Adopted by the UN General Assembly in 1979, and "often described as an international bill of rights for women, it consists of a preamble and 30 articles, and defines what constitutes discrimination against women and sets up an agenda for national action to end suchdiscrimination. Each country that has ratified or acceded to the convention conducts a country report every four years.
International women’s human rights organisation that works in partnership with community-based women's organisations worldwide to address issues of health and reproductive rights, economic development, education and other human rights.
Women’s Studies / Women’s Issues Resources Sites)
Provides information-rich, high-quality web sites focusing on women's studies or women's issues; women- or gender-related e-mail lists; women's studies files from the WMST-L File Collection; links to women's studies programs around the world and to the Center for Women and Information Technology; financial aid for women; updates to Internet Resources on Women.