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Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR)

The Institute for Women’s Policy Research conducts and communicates research to inspire public dialogue, shape policy, and improve the lives and opportunities of women of diverse backgrounds, circumstances, and experiences.


Gender Quotas Database

The aim is to provide policy makers, political actors and parties, gender equality advocates and election practitioners with an easily accessible resource on gender quotas.


Feminist Ethics and Social Theory (FEAST)

Feminist Ethics and Social Theory is a professional organization dedicated to promoting feminist ethical perspectives on philosophy, moral and political life, and public policy.


The Gender Policy Report

The Gender Policy Report is a non-partisan, multidisciplinary effort to produce and disseminate timely, gender-focused analyses of emerging federal policy proposals based on the best insights from scholarship and research.


Speaking Out: Women, Poverty, and Public Policy

Proceedings of the Twenty-Third Annual Women’s Studies Conference held October 29-31, 1998 at UW-Eau Claire – a feminist analysis of the ongoing debates about welfare reform, and the related issue of women’s economic security.


Policies and Services for Survivors of Sex Trafficking: A Report of the 4W STREETS of Hope Fora at the University of Wisconsin-Madison

This document contains the presentation summaries from two fora hosted by the 4W STREETS Initiative to identify best practices and policy recommendations for addressing sex trafficking. STREETS of Hope I from 2015 focused on envisioning wellbeing and promising practices for aftercare for survivors of sexual exploitation, while STREETS of Hope II in 2018 examined sex trafficking in the context of migration.


Collaborative for Reproductive Equity (CORE)

The Collaborative for Reproductive Equity (CORE) is a multidisciplinary research center at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. CORE conducts and shares rigorous, policy relevant research to support reproductive health, equity, and autonomy in Wisconsin and beyond, and strives to align our work with a reproductive justice framework.


Ms. Magazine: Center for Reproductive Rights

Ms. Magazine is a trusted, popular source for feminist news and information in print and online. Ms. emphasizes in-depth investigative reporting and feminist political analysis. The Center for Reproductive Rights features a collection of essays, audio and video content , describing the policy and legal paths regarding the overturning of Roe V. Wade.


SisterSong: Women of Color Reproductive Justice Collection

SisterSong is a Southern based, national membership organization; our purpose is to build an effective network of individuals and organizations to improve institutional policies and systems that impact the reproductive lives of marginalized communities.