Women's Resources

Part 6: Reading List and Links to Resources

 

 

A Suggested Reading List Expressly for Women.
You will find some of these interesting, others insightful:

 

  • "Younger Next Year for Women: Live Strong, fit, and Sexy ---Until You’re 80 and Beyond." By Cris Crowley & Henry S. Lodge, M.D.

  • "The Political Brain" by Drew Westen

  • "Anatomy of the Spirit" by Caroline Myss, Ph.D.

  • "Affirmative Action" by Tim Wise

  • "The Aducity of Hope" by Barak Obama

  • "A Question of Choice" by Sarah Weddington

  • "Emotional Intelligence - Why it can matter more than IQ" by Daniel Goleman.

  • "Guide to Intuitive Healing - 5 Steps to Physical, Emotional, and Sexual Wellness" by Judith Orloff, M.D.

  • "The Education of a Woman" - The Life of Gloria Steinem - by Carolyn G. Heilbrun

  • "Your Sacred Self" - Making the Decision to Be Free - by Wayne Dyer

  • "Sacred Pampering Principles" - An African-American Woman's Guide to Self-Care & Inner Renewal - by Debrena Jackson Gandy

  • "Stand Up For Your Life" by Cheryl Richardson

  • "The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success" by Deepak Chopra

  • "Smart Women, Smart Choices" by Hattie Hill

  • "Smart Questions" by Dorothy Leeds

  • "Smart Women Finish Rich"  by David Bach

  • "A New Earth - Awakening to Your Life's Purpose" by Eckhart Tolle

  • "Reason to Believe" by Matio Cuomo

  • "The Closing of the American Mind" by Paul Bloom

  • "The Purpose Driven Life" by Rick Warren

  • "The Universal Traveller - A Soft-Systems Guide to Creativity" by Don Koberg & Jim Bagnall

  • "Mrs. Dalloway" by Virginia Wolf

  • "The Pillars Of The Earth" by Ken Follett

  • "Thinking Out Loud" by Anna Quindlen

  • "To Kill A Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

  • "The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson

  • "The Ways of White Folks" by Langston Hughes

  • "The Invisible Man" by Ralph Ellison

  • "The Mis-Education of The Negro" by Carter G. Woodson.

  • "Home To Harlem" by Claude McKay

  • "Savage Inequalities - Children in America's Schools" by Jonathan Kozol

  • "Up the Down Escalator" by Michael Manley

  • "Strange Justice - The Selling of Clarence Thomas" by Jane Mayer & Jill Abramson

  • "The Wedding" by Dorothy West

  • "500 Great Books by Women: A Reader's Guide" by Erica Bauermeister, et al


 

Multicultural Women's Web Resources:

 

womenofcolornetwork.org - Women of Color Network

 

www.pwocn.org/ - Professional Women of Color Network

 

Click HERE for Family Health Resources on the Web

 

Click HERE for Healthy Aging Resources on the Web

 

WOCN SV Facts
Contact Women of Color Network office at wocn@pcadv.org.
womenofcolornetwork.org/docs/factsheets/fs_sexual-violence.pdf

 

Visit Women's eNews at:
www.womensenews.org
Learn what is happening, and what women around the world are doing to make a difference.

We do not have to be rich or powerful to make a positive difference in our community.

Speak out against Domestic Violence.   HELP a woman who is being battered to find safety.

Call the COPS when you hear her yelling for HELP! Take a personal stand against DESPOTS!

www.womenfamilies.com

www.connsacs.org

Statewide Domestic Violence
Hotline:
 1- 800- 799 - 7233

Statewide HELP is 9-1-1
Statewide Information Line: 2-1-1
Statewide hotline for Children
800- 842- 2288 (24 X 7)

www.acalltomen.com
917-922-6408

A National Education Resource Against Domestic Violence

Visit their web site; learn more!

Women's Health Month

 

Help the women in your life to keep healthy.  
Get more information at: health.ivillage.com

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY
- (IWD)

International Women's Day (IWD) encourages us to consider steps to bring about equality for women and girls in all their diversity and to celebrate the collective
power of women past, present and future:
www.infoplease.com/spot/womensday1.html

Ending Violence Against Women:
Action for Real Results


2007 marks the 30th anniversary of International Women's Day. Established in 1977 by the United Nations, this important day provides an opportunity to celebrate the progress made to advance women's rights and to assess the challenges that remain.

Use everyday to fight against the injustice meeted out to women; it is everywhere!

Learn about Planned Parenthood of CT:
http://www.ppaction.org/ppct/home.html

WorkPlace Literacy Commission discrimination claims increased in 2006 for the first time in four years. Here’s the breakdown:

Race discrimination 35.9%
Sex/Gender discrimination 30.7%
Disability 20.6%
Age 17.9%
Religion 3.4%

Visit: www.ctemploymentlaw.com
Click onto Home - then Newsletter - Learn more.


Neil Groberg specializes in Employment Law


 

WIN (Women's Information Network)
Political and social network of young, pro-choice, Democratic women that provides a forum for advancement, mentoring and leadership opportunities.
www.winonline.org


Annenberg Library | Web Resources |
Health Care

This website (run by the Office of Women’s Health in the U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services) offers a search engine for reliable information on women’s health care.
www.pmc.edu/Library/web/healthcare.html

Some of the most skilled and accomplished physicians are women from third world countries.  

Encourage your girls to pursue the sciences.

 

Women of Innovation
Connecticut Technology Council a statewide.
www.ct.org/WOI_2009.asp

 

 

HELP TO STOP DOMESTIC VIOLENCE & CHILD ABUSE!
Do you know how many women are battered every day in America?
Do you know how many women and girls are raped?

 

About MomsRising | Moms Rising
More About MomsRising. The Crisis of American Families & the Bias Against Mothers ·
Organizations Aligned with MomsRising.org
www.momsrising.org/aboutmomsrising

 

 

 

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