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Rules, Regs & Rights

Check the 2014-2015 Student Handbook to learn the College's rules and regulations and your rights as a student.

Bias incidents are taken very seriously by the College. Learn more about the Bias Incident Response Protocol.

Useful Links

Women’s Career

www.advancingwomen.com
Advancing Woman – seeking effective means for advancing careers.
www-unix.umbc.edu/~korenman/wmst/links.html
A topical directory of links to sites concerning women’s studies and issues.

Women in Athletics

www.womenssportsfoundation.org/cgi-bin/iowa/index.html
Resources related to women’s participation in sports, including: scholarships and internships, training, fitness, careers, gender equity, homophobia, disability, etc.
www.feminist.com
Articles, news updates, activist alerts, women’s organizations and services, interviews, links to other women’s issues sites. Notable activist focus.

Rape and Abuse

www.womenagainstrape.net
Information on struggles against rape, domestic violence, racist sexual assault, and seeking asylum after rape.
www.abusesanctuary.blogspot.com
Articles, links and resources on verbal, psychological and emotional abuse, as well as personality disorders.

Women’s Health

www.4collegewomen.org
A site dealing with women’s health, focusing on health issues facing college-age women.
www.saveroe.com
A Planned Parenthood site offering information about birth control, abortion, legislative initiatives, activist efforts involving reproductive rights, anti-choice threats to the 1973 Roe v. Wade court decision, etc.
www.natlbcc.org
Breast cancer advocacy.
www.blackwomenshealth.com
Information about women’s health with a focus on black women.
www.facingourrisk.org
Web site for women whose family history and genetic status put them at high risk for ovarian and/or breast cancer
www.power-surge.com/intro.htm
Resources for women going through menopause.
www.childbirth.org
Resources concerning pregnancy and childbirth.
www.center4research.org
News and information about policy research on issues such as social security, breast implants, breast cancer, poverty and welfare, violence, women’s health, children’s health, and work and family.
www.prochoiceamerica.org
Information and news about reproductive rights and health issues, legislative initiatives and alerts, campus organizing, and NARAL.
www.crchealth.com
Health group providing educational programs for adults and youth who are struggling with behavioral issues, chemical dependency, eating disorders, obesity, and more.
www.drugnews.net
Information and news related to defective prescription medications and medical devices.

Self Esteem/ Body Image

www.more-selfesteem.com/index.htm
Site about self esteem and tips to help build self–confidence.
www.edreferral.com/body_image.htm
Eating disorder referral site, information on improving body image.
www.about-face.org
Promotes positive self-esteem in girls and women of all ages, sizes, races, and backgrounds through a spirited approach to media education, outreach, and activism.
www.mirror-mirror.org/eatdis.htm
Defines and explains eating disorders and offers resources for dealing with them, including recommended books, organizations, treatment centers, related links, and more.
www.adiosbarbie.com
Women and men can learn about their bodies, speak out, share stories, social commentary on body issues, and redefining body perception.
www.kidshealth.org/teen/your_mind/body_image/body_image.html
Site for teens about body image, self esteem, and other topics related to body and mind.
www.bibri.com/home/index.htm
Body image betrayal and related issues. Information about eating disorders, OCD, self-injury, rape, domestic violence, therapy, etc.
www.bodyimagehealth.org
Designed to prevent body image, fitness, eating, and weight concerns before they start.
www.facetheissue.com
Site addressing body image, eating disorders, abuse, depression, etc.
www.youngwomenshealth.org
Information about eating disorders, nutrition, menstruation, gynecological exams, endometriosis, cancer, sexuality, birth control options, STDs, smoking, breast health, body piercing, emotional health, and more, as well as a guide to lesbian health for teens.

http://www.datehookup.com/content-an-online-guide-to-improving-self-esteem.htm

An online guide to improving self esteem.

Discrimination

www.un.org/womenwatch/daw/cedaw
Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women

Women’s Politics

www.feministcampus.org
Provide tools and resources students need to become involved in pro-choice activism on campus.
www.now.org
National Organization for Women
www.wwwomen.com
Search directory for women.
www.womenspolicy.org
Women’s Issues in Congress.
www.feminist.org
The Feminist Majority Foundation On-line offers a large collection of on-line resources and information for/about women.
www.amazoncastle.com/feminism
Resources on women’s health, history, political concerns, cartoons, listings of activist books and recommended reading, activist shopping sites, feminist quotations and definitions, etc.
www.paysonroad.com/payson_home.htm
Information and facts, links, on-line support groups, etc. about eating disorders.
annpower.vitalvoices.org/
Seeks to empower young women with the leadership skills they need to affect global progress, invest in their communities and begin their journeys as the next generation of leaders.