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Organizations relating to Women

Associated Country Women of the World / London, UK / Est. 1930
International Federation of Women in Legal Careers / Maputo, Mozambique / Est. 1929
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
European Institute of Women's Health / Dublin, Ireland / Est. 1996
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
Unione Intercontinentale Casalinghe / Brescia, Italy / Est. 1994
Latin American Federation of University Women / Santiago, Chile / Est. 1996
Pan American Medical Women's Alliance / Lima, Peru / Est. 1947
Baptist Women's Union of Africa / Falls Church VA, USA
Arab Women Investors Union / Giza, Egypt / Est. 2005
African Women Jurists Federation / Est. 1978
Nordic Association for Women's Studies and Gender Research / Est. 1994
European Network of Women with Disabilities / Kassel, Germany / Est. 2007
Caribbean Women's Association / The Valley, Anguilla / Est. 1970
International Association of Liberal Religious Women / Basel, Switzerland / Est. 1910
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
Pacific Women in Maritime Association / Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea / Est. 2005
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
Arab Women Organization / Cairo, Egypt
Association of Women Managers in the Maritime Sector in Eastern and Southern Africa / Mombasa, Kenya / Est. 2007
Women's University in Africa / Harare, Zimbabwe / Est. 2002
Vienna NGO Committee on the Status of Women / Est. 1982
University Women of Asia / Singapore, Singapore / Est. 1986
NGO Committee on the Status of Women, Geneva / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1973
European Council of WIZO Federations / Paris, France / Est. 1992
AGORA Club International / Lokeren, Belgium / Est. 1996
International Women's Democrat Union / Stockholm, Sweden / Est. 1990
EPP Women / Brussels, Belgium
International Network of Women Against Tobacco - Europe / Edinburgh, UK / Est. 1997
Ladies Circle International / Est. 1959
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

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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
Misogyny

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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