Field Notes: Wisconsin Women vote. The Institute for Women's Policy Research discovered that and more in the research for their recently released report The Status of Women in Wisconsin. The report includes current demographics as well as data about politics, economics, health and women's rights.
Did you know about these Wisconsin web sites?
Statewide Organizations for Women
A non-partisan coalition of organizations and individuals working
to improve the status of women in Wisconsin.
Wisconsin National Organization
Kathleen Falk and Barbara Lawton were named as Co-Feminists of the
Year for 2001 by Wisconsin’s National Organization for Women
League of Women Voters Wisconsin
Democracy in action. Their site includes recent position papers
on campaign finance,
gun control, and
National Association of
Women Business Owners Wisconsin Chapters
Chapters are located in the Fox
Valley, Madison, Milwaukee and Racine/Kenosha.
9 to 5 National Association of Working
Headquartered in Milwaukee.
Women's Studies in Wisconsin
University of Wisconsin
System Women’s Studies Consortium
Directed by Helen Klebesadel, formerly of Lawrence University.
Studies Librarian’s Office. University of Wisconsin System
Publisher of Feminist
Collections, A Quarterly of Women’s Studies Resources,
as well as topical bibliographies and core book lists.
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
Department of Women’s Studies and Anthropology
An interdisciplinary field offering a 33-credit major, 21-credit
minor and 15-credit certificate.
Association of Wo/Men Highway Safety Leaders
A description of the organization and contact information.
Wisconsin Women Library
Providing a feminist support network for all library workers. As
an annual fundraiser, the group makes a quilt during a retreat in
Door County and then raffles the quilt off in February at a Cookie/Book
Exchange. Who says librarians can’t have fun?
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