Sisterhood Is Global Institute (SIGI)
Institut pour la solidarité internationale des femmes (ISIF)
1984-11-19 New York NY USA
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.
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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Executive Committee, comprising President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer. Advisory Board of 6 members. Steering Committee, consisting of 5 members. Headquarters rotates periodically: from 1984-1988 based in New York NY (USA); from 1988-1993 in New Zealand; subsequently Maryland (USA); currently Montréal (Canada).
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