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Women's & Gender Studies

Women's and Gender Studies research takes an interdisciplinary approach to the study of gender, its function in cultures and societies, and its intersections with race and class.

Web Sources

Bureau of the Census - Facts for Features - Women's History Month 2013

Women in Politics Statistics:
National - Rutgers University Center for America Women and Politics

International - Inter-Parliamentary Union Women in National Parliaments

ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the US

Statista Stats about everything (search for broad terms), in handy graphs and tables.

Statistics on Women in the Military

Status of Women in the States: Institute for Women's Policy Research

Violence Against Women in the United States: Statistics - NOW (National Organizaton for Women) provides statistics and links to additional resources on violence against women in the US..

Woman Stats Project - This web resource is the most comprehensive compilation of information on the status of women in the world.

Women in America: Indicators of Social and Economic Well-Being This report issued in March 2011 "pulls together information from across federal statistical agencies to compile baseline information on how women are faring in the United States today and how these trends have changed over time.  The report provides a statistical portrait showing how women’s lives are changing in five critical areas: people, families and income; education; employment; health; and crime and violence."

Women in the Labor Force: A Databook (2012)

Women's Bureau - United States Department of Labor  - Data & Statistics

Womenshealth.gov - This website at United States Department of Health and Human Services provides links to statistics and information on a variety of health topics important to women and their families.

World Bank Gender Equality Data and Statistics

University of Florida Home Page

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