Catalyst: Research and Advisory Organization to Advance Women in Business works with corporations and professional firms to identify issues and develop action strategies related to the recruitment, retention, and advancement of women. Its research studies cover two main areas: women’s leadership development (career advancement, the glass ceiling) and work/family issues. View current and past research studies at this site.
The National Council for Research on Women is a working alliance of 84 women's research and policy centers, more than 3,000 affiliates and a network of over 200 international centers. NCRW's mission is to enhance the connections among research, policy analysis, advocacy, and innovative programming on behalf of women and girls. Access new publications, periodicals, reports, and resources on this site.
The Institute for Women's Policy Research (IWPR) is a public policy research organization dedicated to informing and stimulating the debate on public policy issues of critical importance to women and their families. IWPR focuses on issues of poverty and welfare, employment and earnings, work and family issues, the economic and social aspects of health care and domestic violence, and women's civic and political participation. The FSU Women's Studies Program is an organizational member of IWPR. Visit the Women's Studies library to view IWPR publications and reports.
The Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP) is a university-based research, education and public service center. Its mission is to promote greater understanding and knowledge about women's participation in politics and government and to enhance women's influence and leadership in public life.
DiversityWeb includes many on-line resources about research on campus diversity. Individual research sections include faculty and staff involvement, curriculum transformation, student involvement and development, and campus-community connections. It contains samples of surveys on student, faculty, and staff diversity and its impact on social and academic interactions on several major college campuses. Also available are reports on the status of women, under-represented minority faculty, Asian, African-American, Latino, Gay, Bisexual, and Lesbian students, and students with disabilities on campus. Obtain links to findings and conclusions from reports, surveys, and polls conducted nationally and at the state level.
The Center for Women and Work at the
is dedicated to improving the conditions of work and enhancing economic opportunities for women through research, education, and social action. The Center is also dedicated to addressing the reciprocal relationship between women's work and the well being of communities. Universityof Massachusetts Lowell
The Hadassah International Research Institute on Jewish Women is the world's first university-based research institute devoted to the study of Jewish women. The HIRIJW supports interdisciplinary research on Jewish women's historical and contemporary experiences. The Institute works to increase knowledge about Jewish women around the world, carrying out activities in
partnership with other universities and organizations. Includes current research projects and publications such as the Medieval Jewish Women in History,Literature, Law, and Art: A Bibliography , compiled and annotated by Cheryl Tallan.
References on Chilly Climate for Women Faculty in Academe is a list of references about sex discrimination in the academic world; gender bias in student evaluations, hiring, the tenure process, and peer review; and pay inequity. A number of other online resources are also referenced and linked.
Prostitution Research and Education web site offers information on Prostitution and Violence Research, Trafficking, The Law, Resources for Women and Children Escaping Prostitution and more.