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Welcome to Women and Social Movements, International— 1840 to Present

Women and Social Movements, International is a landmark collection of primary materials. Through the writings of women activists, their personal letters and diaries, and the proceedings of conferences at which pivotal decisions were made, this collection lets you see how women’s social movements shaped much of the events and attitudes that have defined modern life.

This final release (September 2013) includes about 4,660 sources spanning approximately 150,000 pages, as well as links to 124 online resources. It also includes 25 scholarly essays that place the resources within a broader interpretive framework and guide users to particularly valuable documents. More»

For a review of Women and Social Movements International in History Workshop Online, click here.

Women Activists Discuss Their History

The editors of Women and Social Movements International organized two extraordinary sessions at the 2011 Berkshire Conference in Women's History, assembling six leaders who have shaped women’s international activism through the United Nations' Conferences on Women, 1975-1995. Click here to link to these sessions.

WIG Blog and Discussion Group launched, October 2010