The Moscow Center for Gender Studies
Adress: Nakhimovsky ave, 32, Institute for Social and Economic Studies of the Population, RAS
Phone: 125-6419, 129-1001
The Center is affiliated with the Institute for Socio-Economic Population Problems of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
It has a distinguished roster of women scholar associates, and has published numerous articles and books. (An anthology of essays by scholars associated with MCGS has been published in English, titled Women in Russia. Contact the Center for a complete list of its publications.) Besides sponsoring research, MCGS organizes conferences, seminars and training programs aimed at "integrating women into political activities and market economies." It is also developing programs in women’s studies for introduction into university and high school curricula. In cooperation with the Network of East-West Women, MCGS is developing an electronic network to link women’s NGOs and to address law and public policy issues concerning women. MCGS provides access to libraries, archives, and information institutions in the field of gender studies.