Gender related issues color the daily lives of people in the
United States and around the world. These issues may manifest themselves
differently or similarly from one society to another. In this section
of MSU Global Access, find resources on gender issues from around the
Favorite Links
United Nations
Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women –
“CEDAW, adopted in 1979 by the UN General Assembly, is often described as an
international bill of rights for women. Consisting of a preamble and 30
articles, it defines what constitutes discrimination against women and sets up
an agenda for national action to end such discrimination.”
and International Development at Michigan State
University – MSU-WID is recognized
nationally and internationally for its unique program in
publishing papers, sponsoring speaker series, and providing
resources relating to women and international
development. MSU-WID is a Title VI federally-funded research
This is a Michigan State University resource.
Internet Resource Guide – This large collection of links
represents resources concerning gender and development in
North America and Europe and from international
This is a Michigan State University resource.
Research Institute for the Advancement of Women Links –
Provides listing of directories and websites on topics concerning
women from a global perspective, particularly international
development and health.