TOPIC: WOMEN EMPOWERMENT (47)

Smart Girls at the Party

http://amysmartgirls.com

Smart Girls at the Party is an online network that aims to help the process of cultivating the authentic selves of young women and the young at heart.

Exhale to Inhale

http://www.exhaletoinhale.org

Founded by a yogi, supported by the yoga community, and guided by professionals with experience working with domestic violence and sexual assualt survivors, Exhale to Inhale strives to empower women who have experienced intimate partner violence and sexual assault to heal and reclaim their lives through the healing and grounding practice of yoga. Exhale to Inhale provides free weekly yoga classes at domestic violence shelters and community centers throughout New York City, the Hudson Valley, Long Island and Connecticut.

The Society for Women’s Health Research (SWHR)

http://www.womenshealthresearch.org

The Society for Women’s Health Research (SWHR), a national non-profit organization based in Washington DC, is widely recognized as the thought leader in research on sex differences and is dedicated to improving women’s health through advocacy, education, and research.

Yazamiyot

http://www.yazamiyot.com

Yazamiyot was started with one goal in mind – to create an environment where Israeli women entrepreneurs can meet, network, share ideas and help each other out. Today, Yazamiyot has over 1000 members, has hosted dozens of exclusive events and has been the medium for many successful deals, partnerships and negotiations. 

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Yazamiyot, Women, Entrepreneurship

Look Good...Feel Better

http://lookgoodfeelbetter.org

Look Good...Feel Better is a non-medical, brand-neutral public service program that teaches beauty techniques to cancer patients to help them manage the appearance-related side effects of cancer treatment. 
Look Good…Feel Better group programs are open to all women with cancer who are undergoing chemotherapy, radiation, or other forms of treatment. 

Lean In

http://leanin.org

Lean In is a global community committed to offering women the encouragement and support to lean in to their ambitions. We are committed to offering women the ongoing inspiration and support to help them achieve their goals. If we talk openly about the challenges women face and work together, we can change the trajectory of women and create a better world for everyone.

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Lean In, Sheryl Sanbderg, Facebook, Oprah Winfrey, Diane Von Furstenberg, Jane Fonda, Education, Women, Career, Work

UN Women

http://www.unwomen.org

In July 2010, the United Nations General Assembly created UN Women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. In doing so, UN Member States took an historic step in accelerating the Organization’s goals on gender equality and the empowerment of women. The creation of UN Women came about as part of the UN reform agenda, bringing together resources and mandates for greater impact.

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Un Women, Women Empowerment

Care

http://www.care.org

CARE is a leading humanitarian organization fighting global poverty. We place special focus on working alongside poor women because, equipped with the proper resources, women have the power to help whole families and entire communities escape poverty. Women are at the heart of CARE's community-based efforts to improve basic education, prevent the spread of disease, increase access to clean water and sanitation, expand economic opportunity and protect natural resources. CARE also delivers emergency aid to survivors of war and natural disasters, and helps people rebuild their lives.

Pathways of Women's Empowerment

http://www.pathwaysofempowerment.org

Pathways of Women’s Empowerment is an international research and communications programme established in 2006 which links academics with activists and practitioners to find out what works to enhance women’s empowerment. We are identifying where women are achieving real gains and discovering the positive and negative factors which have influenced their journey.

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Pathways Of Women's Empowerment, Women Empowerment

Lammily

http://lammily.com

Lammily is the first fashion doll made according to real female body proportions. The idea is to help children - girls and boys alike - develop a positive and realistic body image from an early age. As well as a normal physique, Lammily wears regular, casual clothes - like denim shorts and sneakers, so children can make their dolls look just like the real women in their lives.

Frontier Markets

http://www.frontiermkts.com

Frontier Markets (FM) is a sales, marketing and after-sales service distribution company in Rajasthan. Founded in 2011, Frontier Markets works with local channel partners and field staff to educate, relate, and reach households providing them access to high quality and affordable clean energy solutions. FM creates solar retail points in the last mile and support them with service centers and after-sales. FM works with manufacturers to get the right products to our rural customers. FM creates women entrepreneurs which is the solar saheli campaign; as FMll as working with local rural villagers to build presence of solar in Rajasthan. To date, FM have sold over 103,000 solar solutions and have created 800 retail points and 500 solar sahelis. Frontier Markets’ mission is to provide over 5 million products to 20 million households in India by 2020.

Association Against Women Export (AAWE)

http://www.aawe.net

AAWE is deeply committed to taking appropriate measures to eliminate all forms of trafficking in humans, the exploitation of women generally, and Edo women and children in particular. Bearing in mind the great contribution of women to the welfare of the family and to the development of society in general, our overall objective is to assist in empowering and uplifting women through Self-awareness Education and Advocacy.

School Girls Unite

http://www.schoolgirlsunite.org

School Girls Unite began in a small café back in 2004 after a group of 12 year olds and young African women discussed the discrimination felt by girls in many developing countries. We aim to fight this discrimination, and advocate the powers of educating girls. We think education is the starting point to solving almost every other problem, including reducing diseases and ending poverty, and eventually increasing the number of women in leadership positions throughout the world.
School Girls Unite is comprised of chapters in the United States and Mali, Africa. Our incredible sister organization in Mali is called Les Filles Unies pour l’Education. We run a scholarship program in Mali, as well as provide leadership opportunities for youth in the US.

Mother's Day Movement

http://mothersdaymovement.org

Each year, Mothers' Day Movement will conduct a campaign to raise money for a 501c-3 charity whose mission is to improve the lives of women and children. The organizations may operate in the developing world or right here in the United States.

THINX

http://www.shethinx.com

THINX is committed to breaking the taboo surrounding menstruation. We see a world where no woman is held back by her body. We will work proudly and tirelessly until every single girl has an equal opportunity for the brighter future she deserves. By reimagining feminine hygiene products to provide support, comfort, confidence, and peace of mind, we aim to eliminate shame, empowering women and girls around the world.