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American Association of University WomenThe American Association of University Women (AAUW) is the nation’s leading voice promoting equity and education for women and girls. Since our founding in 1881, AAUW members have examined and taken positions on the fundamental issues of the day — educational, social, economic, and political.Nationalgender equality, education, higher educationno
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Center for Reproductive RightsFor 25 years, the Center for Reproductive Rights has used the law to advance reproductive freedom as a fundamental human right that all governments are legally obligated to protect, respect, and fulfill.nationalgender equality, politicsno
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Centre for Health and Social JusticeCentre for Health and Social Justice (CHSJ) is a national civil society resource organisation working on policy issues related to social justice perspective oriented governance and accountability primarily in the domains of health justice and gender justiceIndiagender equality, health, social justicenoprobably not- they work in india so it wouldn't be feasible for a US based group to do a lot of work with them
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Equality NowLAWYERS JESSICA NEUWIRTH, NAVANETHEM "NAVI" PILLAY AND FERYAL GHARAHI FOUNDED EQUALITY NOW IN 1992 WITH THE MISSION OF USING THE LAW TO PROTECT AND PROMOTE THE HUMAN RIGHTS OF WOMEN AND GIRLS.internationalgender equalityno
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Fawcett Societygender equality and women’s rights. publish research. seem to focus on economic and political equality (right now, at least)UKgender, politics, lobbying, researchSOFT NO (too UK focused?)Anyone else immediately think "Farrah"?
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Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media (See Jane)
research-based org working to eliminate gender imbalance and challenge gender stereotypes in children's entertainment/mediaInternationalresearch, gender, media, education, childrenn/aSOFT YES pending approvalAdded by Hannah. Almost no mention of trans characters or trans kids on the site. Fiscally sponsored by Mount Saint Mary's University, a private, independent, Catholic liberal arts college, primarily for women (90% female), in LA.
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Girls IncorporatedThe network of local Girls Inc. nonprofit organizations serves girls ages 6-18 at more than 1,400 sites in 400 cities across the United States and Canada. Our research-based programming is delivered by trained professionals who focus on the development of the whole girl, supporting, mentoring, and guiding girls in an affirming, pro-girl environment.national (and canada)gender equality, education, healthno
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He4SheHeForShe is inviting people around the world to stand together to create a bold, visible force for gender equality. And it starts by taking action right now to create a gender equal worldnational/internationalgender equalityno
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HIPS (Helping Individual Prostitutes Survive)supports needle exchange and programs for sex workers; does HIV treatment and prevention workDCHealth, trans-positive, gender, sexual healthN/AYES pending approvalreceives funding from GWU and Howard; percentage going to programs and services is a little low (70%) but exec director compensation is pretty low ($75,000) and they have to pay salaries in DC
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InterActionInterAction works to be a leader in the global quest to eliminate extreme poverty and vulnerability, strengthen human rights and citizen participation, safeguard a sustainable planet, promote peace, and ensure dignity for all people.DC/International (coalition of NGOs)povertyno
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It Gets Better FoundationThe It Gets Better Project is a nonprofit organization with a mission to uplift, empower, and connect lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer youth around the globe. Growing up isn’t easy, especially when you are trying to affirm and assert your sexual orientation and/or gender identity. It can be a challenging and isolating process – but, the good news is, no one has to do it alone.NationalLGBTQ+ rightsno
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Kiva Microfinancing loan program to alleviate poverty, particularly for women. InternationalMicro-loans, poverty, gender equalityN/A
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Lambda LegalLambda Legal, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, is a national organization committed to achieving full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and everyone living with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work.Nationallegal rights, LGBTQ+ rights, HIVno
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NARALlegalizing and ensuring the safety of abortionNationalwomen's rights, sexual health, pro-choiceYES pending approvalsensitive topic - MB approval
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National Center for Transgender EqualityThe National Center for Transgender Equality is a national social justice organization devoted to ending discrimination and violence against transgender people through education and advocacy on national issues of importance to transgender people.NationalLGBTQ+ rights, trans rightsno
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National Organization for WomenAs the grassroots arm of the women’s movement, the National Organization for Women is dedicated to its multi-issue and multi-strategy approach to women’s rights, and is the largest organization of feminist grassroots activists in the United States. Nationalwomen's rightsno
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Objectnocan't really find any info about them other than a mention in one article- probably not a good option for us
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Planned Parenthoodprovides sexual health services as well as other routine medical services on a sliding scale; can also provide hormone therapy to trans individualsNational/local optiongender, sexual health, trans-inclusive, pro-choiceYESChapters should consider fundraising or volunteering for local chapters of PP
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Planned Parenthood Action Funddoes political/lobbying work on behalf of women's rights, gender equality, sexual health, etc.National/local optiongender, sexual health, trans-inclusive, political, lobbyingYES pending approvalpolitical org ??? needs MB approval
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Promundomission: promoting gender justice and preventing violence by engaging men and boys in partnership with women and girls. individual, community, and institutional level. program types: advocacy campaigns, community mobilization, group education, and group therapy.Internationalgender, education, anti-violencen/aYES pending approvalHannah has done freelance graphic design for them and has contacts here
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The Association of Women's Rights in Development
We work to achieve gender justice and women’s human rights by strengthening the collective voice, impact and influence of global women’s rights advocates, organizations and movements. internationalwomen's rights, human rightsno
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The Gender and Development NetworkGADN is a diverse, effective and inclusive membership network made up of leading UK-based non-governmental organisations’ (NGO) staff, practitioners, consultants and academics working on gender, development and women’s rights issues.internationalgender equality, women's rightsno
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UN WomenUN Women is the UN organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women. A global champion for women and girls, UN Women was established to accelerate progress on meeting their needs worldwide.Internationalgender equality, women's rights, sustainable developmentno
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White RibbonThrough education, awareness-raising, outreach, technical assistance, capacity building, and partnerships, White Ribbon's programming challenges negative, outdated concepts of manhood and inspires men to understand and embrace the incredible potential they have to be a part of positive change. internationalgender equality, no
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WHO Global Gender, Equity and Human Rights Team
works to eliminate differential health outcomes due to gender differencesInternationalgender equality, public healthno
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