Media and Communication
Violence against women
Women and War
African Centre for Women
Africa Online - Women
monthly listings of women's groups & events
worldwide. All contributions & enquiries to: firstname.lastname@example.org mail: 41 Royal
Crescent, London W11 4SN UK fax : +44(0)171 371 6315
AWOGNet, African Women Global Network
An organisation at
Ohio State University, working to improve the lives of
women and children in Africa.
Beijing Declaration and platform for action
Forum for Women and Development (Norway)
Norwegian women's organisations' support to and
collaboration with women in the South. FOKUS has nearly
50 affiliated women's organisations. including women's
Global Fund for Women
Provides grants to
women's groups in developing countries.
Online Resources for African
American Women and Womanist Studies
Bradley, Candice - Women's Page
Links to resources on
UCLA. Institute for the Study of Gender in
United Nations African Institute for the
Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders
(UNAFRI). Training Workshop on Law, Women and Crime in
UN Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM)
women's empowerment and gender equality. It works to
ensure the participation of women in all levels of
development planning and practice, and acts as a catalyst
within the UN system, supporting efforts that link the
needs and concerns of women to all critical issues on the
national, regional and global agendas.
Select bibliography on refugee women.
US-based (New York)
organization promoting economic empowerment for women
through small business development.
UNICEF - Progress of Nations 1997
of women in government, statistical tables comparing
population, births, mortality, GNP, primary school
A global women's
electronic support network, dedicated to
strengthening and magnifying the impact of feminist
organizing through promotion of electronic communications
use within the global women's movement.
Women in national parliaments
Statistics, globally and by country the IPU's work on behalf of women in political life.
Women's Issues in 3rd World Countries
processes in Third World countries, especially the Middle
East and Latin American regions, and how economic growth
and development affect women's position in society.
Women in decision-making
An e-mail list to
"support the struggle of African women for social
progress in Africa and in the world at large". The
list owner is Haines Brown, at email@example.com
To subscribe, send email to:
skip the subject line and as the first line of your
message, type: SUBSCRIBE AFRICAW
The AfricaW archives
can be reached through: http://corso.ccsu.ctstateu.edu/archives/africaw
E-mail list for
African women's issues at Indiana University, USA. To
subscribe, send email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Leave the Subject area blank. In the Message area, put:
subscribe afwoscho Your Name.
Gender related electronic forums
Electronic Forums is an annotated, frequently-updated,
alphabetical listing of publicly-accessible electronic
forums (also known as "e-mail lists") related
to women or to gender issues.
Discussion list to
facilitate discussion on gender-relations issues
primarily, but not exclusively, across tertiary
institutions in KwaZulu-Natal. To subscribe, send email
In the Message area put: subscribe gennet Your Firstname
South African feminist
California Newsreel, Library of African
background on African films, and women and development
among the different topics.
Africa Update (!), newsletter of Central
Connecticut State's African Studies Program has four
articles on female circumcision in the Vol. 3, No. 2,
Spring 1996 issue.
Environnement et Developpement du
Tiers-Monde, Synergie Genre et Developpement
ENDA-SYNFEV in Dakar,
Senegal seeks to improve the lives of African women.
Francophone African Literature
From the Dept. of
French Studies, University of Western Australia on
Francophone African writers, esp. women writers.
Huyer, Sophia - Supporting Women's Use of
Information Technologies for Sustainable Development
Full text of a Feb.
1997 study for the IDRC of "African women's use of
information and communication technologies (ICTs).
International Writing Program, University of
Has biographies of
African writers participating in the Univ. of Iowa
program along with samples of their writing.
Organization of Women Writers of Africa
Agenda is a feminist
project in South Africa started in 1987. It promotes
gender equity, is published four times a year and is
available through subscription.
Ethiopia (Government). Embassy (U.S.) -
Women in Ethiopia
Ethiopia - Rahel Fikre Selassie
South African Women - Historical Documents
South African Women in Science and
Korieh, Chima Jacob, "Widowhood Among
the Igbo of Eastern Nigeria"
Michigan State Univ. Program on the Lakes of
Rural South African Women Learn Online
SANGONET Women's Page
Keeps you informed
about the status of women in South Africa. Networks women
and to share information and resources.
Senegal. Ministere de la Femme, de l'Enfant
et de la Famille
University of Cape Town. African Gender
University of Natal. Centre for Gender
Weekend Observer's Women's Page (Swaziland)
Zahir, Khalda - Sudanese woman
Communication & Media
Women Development and Communication Network (FEMNET)
Association of African Professional Women in
Federation of African Media Women
FESPACO 97, Women of
One page on African
women filmmakers, especially Valerie Kabore, at FESPACO
97 the famous Burkina Faso film festival.
TAMWA (Tanzania Media Women's Association),
Femmes Développement et Entreprise en
Espace Point de Départ (ESPOD)
UN Food and Agricultural
Organisation page on women and food security
WEDO (Women's Environment &
Development Organisation), e-mail: email@example.com
Women in Development Europe), e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
(Centre for Environment, Gender and Development,
Singapore), e-mail: email@example.com.
in Europe for a Common Future), Netherlands, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Organisation des Femmes pour la Sécurité
Alimentaire et le Développement du Cameroun (OFSAD) ....French.
Africa Regional DHS Nutrition and Family
Health Analytical Initiative
Comité Nigérien sur les Pratiques
Traditionnelles ayant effet sur la santé des femmes et
des enfants (CONIPRAT)....French.
Sub-Saharan Demographic & Health Survey
CHETNA, India, e-mail: email@example.com
Health & Development Policy Project, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phillipines, e-mail: email@example.com
African Women's Health Network, Kenya, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
(Women's Global Network for Reproductive Rights,
Netherlands): e-mail, email@example.com
Empowerment, Rights Accountability), N.Y., email: firstname.lastname@example.org
American And Caribbean Women's Health Network, Chile,
Women's Health Coalition, New York, e-mail: email@example.com, fax:+1-212-979-9009
Population and Family Health, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
(International Reproductive Rights Research Action
Group), e-mail: email@example.com
Division on the advancment of women)
IFEX (International Freedom of
Expression Exchange), Canada
(International Gay & Lesbian Human Rights Law Group),
USA, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Human Rights Law Group/ Women's Rights Advocacy Program, e-mail: email@example.com
(Institute for Women Law and Development), USA, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
IWRAW (International Women's Rights
Action Watch), USA, fax: (1-612) 624-0068
& Development, International, email: email@example.com
Living under Muslim Laws), France, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Rights Project, Wash.DC, email: email@example.com
WOMEN, UN Human Rights Section Bulletin,
and Democracy Programme, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Réseau Sous-Régional Femmes Africaines et
African Training and Research Center for
African Women's Organization for Research on
Development (AWORD / AFARD)
Council for the Development of Economic and
Social Research in Africa (CODESRIA)
FGM Research Home Page.
Page dedicated to
research pertaining to and related to Female Genital
Mutilation. To subscribe to FGM-L, send email to: email@example.com In the message area, put:
subscribe FGM-L Your Email Address .
Groupe de Recherche d'Études et de
Formation "Femmes-Action" (GREFFA)
Women in Development Research Unit - Centre
for Inter-Racial Studies
Women's Research and Documentation Centre -
lnstitute of African Studies (WRDC)
Women's Research and Documentation Project
lnternational Association for the
Advancement of Women in Africa (ASAWA)
Violence Against Women
Association de Lutte contre les Violences
faites aux Femmes (ALVF)
Coalition Against Trafficking in Women
Rainbo (Research, Action and Information for the
Bodily Integrity of Women)
Women and war
Fellowship of reconciliation
Peace Bureau (Switzerland)
Resisters' Int. Women's Working Group, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
International League for Peace and Freedom, e-mail: email@example.com