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It is committed to promoting the rights of women within the framework of Islam. Their principels are: a) The universal and Islamic values of equality, non-discrimination, justice and dignity as the basis of all human relations. b)Full and equal citizenship, including full participation in all aspects of society, as the right of every individual. b) Marriage and family relations based on equality and justice, with men and women sharing equal rights and responsibilities.
The organisation Mukomeze tries to achieve to improve the lives of women and girls who survived rape and other forms of sexual violence arising from the 1994 genocide in Rwanda.
Its main purpose is to produce, organize, and disseminate knowledge about sexuality from a human rights perspective, in order to help fight gender inequality and to contribute to the struggle against the discrimination of sexual minorities in the region.
Migrants are commonly seen as both unwanted intruders and powerless victims, but Laura Agustin own ideas work to break down this duality and think about power in different ways. Laura Agustín writes as a lifelong migrant and sometime worker in both nongovernmental and academic projects about sex, travel and work.
GL is committed with media, governance and gender justice. Working with partners at local, national, regional and international level to promote gender equality in and through the media and effective campaigns for ending gender violence, HIV and AIDS.
NGO sites
All Women's Action Society - AWAM
Feminist organisation committed to improving the lives of women in Malaysia.
ABANTU for Development
ABANTU's mission is to empower African people, particularly women, to participate at local, national, regional and international levels in making decisions that affect their lives enabling action for change. ABANTU strives to eradicate the cultural, legal and political obstacles to women attaining economic independence and equality before the law. It aims to ensure the advancement of women's interests that will benefit the entire community. Offices in the Kenya, Tanzania and the UK.
AFESIP
AFESIP exists to combat trafficking in women and children for sex slavery; to care for and rehabilitate those rescued from sex slavery; to provide occupational skills and to reintegrate those rescued into the community in a sustainable and innovative manner. Cambodia.
Afghan Women's Network - AWN
Network of women working to empower Afghan women and ensure their equal participation in Afghan society.
Africa Regional Sexuality Resource Center
They work to expand the discourse, thinking and action on sexuality in Africa in favour of healthy, respectful, responsible and pleasurable sexuality.
Africa Women and Child Features Service
Network run by women journalists who write on women and children issues from a progressive gender perspective. Kenya.
Africa Women’s Media Centre - AWMC
The center is an organization working with and on behalf of African women in the media. Senegal.
African Gender Institute
Located at the University of Cape Town, AFI its a resource dedicated to strengthening and advancing the work of intellectuals, researchers, policy-makers and practitioners committed to the attainment of gender equity. South Africa.
African Women's Development and Communication Network - FEMNET
FEMNET works to strengthen the role and contribution of African NGOs concerned with women's development and to create a channel through which they can share ideas, knowledge and experiences geared towards improving the condition of African Women. Kenya.
African Women's Development Fund (AWDF)
AWDF is a fundraising and grant-making initiative, which aims to support the work of the African Women's movement.
African Women's Economic Policy Network - AWEPON
This organization seeks to strengthen the capacity of women, especially at grassroots and national levels, to influence the shape of economic policy.
African Women's Media Center (AWMC)
The AWMC works with women's media networks, media associations, NGOs, media companies and individuals in Africa. The Center offers a wide range of programs for women journalists throughout Africa, including training workshops and seminars, networking opportunities to share experiences and a clearinghouse of information on fellowship, scholarship and exchange opportunities in Africa.
AGAP-Awareness Group on AIDS Prevention.
An organization dedicated in minimizing the HIV/AIDS impacts in the rural areas of East African countries through carrying out awareness campaigns and prevention.
Ain o Salish Kendra - ASK
ASK provides free legal aid to the disenfranchised, and is committed to promoting human rights within a democratic framework. Bangladesh.
Alliance for Arab Woman - AAW
It works as an umbrella to a network of NGOs and cooperates with other Egyptian and Arab organizations to provide women with basic human security through influencing policies and legislations
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16 Days of activism against gender violence
Take back the tech!

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Selected news
Racial Equality Statute in Brazil
Fri Dec 17 2010 - Source: AWID
Women’s groups from the movimento negro in Brazil are disappointed with the Racial Equality Statute recently passed in that country. Jurema Werneck from Criola, a black women’s NGO that confronts racism, sexism and homophobia, explains why.
AWID has compiled a useful reference tool for women human rights defenders
Fri Dec 03 2010 - Source: AWID
The compilation lists research materials dealing with the security and protection of defenders, resources that women activists can consult concerning their wellbeing and self-care, manuals dealing with how to document and monitor violations of women’s rights, as well as manuals on the rights and mechanisms available to women human rights defenders at risk.
Strengthening policy analysis and advocacy on Gender, Economic and Climate Justice in Africa
Fri Nov 19 2010 - Source: DAWN
A regional consultation and training institute on Gender, Economic and Environmental Justice (GEEJ) will be held in Accra, Ghana from 20-23 November 2010. This meeting is convened by Development Alternatives with Women for a New Era (DAWN), in collaboration with Third World Network-Africa (TWN-Africa).

 
UN reform - Tue Jul 05 2011
Some 50 civil society organisations from all over the world claimed this week for the creation of an Intergovernmental Commission on International Cooperation on Tax Matters to protect nations from abusive practices, including evasion and the race to the bottom in corporate taxation. The claim is headed by the international networks of development groups Eurodad, CIDSE, ActionAid, Christian Aid and the Tax Justice Network (TJN), and the Danish group Ibis.

Beijing +15 - Fifteen-year review of the Beijing Platform for Action Abortion in Latin America and the Caribbean Gender in economics The UN reform... and what about women?
Gender-based violence UN reform Cairo +10 - ICPD +10 Migrant sex work
Beijing +10: Conference on Women review The gender gap in education Sexual and reproductive rights Women for peace

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