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1 A Comparative Analysis of Women’s Activism on the Web Susan Ware Research & Instruction Librarian Penn State University, USA July 2002 WOMEN'S WORLDS 2002 THE 8TH INTERNATIONAL INTERDISCIPLINARY CONGRESS ON WOMEN

2 WomenAction

3 Criteria for Effective Web Activism Visibility - Accessibility Links from other Web sites Information Dissemination Provide mission statement & contact information Educate and update readers on the issues Action Opportunities Invite readers to act Use technology effectively to help readers act Interactivity - Communication , bulletin boards, chat rooms, conferencing Virtual communities

4 Activist Web Sites Analyzed National Organization for Women Flame – African Sisters Online Asian Women’s Resource Exchange Association of Iranian Women European & North American Women Action

5 National Organization for Women Link Analysis 4961 outside links ( sampled 100) –95% USA –99% English –40%.edu, 35%.org, 25%.com [ ] GOOGLE – JULY 2OO2

6 Flame African Sisters Online Link Analysis 64 outside links –24 countries –36% North America, 28% Europe, 25% Africa –9 languages –78% English, 16% Multilingual –4 domains –66%.org, 19%.com, 14%.edu, 1%.gov [ GOOGLE – JULY 2OO2

7 Asian Women’s Resource Exchange Link Analysis 62 outside links –21 countries –42% North America, 27% Asia, 23% Europe –11 languages –69% English, 19% Multilingual, 5% Japanese –3 domains –64%.org, 18%.edu, 18%.com [ ] GOOGLE – JULY 2OO2

8 Association of Iranian Women Link Analysis 33 outside links –11 countries –61% North America, 24% Europe, 12% Middle East –6 languages –79% English, 12% Multilingual –3 domains –52%.org, 27%.com, 21%.edu [ ] GOOGLE – JULY 2OO2

9 European & North American Women Action Link Analysis 22 outside links –12 countries –59% Europe, 32% North America –7 languages –41% English, 41% Multilingual, 9% French –3 domains –68%.org, 18%.com, 14%.edu [ ] GOOGLE – JULY 2OO2

10 National Organization for Women

11 Flame – African Sisters Online

12 Asian Women’s Resource Exchange

13 Association of Iranian Women

14 European&North American Women Action

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