Important Links – Data Sources

Bibliographie sur l‘antiféminism: This comes from the Groupe Interdisciplinaire De Recherche Sur L’anti-féminisme, which is supported by le Réseau québécois en études féministes, Quebec’s leading feminist research group. Entries are in both French and English.

Histoire des femmes au Québec: Provides information about the history of Women in Quebec

Ace Project: The Electoral Knowledge Network:  The Ace Project provides in depth information about electoral systems around the world, including information on the use of electoral quotas.

OECD Statistical Databases: The website links to a number of Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development databases, including social protection and well-being which contains specific gender equality measures.

University of Waterloo – Canadian Index of Wellbeing:  The website provides data and info graphics on an alternative to GDP or economic growth – happiness.

Quality of Government Datasets:  This large dataset provides information about political institutions, government performance, women’s representation, and more.   There is also a Quality of Government Social Policy dataset that covers things like government spending on education, health care, and maternity leave.

Global Gender Gap Report: This index provides information in gender gaps on education, economics, politics, and health-based criteria across countries and over a number of years.

World Bank Gender Equality Data: This dataset compiles information from a number of different sources, including the United Nations and World Bank funded surveys.

Environment and Gender Index:  This index monitors government progress toward gender equality and women’s empowerment in the environmental arena.

Who Makes the Media:  The site maps the representation of men and women in the media worldwide.

Interparliamentary Union:  Provides current and historical representation of women’s political representation.

Global Database of Quotas for Women:  Provides detailed information about the use of electoral quotas to increase women’s political representation worldwide.

Her Hat Was In the Ring! U.S. Women Who Ran for Political Office Before 1920