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  • This database "contains information on collections relating to the history of women in Ireland from the earliest times to the present, gathered from public and private repositories in the Republic of Ireland and in Northern Ireland. The Directory covers over 14,000 collections and sources and contains over 100,000 pieces of information from 262 repositories."
  • "Jewish Woman magazine, a project of Jewish Woman International, grows out of the organization's mandate to serve as a resource for all Jewish women, regardless of age, geography, or affiliation bringing the issues they care about to center stage."
  • Digitized images of this publication, which "was published in the 1930s in Shanghai, China at a time when womens role in society, at least in that sophisticated and foreign-influenced metropolis, was in rapid transition." The magazine boldly featured "articles on fashion, interior decoration, pop psychology, and new careers and also advice columns on love, sex, and marriage, as well as lavish illustrations of local and Hollywood celebrities. The wide array of advertisements for womens products are often just as revealing of life and aspirations as the words of the text.
  • A forum for and about women from: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka.
  • This sitre provides "wide variety of material, from the strongly feminist perspectives of Reform Judaism to the more traditional perspectives of Orthodoxy, with a few more general books relating to feminism and women-and-religion in general."

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