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United Nations Office for the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Spanish
Chinese
Arabic
Russian
Services Provided: 
Research
Advocacy
Policy development

The principal human rights official of the United Nations. The High Commissioner heads OHCHR and spearheads the United Nations' human rights efforts. They offer leadership, work objectively, educate and take action to empower individuals and assist States in upholding human rights. They are a part of the United Nations Secretariat.

Primary Telephone: 
+41 22 917 9220
Email Address: 
InfoDesk@ohchr.org
Street Address: 
Palais Wilson
Addt'l Street Address: 
52 rue des Pâquis
City: 
CH-1201 Geneva
Country: 
Switzerland

Multicultural Health Brokers Co-operative Ltd.

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Groups Served: 
Immigrants
Refugees
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
Vietnamese
Chinese
Hindi
Punjabi
Urdu
Tagalog (Filipino)
Turkish
Arabic
Korean
Farsi/Persian
Somali
Services Provided: 
Community education/development
Advocacy

Supports immigrant and refugee individuals and families in attaining optimum health through relevant health education, community development and advocacy

Primary Telephone: 
780-423-1973
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
mchb@mchb.org
Fax Number: 
780-428-2748
Street Address: 
10867-97 St
City: 
Edmonton
Province: 
AB
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T5H 2M6

World Health Organization Reproductive Health Library

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Groups Served: 
All women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Spanish
Chinese
Arabic
Russian
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Research
Advocacy

The WHO Reproductive Health Library (RHL) is an electronic review journal published by the Department of Reproductive Health and Research at WHO Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. RHL takes the best available evidence on sexual and reproductive health from Cochrane systematic reviews and presents it as practical actions for clinicians (and policy-makers) to improve health outcomes, especially in developing countries.

Centre international des femmes de Québec

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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

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

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

Family Health International (FHI 360)

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NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Arabic
Russian
Services Provided: 
Research
Community education/development
Policy development

An organization that operates in collaboration with a worldwide network of government agencies, research institutions, nongovernmental organizations, and private sector entities, and offers a broad spectrum of technical services ranging from clinical research to advising governments on national health policy. Contributes to significant advances in public health through research, training and information to improve family planning and reproductive health service delivery and HIV/AIDS and STD prevention and care programs.

Primary Telephone: 
(919) 544-7040
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
services@fhi.org
Fax Number: 
(919) 544-7261
Street Address: 
P.O. Box 13950
City: 
Research Triangle Park
Province: 
North Carolina
Postal/ZIP Code: 
27709
Country: 
USA
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