The following list of links to organizations working on women's human rights issues is designed to be a helpful resource. It is not meant to be comprehensive. The listing of these resources is for informational purposes only and does not constitute an endorsement in whole or in part from the Channel Foundation. In addition, the Channel Foundation is not responsible for the accuracy of the information provided on these links.
Groups from around the world networked and shared resources at the AWID Forum in Cape Town, South Africa, 2008.
A project of the Association for the Development & Enhancement of Women (ADEW) based in Cairo brings together adolescent girls who have left school and live in bondage as house cleaners. The project facilitates dialogue with their peers and provides options to resume their education in night school. Credit: Channel.
"I believe that oppression and cruelty against women will not end until women raise their voices against these things themselves. My slogan is 'End Oppression with Education.' In the light of dawn, mothers, sisters, and daughters will be recognized."
- Statement by Mukhtaran Mai, Pakistani rape survivor who used the compensation money she was given by prosecuting her attackers to start schools in her village. Statement translated by Amna Buttar, viewed on the International Women's Health Coalition website