- National Women's History Project
Action Network:San Francisco Bay Area
The Beijing Conference Action and Resource Network-linking women and men in the San
Francisco Bay Area interested in follow-up to the UN Fourth World Conference on Women and
the Platform for Action document.
WomenWatch is the UN Internet gateway to global information about women's concerns,
progress and equality. It was initiated by the UN Division for the Advancement of Women,
the United Nations Development Fund for Women and the International Research and Training
Institute for the Advancement of Women. WomenWatch is currently an interagency activity
with active participation from many UN organizations.
- Women's History Month -- The
In honor of Women's History Month, the History
Channel offers this concise but interesting site, featuring brief biographies of 31
notable women, one each day. In addition to the essays, which trace each woman's early
life and accomplishments, a suggested reading list is provided in many cases. While any
such list is arbitrary, interested but busy users will enjoy these quick daily doses of
women's history. Those who don't want to wait can also view the entire collection of
profiles at once. In addition, the site contains a feature on Women's Suffrage, a list of
related programming on the History Channel, and a link to the Biography.com search engine.
- Marie Curie-
A fascinating web-based exhibit of Marie Curie's life, including details
of her work with early medical X-ray machines and with 90 striking
The Status of
Women in Physics What, Why, and How to Change, Meg Urry,
published in the July 2002 newsletter of the Forum on Physics and
Society of the American Physical Society.
Women's Leadership Role in the Reconstruction of Afghanistan
- Information from the UN Development Fund for Women: UNIFEM
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