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Okinawa Studies Research Guide: Gender/Women's Rights

This guide to introduce you to resources on contemporary Okinawan issues.

Okinawan Women's Groups

The resources featured here are nonprofit or nongovernmental organizations that focus on Okinawa women's issues.  Some of these organizations may be linked to governmental agencies.

© AP/Shizuo Kambayashi

Government and Prefectural Resources

This list contains links to government sources.  It includes Japanese national and municipal government links as well as U.S. sources.

© Wikimedia Commons/663Highland

Open-Access Databases

Recent Acquisitions

Women's Research Institutes

These university research institutes study women's issues.  Covering a wide array of issues, these institutes include research, publications, lectures, or events on Okinawan women's and gender issues in their catalog or history.  


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