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Network of Women Parliamentarians of the Americas

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Organization Type: 
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

Rights & Democracy

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

Encourages and supports the universal values of human rights and the promotion of democratic institutions and practices around the world. Focuses on four themes: democratic development, women's human rights, globalization and human rights, and the rights of indigenous peoples.

Primary Telephone: 
514-283-6073
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
dd-rd@dd-rd.ca
Fax Number: 
514-283-3792
Street Address: 
1100-1001 boul de Maissoneuve E
City: 
Montreal
Province: 
Québec
Postal/ZIP Code: 
H2L 4P9

Centre international des femmes de Québec

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Groups Served: 
Immigrants
Refugees
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
Arabic
Chinese
English
Français
Spanish
Services Provided: 
Community education/development
Information provision and referral
Training

Forms an organization that works to help immigrant women and to facilitate their integration. Services include the following: case consultations concerning immigrant women, women in general and immigration; interpreting; meetings and sensitivity workshops; personalized french courses for immigrants; information, help, orientation and reference; sewing, decorating and culture workshops; outings, social activities and intercultural bringing together activities; and, daycare offered free of charge during activities.

Primary Telephone: 
418-688-5530
Email Address: 
info@cifqfemmes.qc.ca
Fax Number: 
418-688-1967
Street Address: 
110-915, boul René-Lévesque O
City: 
Québec
Province: 
Québec
Postal/ZIP Code: 
G1S 1T8

Center for Reproductive Rights

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
Français
Spanish
Services Provided: 
Advocacy
Policy development

A non-profit legal organization that promotes and defends women's reproduction rights within the US and internationally. Addresses such topics as human rights, equality, adolescents, safe pregnancy, abortion, and contraception. Website contains press releases, publications, an online bookstore, US legal documents relevant to reproductive rights, reproductive information by region, and discussions of current policy issues.

Primary Telephone: 
(917) 637-3600
Email Address: 
info@reprorights.org
Fax Number: 
(917) 637-3666
Street Address: 
120 Wall St.
City: 
New York
Province: 
New York
Postal/ZIP Code: 
10005

Centro de Justicia Para Mujeres

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

Provides free advocacy for victims of rape, domestic violence and child abuse, particularly in the Latina and other underserved communities of Sonoma County. Advocates for greater numbers of women and minorities in law enforcement. Committed to equal justice for all women and girls.

Primary Telephone: 
(707) 575-3150
Email Address: 
rdjustice@monitor.net
Street Address: 
250 Sebastopol Rd.
City: 
Santa Rosa
Province: 
California
Postal/ZIP Code: 
95407

International Food Information Council Foundation

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

Collects and disseminates science-based information on food safety and nutritution to health and nutrition professionals, educators, journalists, government officials and consumers.

Primary Telephone: 
202-296-6540
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
foodinfo@ific.org
Fax Number: 
202-296-6547
Street Address: 
430-1100 Connecticut Ave NW
City: 
Washington
Province: 
District of Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20036

Vancouver & Lower Mainland Multicultural Family Support Services Society

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Italian
Spanish
Vietnamese
Chinese
Gujarati
Hindi
Punjabi
Urdu
Slovakian
Tagalog (Filipino)
Japanese
Arabic
Russian
Korean
Amharic
Czech
Farsi/Persian
Polish
Tigrigna
Services Provided: 
Counselling
Support group/peer support

Provides culturally-sensitive services to immigrant and visible minority women, children, and families who are experiencing family violence. Bilingual/bicultural workers provide individual and group counselling women in situations of family violence prior to, during, and after their stay in a transition house; supportive services for interactions with the legal and social systems; and volunteer training to develop organizational and leadership skills. Also provides supportive counselling and referral for women who are victims of sexual assault or adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse.

Primary Telephone: 
604-436-1025
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
againstviolence@vlmfss.ca
Fax Number: 
604-436-3267
Street Address: 
5000 Kingsway Plaza Phase III
Addt'l Street Address: 
306-4980 Kingsway,
City: 
Burnaby
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V5H 4K7

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

Global Health Network

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Groups Served: 
All women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Spanish
Portuguese
Chinese
German
Japanese
Turkish
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral

The Global Health Network is an alliance of experts in health and telecommunications who are actively developing the architecture for a health information structure for the prevention of disease in the 21st century.

Primary Telephone: 
n/a
Street Address: 
University of Pittsburg
City: 
Pittsburg
Province: 
Pennsylvania
Postal/ZIP Code: 
n/a
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