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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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Guttmacher Institute  
http://www.guttmacher.org/
Forms an organization focused on sexual and reproductive health research, policy analysis and public education. Publishes "Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health," "International Family Planning Perspectives," "The Guttmacher Report on Public Policy" and special reports on topics pertaining to sexual and reproductive health and rights. Works to protect the reproductive choices of all women and men in the United States and throughout the world and to support their ability to obtain the information and services needed to achieve their full human rights, safeguard their health and exercise their individual responsibilities in regard to sexual behavior and relationships, reproduction and family formation. (See Details)
Committee on Women, Population, and the Environment  
http://www.cwpe.org/
Forms a multi-racial alliance of feminist activists, health practitioners and scholars committed to promoting the social and economic empowerment of women in a context of global peace and justice and to eliminating poverty, inequality, racism, and environmental degradation. Builds collaborations among the public health, drug treatment and reproductive rights communities to resist the unethical tactics of the cash-for-sterilization program known as C.R.A.C.K. Monitors and opposes quinacrine chemical sterilization. Provides new analysis on the experiences of women of color with the violence of law enforcement. Opposes the 'greening of hate,' the penetration of the environmental movement by conservative anti-immigrant individuals and organizations. Surveys secondary-school social studies textbooks on population and the environment and working to develop alternative curricula. Educates population and environmental organizations on the problems of using demographic alarmism and rationales in explaining the causes of global problems. Campaigns against immunological contraceptives and dangerous contraceptive practices. (See Details)
Family Care International  
http://www.familycareintl.org/
Forms an organization dedicated to improving women's sexual and reproductive health and rights in developing countries, with a special emphasis on making pregnancy and childbirth safer. Produces a wide range of resources including guidelines, training materials, and other information tools. (See Details)
Red Mundial de Mujeres por los Derechos Reproductivos  
http://www.wgnrr.org/
Autonomous network of groups and individuals in every continent who are working for and support reproductive rights for women. Reproductive rights means women's rights to decide whether, when and how to have children - regardless of nationality, class, ethnicity, race, age, religion, disability, sexuality or marital status- in the social, economic and political conditions that make such a decision possible. We build links and exchanges between new and existing groups and individuals, national and regional networks in order to break down isolation, deepen our understanding of the issues, share knowledge, skills and experience, and work together internationally to acheive our aims; Attend, support and initiate meetings on Women's Health and reproductive rights at regional and international levels; Organise and participate in international actions and campaigns; Respond to requests from Network members for international solidarity on reproductive rights issues at crucial moments in their campaigns and activities, ie: to fight court cases; Publish a newlsetter to keep everyone informed; Collect and exchange information on reproductive health issues, medical and social research, and laws, policies and services in every country, as well as on Women's Health groups and organisations involved in reproductive health and rights work, on their campaigns, activities and services; Collect and exchange publications and other materials produced on these issues; Respond to requests for information. (See Details)