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General Information
  • 101 Facts: Working Women
  • Facts on Working Women
    20 facts about women workers by the U.S. Department of Labor.
    Pay raises and money!!
  • Working Women
  • Women At A Glance
    Few causes promoted by the United Nations have generated more intense and widespread support than the campaign to promote and protect the equal rights of women. The Charter of the United Nations was the first international agreement to proclaim gender equality as a fundamental human right. Over the years, the Organization has helped create an historic legacy of internationally agreed strategies, standards, programmes and goals to advance the status of women worldwide. While progress has been achieved, as the following statistics indicate, much work remains to be done.
  • Working Women
    Whether your top concern is equal pay or flexible hours, child care or elder care, training for a new job or respect for the one you do now, one thing is certain: Working women agree that it's more effective working together to make changes on the job than trying to go it alone.

  • Laws and Legislation
  • Nontraditional Employment for Women (NEW) Act
    NEW Act encourages efforts by the Federal, State, and local levels of government aimed at providing a wider range of opportunities for women.
  • Women in Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Occupations (WANTO) Act
    The WANTO Act's goal is to provide technical assistance to employers and labor unions to encourage employment of women in apprenticeable occupations and nontraditional occupations.

  • Mothers
  • Blue Suit Mom is the premier resource of work and family balance information for executive working mothers and their employers. You'll find advice on parenting, career advancement, the balancing act, meal planning and family health and fitness, delivered in a format that nurtures respect for professional mothers.
  • Breatfeeding Women and Work
    The breastfeeding rights of working women is an issue that has been at the heart of WABA’s concerns since the beginning.
  • Working Moms' Refuge
    This is not a corporate image of what your life is like ... or what your life needs. This site is produced by women living the same life as you — we juggle babies and dinners and work and sanity.

  • Non-Traditional Occupations
  • Non-Traditional Employment for Women
    Find out what non-traditional occupation means and what the jobs considered non-traditional for women are.

  • Organizations
  • National Organization for Women
    NOW's goal is to take action to bring about equality for all women.
  • Women Entrepreneurship in the 21st Century
    A one-stop federal resource for targeted information, registration for online programs, and networking opportunities to help women entrepreneurs navigate the ever-changing business world and do what they do best: innovate, create jobs, and make a vital contribution to the strength of America.
  • Women's Media
    Women's Media provides the latest in-depth material to help working women advance. We promote a positive attitude in women, a respect for women’s talents, and a way out of the cycle of seeing women as victims.
  • Working Women 2000 and beyond
    Usings women's voices to help you advance, lead and find balance in your life.

  • Training and Education
  • Women Advancing Through Vocational Education and Traiting (WAVE)
    Are you a woman looking for a job in an area that used to be seen as "men's work"?
    Are you a woman interested in one of the 'new jobs' that didn't exist ten years ago?
    Are you working in one of these jobs already and would like more information about other women working in similar areas?
    This website is your gateway to over 100 links to help you in your career.

  • Fox Cities Workforce Development Center
    1802 Appleton Road, Menasha, WI 54952
    Phone (920) 997-3272  ||  Fax (920) 832-5297

    Hours: Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 4:30 pm