Education and awareness are vital in the quest to increase gender equity. Start by educating yourself and your friends using the resources below. If you find other good sources of information not listed here, let us know.

Global women’s rights is a huge and varied subject. We hope that these resources will help you become an informed advocate for women.

The Treaty for the Rights of Women

UN WomenWatch
UN inter-agency network on women and gender equality

Women’s Human Rights net
Founded in 1997, WHRnet aims to provide reliable, comprehensive, and timely information and analyses on women’s human rights in English, Spanish and French.

Human Rights Watch
The Women’s Rights Division of Human Rights Watch fights against the dehumanization and marginalization of women.

Iranian Law
This document is a compilation of some of the laws in Iran which discriminate against women. Some of them may surprise you.

Ayaan Hirsi Ali
The website of Ayaan Hirsi Ali, author of “Infidel”, an heroic woman who loudly and bravely speaks out against the oppression of women.

Irshad Manji
Irshad Manji is a muslim who is bravely speaking up about much needed reforms in the practice of Islam.