Resources: Gender

Center for Research on Gender and Sexuality (CRGS)

“The Center for Research on Gender and Sexuality (CRGS) is an interdisciplinary community of San Francisco State University faculty, students, and staff dedicated to studying innovative social science research questions, methods, and theories, and training new investigators. Frequently working in collaboration with community organizations, the CRGS is committed to producing new and useful knowledge about sexuality and gender.” A collection of gender and sexuality links appear under the “About CRGS” tab.
http://crgs.sfsu.edu/index.html

Institute for Women’s Policy Research

“The Institute for Women’s Policy Research conducts rigorous research and disseminates its findings to address the needs of women, promote public dialog, and strengthen families, communities, and societies.” Specific programs include Employment, Education, & Economic Change, Democracy & Society, Poverty, Welfare, & Income Security, Work & Family, and Health & Safety.
http://www.iwpr.org/

International Center for Research on Women (ICRW)

“The International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) works to make women in developing countries an integral part of alleviating global poverty… ICRW research identifies women’s contributions to their communities and the barriers – like HIV, violence, lack of education – that prevent them from being economically stable and able to fully participate in society.” This site provides “evidence-based plans for program designers, donors and policymakers that empower women to control their lives and help shape the future of their communities.”
http://www.icrw.org/

National Council for Research on Women

“The National Council for Research on Women is a network of 120 leading research, policy and advocacy centers committed to improving the lives of women and girls. We provide the latest news, information and strategies needed to ensure fully informed debates, effective policies and inclusive practices. In partnership with business, academic, non-profit and philanthropic organizations, we advance collaborative and transformative change, both nationally and globally.”
http://www.ncrw.org/