Search Organizations (English): New York, Advocacy

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UNIFEM - United Nations Development Fund for Women  
http://www.unifem.undp.org

UNIFEM promotes women's empowerment and gender equality on a global level; works to ensure participation of women in all levels of development planning and practice, and acts as a catalyst within the UN system, supporting efforts that link the needs and concerns of women to all critical issues on the national, regional and global agendas; focuses its work at country level within context of the UN Resident Coordinating System. Playing a strong advocacy role, the Fund concentrates on fostering a multilateral policy dialogue on women's empowerment.

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The Ford Foundation  
http://www.fordfound.org
The Ford foundation is a resource for innovative people and institutions worldwide that works to strengthen democratic values, reduce poverty and injustice, promote international cooperation and advance human acheivement. (See Details)
Center for Reproductive Rights
A non-profit legal organization that promotes and defends women's reproduction rights within the US and internationally. Addresses such topics as human rights, equality, adolescents, safe pregnancy, abortion, and contraception. Website contains press releases, publications, an online bookstore, US legal documents relevant to reproductive rights, reproductive information by region, and discussions of current policy issues.