Last Updated: Jun 3, 2015
Words to use when researching women's health and gender issues. Click to expand.
- Click to search Popline
The POPLINE database on reproductive health provides more than 360,000 citations with abstracts to scientific articles, reports, books, and unpublished reports in the field of population, family planning, and related health issues.
These journals usually require subscription or are pay-per-article.
- DataFinder | U.S. and World Data by The Population Reference Bureau
Search hundreds of indicators, thousands of locations, and easily create custom reports to print, download, and share.
- WHO | Maternal mortality
Every day, approximately 800 women die from pregnancy or childbirth-related complications. Most of these deaths occur in developing countries, and most are avoidable.
A compilation of data on key gender topics from national statistics agencies, United Nations databases, and World Bank-conducted or funded surveys.
- UNICEF - Information by country
Demographic factors for countries around the world, including many related to adolescent sexual health issues
- Women in Parliaments: World and Regional Averages
An analysis of the percentage of women in governments around the world.
- United Nations Statistics Division - Demographic and Social Statistics
Gender Info 2010 is a global database of gender statistics and indicators on a wide range of policy areas, including: population, families, health, education, work, and political participation.
- CDC - Women's Health - Home
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's center for programs, statistics, and information around women's health
- WHO | Adolescent pregnancy
The World Health Organization's site on adolescent pregnancy.
- WomenWatch: UN Information and Resources on Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women
Womenwatch is the central gateway to information and resources on the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of women throughout the United Nations system, including the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women), the United Nations Secretariat, regional commissions, funds, programmes, specialized agencies, and academic and research institutions
Citations for recently published journal articles on gender bias and adolescents: an RSS feed provided by the National Library of Medicine. Visit PubMed or use the PubMed search box (left) to learn more.
Lesson plans, curricula, and other resources for educators working with young people to end gender bias and improve women's health.
Organizations which work toward improving young women's reproductive and sexual health and ending gender bias
Recent news on gender equality and women's health: an RSS feed from Google News.
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