Women's Media Websites
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PO Box 77665
San Francisco, CA 94107
Description: A San Francisco-based non-profit group, about-face combats negative and distorted images of women in the media.
Aletta Instituut voor Vrouwengeschiedenis
Description: Website of an institute that collects historic and contemporary material of the women’s movement in a comprehensive archive of books, periodicals, articles, photographs, music, biographies, interviews and other cultural heritage.
Associacao de Mulheres pela Paz
Rua Santa Isabel, 137, 4o andar
Sao Paulo – SP
Description:Tthe women’s association for peace website contains a series of videos, news articles, opinion articles and links that discuss issues of peace and feminism
Blue Jean Online
PO Box 67111
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467-0001
Editor: Sherry S. Handel
Description: Blue Jean Online is the only web site written and produced by young women around the world. Young women ages 14-22 are encouraged to submit their writings, art work, photography, crafts and other works for publication consideration.
Celebration of Women Writers
c/o Mary Mark
130 W. Nippon St.
Philadelphia, PA 19119
Editor: Mary Mark
Description: Writers Website for the celebration and promotion of women's writing. Provides access to available on-line biographical and bibliographical information about women writers. Also contains complete published books and online editions of older and rare, out of copyright works.
Chicago Women's Liberation Union Herstory Project
c/o Estelle Carol
323 S. East Ave
Oak Park, IL 60302
Description: The CWLU Herstory Website Project was organized in 1999 to archive and share the history of the Chicago Women's Liberation Union. The Herstory Project documents the role of the CWLU in the movenemnt for women's liberation and social justice of the late 1960s and 1970s.
CIMAC Comunicación e información de la mujer A.C.
Balderas 86 Col. Centro CP. 06050
Teléfono/fax: 55 1257 96
Contacto: Sara Lovera (coordinadora general)
Descripción: CIMAC es una red mexicana de información sobre la mujer. Dentro de su página web además de contener información al día; presenta diversos artículos relacionados a la mujer.
Description: CIMAC is a Mexican network for women. On its website you find not only information about current events but also articles on a wide range of topics related to women.
Av. Presidente Vargas 482
Centro. Rio de Janeiro – RJ
Description: Website containing publications, video, articles and a library database aimed at empowering and encouraging Afro-Brazilian women to monitor developments in national law, healthcare, the combat of violence, etc.
26 Court Street
Brooklyn, NY 11242
Editorial Collective:Alicia Izharuddin, Andrea Dulanto, Annette Przygoda, Barbara Barrow, Brittany Shoot, Elizabeth Stannard Gromisch, Farhana Uddin, Gita Tewari, Gwen Emmons, Mandy Van Deven, Payal Patel, Priyanka Nandy, Tina Vasquez
Email: hello[no.spam*]elevatedifference.com and mandy[no.spam*]elevatedifference.com
Description: Elevate Difference is a forum for thoughtful critique that aims to embody the myriad—and sometimes conflicting—viewpoints present in the struggle for political, social, and economic justice.
Description: Online community for feminists and their allies providing analysis of the media and social issues as well as interviews with notable feminists.
[The] Feminist Wire
Contact: Editorial Collective
Email: contact form on website
Description: The work and mission of The Feminist Wire is to provide a socio-political and cultural critique of anti-feminist opinions, practices, orientations, etc., that block or limit the satisfaction of goods or ends that humans minimally require for maintaining a biological life.
Gifts of Speech
Contact: Liz Ken, Executive Director
Dedicated to preserving and creating access to speeches by influential contemporary women from around the world.
Description: GirlGeeks is and online community for women and girls interested in technology and computing.
Grassroots Feminism: Transnational Archives, Resources & Communities
Contact: Elke Zobl
Description: Grassroots Feminism is a collection of feminist cultural productions and activities that are not archived or made accessible to a large audience. By creating an interactive network portal and research platform at the website, the goal is to make contemporary cultural spaces and practices by feminist groups more accessible to diverse communities.
Postbus 8266 RG
Email: form on website
Description: Website dedicated to providing information about books with a lesbian story, lesbian main characters and lesbian themes in a more general sense.
Mulimah Media Watch
Description: Muslimah Media Watch is a forum where we, as Muslim women, can critique how our images appear in the media and popular culture. Although we are of different nationalities, sects, races, etc., we have something important in common: we’re tired of seeing ourselves portrayed by the media in ways that are one-dimensional and misleading. This is a space where, from a Muslim feminist perspective, we can speak up for ourselves.
Mujeres en Red
Coordinación: Montserrat Boix (http://montserratboix.nireblog.com) con la colaboración de Lola Pérez Carracedo.Descripción: Una de las redes más importantes de intercambio de información en español sobre derechos de las mujeres y empoderamiento. Mujeres en Red nació en 1997 y aglutina a más de 5.000 mujeres y grupos de mujeres de España, Europa y América Latina.
Description: One of the most importants Spanish-language websites for the exchange of information about women’s rights and women’s empowerment. It was born in 1997 and brings together more than 5,000 women and groups of women from Spain, Europe and Latin America.
PO Box 1837
Quezon City Main
Quezon City 1100
Contacto: Carmen Torres, Productora
Email: ctorres[no.spam*]isis.cl o amportugal[no.spam*]isis.cl
Descripción: MujeresHoy es un portal para las mujeres latinoamericanas en el cual es posible encontrar contenido que sirve para la información, la navegación de Internet y la interacción en nuestra sección de foros. En esta página ofrecemos una breve descripción sobre el sitio web y sobre las condiciones de uso del material. Provee información sobre temas que, en general, no son cubiertos por los medios tradicionales. Además, entrega datos para la navegación en Internet y herramientas de interacción. Este portal es una producción de Isis Internacional, organización no gubernamental que se dedica desde 1974 a promover la formación de redes y canales de información entre mujeres organizadas.
Description: MujeresHoy is a gateway for the Latin American women in how it is possible to find content that is used for the information, the navigation of Internet and the interaction in our section of forums. It provides information on subjects that, in general, are not covered by traditional means. In addition, it gives to data for navigation in Internet and tools of interaction. This vestibule is a production of Isis the International, nongovernmental organization who is dedicated from 1974 to promote the formation of networks and information channels between organized women.
Description: SheSource.org is an online database of women experts on diverse topics for journalists. SheSource.org is designed to include spokeswomen from a variety of backgrounds, representing demographic and ethnic diversity as well as work in a variety of issue areas - particularly ones that are traditionally male-dominated.
Description: Shetizenjournalist.com is a tool for today's women to report and debate on issues that directly or indirectly affect them. It is a platform that highlights women's issues that are otherwise ignored by the mainstream media in most parts. It is a website by, for and of women and hence our reporters are all 'She'tizen Journalists.
Bloco C, Ed. Goiás
Brasília - DF 70317-900
Description: Video website of the CFEMEA (Centro Feminista de Estudos e Assessoria, which translates to Feminist Center of Studies and Advisory Body), concerned with and advocating agenda points relevant to feminism and citizenship of women.
Universidade Livre Feminista
SCS, Quadra 2, Edifício Goiás, Bloco C, Sala 602
70317-900 Brasília – DF
Video content website: http://vimeo.com/channels/tvfeminista
Description: Website intended for creating a space for the formation of feminists. It contains an online library and thousands of videos in its contents, future plans include that of offering courses through the website.
Vrouwen in de media
Contact: Janneke van Heugten
Vrouwen nu voor later
Description: Membership to website offers women experts in their fields the opportunity to respond to general media inquiries about specific topics, or to be personally approached for answering questions about news items, with the purpose of creating greater visibility of women in the media. For journalists and editors the membership of the website is free.
Women's Institute for Freedom of the Press
1940 Calvert Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009-1502
Description: Media democracy issues, news, philosophy. Includes: online version of the Directory of Women's Media; a history of women's media, 1963-1983; listing of upcoming media events, and much more.
55 Washington St., Suite 614
Brooklyn, NY 11201
National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)
Email: form on website
Description: WomensLaw.org provides easy-to-understand legal information and resources to women living with or escaping domestic violence or sexual assault. By reaching out through the Internet, they empower women and girls to lead independent lives, free from abuse. The website provides state-specific legal information and ways to get help.
Women News Network—WNN
Description: Women News Network is dedicated to bringing you in-depth international women’s news not found in our current public media stream. The site includes feature articles available both for reading and for listening, podcasts, videos, and links to related sites.
31 Quinn Street
(PO Box 62577, Marshalltown, 2107)
Telephone: +27 11 429-0000
Description: Women’sNet works to advance gender equality and justice in South Africa through the use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) by providing training and facilitating content dissemination and creation that supports women, girls, and women’s and gender organisations and networks to take control of their own content and ICT use. Our website is a hub for information by women, about women and gender, and has a focus on South African and African content. We help women to find the people, issues, resources and tools they need for social activism.
Description: WomenWatch is the central gateway to information and resources on the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of women throughout the United Nations system.
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