Women's organizations

Women's organizations

Working Women Community Centre

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Spanish
Portuguese
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Training
Community education/development
Support group/peer support

Assists immmigrant women to overcome obstacles in areas such as employment, training, education, housing, health, legal matters, family dynamics and social services. Promotes the development of self-sufficiency skills among immigrant women.

Primary Telephone: 
416-532-2824
Email Address: 
admin@workingwomencc.org
Fax Number: 
416-532-1065
Street Address: 
533A Gladstone Ave
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M6H 3J1

Femmes sous lois musulmanes

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Arabic
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Advocacy
Services d'information et de références
Groupe de pression

Forms a network created to break women’s isolation and to provide linkages and support to all women whose lives may be affected by Muslim laws. Works to build a network of mutual solidarity and information flow. Facilitates interaction and contact between women from Muslim countries and communities and between them and progressive and feminist groups at large. Promotes the exposure of women from one geographical area to another in and outside the Muslim world. Undertakes common projects identified by and executed through network participants. Forme un réseau créé en vue de briser l’isolation des femmes et d’offrir un soutien, ainsi qu’une opportunité de nouer des liens, à toutes les femmes dont les vies peuvent être affectées par les lois musulmanes. Favorise la rencontre et l’interaction entre femmes de pays ou de communautés musulmanes, et entre celles-ci et des progressistes et féministes dans le monde. Favorise les échanges-invitations d’un lieu à un autre, à l’intérieur du monde musulman et à l’extérieur. Entreprend des projets communs identifiés et mis en place par des participantes au réseau WLUML.

Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
wluml@wluml.org

Trans inclusion policy manual for women's organizations

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Julie Darke
Allison Cope
Publisher: 
Trans Alliance Society
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Written to assist women's services in developing trans inclusive policies. Offers the steps needed prior to developing a policy, followed by suggestions for writing and implementing a policy. Link requirs PDF reader.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
GLBT.D37 2002
ISBN 0973026200

Fort Garry Women's Resource Centre

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Groups Served: 
All women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Counselling
Support group/peer support

Provides women with information, referrals to appropriate services, supportive counselling, opportunities for personal growth, and sharing with other women in the community.

Primary Telephone: 
204-477-1123
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@fgwrc.ca
Fax Number: 
204-475-9127
Street Address: 
1150-A Waverley St
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R3T 0P4

Virtual organizing, real change: women's groups using the Internet

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Scarlet Pollock
Jo Sutton
Publisher: 
Women'space
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Presents a compilation of stories from women's groups who are using the Internet in their work for women's equality.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ADVO.P65 1997
ISBN 0968290108

Alaska Women's Network

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development

Forms an organization that to empower Alaskan women through the sharing of information, education and support, and through encouraging the development of skills which will enable women to assume leadership roles in building a better world.

Email Address: 
bjbelknap@gci.net
Fax Number: 
907-780-4203
Street Address: 
P.O. Box 240165
City: 
Anchorage
Province: 
Alaska
Postal/ZIP Code: 
99524-0165

Downtown Eastside Women's Centre

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Groups Served: 
All women
Families
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Community education/development
Advocacy
Counselling
Alternative care
Counseling
Primary Telephone: 
(604)681-8480
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
(604)681-8470
Street Address: 
44 East Cordova
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V6A 1K2

The role of women's organizations in health policy development, implementation and dissemination

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
W. E. Thurston
B. A. Crow
C. M. Scott
Publisher: 
Health Canada
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Identifies the roles of women's groups in research and policy making and implementations in Canada.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ADVO.T45 1998

Le Conseil national des femmes du Canada

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

Seeks to empower all women to work towards improving the quality of life for women, families, and society, through a forum of member organizations and individuals.

Primary Telephone: 
613-232-5025
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
ncwc@magma.ca
TTY/TDD: 
877-319-0993
Fax Number: 
613-232-8419
Street Address: 
205-251 Bank St
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K2P 1X3

Latin American and Caribbean Women's Health Network

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Groups Served: 
All women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Community education/development
Advocacy
Publisher

Forms a network that coordinates the activities of member groups around common objectives, such as promoting women's health and improving their quality of life. Promotes women's health, rights and citizenship, throughout their entire lifecycle, from childhood to old age. Contributes to legitimize the concept, defense and exercise of reproductive and sexual rights. Disseminates and democratizes knowledge in health and promote the exchange of experiences and information among women. Encourages women to exercise their rights as citizens in health at all levels. Promotes and facilitates women's empowerment, including their participation in public policy decision-making. Publishes a quarterly journal entitled Women's Health Journal/Revista Mujer Salud.

Primary Telephone: 
56-2-223-0060
Secondary Telephone: 
56-2-223-9607
Email Address: 
redsalud@ctcreuna.cl
Fax Number: 
56-2-223-1066
Street Address: 
Silvina Hurtado 1864, Providencia 6640647
City: 
Santiago
Postal/ZIP Code: 
6640647
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