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Gender and the Law Research Guide

This guide covers gender and the law, legal feminism and feminist jurisprudence.

Organizations, Conferences (Regional and International)

Commonwealth Secretariat's Gender Page

The organization's vision is "to work towards a world in which women and men are valued as equal and able partners in establishing social justice, equity, democracy and respect for human rights".

Research Centre for Law, Gender and Sexualtiy

Based at Kent Law School in the United Kingdom, the Center's focus is "to pioneer and facilitate work that analyses, investigates and deepens understanding of the relationship between gender, sexuality and the law".

United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM)

UNIFEM "works to foster women's empowerment and gender equality throughout the world".

USAID's Gender and Law Project

The program assists NGOs in India to protect women's legal rights.

World Bank's Gender Website

This is a very useful site for gender statistics and other research tools.