|I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed. - Booker T. Washington|
The support of "women in their selfless and restless work in science and education in favorof Future of Russia, our children and grandchildren" is the goal of this nonprofit organization. This is done by uniting the devoted women in these fields and providing them a number of services and resources.
This program's goals are the following: "the creation of Russian social - information site for women on Internet; expansion of easy access for women to new information resources; development of information exchanges between women's organizations in Russia and abroad". "Woman Plus", a Russian feminist magazine, with articles in Russian and English, is a highlight of this site.
Established in 1987, this international grantmaking organization focuses on rights for women and provide funds for groups that are committed towomen's well-being and full participation in society, encourage increasedsupport worldwide for women's programs, provide leadership in promoting theimportance of women's participation internationally and, give support towomen's groups working on issues that are considered, emerging,controversial, or difficult. As is the only US-based organization thatexclusively supports international women's rights, issues supported includeliteracy, domestic violence, economic autonomy, telecommunications andmedia, the international trafficking of women, all the while heighteningawareness of their needs and strengths.
Elena Leonoff's spectacular bilingual site offers a large collection of information resources by and for women in Russia (and other countries in East and Central Europe) and their independent grass-roots feminism development. Included are links to women's organizations, pertinent news items, health and political information, literature and art by Russian women worldwide, individual homepages, email listservers and other resources that highlight the advancement of women in Russia.
One of the most attractive sites on the Web. This site highlights ".. Russian women who are creativly involved and aim to help them achieve the new paradigm through a virtual club, which offers interaction, internet services and a camaraderie with people all over the world."
Founded in 1990, NEWW links women all types of women in over 40 countries who work in together with the goal of supporting the development of independent women's movements and to "promote tolerance, democracy, non-violence, health and respect for the institutions of a civil society". They also have a Russian WWW site.
As a part of the nonprofit Institute for Global Communication, WomensNet supports women's organizations worldwide on the WWW by providing and adapting telecommunications technology to enhance their work. Information on the many issues confronting women worldwide are presented.
Dr. Welling Hall has prepared a complete conference proceedingsfrom this symposia held in Moscow in June, 1994.
"A non-profit organization which aims topromote the interests of women in the field."
This email message from the International Women's Tribune Centre provides a short history of the beginnings of this observation early in the 20th century and the focus of the 1998 observation for women in Afghanistan.
Dr. Welling Hall has prepared a complete electronic conference proceedings from this symposia held in Moscow in June, 1994.
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