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Gender and Technology: Websites

This research guide is for the students in Gender and Technology course.

Global and Transnational Women's Activism Guide

The Global and Transnational Women's Activism guide contains links to an international selection of websites documenting efforts to advocate on behalf of women around the world. 

Organizations Promoting Women and Technology

Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology works towards increasing both the impact of women on all aspects of technology and the positive engagement of technology on the world’s women.

Breakthrough uses innovative social and multimedia campaigns, game-changing partnerships, and agenda setting to advocate against violence against women. It is based in the United States and in India.

ELDIS  is an online information service providing free access to relevant, up-to-date and diverse research on international development issues.

GENDER section in ELDIS provides access to relevant, diverse and credible research on the role of gender equality issues in achieving development goals.

GenderIT maps the intersections between women’s and sexual rights issues and internet rights issues. It is based in South Africa.

Girls in Tech creates a support framework to help women advance their careers in STEM fields.

Girls Inc  prepares girls for success and empowerment. It started in 1864 in Connecticut.

Hollaback! is a movement to end street harassment powered by a network of local activists around the world.

Kickstarter is a large global community built around creativity and creative projects.

Manavi is an organization dedicated to ending all forms of violence against South Asian women. It is located in central New Jersey.

TakeBackTheTech is a collaborative campaign to reclaim information and communication technology (ICT) to end gender violence. Their biggest annual campaign takes place during 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence (25 Nov - 10 Dec). The 16 Days Campaign started at Rutgers, Center for Global Women's Leadership.

Taking ITGlobal empowers young people and created opportunities for youth to engage with technology around the world.

Young Feminist Wire is an online community for and by young feminists working on women’s human rights, gender equality and social justice around the world.

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