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Rutgers University Resources
Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP)
A unit of Eagleton Institute of Politics and founded in 1971, CAWP compiles information about women in the government and politics and monitors the status of these women.
Center for Social Justice Education and LGBT Communities
It provides educational, social and leadership development programs and activities for LGBT students, allies, and staff/faculty Liaisons for LGBT Students. The office also continues to coordinate the monitoring of incidents of bias and hate through the Bias Prevention Education Committee.
Center for Women's Global Leadership (CWGL)
Founded in 1989, CWGL's programs promote the leadership of women and advance feminist perspectives in policy-making processes in local, national and international arenas.
Center for Women and Work
Dedicated to advancing women across the education, income, ethnic, and occupational spectrums, the center addresses these issues through research, education, skills development, outreach, and advocacy.
Center for Women in the Arts and Humanities
Established in 2006, the Institute for Women & Art brings together Rutgers' faculty, curators, researchers and artists to promote the study of women and art.
Center on Violence Against Women and Children
A unit of the School of Social Work, strives to eliminate physical, sexual, and other forms of violence against women and children and the power imbalances that permit them.
Centers for Global Advancement and International Affairs
The Center promotes global engagement and international studies of Rutgers faculty and students.
Department of Women's & Gender Studies
Inaugurated as a department in 2001, The Women's & Gender Studies has grown from offering a few courses at the university in 1973 to becoming one of the strongest interdisciplinary graduate and undergraduate programs in the U.S.
Douglass Residential College
Founded in 1918 as the New Jersey College for Women and later renamed after the founding dean of the college, Mabel Smith Douglass, the college is the largest public women's college in the U.S.
Institute for Research on Women (IRW)
Since its founding in 1976, the mission of the IRW is to stimulate research on women and gender within and across the disciplines on all three of the university campuses. Nancy Hewitt is the director.
Institute for Women's Leadership
The IWL is a consortium of teaching, research, and public services units at Douglass College. The IWL and its members are dedicated to examining leadership issues and advancing women’s leadership in all arenas.
Margery Somers Foster Center
A unit of the Rutgers Libraries, it makes resources on women accessible through the use of technology.
Mary H. Dana Women Artist Series
Established in 1971, this series in the longest running continuing series of exhibitions dedicated to increasing the visibility of women artists in the U.S.
Office for Violence Prevention and Victim Assistance
Created in 1991 by recommendation of the University Acquaintance Rape Task Force, the office became a University Department in 1995 and continues to serve members of the Rutgers community who are victims of interpersonal violence and all types of crime.
Official Women's and Gender Studies Department Undergraduate Student Association of Rutgers University. (Inactive)
Rutgers University Libraries: Women's Studies Research Guide
The research guide provides access to basic library collection on women and gender.