Women's studies government resources

The Bureau of the Census
This site contains all kinds of demographic data for the United States, including earnings data for men and women and the composition of households in the United States

The Department of Labor Women's Bureau
A source of government publications and data pertaining to women in the workplace.  Established in 1920, the Women's Bureau was created to ensure the well-being of working women.

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
The EEOC aims to ensure equality of opportunity by vigorously enforcing federal legislation prohibiting discrimination in employment.

The U.S. House of Representative and the U.S. Senate
Check the status of pending legislation and contact your own representative.

Violence Against Women Office
As part of the United States Justice Department, VAWO  was created in 1995 to implement the 1994 Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and to lead the national effort to stop domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking.

The White House