Africa: Women Issues

  • AfricaBib (Davis Bullwinkle)
      AfricaBib was created in 1999 and it includes (1) Africana Periodical Literature Bibliographic Database; (2) Africana Women's Database; covers over 23,000 citations (1986-Present). (3) Women Travelers, Explorers, and Missionaries to Africa, 1763-Present.
  • The African Gender Institute (AGI)

      The African Gender Institute (AGI) was established in 1996 at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. AGI work focuses on questions of access and women's leadership development and is concerned with integrated strategy development for transformative po licy research and intervention, as well as supporting the production of indigenous knowledge which enhances understanding of gender equity issues in African contexts.
  • Association of African Women Scholars (AAWS)

      Association of African Women Scholars (AAWS) is a worldwide organization dedicated to promoting and encouraging scholarship on African women in African Studies, forging intellectual links and networks with scholars, activists, students, and policy makers inside and outside Africa, and participating actively in continental and global debates on issues specifically relevant or related to African women.
  • WIDNET: Africa
      These resources are provided by Women In Development NETwork (WIDNET) and cover information for African Women with regard to health, business, nutrition, law, communications, training, etc.
  • Women's Issues in 3rd World Countries
      This site is concerned with the development 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. Also, there are weekly discussions on di fferent aspects of women lives (economics, politics, religion, and socio-cultural) to explore the advance of Third World women in society. You will find useful information about women's role in Latin America, the Middle East, Asia and Africa.
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    Editor: Dr. Ali B. Ali-Dinar, Ph.D, aadinar@sas.upenn.edu
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