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Examples of Other Organizations
Doctors Without Borders
An organization which offers emergency medical assistance provide public information on the plight of the populations served. "Founded in 1971 by a small group of French doctors who believed that all people have the right to medical care regardless of race,religion, creed or political affiliation, and that the needs of these people supersede respect for national borders."
Feminist Majority Foundation
An organization promoting social, economic, and political equality for women. See "Choices Campus Community" to find out how people are engaging in feminist leadership and activism online.
Global Fund for Women
An international organization focusing on women's economic security, health, education, and leadership.
Global List of Women's Organizations
List of Women's Organizations arranged by country. Not updated since 2004.
Institute for Women's Policy Research - IWPR
IWPR is involved in researching and promoting women's policy issues.
IOM - International Organization for Migration
"Established in 1951 as an intergovernmental organization to resettle European displaced persons, refugees and migrants, IOM has now grown to encompass a variety of migration management activities throughout the world."
The international women's human rights organization works in partnership with women's community-based groups worldwide to address issues of health, economic development, and other human rights. See their "links" for country specific issues and partnership efforts.
Mapping the World (Database)
Maintained at Aletta, the site contains information about more than 400 women’s information centers and organizations around the world. Aletta is an institute for women's history (formerly International Information Center and Archives for the Women's Movement in Amsterdam).
National Council of Women's Organizations (NCWO)
Includes over 200 U.S. organizations that work together on workplace and economic equity, education and job training, affirmative action, Social Security, childcare, political participation, health, reproductive freedom, and global progress for women’s equality.
National Organization for Women (NOW)
Includes information on key issues, news, NOW chapters, and NOW Political Action Committees (PAC).
New Priorities Network
An advocacy site which offers resources for changing priorities and links organizations that are networked in this effort.
Pacifica Radio and Network News
Alternative, non-mainstream news and public interest reporting organization often addressing issues of concern to feminists. Provides accessible news transmissions.
The organization sponsors international programs, with localized non-governmental organizations (NGO's), in Africa, Asia, and Latin America to promote social, economic, and political improvements.
Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan (RAWA)
A political/social organization of Afghan women struggling for peace, freedom, democracy and women's rights in "fundamentalism-blighted" Afghanistan.
Network and support organization for business and career women.
WILPF - Women's International League for Peace and Freedom
Founded in 1915 during World War I, WILPF works to achieve through peaceful means world disarmament, full rights for women, racial and economic justice, an end to all forms of violence, and to establish those political, social, and psychological conditions which can assure peace, freedom, and justice for all.
WINGS: Women's International News Gathering Service
WINGS is an all-woman independent radio production company that produces and distributes news and current affairs programs by and about women around the world. Programs can be heard on local radio stations, on shortwave, on the internet, and on cassettes.
Women's Organizations - University of Wisconsin
Includes directories of women's organizations, networks, academic professional organizations. University of Wisconsin System Women's Studies Librarian Office site.
Research Institutes and NGO's
Organizations/Associations linked to Academe