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    • Feminist.com
    • WWWomen
    • National Women's History Project
    • Beijing 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
      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 History Channel
      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 illustrations
    • 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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