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.

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