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Organizations relating to Women

World Union of Catholic Women's Organisations / Rome, Italy / Est. 1910
Women's Education Worldwide / South Hadley MA, USA / Est. 2003
African Women's Economic Policy Network / Est. 1994
Caribbean Association of Women Police / Est. 2006
Federación Iberoamericana de Mujeres Empresarias / Madrid, Spain / Est. 1990
Organization of African First Ladies for Development / Addis Ababa, Ethiopia / Est. 2002
Pacific Foundation for the Advancement of Women / Suva, Fiji / Est. 2000
Latin American Federation of University Women / Santiago, Chile / Est. 1996
Pan American Medical Women's Alliance / Lima, Peru / Est. 1947
Arab Women Investors Union / Giza, Egypt / Est. 2005
African Women Jurists Federation / Est. 1978
European Network of Women with Disabilities / Kassel, Germany / Est. 2007
Caribbean Women's Association / The Valley, Anguilla / Est. 1970
Federation of Asia-Pacific Women's Associations / Manila, Philippines / Est. 1959
COMESA Federation of National Associations of Women in Business / Lilongwe, Malawi / Est. 1993
Council of Women World Leaders / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1997
European Union of Women / Poitiers, France / Est. 1953
Swedish Women's Educational Association International / Fort Lauderdale FL, USA / Est. 1979
European Society of Women in Theological Research / Innsbruck, Austria / Est. 1986
World Womens' Snooker / Wisbech, UK / Est. 1981
World Association of Women Journalists and Writers / General Roca, Argentina / Est. 1969
Federation of University Women of Africa / Kampala, Uganda
European Association of Women Resource Centres / Gävle, Sweden / Est. 2006
Fédération internationale culturelle féminine / Paris, France / Est. 1961
Black European Women's Council / Est. 2007
Women in Aerospace Europe / Noordwijk-aan-Zee, Netherlands
Women's University in Africa / Harare, Zimbabwe / Est. 2002
Vienna NGO Committee on the Status of Women / Est. 1982
NGO Committee on the Status of Women, Geneva / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1973
European Council of WIZO Federations / Paris, France / Est. 1992
Asia-Pacific Centre for Women and Technology / Ballarat VIC, Australia
International Association for the Promotion of Women of Europe / Est. 1987
Centre for Asia-Pacific Women in Politics / Parañaque, Philippines / Est. 1992
Women's International Match Racing Association / San Rafael CA, USA
Committee of 200 / Chicago IL, USA / Est. 1982
European Advisory Council for Women's Health / Dublin, Ireland / Est. 1996
Pan African Christian Women Alliance / Nairobi, Kenya / Est. 1989
Centre international pour l'éducation des filles et des femmes en Afrique de l'Union Africaine / Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Femmes de l'Eurégio Meuse-Rhin / Übach-Palenberg, Germany / Est. 1975
Baptist Women of the Pacific / Bracken Ridge QLD, Australia
Latin American Baptist Women's Union / Cajamarca, Peru / Est. 1950
Jewish Women International / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1897
Center of Arab Women for Training and Research, Tunis / Tunis, Tunisia / Est. 1993
Women's Working Group on Financing for Development / Quezon City, Philippines / Est. 2007
Latin American Center for Perinatology/Unit of Woman and Reproductive Health / Montevideo, Uruguay / Est. 1970
Asian Baptist Women's Union / Singapore, Singapore / Est. 1958
University Women of Europe / Paris, France / Est. 1981
Commonwealth Countries League / Est. 1925
ASEAN Confederation of Women's Organizations / Petaling Jaya, Malaysia / Est. 1981
Asian Women's Neurosurgical Association / Aichi, Japan / Est. 1996

View all profiles (1419 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

World Problems relating to Women

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Discrimination against women in religion
Heterosexual infection of women with AIDS
Conflicting roles of women
Female infanticide
Susceptibility of women to alcohol
Inadequate disposal of female sanitary protection
Increasing female criminality
Dependence on unpaid female labour
Male bias of law
Loss of female sexual desire

Action Strategies relating to Women

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Informing about womens health hazards
Recognizing role of women in peacekeeping
Using female hormone replacement therapy
Networking women
Promoting equal partnership between men and women
Supporting women
Improving status of women
Increasing education for females in science
Increasing involvement of women in science and technology
Enhancing participation of women in higher education
Training women journalists
Improving access of girls to basic education
Involving women entrepreneurs in national expertise groups for sustainability
Advancing interests of women
Empowering women
Promoting women entrepreneurs
Improving access to fuelwood for rural women
Supporting development of women's organizations
Limiting options of women
Lightening female workload
Liberating women worker's economics
Supporting participation of women in work force
Providing services to migrating women
Integrating value of women's unpaid work in resource accounting systems
Linking religious women

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