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Access to international norms and standards relating to specific human dimension issues. [From: College & Research Libraries News, Vol 79, No 1 (2018)]
Center for Disease Control and Prevention
The home of the U.S. Government’s open data.
Archives Library Information Center Women
The struggle for women to gain acceptance, recognition and equal rights in society has been a long process. In recognition of the contributions of American women, ALIC presents a listing of historical websites relevant to women in the United States.
Military Resources: Women in the Military
Links to military reference material, military history and research, pertaining to Women in the Military.
National Institutes of Health
National Science Foundation
Small Business Administration
Women's Business Centers
Office of Women’s Business Ownership exists to establish and oversee a network of Women’s Business Centers throughout the U.S. and its territories. Through the management and technical assistance provided by the WBCs, entrepreneurs, especially women who are economically or socially disadvantaged, are offered comprehensive training and counseling on a vast array of topics in many languages to help them start and grow their own businesses.
U.S. Department of Agriculture
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
Office of Women's Health
Established in 1991 to address health care prevention and service delivery, research, public and health care professional education, and career advancement for women in the health professions and in scientific careers.
Topics cover a variety of issues, including adolescent health, autoimmune diseases, mental health, nutrition and physical activity, pregnancy and reproductive health, and more.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Information and resources on substance abuse and/or mental illness. SAMHSA should be the first place one looks for information on a variety of issues and topics related to either subject.
U.S. Department of Justice
Office of Violence against Women
The Office on Violence against Women (OVW), a component of the U.S. Department of Justice, provides national leadership in developing the nation's capacity to reduce violence against women through the implementation of the Violence against Women Act (VAWA). Created in 1995, OVW administers financial and technical assistance to communities across the country that are developing programs, policies, and practices aimed at ending domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking.
National Institute of Justice Violence Against Women and Family Violence Program
The mission of the Violence against Women and Family Violence Research and Evaluation program is to promote the safety of women and family members, and to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the criminal justice system's response to these crimes.
U.S. Department of Labor
BLS Data on Women
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) provides extensive labor market data on women (and other worker groups) through its news releases, publications, and website. Users have access to data on women’s employment, unemployment, and earnings by industry, occupation, education, age, marital status, and other characteristics. Data are also available on how women use their time and on workplace injuries and illnesses experienced by women. All of these data are also available for men.
Find It! By Audience-Women
This page provides a shortcut to information and services the Department of Labor (DOL) offers for women.
The U.S. Department of Labor Women's Bureau, established by Congress in 1920, is the only federal agency mandated to represent working women in the public policy process. Its mission is to promote the welfare of wage-earning women, improve their working conditions, increase their efficiency, and advance their opportunities for profitable employment.