Women & Education Abroad
In order to have a rewarding and safe experience, it is important to be aware of the cultural, legal, and social issues affecting gender roles, relationships, and dating. Begin your research by examining the resources below and talking with other students who have been abroad or international students here at CSU. Our staff will work with you to identify programs and locations to fit your needs and help prepare you for your international experience.
How Living Internationally Affects Your Life
Resources for women’s safety issues abroad created by Northwestern University.
Information for women travelers from women travelers; there is also a free e-mail newsletter you can subscribe to from this site.
A collection of country-specific tips from women travelers created by Journeywoman Online.
Article on sexual harassment while studying abroad, including women’s experiences, causes and ways to prevent harassment.
A collection of first-hand articles, websites and agencies by this award-winning, respected travel magazine.
Resources that seek to help women be knowledgeable, prepared and safe abroad. Site also includes a collection of student comments, tips, and written resources.
From Rick Steve’s Graffiti Wall, tips for women traveling to Europe from women who traveled to Europe on packing, appropriate attire, safety, etc.
Books & Articles
Go Girl! The Black Woman’s Book of Travel and Adventure. Elaine Lee – Eighth Mountain Press, 1997.
What’s the Subject of Study Abroad? Race, Gender and Living Culture. M. Stewart & S. Talburt – Modern Language Journal 82 (2), 1999.
Bibliography compiled by the University of Michigan’s International Center.