An independent non-profit international network (based in Malaysia) of organizations and individuals involved in issues relating to development, the Third World and North-South issues. TWN has an online bookstore and some online articles on various topics, including women's rights and gender issues.
UN Internet gateway on the advancement and empowerment of women. Women Watch includes links to UN entities that deal with the advancement of women; international instruments on women's rights; UN conferences on women's issues; country and region specific commissions; statistical data about women; and archives and databases of UN documents related to women's and girls rights
Provides brief, but useful, data collected by the CIA from primary resources on geography, population, government, economy, communications, and defense forces of over 247 countries, dependencies or geographical areas of the world.