Isis Women's International Cross Cultural Exchange (ISIS-WICCE)

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History

1974, Geneva (Switzerland), when operated as a Women's International Information and Communication Service (ISIS) -- Service féminin international d'information et de communication -- Servicio Femenino Internacional de Información y de Comunicación. Reconstituted under present title, Jan 1984, when ISIS was transformed into 3 organizations, the sister organizations being Isis International - Manila and Isis Internacional, Santiago de Chile. ISIS-WICCE re-located, Sep 1993, to Kampala (Uganda) in order to tap the voices of African women and link their issues and concerns to the debates and campaigns taking place at the international level. A global action oriented women's organization that emulates Isis, the ancient Egyptian goddess of Wisdom, Creativity and Knowledge.

Aims

Promote justice, equality and mutual relationship between women and men and empowerment of women through documenting violations of women's rights and facilitating exchange of skills and information to strengthen women's capacities, potential and visibility.

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Activities

'Exchange': organizes annual thematic event offering the opportunity for women activists working on women's human rights issues to meet and share ideas, exchange skills, strategies and experience and plan on future networking. 'Information and Documentation': coordinates research projects documenting women's experiences in armed conflict.

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Languages

English, French.

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Financing

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Consultative Status

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

Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 14 non-governmental organizations.
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Members in 0 countries
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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 5: Gender EqualityGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

UIA Org ID

F0271

Last News Received

2010
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