NGO - Non Government Organization

NGO - Non Government Organization

Canadian Association for Victim Assistance

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Advocacy

Forms an organization whose purpose is to act as an information, referral and networking resource for Canadian victim assistance organizations, individuals advocates, professionals, victims of crime and tragedy, and the general public.

Primary Telephone: 
604-916-0913
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@infocava.ca
Street Address: 
c/o D.H. Kelly & Associates 2506 Balsam St
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V6K 3N2
Internal Notes : 
url (http://www.vaonline.org/cava/) does not appear valid, changed to current link

Canadian Association of Professionals with Disabilities

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Advocacy

Forms an organization dedicated to the inclusion, job retention, and advancement of current and future professionals with disabilities.

Primary Telephone: 
250-474-5939
Email Address: 
info@canadianprofessionals.org
Street Address: 
714 Warder Place
City: 
Victoria
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V9A 7H6

Association for Progressive Communications Women's Networking Support Programme

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NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Advocacy

Forms a global network of women who support women networking for social change and women's empowerment, through the use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs).

Primary Telephone: 
+44 (0)20 7713 1941
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
+44 (0)20 7837 5551
Street Address: 
c/o GreenNet Educational Trust Catherine House 56-64 Leonard St
City: 
London
Postal/ZIP Code: 
EC2A 4JX

Association for Women's Rights in Development (AWID)

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Spanish
Services Provided: 
Community education/development
Advocacy

Works to cause policy, institutional and individual change that will improve the lives of women and girls everywhere.

Primary Telephone: 
416-594-3773
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
awid@awid.org
Fax Number: 
416-594-0330
Street Address: 
150-215 Spadina Ave
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5T 2C7
Country: 
Canada

Montreal Endometriosis Association

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Support group/peer support

Provides support for women and girls suffering from endometriosis. Conducts monthly meetings and assists women via their web site.

Email Address: 
endobsl@hotmail.com (St. Laurent)
Internal Notes : 
Multiple Email found: "endobsl@hotmail.com (St. Laurent) and endomontreal@hotmail.com (Montreal)"

Network of Women Parliamentarians of the Americas

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NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Spanish
Portuguese
Services Provided: 
Advocacy

Brings together the women members of the parliamentary assemblies of the unitary, federal, federated and associated States, regional Parliaments and interparliamentary organizations of the Americas.

Primary Telephone: 
418-644-2888
Email Address: 
copa@assnat.qc.ca
Fax Number: 
418-643-1865
Street Address: 
6th Fl 1020 rue des Parlementaires
City: 
Quebec
Province: 
Québec
Postal/ZIP Code: 
G1A 1A3

United Nations Research Institute

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Spanish
Services Provided: 
Research

Forms an autonomous United Nations agency that carries out research on the social dimensions of contemporary problems affecting development.

Primary Telephone: 
+ 41 (0)22 917 3060
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@unrisd.org
Fax Number: 
+41 (0)22 917 0650
Street Address: 
Palais des Nations
City: 
Geneva
Postal/ZIP Code: 
1211

The California Body Burden Campaign

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NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Advocacy

Forms a network of public health, environmental health and justice, faith and labor organizations working to establish a California biomonitoring program.

Primary Telephone: 
415-346-8223
Email Address: 
calbbc@breastcancerfund.org
Street Address: 
400-1388 Sutter St
City: 
San Francisco
Province: 
California
Postal/ZIP Code: 
94109

Psychiatric Medication Awareness Group

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Advocacy

Provides information to psychiatric medication users and their families about the potential risks of psychiatric drugs, about withdrawing safely from psychiatric medications, and about recovery. Educates health professionals and the public about the risks of psychiatric medications.

Email Address: 
info@psychmedaware.org
Street Address: 
PO Box 156
City: 
Duncan
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V9L 3X3

Society for Menstrual Cycle Research

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Research

Offers a network of communication and support to provide woman-centered perspectives on menstrual experiences.
They also have a blog here: www.menstruationresearch.org/blog. The blog is written by a team of contributors whose interests and expertise range from activism to education about menstrual cycle issues to scientific literacy.   

Email Address: 
info@menstruation.org
Street Address: 
c/o Mary Anna Friederich, 10559 N 104th Place
City: 
Scottsdale
Province: 
Arizona
Postal/ZIP Code: 
85258
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