Alaska Women's Network
The purpose of the AWN is "to further the enpowerment of Alaska women through sharing of information, education and support," and to encourage leadership skill training.
Elizabeth Robins and Alaska
This site, by Joanne E. Gates, one of the editors of
The Alaska-Klondike Diary of Elizabeth Robins, 1900,
has several of Robins' 1900-1920 Alaska fiction and non-fiction
Finnish Women in Parliament, 1911
Women's voting and election rights in Finland, as compared to the 'absurdity' of the American situation at the time.
George and Martha Louise Black
The couple played important parts in the political history of the Yukon, with Martha becoming the Yukon's federal Member of Parliament.
The first women to win the Iditarod (in 1985), Libby was interviewed by Sleddog Central in 1999.
Louise Arner Boyd
Her first visit to the Arctic was in 1924 - she participated in many explorations, and in 1955, at the age of 68, became the first woman to fly over the North Pole.
From Project Runeberg, biographies and bibliographies for over 50 female writers.
Northern Perspectives - Aug-Oct/89
The full text of this edition on women's issues is on-line.
Northern Women's Web Centre
This site by Amanda Graham is a comprehensive resource for information on Northern women, their organizations and the issues that affect them.
The Position of Women in Norway
Many countries look to Norway for inspiration and ideas on how to promote equality between the sexes. A detailed analysis by Pernille Lønne Mørkhagen.
Status of Women
This huge government site provides a broad range of in-depth information on issues, research and programs affecting Canadian women.
First elected as President of Iceland in 1980, she held the country's top seat for 16 years.
Women in the Klondike
Guest author Ken Spotswood presents a large article on the lives of several of the women who arrived during the Gold Rush.
Yukon Women's Directorate
This government branch is responsible for ensuring that gender considerations are integrated into all aspects of government policy-making, legislation and program
development. The site includes the Yukon Women's Hall of Fame.