About-Face equips women and girls to understand and resist harmful media messages about body image and self-esteem, through its website, workshops and Take Action groups. Its ultimate goal is to give them the power to free themselves from body image problems.
Working to end violence and discrimination against women and girls around the world through mobilizing public pressure, raising visibility and wielding political pressure to ensure governments act. Issues of concern include rape, domestic violence, reproductive rights, trafficking and female genital mutilation.
“Fostering a greater understanding of women’s issues amongst mothers and helping those who have been alienated by feminism to feel more included and invested in it as a social movement; exploring ways in which mainstream feminism could better advocate for mothers (and their children); and creating an honest, realistic and mutually-respectful dialogue on how each can merge into and strengthen the other.”
A collection of sites dedicated to female characters and creators in mainstream comics. “Our goals are to foster an attentive, empowered audience community and to encourage respect and high-quality character depiction within the industry.”
Created as a memorial to the work of Dr George Tiller and as a living testimony to the courageous lives of abortion providers. Chronicles the stories of those who have dedicated their lives to making abortion safe, legal and accessible to women and girls.
“The National Organization for Men Against Sexism is an activist organization of men and women supporting positive changes for men. NOMAS advocates a perspective that is pro-feminist, gay affirmative, anti-racist, dedicated to enhancing men’s lives, and committed to justice on a broad range of social issues including class, age, religion, and physical abilities.”
No Country for Young Women is a multimedia project striving to connect women across generations and nationalities on the topic of their careers. The site promotes a community of women joined together by the successes and struggles of the work-life balance particular to women.
Can a t-shirt really change the world? “At OAG you’ll find some welcome validation for your intuition that something is very, very wrong with
how our culture treats women and girls. Your instincts are correct, and we’re here to support you as you wade through the misogynist sewage our pornified culture spews out by the truckload every day.”
The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women exists to support governmental bodies, help Member States by providing technical and financial support and hold the UN system accountable for progress on gender equality. UN Women aims to be a dynamic and strong champion for women and girls.
Womankind Worldwide believes that women in developing countries are a powerful force for change. The charity works with women’s organizations in Africa, Asia and Latin America. All projects are committed to enabling women to understand their legal rights and using this to benefit their daily lives.
“Women for Women International provides women survivors of war, civil strife and other conflicts with the tools and resources to move from crisis and poverty to stability and self-sufficiency, thereby promoting viable civil societies.”
A women’s daily online news and current affairs service, operating on a not for profit basis. The site provides up to date news on all the major national and international stories of the day, but the stories featured are always about women.