Search Organizations (English): Women and poverty

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Stardale Women's Group

Forms a learning and healing center for Aboriginal women and women of poverty. Provides life skills and literacy education, as well as advocacy to women living in poverty and abusive situations, toward empowering their lives, their families, and their communities, thus overcoming systemic barriers.

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Pictou County Women's Centre

Works in the community with individuals to effect the kinds of changes that will offer women and adolescent girls a sense of empowerment, more choices, and more control over their lives.

Kenora Sexual Assault Centre

Forms a women's resource centre owned and operated by a feminist collective, that works to create equality and justice for women with focus on educational programs on the prevention of violence against women and children, women gaining economic independence and women developing to their fullest potential, overcoming barriers of oppression to become full participants in society on an equal basis.

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International Center for Research on Women
Forms an organization that works to improve the lives of women in poverty,advance women's equality and human rights, and contribute to the broader economic and social well-being. (See Details)
Women Today of Huron
Forms a community-based, rural women’s resource centre that works with women and girls in Huron County. Provides programs that aim to enhance the economic self-reliance of women, offer violence prevention education to the community, undertake participatory action research on issues that concern rural women, and get involved in collaborative community initiatives in partnership with sister agencies in Huron County and elsewhere. Web site provides information about their services, programs and projects, as well as a message board. (See Details)
Justice for Girls
Promotes support, justice, and equality for teenage girls who have experienced violence and live in poverty. (See Details)
Women Thrive Worldwide

Formerly the Women's Edge Coalition, Women Thrive Worldwide is a non-profit organization that shapes U.S. policy to help women in developing countries lift themselves out of povertyFounded in 1998, Women Thrive develops, shapes, and advocates for policies that foster economic opportunity for women living in poverty. They focus on making U.S. international assistance and trade programs prioritize women, and bring together a diverse coalition of over 50 organizations and 40,000 individuals united in the belief that empowering women is not only right, it’s also the key to ending global poverty.

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