Search Organizations (English): Women's movement

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Boston Women's Health Book Collective  
http://www.ourbodiesourselves.org

Also known as Our Bodies Ourselves.  Forms a nonprofit, public interest women’s health education, advocacy, and consulting organization. Provides clear, truthful information about health, sexuality and reproduction from a feminist and consumer perspective.

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United Nation's Platform for Action Committee (UNPAC) - Manitoba  
http://www.unpac.ca/

An association of Manitoba women dedicated to the objectives of the Platform For Action as ratified by Canada at the United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women.

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Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women  
http://www.criaw-icref.ca/
Works to advance the position of women in society through feminist and women-centred research. (See Details)
Center for Women Policy Studies  
http://www.centerwomenpolicy.org
Forms an organization that is a unique resource for policy makers, researchers, advocates and community leaders. Identifies cutting edge issues and trends and shape multiethnic feminist responses. Addresses the combined impact of gender, race/ethnicity and socioeconomic status on issues affecting women and girls. Grounds their work in the belief that all issues affecting women are interrelated. (See Details)
Womennet.ca  
http://www.womennet.ca
Forms a feminist web site that provides the Directory of Canadian Women’s Resources, a searchable database of over 4,000 women’s groups in Canada, a Links Section, which contains thousands of annotated links to international and Canadian women’s sites, and a News and Resources, including Bulletin Boards. / Forme un site Web féministe offrant les ressources suivantes : l’Annuaire des ressources pour femmes du Canada, une base de données consultable qui regroupe plus de 4 000 groupes de femmes au Canada, une section Liens, qui regroupe des centaines d’hyperliens annotés vers des sites internationaux et canadiens de femmes, et une section Nouvelles et ressources, y compris des babillards d’information. (See Details)
Feminist Women's Health Center  
http://www.fwhc.org
Forms a nonprofit organization that promotes and protects a woman's right to choose and receive reproductive health care. Provides woman-centered health care in a safe environment that promotes empowerment, mutual trust, and compassion. (See Details)
Global Fund for Women  
http://www.globalfundforwomen.org/
Forms an organization that makes grants to seed, support, and strengthen women's rights groups based outside the United States working to address human rights issues that include: providing economic opportunity and independence for women; increasing girls' access to education; improving women's health and reproductive rights; stopping violence against women; challenging harmful traditional practices; strengthening women's political participation; supporting lesbian rights; ensuring equal rights for women with disabilities; and, improving women's access to information technology. (See Details)
Canadian Women's March Committee  
http://www.canada.marchofwomen.org/
Borne out of several ad-hoc gathering of representatives from a variety of national organizations during the fall of 1998. Formal meetings of this committee began in January of 1999, and have continued on a regular basis since then. Currently, the CWMC is comprised of 35 women representing 24 national organizations that work directly on issues pertaining to women's equality, justice and rights. A vu le jour à la suite de la tenue de plusieurs rencontres ad hoc, à l'automne de 1998, avec des représentantes de divers organismes nationaux. Des réunions officielles de ce comité ont débuté en janvier 1999 et se sont poursuivies de façon périodique depuis lors. À l'heure actuelle, le CCMF compte 35 femmes représentant 24 organismes nationaux qui travaillent directement à des questions liées à l'égalité, à la justice et aux droits des femmes. (See Details)
National Organization for Women (NOW)  
http://www.now.org/
Aims to bring about equality for all women. This organization is the largest organization of feminist activists in the Untied States. (See Details)