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UN Women is the global champion for gender equality, working to develop and uphold standards and create an environment in which every woman and girl can exercise her human rights and live up to her full potential. We are trusted partners for advocates and decision-makers from all walks of life, and a leader in the effort to achieve gender equality. UN Women USA is an independent non-profit, 501c3 organization that supports UN Women programs. These projects promote social, political, and economic equality for women and girls spanning 100 countries around the globe. In the past, UN Women has offered support such as: Opening women’s access to finance and expanding employment options in Pakistan, resulting in secure employment for 1,000 women and growing. Training more than 6,000 women in marketing and business management in Ethiopia. Extending paralegal services for survivors of domestic violence in the marginalized Roma communities of Bosnia and Herzegovina, leading to a 50-per-cent increase in requests for help. Launching “Safe Cities Free of Violence against Women and Girls” in several cities. Formerly known as the U.S. National Committee for UN Women.
Equality Now creates linkages between the voices and experiences of women and girls and the governmental, community and private institutions that govern their lives; mobilizes national and international public pressure on behalf of their stated needs; and brings together individuals and organizations sharing this common vision of human equality.
contribuer au renforcement des systemes de sante pour ameliorer l'acces a des soins de qualite dans les pays a ressources limitees et/ou aupres des populations vulnerables
Empow'Her is an international network of social ventures that works towards women's empowerment. Convinced that entrepreneurship is a powerful lever for emancipation, our mission is to implement support and education programs to help women build up their decision making and entrepreneurship capabilities, enable them to invest and to be recognized for their crucial role in the economy, and contribute to the spread of new inclusive and empowering narratives. By doing so, we believe we are empowering women to take control of their lives, decide on their own future and develop sustainable livelihoods for themselves and their communities.
Fifty Shades of Aid CIC is an online community and global network that supports professional aid workers, and helps them meet the challenges that come with this line of work. We provide a protected online space in which aid workers can discuss these challenges frankly and honestly, find support from peers and access appropriate expertise. We also campaign for better safeguarding of aid staff at work. Fifty Shades of Aid CIC also provides members with additional services such as newsletters, personal action resources, support to individuals in need and access to providers of key services.
FOBC's mission is to support the work and global programmes of Barefoot College International by receiving and managing tax efficient donations to support this work. FOBC was created specifically for supporting Barefoot College International's work to improve the lives of people and especially women living in rural poverty through an innovative combination of solar engineering training and renewable energy equipment provision, education, and regionally targeted entrepreneurial, microenterprise and livelihood training aimed at raising remote communities around the world out of poverty.
To Promote, Protect and Defend Human Rights in Cote d'Ivoire and beyond.
Labdoo is a non-profit global platform where people around the world collaborate to bring unused laptops loaded with powerful educational software to needy schools using CO2-neutral means. Labdoo is a global collaborative project founded in 2010 with the dream to make education accessible to every child on the planet by repurposing computer devices. Since then, Labdoo has spread to more than 135 countries helping more than 600 thousand students through hundreds of hubs and thousands of volunteers that engage by collecting, preparing and bringing educational devices to more than 2000 schools globally. Everyone involved in the Labdoo Project is a volunteer and none of our members receives any remuneration for the time contributed to the cause, other than the satisfaction of seeing the joy of a child receiving education. We are just ordinary people working for an extraordinary cause. Join us!
The mission of Ayúdame3D is to create and provide 3D-printed prosthetic devices to people with limb differences, regardless of their socioeconomic status. The organization aims to promote a culture of inclusion, empowerment, and innovation, by leveraging technology, education, and community engagement. Ayúdame3D envisions a world where every person with a disability has access to affordable and functional assistive devices that enable them to live with dignity, independence, and full participation in society.
For more than 30 years, the Fondation Energies pour le Monde (Fondem) has promoted and developed access to electricity from renewable sources in order to improve the living conditions and incomes of rural populations in the developing world. Through its field experience and its expertise in technical and social engineering, Fondem is able to act at each stage of a decentralised rural electrification (DRE) project: feasibility studies, design and technical sizing, implementation of a demonstrator, impact or capitalisation studies etc. Whether it is a proven technology or an innovation, Fondem strives to implement solutions that are adapted to the local context, meeting the electricity needs identified with local stakeholders, and based on a viable economic model. Fondem believes access to electricity to be the backbone of sustainable local development of remote populations, contributing to many other SDG: access to clean water and sanitation, access to better education, economic opportunities and decent work, and gender equality.
entreprendre toute action susceptible d'ameliorer les conditions de vie des paysans les plus pauvres des pays en developpement et pour cela : contribuer a la securite alimentaire des zones les plus defavorisees ; accompagner les organisations paysannes, acteurs strategiques dans la lutte contre la pauvrete, pour le developpement durable et le respect du droit a l'alimentation ; informer les agriculteurs et les ruraux francais sur la situation et les attentes des agriculteurs des pays en developpement afin d'assurer la mobilisation des moyens humains et financiers necessaire a la reduction de la pauvrete dans ces pays