Association for Women's Rights in Development (AWID)
The Association for Women's Rights in Development (AWID) is an international membership organization connecting, informing and mobilizing people and organizations committed to achieving gender equality, sustainable development and women's human rights.
Centre for Development and Population Activities (CEDPA)
Founded in 1975, the Centre for Development and Population Activities (CEDPA) is an internationally recognized non-profit organization that improves the lives of women and girls in developing countries. Our approach is to work hand-in-hand with women leaders, local partners, and national and international organizations to give women the tools they need to improve their lives, families and communities.
Global Fund for Women
The Global Fund for Women provides flexible, timely grants to women's groups around the world striving to improve women's human rights. The challenges that women face vary widely across communities, cultures, religious traditions, and countries. The Global Fund for Women believes that women themselves know best how to determine their needs and propose solutions for lasting change.
International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF)
The IWMF was launched in 1990 with the mission to strengthen the role of women in the news media around the world, based on the belief that no press is truly free unless women share an equal voice. IWMF is involved in three areas: Raising Awareness; Building Networks; and Creating Opportunities.
Million Women Rise
The Million Women Rise Coalition is a diverse group of individual women and women representatives from the Voluntary and Community Sector who are united by our outrage at the continued daily, hourly, minute-by-minute individual and institutionalised male violence enacted against women worldwide.
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF)
The Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) has a long commitment, dating back to its establishment in 1915, to the achievement of peace and justice, and the full enjoyment of human rights. WILPF works on issues of peace, human rights and disarmament at the local, national and international levels, participates in the ongoing international debates on peace and security, conflict prevention and resolution, on the elimination of all forms of discrimination, and works for the promotion and protection of human rights. It contributes to the analysis of these issues, and through its many activities, educates, informs and mobilises women for action.
PeaceWomen.org (WILPF) seeks to nurture communication among a diversity of women's organisations by providing an accessible and accurate information exchange between peace women around the world and the UN system.
Women's Learning Partnership
Women's Learning Partnership for Rights, Development, and Peace (WLP) is an international, non-governmental organization (NGO) registered as a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization in the United States. WLP works to empower women and girls in the Global South to re-imagine and re-structure their roles in their families, communities, and societies. WLP seeks to achieve this goal through leadership training, capacity building, and helping women generate as well as receive information and knowledge.
Women's World Summit Foundation (WWSF)
WWSF is an international, non profit, non-confessional NGO and empowerment agency (with UN ECOSOC consultative status), based in Geneva, Switzerland. WWSF works for the implementation of women's and children's rights and annually convenes the "Prize for women's creativity in rural life", the World Rural Women's Day 15 October, the World Fund for the Dignity of Children, and the World Day for Prevention of Child Abuse - 19 November.
Women Living Under Muslim Laws
Women Living Under Muslim Laws is an international solidarity network that provides information, support and a collective space for women whose lives are shaped, conditioned or governed by laws and customs said to derive from Islam. For more than two decades WLUML has linked individual women and organisations. It now extends to more than 70 countries ranging from South Africa to Uzbekistan, Senegal to Indonesia and Brazil to France
Women News Network
Women News Network is dedicated to bringing you in-depth international women’s news not found in our current public media stream. Starting from a writing assignment to cover global women’s news for the UN Commission on the Status of Women in 2006, director Lys Anzia saw the vital need to report the many times hard and suffering stories of women. WNN news stories have appeared on UN affiliate and agency publications through WUNRN – Women’s UN Report Network and UN-INSTRAW, the United Nations Institute of Training and Research for the Advancement of