Red Internacional de Centros de Documentación Mujer y Salud

International Women and Health Documentation Center Network (IWHCN)

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Founded

1991-04

History

Apr 1991, by ARROW, G-XG8005 - Communicación, Intercambio y Desarrollo Humano en América Latina (CIDHAL), ISIS International and SOS Corpo, as an initiative of Boston Women's Health Book Collective (BWHBC).

Aims

Increase the capacity of the women's movement to influence policies affecting women's health at a regional, national and international level, including population and family planning policies; enrich the capacity and efficiency to acquire, analyze and exchange information about women and health within the network and with other women's organizations; establish and increase the effective use of modern technologies among the network members; share materials from the collections of each network member; explore, develop and evaluate strategies to expand and improve the coverage of women and health topics; provide useful and updated information to women's groups, teachers, government workers and the mass media in order to achieve changes in the policies regarding women's health.

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Structure

Electronic network with a shared coordination scheme whereby each group assumes the role of coordinator for a particular project area (document exchange, core collection and electronic exchange).

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 5: Gender Equality

UIA Org ID

XF4340

Last News

1996

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