the Gospels and other sources suggest Mary Magdalene was one of Jesus’ most devoted followers. Boudicca (1st Century AD) Boudicca was an inspirational leader of the Britons. Hildegard of Bingen (1098 – 1179) Mystic, author and composer. Eleanor of Aquitaine (1122 – 1204) The first Queen of France. Important Women Through History. A List of Women Achievers Explore this list of over 30 women of achievement. You can nominate one of these women or someone else to the Honor Roll of Notable Women. This page includes links outside of Scholastic.com Every Web site we link to was visited by our team at one point in time to make sure it's appropriate for children. But we do not monitor or control these sites and these sites can change. In addition, many of these sites may have links to other sites which we have not reviewed. Louisa May Alcott:1832–1888 Author who produced the first literature for the mass market of juvenile girls in the 19th century.

Susan B. Clara Barton:1821–1912 Clara Barton got involved with tending the needy when she treated injured Union soldiers on the battlefield during the Civil War. Elizabeth Blackwell:1821–1910 First American woman awarded a medical degree by a college. Important Women Through History. Famous Firsts in Women’s History - Women’s History.