Women Against Gun Violence

Almost 25 years ago, Women Against Gun Violence (WAGV) was created after acclaimed feminist Betty Friedan approached WAGV founder, Ann Reiss Lane, with the challenge of taking meaningful action to stem the public health epidemic of gun violence affecting communities.

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Safe Horizon

Safe Horizon’s mission is to provide support, prevent violence and promote justice for victims of crime and abuse, their families and communities.

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Apne Aap Women Worldwide

Inspired by Gandhian principles, Apne Aap’s mission is to increase choices for at-risk girls and women in order to ensure access to their rights, and to deter the purchase of sex through policy and social change.

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VIP Mujeres

Violence Intervention Program, Inc. (VIP) was founded in 1984 to address the growing prevalence of domestic abuse and family violence in the Latino community. VIP’s mission is to lead Latina victims of domestic violence to safety, empower them to live free of violence and reach and sustain their full potential. They pursue their mission by raising community awareness, engaging in activism and providing culturally competent services.

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Stop Trafficking of People

STOP is an outgrowth of a United Nations anti-trafficking unit that went by the same acronym (Special Trafficking Operations Program). The experiences in Bosnia and Liberia led to the realization that sex trafficking across borders is a global problem, and that rescuing victims is not enough as local authorities frequently treat many of those rescued, as criminals or immigration law breakers.

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CERESAV

The Center for Rehabilitation of Survivors of Acid and Burns Violence (CERESAV) is a non-governmental organization established in 2012 to address acid violence in Uganda.

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UN Women – UN Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women

As diverse as the people they govern, constitutions set out principles and rules which set the stage for important rights and protections. If and how these texts include gender has an impact on women. Having women’s rights constitutionally entrenched is an important step towards ensuring that States eliminate gender-based discrimination and advance women’s rights.

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Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom

Our history starts in 1915, when 1,200 women from a diversity of cultures and languages came together in The Hague during the First World War, to study, make known and eliminate the causes of war.

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Girls Empowerment Network Malawi

Girls Empowerment Network (Malawi) is a local young women’s rights organization and a grassroot movement of girls and young women that works to support and improve the well being of vulnerable and marginalized girls in Malawi. GENET was formed in 2008 and registered as NGO in September 2008. GENET empowers girls and young women to advocate for gender equality and justice.

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International Peace Institute

The International Peace Institute is an independent, international not-for-profit think tank with a staff representing more than 20 nationalities, located in New York across from United Nations headquarters, with offices in Vienna, Austria, and Manama, Bahrain (home of our Middle East regional office).

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Donor Direct Action

Donor Direct Action links front line women’s rights activists around the world to money, visibility, and popular support.

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Peace Is Loud

Peace is Loud

Peace is Loud inspires action through media and live events that spotlight women leaders on the frontline of peacebuilding worldwide.

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Dining for Women

Fundraising dinners to directly fund grass-roots programs in education, healthcare, vocational training, micro-credit loans and economic development aimed to improve living situations for women and their families by providing them with resources/tools they need to make change.

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