WomenWatch provides a wide range of info from many UN sources, with a remarkable quantity of materials in different formats and languages in a well-organized structure; it covers important topics for PS studies and features a perfect updating rate.


WomenWatch stems from several UN entities as an inter-agency project. It is managed by a taskforce of the Inter-Agency Network, led by the Division for the Advancement of Women of the United Nations


The site provides access to a remarkable and organically spread throughout the site content, with several layers of material covering a full range of women-related issues. Records are organized in complex and integrated archives and provided in many different formats, from text to audio/video

Information density

A great deal of documents and information are available: official UN documents and announcements, papers, speeches and reports, event listings, information from different agencies and sources

Content Pertinence to Political Science

Covering current events and issues about the gender equality topic, the general content of this website is quite useful for PS researchers and scholars

Updating Rate

The whole site content appears perfectly up-to-date and regularly monitored, with particular attention to UN agencies'official statements, reports, event listings and calendar