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Empowerment & Feminism

Equality Now

Works for the protection and promotion of the human rights of women around the world. Working with national human rights organizations and individual activists, Equality Now documents violence and discrimination against women and mobilizes international action to support their efforts to stop these human rights abuses.

Young Women's Empowerment Project

This is an excellent grass-roots program based out of Chicago. While not local, this site provides wonderful insight and resources for those looking to empower young women.

Pathways of Women's Empowerment

An international and academic site about women's opportunities and struggles worldwide. Very interesting and a good academic resource. Check out the "Resources" link.

nforM's Women's Studies Database 

One of very best women's studies data bases at the University of Maryland. Note the syllabi, reading room and reference room. Particularly fine coverage of suffrage women in the reading room.


Supports women's organizations worldwide by providing and adapting telecommunications technology to enhance their work.

Feminist Majority Online

Offers a comprehensive array of information on all aspects of women's issues. It includes a feminist faculty database.


An online community fostering awareness, education and activism for women all across the world. We serve as the Internet’s definitive hub for resources and information dedicated to women's equality, justice, wellness and safety. Like a "feminist Google," Feminist.com facilitates connections between women and the many, varied organizations serving their needs and interests worldwide.

National Organization for Women

Contains a very large number of links to other sources including papers on issues of concern to women.

American Association of University Women

Excellent information of grants, awards, fellowships as well as excellent resources.


Femina was created in September of 1995 and debuted online to provide women with a comprehensive, searchable directory of links to female friendly sites and information on the WorldWide Web.

Women's Studies/Women's Issues Resources Sites

Created and maintained by Joan Korenman here is a somewhat selective, alphabetical listing of World Wide Web sites containing resources and information about women's studies/women's issues, with an emphasis on sites of particular use to an academic women's studies program.


INCITE! is a national activist organization of radical feminists of color advancing a movement to end violence against women of color and our communities through direct action, critical dialogue, and grassroots organizing.

The Feminist eZine

1001 Feminist links and other interesting topics

Third Wave Foundation

Third Wave is a feminist, activist foundation that works nationally to support young women and transgender youth ages 15 to 30. Through strategic grantmaking, leadership development, and philanthropic advocacy, we support groups and individuals working towards gender, racial, economic, and social justice.


Young women are rarely given the opportunity to speak on their own behalf on issues that affect their lives and futures. Feministing provides a platform for us to comment, analyze, influence and connect.

Stay connected to the Gender Equity Center!

Phone: 760.750.4988

Email: genderequity@csusm.edu

Website: www.csusm.edu/geneq 

Location: Commons 203

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