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ENERGIA is an international network on women and sustainable energy through information exchange, training, research, advocacy and action.
Perspectives For Earth Summit 2002 – Energy, Transport, Information
for Decision Making. Report on the International Conference, Berlin,
The Gender and Water Alliance. At the World Water Forum (The Hague, March 2000) many women’s organisations and gender experts agreed to continue working together to translate plans for gender mainstreaming in action.
Pesticides and Sustainable Agriculture Ransom,
P. (2000) Women’s Environment and Development Organization http://www.unfpa.org/swp/2000/english/ch01.html
rights and security
for further information on: International Agreements. Rich text file
The Huairou Commission for grassroots women leaders and their organisations to participate in local, regional, and international
Multi-Stakeholder Processes for Governance and Sustainability.
Beyond Deadlock and Conflict. Hemmati,
M. (with Felix Dodds, Jasmin Enayati, and Jan McHarry) 2001 [in press]
.London: Earthscan http://www.earthsummit2002.org/msp
International Women’s Tribune Centre (IWTC) supports the initiatives of women in the Global South (i.e. Africa, Asia/Pacific, Latin America/Caribbean, Middle East, Eastern Europe and Central Asia) to promote equitable and active participation of women in the development. Website:
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Institutes and information resources
BRIDGE is a gender development organisation that supports gender mainstreaming efforts
from the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex (UK). http://www.ids.ac.uk/bridge/index.html
François-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights: The
first academic center to focus exclusively on health and human rights,
the FXB Center combines the academic strengths of research and
teaching with a strong commitment to service and advocacy.
IFUW, The International Federation of University Women, advocates to national governments and international organisations that education improves girls and women’s lives.
Services, an online database of more than 325 women’s information centres and libraries that are open to the public.
Gender Studies Resources: This site offers general and specific
bibliographies and filmographies on issues pertaining to women and
gender in Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and Arab World,
and among minority cultures in North America and Europe. Connected to
the University of Berkeley.
Library of Women’s Issues Oriented Web Links
WLP, Women’s Learning Partnership for Rights, Development, and Peace, is dedicated to empowering women to restructure their roles and to improve their status in their families, communities and societies.
Aviva, An international women’s magazine, enabling women all over the world to network, and acting as a “host” site to women’s groups and services globally.
International Information Centre and Archives for the Women’s Movement.
Mapping the World of Women’s Information Services, an online database of more than 325 women’s information centres and libraries
that are open to the public. www.iiav.nl/eng/databases/mapping/index.html
WomenAction, a global information, communication and media network on the Beijing+5 review process at
WFS, Women’s Feature Service, is a news-feature service that reports from 40 countries in all regions of the world.
WINGS, Women’s International News Gathering Service is an independent radio production company producing and distributing news and current affairs programs by and about women around the world.
groups and NGOs
Years is Enough: A coalition of 205 grassroots, faith-based,
policy, women's, social and economic justice, youth, solidarity,
labor, and development organizations dedicated to the profound
transformation of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Women in Development/NY (AltWID/NY): A working group who are
seeking to incorporate gender, race and class to economic and social
issues affecting women in the global North and South.
APC/WNSP, Women’s Networking Support
Programme, provides information in research and evaluation, policy and advocacy,
training, and online experiences of women. In English, French, and Spanish.
AWID, Association for Women in Development, is an international
organisation committed to achieving gender equality, sustainable development and human rights for everyone.
CEDPA, Centre for Development and Population Activities. The website provides information on training programs, workshops, and and women’s empowerment.
for Reproductive Law & Policy (CRLP): A legal organization
dedicated to defending women’s rights to reproductive freedom around
the world. http://www.crlp.org
for Women’s Global Leadership: Develops and facilitates
women’s leadership initiatives worldwide. http://www.cwgl.rutgers.edu
CWGL, Center for Women’s Global Leadership, promoting the leadership of women and advance feminist perspectives.
Group for Alternative Policies (Development GAP): Through its
collaboration with citizens' organizations overseas, it works to
ensure that the knowledge, priorities and efforts of the women and men
of the South inform decisions made in the North about their economies
and the environments in which they live. http://www.igc.apc.org/dgap/
ECPAT, End Child Prostitution, Pornography, and Trafficking, is a global network for the elimination of these practices and the protection of children’s rights.
Now: An international human rights organization dedicated to
action for the civil, political, economic and social rights of girls
and women. http://www.equalitynow.org
International: Provides financial and material support for
community-led development in Brazil, Eritrea, Haiti, Mexico, and
IGC Womensnet, providing information on women’s
political activities. http://www.igc.org/igc/womensnet/
Madre - International
Women's Human rights network http://www.madre.org/resources/wtc1.html
Caucus to the UN Commission on Sustainable Development, www.earthsummit2002.org/wcaucus/csdngo.htm
Caucus for Gender Justice : The Caucus is a network of individuals
and groups committed to strengthening advocacy for women's human
rights and helping to develop greater capacity among women in the use
of International Criminal Court, the Optional Protocol to CEDAW and
other mechanisms that provide women access to different systems of
Environment and Development Organization (WEDO): An international
organization working to increase women's visibility, roles and
leadership nationally, regionally, and internationally. http://www.wedo.org
Human Rights Net: A partnership of women’s human rights
organizations around the world; provides links to organizations and
explanations of systems and strategies for women’s human rights
Net: Links to women’s organizations and posts regularly updated
news announcements about women from the Institute for Global
Communications, which links the on-line progressive community. http://www.whrnet.org/
Worldwide network http://www.poptel.org.uk/women-ww/the_www_network.htm
WIDE - Network of
Women's Development organisations in Europe http://www.iepala.es/wide/home.htm
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and North America:
The European Women’s Lobby
the largest coordinating body of national and European
non-governmental women's organisations in the European Union, with
over 2,700 member associations in the 15 Member States. The EWL's goal
is to eliminate all forms of discrimination against women and to link
political decision-makers and women's organisations at EU level.
for Peace: A politically independent, grassroots organization that
works to support peace, justice and sustainable economies in the
Americas by changing US policies and corporate practices which
contribute to poverty and oppression in Latin America and the
Latin America and the Caribbean:
ALAI, Agencia Latinoamericana de Información, Ecuador, Communication initiative for feminist movements in Latin America and the Caribbean
de Investigaciones Economicas y Politicas de Accion Comunitaria (CIEPAC):
Provides news updates and activist information about Chiapas.
for Cuban Studies: Dedicated to providing information and
activities relating to contemporary Cuba and contributing to a
normalization of relations between Cuba and the U.S.
Solidarity web links: An extensive list of sites dedicated to
partnerships with Cuba and anti-embargo work.
Civil: Provides news updates and activist information about
America Net: Links the on-line progressive community working on
issues related to Latin America and posts news updates and event
America Working Group (LAWG): A coalition of over 65 religious,
human-rights, grassroots, foreign-policy, research, peace and
development organizations committed to just and humane US policy
toward Latin America. LAWG maintains an email network of people
interested in promoting change in US/Cuba policy.
in Solidarity with the People of Guatemala (NISGUA): Works to
provide moral and material support to grassroots movements; reorient
US policy towards Guatemala; build support in the United States for
the ongoing peace negotiations to end Guatemala's civil war; and
educate the US public about the current situation in Guatemala.
Network of NGOs of
Trinidad & Tobago for the Advancement of Women (Commonwealth
Women's Network) http://www.community.wow.net/womenngo
in Health: A nonprofit corporation that works with community-based
organizations to improve the well-being of people struggling against
poverty; assists partner projects in Haiti, Peru, Mexico, and the
MADRE’s sister organization in Nicaragua
(UN Economic Commission for Latin America and Caribbean). Gender
indicators project http://www.eclac.cl/publicaciones/unidadmujer/6/lcl1186/lcl1186i.pdf
Washington Office on Haiti (WOH): Supports democracy, human rights
and self-determined development through public education, information
and analysis, particularly in terms of the effects of U.S. policy on
the Haitian poor.
Office on Latin America (WOLA): Facilitates dialogue between
governments and NGO’s, monitors the impact of policies and programs
of governments and international organizations, and promotes
alternatives through reporting, education, training, and
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