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Women, War & Peace would also like to recognize fellow organizations committed to supporting women’s social, political and economic empowerment, and making international peace and justice possible.
WOMEN’S SOCIAL, POLITICAL & ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT
CARE is a leading humanitarian organization fighting global poverty. They place special focus on working alongside poor women because, equipped with the proper resources, women have the power to help whole families and entire communities escape poverty.
The Global Fund for Women plays a leading role in advancing women’s rights by making grants that support and strengthen women’s groups around the world.
UN Women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, is part of the UN reform agenda to bring together resources and mandates for greater impact on gender equality and the empowerment of women.
US National Committee of UN Women
The US National Committee (USNC) for UN Women is an independent non-profit, 501c3 organization that supports the mission of UN Women and social, political, and economic equality for women and girls around the world.
Vital Voices Global Partnership identifies, invests in and brings visibility to extraordinary women around the world by unleashing their leadership potential to transform lives and accelerate peace and prosperity in their communities.
The Women Peace and Security Network Africa was established as a women-focused, women-led Pan-African Non-Governmental Organization with the core mandate to promote women’s strategic participation and leadership in peace and security governance in Africa.
Women for Women International
Women for Women International provides women survivors of war, civil strife and other conflicts with the tools and resources to move from crisis and poverty to stability and self-sufficiency, thereby promoting viable civil societies. We’re changing the world one woman at a time.
WILPF works through peaceful means to achieve world disarmament, full rights for women, racial and economic justice, an end to all forms of violence, ensuring peace, freedom, and justice for all.
The Women’s Refugee Commission advocates for laws, policies and programs to improve the lives and protect the rights of refugee and internally displaced women, children and young people, including those seeking asylum—bringing about lasting, measurable change.
The World Young Women’s Christian Association (World YWCA) is a global network of women leading social and economic change in 125 countries worldwide.
YWCA is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.
PREVENTING VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN
16 Days to End Violence
The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence is an annual international campaign to raise awareness about gender-based violence as a human rights issue at the local, national, regional and international levels.
Futures Without Violence
Everyone has the right to live free of violence. Futures Without Violence, formerly Family Violence Prevention Fund, works to prevent and end violence against women and children around the world.
Man Up Campaign is individuals and organizations committed to stopping violence against women and girls.
Say NO – UNiTE to End Violence against Women is a social mobilization platform focused on ending violence against women and girls, contributing to the UN Secretary General’s campaign, UNiTE to End Violence against Women.
NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS FOR PEACE & JUSTICE
Afghan Institute of Learning
The Afghan Institute of Learning is committed to bringing peace and dignity to Afghan people as they struggle to overcome poverty, oppression, devastation, and injustice.
Afghan Women’s Network
Afghan Womens’ Network is a non-partisan, non-profit network of women and women’s NGOs working to empower Afghan women and ensure their equal participation in Afghan society.
BOSFAM, or the Bosnian Family Association, is a Bosnian nongovernmental organization focused on providing assistance to overcome suffering, misery, poverty.
INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS FOR PEACE & JUSTICE
Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 3 million supporters, members and activists in more than 150 countries and territories who campaign to end grave abuses of human rights.
Latin American Working Group
The Latin America Working Group (LAWG) leads one of the nation’s longest-standing coalitions dedicated to foreign policy. LAWG strives to influence U.S. policies towards Latin America and promote human rights, justice, peace and sustainable development throughout the region.
International Rescue Committee
The International Rescue Committee responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster.
Mercy Corps International
Mercy Corps International is focused on alleviating suffering, poverty and oppression by helping people build secure, productive and just communities.
Working with with thousands of local partner organizations, Oxfam International works with people living in poverty striving to exercise their human rights, assert their dignity as full citizens and take control of their lives.
The Peace Corps enables US citizens to serve their country in the name of peace by living and working in developing countries.
Peace direct locates peacebuilders around the world, funds their programmes to increase their impact, and promotes their work to those in the wider world who can help with finance and influence.
PeaceJam is dedicated to creating young leaders committed to positive change in themselves, their communities and the world through the inspiration of Nobel Peace Laureates who pass on the spirit, skills, and wisdom they embody.
Religions for Peace
Religions for Peace is the largest international coalition of representatives from the world’s great religions dedicated to promoting peace.
U.S. Institute of Peace
The U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP) Center for Gender and Peacebuilding informs and expands understanding about gender impacts in conflict situations; contributes to policy change through analytical and practitioner work; and enhances the role of women in peacebuilding through education and training.
Please note, Women, War & Peace co-producers THIRTEEN and Fork Films do not certify the following organizations’ use or allocation of funds. We believe supporting NGOs, charities and relief organizations is a personal decision made after researching various organizations and opportunities. The following list is brief overview of potentially helpful resources.