Sisterhood Is Global Institute (SIGI)

Institut pour la solidarité internationale des femmes (ISIF)

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History

19 Nov 1984, New York NY (USA), by contributors to 'Sisterhood Is Global: The International Women's Movement Anthology', and meeting arising from the book, Nov 1984, New York NY. Currently in transition, since Mar 2004.

Aims

Support and help expand multi-issue, multi-constituency women's rights activism at local, national, regional and global levels; alert individuals, groups, governments and international bodies to discriminatory or oppressive practices against women, generating swift, effective protest; conduct and publish research, distribute information and work actively to end the abuse of women, informing women of their basic rights in addition to those guaranteed them through international human rights instruments; design educational programs to help women empower themselves; develop materials for women's rights facilitators to adapt and use cross-culturally; develop partnership projects aimed at women redefining and gaining power; encourage women from all societies to work together creatively to emphasize and achieve common goals.

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Activities

Core activities: urgent action alert program; research and communications facilities; human rights education/knowledge partnership program; ending violence against women; training human rights education facilitators. Set up: Arab Regional Resource Center on Violence Against Women (AMAN).

Structure

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Consultative Status

United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) (Special).

Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 3 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 59 countries
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Type I Classification

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Type II Classification

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Subjects *

  • Communication
    • Influencing
  • Peace
    • Rights
    • Discrimination
  • Love
    • Love
  • Philosophy
    • Philosophy

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 5: Gender EqualityGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

UIA Org ID

F3151

Last News Received

2013
* Subject classification is derived from the organization names and aims.
** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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