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October 23, 2012

DATABASE of the MONTH - GenderWatch

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month - GenderWatch is one research database to search for information on this topic. Try the search strategy - “Domestic Violence Awareness” or another search.

>>>Click on the hyperlink GenderWatch or Go to

>>>Use search box at the center of the page to open GenderWatch or click on the hyperlink.

Find other relevant databases, information, and the Bibliographer for Women’s Studies through the Women’s Studies Gateway site --

GenderWatch is a full text database of publications that focus on the impact of gender across a broad spectrum of subject areas and has included LGBTQ focus since the inception of the database.  The database is a historical repository with information dating back to the 1970’s. The database focuses on in-depth coverage of the subjects that are uniquely central to women's lives, including family, childbirth, birth control, daycare, domestic abuse, work and the workplace, sexual harassment, aging, aging parents, body image, eating disorders and social and societal roles. Publications include academic and scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers, newsletters, regional publications, pamphlets, conference proceedings, and government, non-governmental (n-g-o) special reports, and archival material.

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