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Links to international organisations

This organisations listed in this section have links to other useful websites.

Amnesty International

International campaigning organisation that works to highlight and end human rights violations across the globe

http://www.amnesty.org.uk

CEDAW

Campaign for the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women

http://www.cedaw2010.org

Coalition Against Trafficking in Women International

Promotes women's human rights by working internationally to combat sexual exploitation

http://www.catwinternational.org

European Women's Lobby

Umbrella organisation of women’s associations in the European Union (EU), working to promote women’s rights and equality between women and men

http://www.womenlobby.org

European Commission Daphne Funding Programme

Contributes to preventing all forms of violence occurring in the public or the private domain, including sexual exploitation and trafficking of human beings

http://ec.europa.eu/justice/grants/programmes/daphne/index_en.htm

Feminist Majority Foundation

Organisation dedicated to women's equality, reproductive health, and non-violence

http://feminist.org

Global Alliance Against Traffic in Women

Coordinates, organises and facilitates work on issues related to trafficking and women's labour migration

http://www.gaatw.org

Innocence en Danger

independent international NGO which brings together Internet specialists, lawyers, child protection agencies, high-profile activists, political leaders and lobby groups, in order to sensitise world opinion and mobilise human, technical and financial resources to protect children

http://innocenceendanger.org/en/about-us

International Campaign to Stop Rape and Gender Violence in Conflict

Works to prevent rape in conflict, to protect civilians and rape survivors, and call for justice for all including effective prosecution of those responsible.

http://www.stoprapeinconflict.org

Safe World for Women

Women-led NGO, working with grassroots organisations to promote women’s empowerment and sustainable development, tackle the root causes of poverty and oppression, and bring about positive social and economic change at a global level

http://www.asafeworldforwomen.org/about/the-ngo.htm

Standing Against Global Exploitation

Aims to end the commercial exploitation of children and adults

http://www.sagesf.org

Unifem

United Nations women

http://www.unifem.org

United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Advancement of Women

Advocates for improving the status of women of the world

http://www.unwomen.org

UN Global Fund for Women

Promotes women’s economic security, health, education and leadership

http://www.globalfundforwomen.org

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

United Nations Human Rights Commission

http://www.ohchr.org

UN Secretary General’s Database on Violence Against Women

Coordinated database on the extent, nature and consequences of all forms of violence against women, and on the impact and effectiveness of policies and programmes

http://sgdatabase.unwomen.org/home.action

US National Advisory Council on Violence Against Women

Guidance to communities, policy leaders, and individuals engaged in activities to end violence against women

http://www.ovw.usdoj.gov/nac.html

WAVE - Women Against Violence Europe

Network of European women's non-governmental organisations working in the field of combating violence against women and children (women's refuges, counselling centres, SOS hotlines/helplines, organisations focusing on prevention and training)

http://www.wave-network.org

We will speak out

Prevalent in conflict, sexual violence is common within communities worldwide but remains largely hidden. The We Will Speak Out coalition works to end sexual violence

http://www.wewillspeakout.org

White Ribbon Campaign (international)

Global campaign of men working to end violence against women with a focus on educating men and boys

http://www.whiteribbonscotland.org.uk/? q=node/24

World Health Organization

Work streams on violence against women and women’s health

http://www.who.int/en

World YWCA

Global network of women leading social and economic change worldwide

http://www.worldywca.org

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