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Programs and Organizations of Interest to Social Service Providers and Helping Professionals

American Institute On Domestic Violence works to assist battered women in the workplace and to raise awareness in the business community regarding domestic violence as a workplace issue.
Lake Havasu City, Arizona
USA
Tel: +1-928-453-9015
Email: [email protected]
aidv-usa.com
Website: http://www.aidv-usa.com/

The Association for Pre- & Perinatal Psychology and Health is a forum for individuals from diverse backgrounds and disciplines interested in psychological dimensions of prenatal and perinatal experiences. Typically, this includes childbirth educators, birth assistants, doulas, midwives, obstetricians, nurses, social workers, perinatologists, pediatricians, psychologists, counselors, researchers, and teachers at all levels.
P.O. Box 1398, Forestville, CA 95436
USA
Tel: +1-707-887-2838
Website: http://www.birthpsychology.com/

The Asian & Pacific Islander Institute on Domestic Violence is a national network of advocates; community members; professionals from health, mental health, law, education, and social services; survivors; scholars; researchers; and activists from public policy, community organizations, youth programs, immigrants’ rights networks, communities of color, women’s groups, lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender communities, and other social justice organizations.
450 Sutter Street Suite 600
San Francisco, CA 94108
Tel: +1-415-954-9988 ext. 315
Fax: +1-415-954-9999
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: http://www.apiahf.org/apidvinstitute

The Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence is a coalition of individuals and organizations which aims to eliminate family violence and to strengthen Asian families and communities.
P.O. Box 120108
Boston, MA 02112
USA
Tel: +1- 617-338-2350
Email: [email protected]
Website:http://www.atask.org

The Black Church and Domestic Violence Institute is a diverse group of people concerned about the issues of domestic violence in families and in all human relationships and the response of the Black Church.
2740 Greenbriar Pkwy., Suite 256
Atlanta, GA 30331
USA
Tel: +1-770-909-0715
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.bcdvi.org

Breakthrough is an international non-profit organization that uses education and popular culture to promote public awareness and dialogue about human rights and social justice. They encourage individuals and communities to get involved in promoting social harmony and building a culture of human rights through four avenues: 1) mass media in partnership with the creative world to "create" radio, music, art, and television for social change, 2) an interactive website, www.breakthrough.tv, which is an educational and entertaining forum packed with ideas for action, 3) discussions and workshops that involve communities around the world, and 4) multi-media educational materials for schools, colleges, neighborhood groups and other relevant institutions.

The Center for Non-Violent Communication is a global organization whose vision is a world where all people are getting their needs met and resolving their conflicts peacefully.
2428 Foothill Boulevard, Suite E
La Crescenta, CA 91214
USA
Tel: +1-818-957-9393
Fax: +1-818-957-1424
Website: http://www.cnvc.org/

The Center for Partnership Studies is nonprofit research and educational organization that promotes partnership as a way of life based on harmony with nature, nonviolence, and gender, racial, and economic equity.
P.O. Box 51936
Pacific Grove, CA 93950
USA
Tel: +1-831-626-1004
Fax: +1-831-626-3734
Email: [email protected]

Website: http://www.partnershipway.org

The Child Trauma Academy mission is to help improve the lives of traumatized and maltreated children and their families. CTA works to improve the systems that educate, nurture, protect and enrich these children. CTA believes the most effective approach to systemic change is one that involves defining specific problems, and developing innovative, measurable, and replicable solutions -- within clinical practice, program development and public policy.
The ChildTrauma Academy
5161 San Felipe Suite 320
Houston, Texas 77056
USA
Tel: +1-281-932-1375
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.childtrauma.org

Child Welfare League of America is the oldest and largest membership-based child welfare organization in the U.S. They are committed to engaging people everywhere in promoting the well-being of children, youth, and their families, and protecting every child from harm.
440 First Street, NW, Third Floor
Washington, DC 20001-2085
Tel: +1-202-638-2952
Fax: +1-202-638-4004
Website: http://www.cwla.org/

Co/Motion is a national program that helps organizations build their capacity to foster youth leadership in the design, implementation, and evaluation of action strategies addressing community problems. Their role is to provide the support -- training, guidance, and networking opportunities -- young people need to be successful in their efforts to promote social change.
Alliance for Justice
Co/Motion
11 Dupont Circle, NW, 2nd Floor
Washington, D.C., 20036
Tel: 202-822-6070
Fax: 202-822-6068
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.allianceforjustice.org/student/co_motion/

End Violence Against Women Information and Resources is a website developed by the staff of the Center for Communication Programs (CCP) as part of its ongoing effort to collect and share documentation and communication materials produced in the worldwide struggle to end violence against women.
111 Market Place Suite 310, Baltimore, MD 21202
USA
Tel: +1-410-659-6300
Email: [email protected]
Website: http:// www.endvaw.org

The Fatherhood Project aims to recognise, encourage and support men's care and protection of children. Many people grow up without their biological father, but we all have an idea of what a father should be. In the absence of a biological father, the father's role is often performed by older brothers, grandfathers, uncles and cousins, friends, teachers, preachers and health care workers. And, of course, by mothers too.
Child, Youth and Family Development
Human Sciences Research Council
Intuthuko Junction
750 Francois Road, Durban
Private Bag X41
Dalbridge 4014
Tel: +27-31-242 5512
Fax: +27-31-242 5555
Website: http://www.hsrc.ac.za/fatherhood/

The Foundation for Human Enrichment provides individuals, families, and communities with effective ''self-help'' tools for healing trauma. We recognize the relationship between trauma and the ignition of violence and war. Our goal is to help end this destructive cycle.
P.O. Box 1872 Lyons, CO 80540
USA
Tel: +1-303-823-9524
Fax: +1-303-823-9520
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.traumahealing.com

Gandhi King Season for Nonviolence annually January 30 - April 4 is a national 64-day educational, media, and grassroots campaign dedicated to demonstrating that nonviolence is a powerful way to heal, transform, and empower our lives and our communities. Inspired by the 50th and 30th memorial anniversaries of Mahatma Gandhi and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., this international event honors their vision for an empowered, nonviolent world.
Barbara Fields Bernstein, Project Coordinator
Association for Global New Thought
1815 Garden Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
USA
Tel: +1-805-563-7343
Fax: +1-805-563-7344
Website: http://www.agnt.org/snv02.htm

Generation Five is a non-profit organization that brings together diverse community leaders working to end child sexual abuse within five generations. Our programs provide leadership training to community members, activists and agency professionals and foster national strategy and information exchange on child sexual abuse. We are not a direct service organization; rather, we work in collaboration with service providers to ensure that affordable, culturally relevant support is available to survivors, offenders, and affected families.
Generation Five
2 Massasoit Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
Tel: +1-415-285-6658
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.generationfive.org

Gordon Training International (GTI) is a human relations training organization. GTI was founded in 1962 by Dr. Thomas Gordon, a Nobel Peace Prize nominee, who pioneered a model for effective relationships in the workplace, family and schools. Training, products and services to help people around the world improve all their relationships using the Gordon Model. http://www.gordontraining.com
Gordon Training International
531 Stevens Avenue West
Solana Beach, CA 92075-2093
USA
Tel: +1-858-481-8121
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.gordontraining.com/

Homies Unidos is a non-profit gang violence prevention and intervention organization with projects in San Salvador, El Salvador and Los Angeles, California. The organization was founded in 1996 in San Salvador and formally began organizing in the United States in 1997.
Homies Unidos Los Angeles
1625 West Olympic Blvd Suite 706
Los Angeles CA 90015
Tel: 213-383-7484
Fax: 213-383-7482
Email: [email protected]
Homies Unidos El Salvador
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.homiesunidos.org

The Hot Peach Pages were built and are maintained by terraKOR web works for CaNetiq, a web-based non-profit organization. CaNetiq's goal is to provide information on abuse in as many of the world's languages as possible, along with lists of abuse help agencies for every corner of the globe. Links provided to abuse information in 62 languages, lists of agencies for 196 of the approximately 235 countries in the world and web pages of listed agencies (when available).
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.hotpeachpages.net

Human Rights Watch is dedicated to protecting the human rights of people around the world. They stand with victims and activists to prevent discrimination, to uphold political freedom, to protect people from inhumane conduct in wartime, and to bring offenders to justice. They investigate and expose human rights violations and hold abusers accountable, challenge governments and those who hold power to end abusive practices and respect international human rights law.
New York
350 Fifth Avenue, 34th floor
New York, NY 10118-3299 USA
Tel: +1-212-290-4700
Fax: +1-212-736-1300
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.hrw.org

The Hunger Project is a strategic organization and global movement committed to the sustainable end of world hunger. In Africa, Asia and Latin America, they empower local people to create lasting society-wide progress in health, education, nutrition and family incomes by applying a two-prong strategy: mobilizing grassroots self-reliant action, and mobilizing local leadership to clear away obstacles to enable grassroots action to succeed. Their highest priority is the empowerment of women.
15 East 26th Street
New York, NY 10010
USA
Tel: +1-212-251-9100
Fax: +1-212-532-9785
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.thp.org/

The Initiative for Violence-Free Families in Hennepin County (IVFF) was formed in 1994 to mobilize people in homes, schools, neighborhoods and workplaces who want to act to prevent violence. A project of the Family and Children's Service. The Initiative provides practical ways for people to prevent violence in their immediate lives and communities (family, school, workplace, neighborhood). IVFF also works on a broader level to change systems that perpetuate violence. The web site includes sample sermons for Christian spiritual leaders.
414 South 8th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55404 USA
Tel: 1-612-339-9101
Website: http://www.ivff.org/ivff/index.html

The Institute for Community Peace offers a variety of tools and resources for practitioners and trainers. ICP’s work is grounded in research and reflects the real work of communities actively creating and sustaining primary violence prevention.
1522 K. St. NW, Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20005
USA
Telephone: +1-202-393-7731
Fax: +1-202-393-4148
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.instituteforcommunitypeace.org

The Institute for Healing of Memories is a trust which seeks to contribute to the healing journey of individuals, communities and nations. We offer Healing of Memories activities, such as workshops, seminars, talks and sermons. We are also developing models for dealing with emotions such as anger, hatred and guilt, and processes for reconciliation and forgiveness and an experiential way of learning about and from the past.
2 Lente Rd
Sybrand Park, 7700
Cape Town, South Africa
Tel: +27 21 696 4230
Fax: +27 21 697 4773
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.healingofmemories.co.za

International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) and its member Associations are committed to promoting the right of women and men to decide freely the number and spacing of their children and the right to the highest possible level of sexual and reproductive health. They believe that the balance between the world's population and its natural resources and productivity is a necessary condition for improving the quality of life on the planet.
IPPF Public Affairs Department
Regent's College, Inner Circle
Regent's Park
London NW1 4NS
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 171 487 7900
Fax: +44 171 487 7950.
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.ippf.org

Institute on Domestic Violence in the African American Community provides an interdisciplinary vehicle and forum by which scholars, practitioners, and observers of family violence in the African American community will have the continual opportunity to articulate their perspectives on family violence through research findings, the examination of service delivery and intervention mechanisms, and the identification of appropriate and effective responses to prevent/reduce family violence in the African American community.
University of Minnesota, School of Social Work
290 Peters Hall
1404 Gortner Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108-6142 ??
USA
Toll Free Phone: 1-877-643-8222 (in the USA)
Tel: +1-612-624-5357
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.dvinstitute.org/

The International Peace Bureau is the world´s oldest and most comprehensive international peace federation, bringing together people working for peace in many different sectors: not only pacifists but also women´s, youth, labour, religious and professional bodies. Founded in 1892 IPB has 235 member organizations, both internationals and national/local groups in over 50 countries. IPB´s role is to support peace and disarmament initiatives taken by the UN, by governments, and especially by citizens.
41, Rue de Zurich
CH-1201 Geneva
Switzerland
Tel: + 41-22-731 64 29
Fax: + 41- 22-738 94 19
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.ipb.org

International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) and its member Associations are committed to promoting the right of women and men to decide freely the number and spacing of their children and the right to the highest possible level of sexual and reproductive health. They believe that the balance between the world's population and its natural resources and productivity is a necessary condition for improving the quality of life on the planet.
IPPF Public Affairs Department
Regent's College, Inner Circle
Regent's Park
London NW1 4NS
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 171 487 7900
Fax: +44 171 487 7950.
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.ippf.org

Jagori Women's Training, Documentation and Resource Centre. India. Committed to the creation of a just society. Here, emotions are as legitimate as empirical evidence and our shared personal experiences as women shape our politics and commitment to bringing seasons of change - change within ourselves, change within others and change in society. Jagori, at its simplest, is a documentation & resource center on women-related issues. Jagori, at its most intricate, is where feminist theory meets practice.
C-54 (Top Floor), South Extension II
New Delhi, India 110 049
Tel: +91 11 2625-7140
Fax: +91 11 2625-3629
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.jagori.org

The Jane Goodall Institute advances the power of individuals to take informed and compassionate action to improve the environment of all living things.
8700 Georgia Ave, Suite 500
Silver Spring, MD 20910
USA
Tel: +1-240-645-4000
Website: http://www.janegoodall.org

Jewish Women International founded in 1897 as B'nai B'rith Women, honors the concept of tikkun olam — repairing the world-through education, advocacy and action.
2000 M Street, NW Suite 720
Washington, DC 20036
USA
Tel: +1-202-857-1300
Fax: +1-202-857-1380
Website: http://www.jewishwomen.org

The King Center was established in 1968 by Coretta Scott King, as the official, living memorial dedicated to the advancement of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., leader of America’s greatest nonviolent movement for justice, equality and peace.
449 Auburn Avenue, NE
Atlanta, GA 30312
USA
Tel: +1-404-526-8900
Email: [email protected]
Webmail: http://www.thekingcenter.com

Kudirat Initiative for Democracy (KIND) has a mission of empowering democracy and development in Africa by strengthening organizations and creating initiatives that advance women and youth.
Nigeria
60 Lanre Awolokun Street
Gbagada Phase 2
Lagos, Nigeria
Tel: +011-234-1-472 7001
United States
P.O. Box 65429
Washington, DC 20035
Tel: +1-301-883-0169
Fax: +1-301-883-0151
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.kind.org

La Leche Legue International was founded to give information and encouragement, mainly through personal help, to all mothers who want to breastfeed their babies. While complementing the care of the physician and other health care professionals, it recognizes the unique importance of one mother helping another to perceive the needs of her child and to learn the best means of fulfilling those needs. LLL believes that breastfeeding, with its many important physical and psychological advantages, is best for baby and mother and is the ideal way to initiate good parent-child relationships.
PO Box 4079
Schaumburg, IL 60168-4079 USA
USA
Tel: +1-847-519-7730
Fax: +1-847-519-0035
Website: http://www.lalecheleague.org

Maendeleo Ya Wanawake Organization (MYWO) was formed in 1952 as a nonprofit grassroots women's organizations with branches all over the country. Maendeleo ya Wanawake encompasses over 600,000 women groups with membership of two million women. It operates through committees at the sublocation, location, division and district branches. The overall goal of Maendeleo ya Wanawake Organization is to contribute to improvement of the economic, social and political status of women in Kenya.
Maendeleo House
Loita / Monrovia Street
PO Box 44412, Nairobi
Kenya
Tel: +254-2-222095 / 221136 / 252210
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.maendeleo-ya-wanawake.org/

Manavi is a non-profit organization for women who trace their cultural heritage to Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. Manavi's goal is to increase awareness of women's rights in society and encourage social change to end all violence against women. Our approach is nonjudgmental, non-religious, and nonsectarian. Manavi is committed to the empowerment of South Asian women and thereby, dedicates its major efforts to facilitating women's quest for self-reliance and autonomy everywhere.
Manavi
P.O. Box 3103
New Brunswick NJ 08903
USA
Tel: 1-732-435-1414
Fax: 1-732-435-1411
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.manavi.org

Men Overcoming Violence (MOVE) - a progressive, pro-feminist, social change non-profit organization dedicated to ending young and adult men's violence in their relationships.
1385 Mission Street, Suite 300
San Francisco, CA 94103
USA
Tel: +1-415- 626-6683

The Men's Initiative for Jane Doe Inc is a collaboration of men's outreach projects throughout the state of Massachusetts organizing support from men in their communities for Jane Doe Inc. statewide and its member organizations locally.
Men's Initiative for Jane Doe Inc.
Jane Doe Inc.
14 Beacon Street, Suite 507
Boston, MA 02108
USA
Tel: 617-557-1830
Fax: 617-248-0902
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.mijd.org

Mobility International USA works to empower people with disabilities around the world through international exchange and international development to achieve their human rights.
PO Box 10767
Eugene, Oregon USA 97440
Tel: (541) 343-1284 (Tel/TTY)
Fax:  (541) 343-6812
Website: http://www.miusa.org

The National Latino Alliance for the Elimination of Domestic Violence (Alianza) is part of a national effort to address the domestic violence needs and concerns of under-served populations. It represents a growing network of Latina and Latino advocates, practitioners, researchers, community activists, and survivors of domestic violence.
P.O. Box 672, Triborough Station
New York, NY 10035
Tel: 646-672-1404 or 1-800-342-9908
Fax: 646-672-0360 or 1-800-216-2404
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.dvalianza.org/

The National Latino Children's Institute is the only national Latino organization that focuses exclusively on children. NLCI conducts focus groups and public forums to gather information about policies and programs affecting Latino children.
1325 N. Flores Street, Suite 114 
San Antonio, Texas 78212 
USA
Tel: +1-210-228-9997  
Fax: +1-210-228-9972 
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.nlci.org

The National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) is a comprehensive collection and distribution center for information, statistics, and resources related to sexual violence. It serves as a resource for state, territory, and tribal anti-sexual assault coalitions, rape crisis centers, allied organizations, community projects, policy-makers, government entities, media, educators, health care providers and others working to address and eliminate sexual assault.
123 North Enola Drive
Enola, Pennsylvania  17025
Tel: +1-717-909-0710
Fax: +1- 717-909-0714
TTY: +1-717-909-0715
Website: http://www.nsvrc.org/

The New York City Gay & Lesbian Anti-Violence Project was founded in 1980 in reaction to neighborhood incidents of anti-gay violence and the failure of the criminal justice system to respond. Publish the Nation
240 West 35 th Street Suite 200
New York, NY 10001
USA
Tel: +1-212-714-1184
TTY: +1-212-714-1134
Email: www.avp.org/contactavp.htm
Website: http://www.avp.org

Non-Violent Peaceforce mission is to facilitate the creation of a trained, international civilian nonviolent peaceforce. The Peaceforce will be sent to conflict areas to prevent death and destruction and protect human rights, thus creating the space for local groups to struggle nonviolently, enter into dialogue, and seek peaceful resolution.
Rue Van Elewyck 35
1050 Bruxelles
Belgium
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.nonviolentpeaceforce.org

Nonviolence International (NI) assists individuals, organizations, and governments striving to utilize nonviolent methods to bring about changes reflecting the values of justice and human development on personal, social, economic, and political levels. NI is committed to educating the public about nonviolent action and to reducing the use of violence worldwide. We believe that every cultural and religious tradition can discover and employ culturally appropriate nonviolent methods for positive social change and international peace.
4545 42nd St. NW Suite 209
Washington, DC 20016
USA
Tel: +1-202-244 0951
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.nonviolenceinternational.net

Older Women's Network (Australia) is a self-help organization committed to promoting the rights, dignity and wellbeing of older women.
Older Women's Network NSW
87 Lower Fort Street,
Millers Point NSW 2000
Australia
Tel: +061 - 02 - 9247 7046
Fax: +061 - 02 - 9247 4202
email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.own.org.au

The Peace Action, Training and Research Institute of Romania (PATRIR) is both an institute, organization, training center and network, linking together scholars, grassroots activists, and critical thinkers throughout Romania. Its aim is to address the core challenges facing Romania and the countries of south and eastern Europe, to strengthen and empower grassroots organizations and citizens’ action, to mobilize people for active peace work and peaceful conflict transformation, and to address the structural causes of poverty, human rights violations and economic and social injustice.
Str. Eremia Grigorescu 86
Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Tel: +(40) (64) 185 088
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.transcend.org/patrir_intro.htm

Peace and Safety in the Christian Home (or PASCH) is a loose coalition of academics, professionals, clergy and laypeople working to address domestic violence in the Christian home.
PASCH
PO Box 51145
Eugene, OR 97405
USA
Tel: 541-684-3919
Fax: 877-335-7943
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.peaceandsafety.com

The Peace Council is a diverse group of religious and spiritual individuals who are internationally known and respected and who have decided to come together, as the Dalai Lama wrote in a recent letter, "to understand one another and work together so that those of us who profess belief in our respective faiths can work for the common cause of humanity." He added, "I believe that such a joint effort can set the right example for the rest of the world."
International Committee for the Peace Council
2702 International Lane
Suite 108
Madison, Wisconsin 53704
USA
Tel: +1-608-241-2200
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.peacecouncil.org

The People's Decade of Human Rights Education (PDHRE-International) founded in 1988, is a non-profit, international service organization that works directly and indirectly with its network of affiliates - primarily women's and social justice organizations - to develop and advance pedagogies for human rights education relevant to people's daily lives in the context of their struggles for social and economic justice and democracy. PDHRE's members include experienced educators, human rights experts, United Nations officials, and world renowned advocates and activists who collaborate to conceive, initiate, facilitate, and service projects on education in human rights for social and economic transformation.
526 West 111th Street
New York, NY 10025
USA
Tel: +1-212-749-3156
Fax: +1-212.666-6325
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.pdhre.org

People’s Institute for Development and Training, or PIDT is a citizen intervention for changing social order through processes of transformation towards a just, equitable and sustainable world order. The acronym " PIDT " stands for "oppressed' in Hindi. In all PIDT programmes, empowerment of the oppressed remains the subliminal objective. Empowerment of women, receives focus and attention in all programmes and activities.
People's House
A-12 Paryavaran Complex
Saket-Maidangarhi road
New Delhi - 110 030
India
Tel: 91-11-2532408 / 29531282 / 29531296
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.indiasocial.org/pidt

Polaris Project is a multicultural grassroots organization combating human trafficking and modern-day slavery. Based in the United States and Japan, our passionate staff combine street-level experience and technical expertise, working everyday from morning to past midnight to provide victim services, conduct advocacy, and build the anti-trafficking movement.
PO Box 77892
Washington, DC 77892
Tel: +1-202-547-7909
Fax: +1-202-547-6654
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.polarisproject.org

Prevent Child Abuse America works at the national, state and community levels to prevent child abuse in all its forms. Our many state and local prevention programs help spread the word in your community, creating awareness that prevention is possible.
200 S. Michigan Avenue, 17th Floor
Chicago, IL 60604-2404
Tel: 312-663-3520
Fax: 312-939-8962
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: http://www.preventchildabuse.org/

Sakshi New Delhi, India. A Violence Intervention for Women and Children -- works on sexual harassment, sexual assault, child sexual abuse and domestic violence. Focuses on equality education for judges, implementation of the 1997 Supreme Court Sexual Harassment Guidelines, outreach and education.
B-67 South Extension Part-1
First Floor
New Delhi 110065
Tel: +91-4623295
Fax: +91-4643946
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.naaritoday.com/womensnetwork/ngos/sakshi.html

Search Institute is an independent nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide leadership, knowledge, and resources to promote healthy children, youth, and communities. To accomplish this mission, the institute generates and communicates new knowledge, and brings together community, state, and national leaders.
The Banks Building
615 First Avenue NE,
Suite 125
Minneapolis, MN 55413
USA
Tel: +1- 612-376-8955
Fax: +1-612-376-8956
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.search-institute.org

A Season for Nonviolence January 30 - April 4, is a national 64-day educational, media, and grassroots campaign dedicated to demonstrating that nonviolence is a powerful way to heal, transform, and empower our lives and our communities. Inspired by the 50th and 30th memorial anniversaries of Mahatma Gandhi and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., this international event honors their vision for an empowered, nonviolent world.
Barbara Fields Bernstein, Project Coordinator
Association for Global New Thought
1815 Garden Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
USA
Tel: +1-805-563-7343
Fax: +1-805-563-7344
Website: http://www.agnt.org/snv02.htm

Stand for Children is a grassroots member driven organization of parents and other allies working locally and connected nationally on behalf of children throughout the United States.
516 SE Morrison Street
Portland, Oregon 97214
USA
Tel: +1-503-235-2305
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.stand.org

Staying Alive began in 1998 as an Emmy award-winning documentary profiling the lives of six young people from around the world infected with or affected by HIV/AIDS. Growing from the tradition of annual documentaries, Staying Alive has expanded to include a multi-tiered campaign to promote awareness about and prevention of HIV/AIDS in the international youth community.
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://eu.staying-alive.org

Talking with Kids About Tough Issues is a national initiative by Children Now and the Kaiser Family Foundation to encourage parents to talk with their children earlier and more often about tough issues like sex, HIV/AIDS, violence, alcohol, and drug abuse.
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.talkingwithkids.org/

Tolerance.org is a web project of the Southern Poverty Law Center, a principal online destination for people interested in dismantling bigotry and creating, in hate's stead, communities that value diversity. Through its online resources and ideas, its collection of print materials, its outreach efforts, and its downloadable public service announcements Tolerance.org promotes and supports anti-bias activism in every venue of American life.
c/o The Southern Poverty Law Center
400 Washington Ave.
Montgomery, AL 36104
USA
Tel: +1-334-956-8200
Fax: +1-334-956-8488
Email: http://www.tolerance.org/about/contact.jsp
Website: http://www.tolerance.org

UNICEF Voices of Youth offers children and adolescents, including the hard-to-reach, a safe and supportive global cyberspace within which they can explore, discuss and partner on issues related to human rights and social change. It works to develop their awareness, leadership, community building, and critical thinking skills through active and substantive participation with their peers and with decision makers globally.
Voices of Youth
3 United Nations Plaza
New York City, New York 10017
USA
Tel: +1-212-326-7000
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.unicef.org/voy/

United Nations Development Fund for Women ( UNIFEM) is the women's fund at the United Nations. It provides financial and technical assistance to innovative programmes and strategies that promote women's human rights, political participation and economic security.
United Nations Development Fund for Women
304 E45th Street
15th Floor
New York, NY 10017
USA
Tel: +1-212-906-6400
Website: http://www.unifem.org

The Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) is a democratic, international membership organization. Its members are indigenous peoples, occupied nations, minorities and independent states or territories who have joined together to protect their human and cultural rights, preserve their environments, and to find non-violent solutions to conflicts which affect them.
P.O. Box 85878
2508 CN The Hague
The Netherlands
Tel: +31 (0)70 3646504
Fax: +31 (0)70 3646608
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.unpo.org

V-Day is a global movement to end violence against women and girls. V-Day is a catalyst that promotes creative events to increase awareness, raise money, and revitalize the spirit of existing anti-violence organizations. V-Day generates broader attention for the fight to stop worldwide violence against women and girls including rape, battery, incest, female genital mutilation (FGM), and sexual slavery.
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.vday.org

The White Ribbon Campaign is the largest effort in the world of men working to end men's violence against women. It relies on volunteer support and financial contributions from individuals and organizations.
365 Bloor St. East
Suite 203
Toronto, Ontario M4W 3L4
Canada
Tel: 416-920-6684
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.whiteribbon.ca

Womankind Worldwide is a UK based charity dedicated to working internationally to raise the status of women. Through over 70 practical initiatives in 20 countries, their work spans Africa, South Asia, Central and South America, the Balkans and Western Europe.
32-37, Cowper Street
London, EC2A 4AW
UK
Tel: +44 (0)20 7549 5700
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.womankind.org.uk

The Women's Aid Organization (WAO) is an independent, non-religious, non-governmental organization based in Malaysia, committed to confronting violence against women. WAO was established in 1982 when it opened Malaysia's first Women's Refuge, providing shelter, counseling and child support to battered women.
Pertubuhan Pertolongan Wanita
P.O. Box 493 Jalan Sultan
46760 Petaling Jaya
Selangor Darul Ehsan
Malaysia.
Tel: +60 3 7956 3488
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.wao.org.my

Women's Center for Legal Aid and Counseling (WCLAC), Jerusalem and the Occupied Territories. The WCLAC aims to contribute to the establishment of a democratic Palestinian society, based on social justice and equality between women and men.
Al Dahya Intersection
Al Hirbawi Building, Third Floor
P.O. Box 54262
Jerusalem 91516
Israel
Tel: +972-2-2347438
Fax: +972-2-2342172
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.wclac.org/defaultnew22.html

Women for Women International was founded in 1993 to help women overcome the horrors of war and civil strife in ways that can help them rebuild their lives, families, and communities. Women for Women International’s tiered program begins with direct financial and emotional support; fosters awareness and understanding of women’s rights; offers vocational skills training; and provides access to income-generation support and microcredit loans that together can help women restart their lives in ways that are independent, productive, and secure.
1850 'M' Street NW
Suite 1090
Washington, DC 20036
USA
Tel: +1-202-737-7705
Fax: +1-202-737-7709
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.womenforwomen.org

World Birth Forum works to bring the voices of leading women and children to the forefront of our global problem-solving dialogue. As a news magazine World Birth tackles the difficult issues; never leaving readers without a solution that is working somewhere in the world, and tell these stories from the perspective of powerful, leading women and bright, visionary children.
World Birth Forum
5935 NE Skidmore Street
Portland, OR 97218
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.worldbirth.org

World Centers for Compassion for Children International is a non-profit organization founded by Nobel Peace Laureate Betty Williams. The organization's mission is to create a strong political voice for children in areas of stress due to war, hunger or social, economic, or political upheaval and to respond to their expressed needs materially and emotionally.
Knock Inverin
County Galway
Ireland
Tel: 353 (0) 91 593304
Fax: 353 (0) 91 505816
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.centersofcompassion.org

Zero to Three's mission is to promote the healthy development of our nation's infants and toddlers by supporting and strengthening families, communities, and those who work on their behalf. We are dedicated to advancing current knowledge; promoting beneficial policies and practices; communicating research and best practices to a wide variety of audiences; and providing training, technical assistance and leadership development.
National Center for Infants, Toddlers and Families
2000 M Street, NW
Suite 200
Washington, DC 20036
USA
Tel: 202-638-1144
Website: http://www.zerotothree.org

Zimbabwe Women Lawyers Association wants a Zimbabwean society where women are empowered and assert their rights within a justice system that treats men and women equally and that is sensitive to the needs of children.
Harare
17 Fife Avenue, Harare
P.O Box CY473,
Bulawayo
Office 500, Bambanani Centre,
5th floor, Cnr 9th Ave/J. Moyo
Bulawayo
Zimbabwe
Tel: + (09) 888001.
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.zwla.co.zw


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