There are many organizations around the world working to secure the rights of women. If you know of a group that should be included in this list, please let us know. This is a diverse and fascinating list, and a great deal can be learned by visiting their websites.We invite you to support the efforts of these and other groups which promote women’s rights worldwide.

The Treaty for the Rights of Women

Demanding human rights for women and families around the world

UN WomenWatch
UN inter-agency network on women and gender equality

Women’s WORLD
We have formed the Women’s World Organization for Rights, Literature, and Development, or Women’s WORLD, because nowhere on earth are women’s voices given the same respect as men’s.

Equality Now
Equality Now works to end violence and discrimination against women and girls around the world through the mobilization of public pressure.

WomenAid International
WomenAid International is a humanitarian aid and development agency which promotes all rights for all people in all countries.

Women Without Borders
Women without Borders is an advocacy, PR and lobbying organisation for women around the globe.

Women for Women’s Human Rights
Women for Women’s Human Rights (WWHR) – New Ways, an independent women’s NGO, was founded in 1993 with the aim of promoting women’s human rights in Turkey and on the international level. Since its foundation, WWHR has become a widely renowned non-governmental organization around the globe.

Womankind Worldwide
Our promise to women in developing countries – our mission – therefore, is to enable them to voice their concerns and claim their rights, and to work globally for policies and practices which promote equality between men and women.

Association for Women’s Rights in Development
AWID’s mission is to connect, inform and mobilize people and organizations committed to achieving gender equality, sustainable development and women’s human rights.

Women’s Human Rights net
Founded in 1997, WHRnet aims to provide reliable, comprehensive, and timely information and analyses on women’s human rights in English, Spanish and French.

Stop the Violence Against Women Campaign
Amnesty International is involved in an international campaign to stop violence against women. Join the “Stop Violence Against Women Campaign” and help make women’s human rights a reality.

Human Rights Watch
The Women’s Rights Division of Human Rights Watch fights against the dehumanization and marginalization of women.

Women’s Forum Against Fundamentalism in Iran
The Women’s Forum Against Fundamentalism in Iran (WFAFI) is committed to promoting a greater awareness of the challenges women face living under fundamentalist regimes such as that of Iran. Our tasks range from raising public awareness, conducting research projects and initiating outreach programs — to policy discussions and analysis.

Women of Vision
Women of Vision is a volunteer ministry committed to demonstrating tangible evidence of God’s love to oppressed and impoverished women throughout the world. Women of Vision is a program of World Vision, a Christian humanitarian organization that has served the poor since 1950 through emergency relief and long-term development.