Gender Resources

  • Bridge is an on-line database of materials on gender mainstreaming, gender experts and gender and development: BRIDGE, Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, Brighton BN1 9RE, UK. Tel. +44 (0) 1273 606261; +44 (0) 1273 621202. Web: www.ids.ac.uk/bridge Email: bridgeatids.ac.uk
  • Peacewomen is an on-line resource on news about women's peace activism and developments in United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325: www.peacewomen.org (in English, French or Spanish).
  • For a monthly bulletin on new research publications on a wide variety of gender issues, including gender and conflict, gender and globalization, and violence against women, see www.eldis.org. Email: eldisatids.ac.uk
  • The United Nations Fund for Women (UNIFEM) operates a Trust Fund to Stop Violence Against Women and publishes materials on gender and peacebuilding (see especially the Independent Experts Assessment on Women, War and Peace). Web: www.unifem.org
  • For the latest news and manuals on gender equality and women's empowerment see www.un.org/womenwatch
  • The United Nations Development Program materials and manuals on gender and good governance, gender mainstreaming and more (see Gender Approaches in Conflict and Post-Conflict Situations): www.undp.org/gender

Websites on Men against violence against women:

  • www.mencanstoprape.org
  • www.menovercomingviolence.org
  • www.men-stopping-rape.org
  • www.menstoppingviolence.org
  • Peter Slattery did a workshop on working with men at the Asking the Right Questions consultation. His web site: www.peterslattery.com.au
  • The White Ribbon Movement began in Canada as a response to the 1989 Montreal massacre, when a man with a gun entered the Montreal University Engineering School, screamed "I hate feminists!" and murdered 14 women students. The Movement develops curriculum to educate boys on gender issues, raises funds for women's shelters and conducts public awareness campaigns on stopping violence against women. The Movement has since spread to dozens of countries, including Brazil (www.lacobranco.org), Denmark (www.whiteribbon.dk), South Korea and Sweden (www.whiteribbon.nu). 365 Bloor St., East, Suite 203, Toronto Ontario, Canada M4W 3L4. Tel. +1 416 920 6684; fax +1 416 920 1678. Web: www.whiteribbon.ca

Masculinity

  • The European Profeminist Men's Network operates a documentation center and database at Toulouse University, France, and an on-line discussion forum (in French and English). Web: www.europrofem.org; email: city.shelteratskynet.be; traboulesattraboules.org
  • XY: Men, Masculinities and Gender Politics, Australia, published as a magazine from 1990 to 1998, and now is an online forum: xyonline.net
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