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Association for Women's Rights in Development
AWID seeks to connect people and organizations committed to achieving gender equality. This site includes links to publications, information, and other resources related to gender equality, women's rights, women and leadership, globalization, and more.
BRIDGE: Briefings on Development and Gender
"BRIDGE is a specialised gender and development research and information service based in the Gender and Sexuality Cluster at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), in the UK." This site contains numerous BRIDGE research reports and bibliographies covering topics related to women and international development.
ELDIS: Electronic Development and Environment System
Provided by the Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex, Eldis "aims to share the best in development, policy, practice, and research." Features links to numerous sources on gender and development.
Center for Gender in Global Context (Michigan State University)
Features the Gendered Perspectives on International Development (GPID) working papers, which contains scholarly publications on a gendered lens to international development.
UN Women: the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women
Leads the UN system's work on gender equality and promotes accountability in this area. Contains research, resources, news, and information by world region.
Women's Environment and Development Organization (WEDO)
WEDO is a global advocacy group for gender equality. This resource includes organization publications and reports, as well as links to other women's organizations.
Inter-American Development Bank
IDB is a source of development financing for Latin America and the Carribean with a focus on gender equality, climate change, and environmental sustainability. This site provides information on current projects and country information.
International Center for Research on Women
"ICRW’s mission is to empower women, advance gender equality and fight poverty in the developing world. To accomplish this, ICRW works with partners to conduct empirical research, build capacity and advocate for evidence-based, practical ways to change policies and programs." Includes research publications, news, press releases, and more.
Gender and Land Rights Database (UN)
Provided by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, this resource allows you to explore gender inequalities by exploring country profiles, gender and land-related statistics, and the legal assessment tool.
UN Women and Gender Equality Research Guide
The following is a guide of resources compiled by the United Nations Library in Geneva on Women and Gender Equality.
Global Gender Gap Report 2016
Global Gender Gap Report 2016
The World Economic Forum focuses on gender disparities over time across four key variables: health, education, economy, and politics. You can view the full publication as a pdf or explore global rankings, infographics, data by country, and more.