Institute for Appropriate Technology

    Information on Gender Issues

89 Schoolhouse Rd
Summertown TN 38483-0090 USA


  • Asian Women's Resource Net - The Asian Women's Resource Exchange or AWORC is an Internet-based women's information service and network in Asia. It is an initiative geared towards developing cooperative approaches and partnerships in increasing access and exploring applications of new information and communication technologies for women's empowerment. .
  • Center for Women's Global Leadership - The Center for Women's Global Leadership (Global Center) develops and facilitates women's leadership for women's human rights and social justice worldwide.
  • Commission of the Status of Women - The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) was established as a functional commission of the Economic and Social Council by Council resolution 11(II) of 21 June 1946 to prepare recommendations and reports to the Council on promoting women's rights in political, economic, civil, social and educational fields..
  • Division for the Advancement of Women - Grounded in the vision of equality of the United Nations Charter, the Division for the Advancement of Women (DAW), as part of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) of the United Nations Secretariat, advocates the improvement of the status of the women of the world and the achievement of their equality with men. It aims to ensure the participation of women as equal partners with men in all aspects of human endeavour.
  • New WomenAction - An occasional bulletin of the International Women's Tribune Centre to cover plans and preparations for the 5 year review of the United Nations Platform for Action, an agenda for women's empowerment that came out of the Fourth World Conference on Women, Beijing in 1995.
  • Women's Environment and Development Organization - WEDO is an international advocacy network actively working to transform society to achieve a healthy and peaceful planet with social, political, economic and environmental justice for all through the empowerment of women, in all their diversity, and their equal participation with men in decision-making from grassroots to global arenas.
  • Women's Human Rights Net - Women prepare for the Beijing +5 Review.
  • WomenWatch- The UN Internet Gateway on the Advancement and Empowerment of Women.

Click here to choose another Category