Women and Social Movements, International

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Women and Social Movements, International is a collection of primary source materials drawn from more than 300 repositories.  The archive is co-published by the Center for the Historical Study of Women and Gender at SUNY, Binghamton, and Alexander Street Press. The collection includes conference proceedings, reports of international women's organizations, publications of women's non-governmental organizations, and letters, diaries, and memoirs of international women activists dating as far back as the middle nineteenth century.   Covered topics include war and peace, poverty, child labor, literacy, disease prevention, women's rights and gender inequality.


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Dates covered

1840 - present.

Updating frequency

Very frequent until archive is fully assembled in December 2012.


More than 300 historical repositories, including archives, institutions of higher education, and international women's organizations.

Type of coverage

Indexing with citations, full images.

Print counterpart or
related resources


Producer/content provider

Alexander Street Press

Vendor/electronic presentation provider

Alexander Street Press

Core Subject(s)