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We are a global champion for the human rights of women and girls. We use our powerful networks to find, fund, and amplify the courageous work of women who are building social movements and challenging the status quo. By shining a spotlight on critical issues, we rally communities of advocates who take action and invest money to empower women.
1. To act as a leading organisation and a global voice for the rights of those who face discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression and/or sex characteristics (SOGIESC). 2. To work towards achieving equality, freedom and justice for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex people through advocacy, collaborative actions, and by educating and informing relevant international and regional institutions as well as governments, media and civil society. 3. To empower our members and other human rights organisations in promoting and protecting human rights, irrespective of people's sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression and/or sex characteristics and to facilitate cooperation and solidarity among ILGA regions and members. 4. To promote the diversity and strengths of persons of diverse SOGIESC around the world.
The "Against the Odds" Foundation was established in 2003 by a Polish actress - Anna Dymna, who is its current president. It is an officially recognized public benefit organization. We have built, and currently operate, two therapy and rehabilitation centers - "Valley of the Sun" located on the outskirts of Cracow in Radwanowice, and "Let's get together" in Lubiatowo at the Baltic Sea. Our mission is to help disabled people from around Poland, with the key commitment to intellectually disabled adults. The idea of our activities is to rebalance the chances between abled and disabled. people. We would like to remove the mental barriers which separate these to seemingly different worlds. We have already helped 35 000 sick and disabled people throughout Poland.\n\nThe Foundation supports treatment, rehabilitation and education of people with disabilities. We try to do it through various projects, such as: The Enchanted Song Festival, Albertiana Festival of Theatrical and Musical Works by Intellectually Disabled People, and many others.
ISPCAN’S MISSION IS TO STRENGTHEN THE WORK OF INDIVIDUALS AND ORGANIZATIONS TO: • PREVENT ABUSE, NEGLECT AND OTHER FORMS OF VIOLENCE AGAINST CHILDREN • PROMOTE THE WELLBEING OF CHILDREN
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.
Women Deliver is a leading global advocate that champions gender equality and the health and rights of girls and women. Our advocacy drives investment—political and financial— in the lives of girls and women. We harness evidence and unite diverse voices to spark commitment to gender equality. And we get results. Anchored in sexual and reproductive health, we advocate for the rights of girls and women across every aspect of their lives.
The Rak’n’Roll Foundation promotes a different perspective on cancer and acts towards improvement of the cancer patients’ quality of life.\nThe Foundation was initiated in October 2009 by Magda Prokopowicz, who, following her own cancer experience, wanted to support other cancer patients facing the same challenges.\n\nFrom the very beginning, our goal was to introduce a new standard of the public debate on cancer. To break the taboo around cancer, to spread positive energy.\n\nOwing to the whole Rak’n’Roll concept, women with cancer started fighting for their femininity despite the disease and for their right to go through cancer with dignity and be more aware as patients.
The International Youth Foundation® (IYF®) stands by, for, and with young people. Founded in 1990 through a generous grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, IYF is a global nonprofit with programs directly benefiting 7.7 million young people and operations spanning 100 countries so far. Together with local community-based organizations and a network of corporate, foundation, and multilateral partners, we connect young people with opportunities to transform their lives. We believe that educated, employed, engaged young people possess the power to solve the world’s toughest problems, and we focus our youth development efforts on three linked objectives: unlocking agency, driving economic opportunity, and making systems more inclusive. Our vision is to see young people inspired and equipped to realize the future they want. The International Youth Foundation: Transforming Lives, Together.
The care of animals is performed according to two principles: "In Korbiewice, it is impossible to not exist" and "Korabiewice animals are nothing worse than animals having a house".
Caritas of the Archdiocese of Krakow is a Catholic charity institution which cares for the sick, the elderly and the disabled, the homeless, unemployed, families and people living in extreme poverty, victims of violence, and children and youth from communities at risk of marginalization. It also promotes volunteer work among children, adolescents and adults.