Search Organizations (English): New York, Violence against women

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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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New York City Alliance against Sexual Assault  
http://www.svfreenyc.org/

Builds the capacity of communities, organizations, and institutions to advance the right to live free from sexual violence and reduce the harm it causes individuals, families, and society. Informs the community about available resources for services, education and training, documents the problem of sexual assault/abuse in the city, analyzes city system policy and its effect on survivors, improves systems through advocacy, educates the public, disseminates information, serves as a clearinghouse, represents the needs of NYC sexual assault/abuse survivors, links with other organizations to advance their agenda, initiates and supports research on relevant issues.

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