Women, Information and Libraries Special Interest Group

Sponsored by: Management of Library Associations Section


Women play a crucial role in realising basic human rights for all and in achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Meeting the information needs of women is a major contribution of the library field to global development.

The Special Interest Group focuses on women as users of library and information services, as workers in the library field, and as providers of information.

The overarching strategic framework is formed by the UN treaties, programs and initiatives related to women and information to create a fruitful link between IFLA and relevant international organisations.

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Women, Information and Libraries, Special Interest Groups, Women’s issues

Last update: 10 June 2021