No Turning Back: The Feminist Resource Site
The Historical Emergence of Feminisms
Primary source documents from feminist history
Mary Wollstonecraft, Vindication of the Rights of Women.
John Stuart Mill, "On the Subjection of Women"
Argentinian feminist Maria Eugenia Echenique's "The Emancipation of Women" (1876)
The Women and Social Reform Movements website from SUNY Binghamton includes over 750 primary documents on women
Historical resource projects
The U.S. Women's Rights Movement timeline
The Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz Project at Dartmouth includes a complete electronic collection of her collected works
For a museum of women's history in the U.S. check out the cyber exhibits at the National Women's History Museum
The Women's Rights National Historical Park in Seneca Falls, New York, commemorates the First Women's Rights Convention and the early leaders of the women's rights movement in the United States
Primary source documents from feminist history:
Sojourner Truth, "Keeping the Thing Going While Things Are Stirring," 1867
The Jewish Women's Archives document the rich legacies of Jewish women, primarily in the U.S.
"Jewish Women and the Feminist Revolution" has timelines, documents, and more, from the Jewish Women's Archives.
Women of Color in the Women's Liberation Movement, at Duke University
Contemporary organizations and resources
Karla Tonella at the University of Iowa maintains this interlinked index on Gender, Race & Ethnicity in Media
The Women of Color Resource Center is a non-profit education and activism resource center on justice issues affecting women of color.
South Asian Women: information and resources on ForensicNursing.org.
Nativeweb offers this list of native women's organizations and resources. One site features the Native American Women from the Tonawanda Nation Territory in upstate New York, who formed the Ongweoweh NOW chapter to address taxation issues on the reservation
Browse Chicana literature, biographies, art, and more at Making Face, Making Soul: A Chicana Feminist Website. The site builds on the work of Chicana feminist scholars Gloria Anzaldua and Cherrie Moraga to celebrate Mexican American women's lives and visions.
Men for Change is a pro-feminist, anti-racist educational organization that promotes "positive masculinity and ending sexism and violence"
Some recommended films
Some American Feminists is a "fascinating flashback on the women's liberation agenda in the light of 1990s backlash"
Fundi: The Story of Ella Baker by Joanne Grant
Litany for Survival: The Life and Work of Audre Lorde by Ada Gay Griffin and Michelle Parkerson
This comprehensive Global List of Women's Organizations is indexed by country
International Women's Resources from the Women's Studies section of the Association of College and Research Libraries
The multilingual Global Fund for Women supports women's human rights campaigns around the world, addressing issues of economic independence, girls' education, and stopping violence against women
This IGC resource indexes Global Feminisms as part of its Feminist Activists Resources site
Primary source documents in feminist history
Women in the African National Congress, documents from 1954-2007
Winona LaDuke, "The Indigenous Women's Network: Our Future, Our Responsibility," UN Fourth World Conference in Beijing, August 31, 1995
UN Fourth World Women's Conference in Beijing, 1995
CEDAW The Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women was adopted by the U.N. in 1979, but has not yet been ratified by the U.S.
National and regional sites
Women in Law and Development in Africa (WiLDAF) is a pan African women's rights network that brings together law and development to increase women's participation and influence at all levels (in French, English, and Portugese)
The South African Commission on Gender Equality is "one of the six State Institutions Supporting Constitutional Democracy called for in the 1996 Constitution"
The CAlifornia Women's Agenda (CAWA) is dedicated to "Bringing the Beijing Platform for Action to the Grassroots of California" - See their vision statements on issues of health, violence, human rights, and more
A Veiled Revolution by Marilyn Gaunt
Feminist perspectives on 9/11:
Arundhati Roy, "The Algebra of Infinite Justice"
Charlotte Bunch, "Whose Security," The Nation Sept 23, 2002
Barbara Ehrenreich's Barnard commencement speech on the Abu Ghraib abuses, women, and feminism