Celebrating International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month in the web archives

March 7th, 2014

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From Oxfam International: To celebrate solidarity with women worldwide, Oxfam-Solidarite and numerous other organizations took the streets today in Brussels on International Women’s Day, 2012. The banner reads: ”Dont let women pay the crisis!!”

In honor of International Women’s Day on March 8th, and Women’s History Month, here are five public collections from Archive-It partners that contain important cultural heritage from the web encompassing women’s history, cultural contributions, advocacy, and equal rights.

Sallie Bingham Center for Women’s History and Culture
Duke University

Egypt Women’s Issues, Groups, and Publications
American University in Cairo

Human Rights Documentation Initiative
University of Texas at Austin Libraries
Includes archived websites concerning gender and political rights.

Human Rights
subject: women’s rights
Columbia University Libraries
Includes archived websites related to women’s human rights organizations globally.

Contemporary Women Artists on the Web
National Museum of Women in the Arts