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Action Canada for Sexual Health and Rights  
http://www.sexualhealthandrights.ca

Action Canada for Sexual Health & Rights is a progressive, pro-choice charitable organization committed to advancing and upholding sexual and reproductive health and rights in Canada and globally.


 










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National Association of Women and the Law  
http://www.nawl.ca/

The National Association of Women and the Law (NAWL) is an incorporated not-for-profit feminist organization that promotes the equality rights of Canadian women through legal education, research, and law reform advocacy.

Created at a conference held at the University of Windsor law school in 1974. Since then NAWL has used its unique research and educational strategies to raise public awareness about legal issues affecting women.

Has played a major role in the following milestones towards Canadian women's equality:

  • inclusion of Sections 15 and 28 in the Charter of Rights & Freedoms,
  • amendments to sexual assault laws,
  • positive changes to family law and to the Divorce Act,
  • rape shield legislation, and
  • criminal harassment legislation.
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The Pro-Choice Action Network (Formerly the British Columbia Coalition for Abortion Clinics)  
http://prochoiceactionnetwork-canada.org/index.shtml

The Pro-Choice Action Network (formerly the B.C. Coalition for Abortion Clinics) is the political and activist wing of British Columbia's pro-abortion movement.

 

Supported by donations and individual members and donors, along with thousands of dollars of tax-payer money, it was responsible for the establishment of B.C.'s first free-standing abortion clinic, the Everywoman's Health Centre.

 

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Childbirth by Choice Trust  
http://www.faslink.org/Childbirth%20By%20Choice%20Trust.htm

Educates the public about fertility control issues such as contraceptive use, unintended pregnancy, and abortion. Online resources include educational material aimed at the general public and information for women faced with unintended pregnancies who have specific questions or concerns.

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Ipas  
http://www.ipas.org

Works globally to improve women's lives through a focus on reproductive health. Concentrates on preventing unsafe abortion, improving treatment of its complications, and reducing its consequences. Strives to empower women by increasing access to services that enhance their reproductive and sexual health.

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Q Web  
http://www.qweb.kvinnoforum.se/

Forms a worldwide network for exchange of knowledge, experience and ideas on women's health and gender issues. Documents projects on women's empowerment and health in Sweden and world-wide with focus on developing countries. Disseminates information on ongoing local and global activities on gender and health. Enhances contacts for short and long term exchange, interaction and co-operation.

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Population Action International  
http://www.populationaction.org
PAI fosters the development of U.S. and international policy on urgent population and reproductive health issues through an integrated program of research, advocacy and communications. PAI seeks to make clear the linkages between population, reproductive health, the environment and development. Serving as a bridge between the academic and policymaking communities, PAI shares its findings through the dissemination of strategic, action-oriented publications; participation in and sponsoring of conferences, meetings and seminars; and other efforts to educate and inform policymakers and the general public, as well as colleagues in the health, environment, development and related fields, around the world. (See Details)
Center for Health and Gender Equity  
http://www.genderhealth.org
Forms an international reproductive health and rights organization that seeks to ensure that the operational policies and practices of international institutions promote informed choices in the delivery of reproductive health technologies, including contraceptive methods, are based on gender-sensitive approaches to the prevention of unwanted pregnancy, unsafe abortion, and sexually transmitted diseases, address gender-based violence and coercion as a key factor in high rates of reproductive morbidity and mortality, and as a violation of women's fundamental human rights, promote the development of equitable health systems through health sector reforms that are responsive to reproductive and sexual rights concerns. Analyzes key operational policies and the involvement of U.S.-supported donor institutions within focus countries conducting field research and demonstration projects to fill critical gaps in information. Develops conceptual frameworks to change the discourse within and across issue areas. Analyzes program design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation. Advocates for changes in budgets and priorities, and in the legal and policy framework of U.S. international assistance. (See Details)
Marie Stopes International
Provides sexual and reproductive health information and services worldwide.
Feminist Women's Health Center  
http://www.fwhc.org
Forms a nonprofit organization that promotes and protects a woman's right to choose and receive reproductive health care. Provides woman-centered health care in a safe environment that promotes empowerment, mutual trust, and compassion. (See Details)