Advocacy

Advocacy

DES Action Canada

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Community education/development
Advocacy

Identifies, educates, supports, and advocates for people exposed to the drug DES (diethylstilbestrol), which was prescribed to some pregnant women between 1941 and 1971. Works to prevent similar public health problems, particularly in the field of reproductive health care. Web site includes information and advice for mothers who took DES, their daughters, and their sons.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
514-482-3204
Email Address: 
desact@web.net
Tollfree Phone Number: 
800-482-1337
Street Address: 
107-5890 Monkland Ave
City: 
Montreal
Province: 
Québec
Postal/ZIP Code: 
H4A 1G2

Centre for Children & Families in the Justice System

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Advocacy

Works to help families entwined in the criminal, family, or civil legal systems.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
519-679-7250
Email Address: 
info@lfcc.on.ca
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
519-675-7772
Street Address: 
London Family Court Clinic 200-254 Pall Mall St
City: 
London
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
N6A 5P6

Canadian Association for Victim Assistance

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NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Advocacy

Forms an organization whose purpose is to act as an information, referral and networking resource for Canadian victim assistance organizations, individuals advocates, professionals, victims of crime and tragedy, and the general public.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
604-916-0913
Email Address: 
info@infocava.ca
Website/URL: 
Street Address: 
c/o D.H. Kelly & Associates 2506 Balsam St
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V6K 3N2
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Canadian Association of Professionals with Disabilities

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Advocacy

Forms an organization dedicated to the inclusion, job retention, and advancement of current and future professionals with disabilities.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
250-474-5939
Email Address: 
info@canadianprofessionals.org
Street Address: 
714 Warder Place
City: 
Victoria
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V9A 7H6

Association for Progressive Communications Women's Networking Support Programme

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NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
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Advocacy

Forms a global network of women who support women networking for social change and women's empowerment, through the use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs).

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
+44 (0)20 7713 1941
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
+44 (0)20 7837 5551
Street Address: 
c/o GreenNet Educational Trust Catherine House 56-64 Leonard St
City: 
London
Postal/ZIP Code: 
EC2A 4JX

Association for Women's Rights in Development (AWID)

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NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Spanish
Services Provided: 
Community education/development
Advocacy

Works to cause policy, institutional and individual change that will improve the lives of women and girls everywhere.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
416-594-3773
Email Address: 
awid@awid.org
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
416-594-0330
Street Address: 
150-215 Spadina Ave
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5T 2C7
Country: 
Canada

Network of Women Parliamentarians of the Americas

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NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Spanish
Portuguese
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Advocacy

Brings together the women members of the parliamentary assemblies of the unitary, federal, federated and associated States, regional Parliaments and interparliamentary organizations of the Americas.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
418-644-2888
Email Address: 
copa@assnat.qc.ca
Fax Number: 
418-643-1865
Street Address: 
6th Fl 1020 rue des Parlementaires
City: 
Quebec
Province: 
Québec
Postal/ZIP Code: 
G1A 1A3

The California Body Burden Campaign

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NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Advocacy

Forms a network of public health, environmental health and justice, faith and labor organizations working to establish a California biomonitoring program.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
415-346-8223
Email Address: 
calbbc@breastcancerfund.org
Street Address: 
400-1388 Sutter St
City: 
San Francisco
Province: 
California
Postal/ZIP Code: 
94109

Psychiatric Medication Awareness Group

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Advocacy

Provides information to psychiatric medication users and their families about the potential risks of psychiatric drugs, about withdrawing safely from psychiatric medications, and about recovery. Educates health professionals and the public about the risks of psychiatric medications.

Contact Info
Email Address: 
info@psychmedaware.org
Street Address: 
PO Box 156
City: 
Duncan
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V9L 3X3

Breast Cancer Action Montreal

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Community education/development
Advocacy

Forms a non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness about the issues surrounding breast cancer. Stivres to educate the public, through public lectures, debates and seminars, about the many controversies associated with breast cancer.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
514-483-1846
Email Address: 
info@bcam.qc.ca
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
514-482-9221
Street Address: 
201-5890 Monkland Ave
City: 
Montreal
Province: 
Québec
Postal/ZIP Code: 
H4A 1G2
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