Search Organizations (English): Women's movement

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Boston Women's Health Book Collective

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

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
Works to advance the position of women in society through feminist and women-centred research. (See Details)
Center for Women Policy Studies
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)
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
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
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
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)
Aims to bring about equality for all women. This organization is the largest organization of feminist activists in the Untied States. (See Details)