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Index December 2009

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2009-12-01: Zonta Resource Centre;
2009-12-01: Emotional Competency;
2009-12-01: Union of Concerned Scientists UCS;
2009-12-02: Yerala Projects Society;
2009-12-02: Ethical;
2009-12-02: Africa Action;
2009-12-03: Young Utkal Project;
2009-12-03: International Labour Organization ILO;
2009-12-03: Klimaforum 09 (alternative) – peoples climate summit;
2009-12-04: Xavier Institute, Sureguja;
2009-12-04: Y.R.Gaitonde Centre for AIDS Research and Education – YRG CARE;
2009-12-04: Global Neighbour Network Nabuur;
2009-12-05: Christian UK;
2009-12-05: Yogdan Swayam Sevi Sanstha;
2009-12-05: Consumers International CI;
2009-12-06: access to knowledge – a2k (;
2009-12-06: Darfur Relief and Documentation Center DRDC;
2009-12-06: International Human Rights Exchange IHRE;
2009-12-07: Client Earth;
2009-12-07: CEE Bankwatch;
2009-12-07: Voix Libres;
2009-12-08: Yojana;
2009-12-08: Action Support Centre ASC;
2009-12-08: Eco-Accord;
2009-12-09: The Geneva;
2009-12-09: Wangjing Women And Girls Society;
2009-12-09: New Unionism Network UK;
2009-12-10: Global Urban Development GUD;
2009-12-10: The Edge Institute;
2009-12-11: War Widows Welfare Association, India;
2009-12-11: The Story of Stuff Project;
2009-12-11: South Bay Labor Council;
2009-12-12: Weaker Community’s Action for Development and Liberation;
2009-12-12: We the;
2009-12-13: Better World Links;
2009-12-13: War Widows Association, Great Britain;
2009-12-14: Centre of Human Rights Education ZMRB;
2009-12-14: Clean up the world;
2009-12-14: Centre for Civil Society CCS – Delhi, India;
2009-12-15: Badhir Bal Kalyan Vikas Samiti BBKVS;
2009-12-15: School Choice, India;
2009-12-15: The Web of Dept;
2009-12-16: South Austin Coalition Community Council;
2009-12-16: Open Jurist;
2009-12-16: Centre for Civil Society CCS, Durban, SOUTH AFRICA;
2009-12-17: Bal Niketan Gandhi Seva Sadan BNGSS;
2009-12-17: Good Jobs First;
2009-12-17: Plunder the crime of our;
2009-12-18: SAHAYOG;
2009-12-18: Bal Kalyan Sanstha, Pune;
2009-12-18: The Second Chance Foundation*;
2009-12-19: Women’s Sahayog;
2009-12-19: Love’s Bridge;
2009-12-19: The Florida Innocence Project;
2009-12-20: South Africa: The Job Creation Trust – The Trust;
2009-12-20: South African Trade Unions COSATU;
2009-12-20: Federation of Unions of South Africa FEDUSA;
2009-12-21: Armenian Center for National and International Studies ACNIS;
2009-12-21: Orphans;
2009-12-22: Sudan Human Security Baseline Assessment HSBA;
2009-12-22: Afro-Nets;
2009-12-22: AED Satellife – Center for Health Information and Technology;
2009-12-23: Peace of the Actions;
2009-12-23: Small Arms Survey;
2009-12-23: Centre de liaison des associations féminines genevoises CLAFG;
2009-12-24: ngo net Africa;
2009-12-25: Lawyers Against the War LAW;
2009-12-26: Centre for Women’s and Gender Studies CWAGS;
2009-12-27: Humanitarian News;
2009-12-28: Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada LRWC;
2009-12-28: The Real Food Channel;
2009-12-29: IPC Food;
2009-12-29: The CIRCLE project;
2009-12-30: Darfur Consortium;
2009-12-30: Jubilee USA Network;
2009-12-30: Worker’s Action;
2009-12-31: Enough;
2009-12-31: Baikunthapur Tarun Sangha BTS;
2009-12-31: DAMANGA – Coalition for Freedom and Democracy;
2009-12-31: 2009 statistics for all blogs.


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DAMANGA – Coalition for Freedom and Democracy

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founded by leaders of the Representatives of the Massaleit Community in Exile RMCE

Our Middion: Damanga works to promote the human rights of the people of Darfur and to ensure the preservation of their ethnic communities. Damanga seeks guarantees of equality, freedom and democracy for all people in Sudan and elsewhere throughout the world. (Homepage and Events).

News; Meaning; History; Donations; Links;
Address: Damanga Coalition for Freedom and Democracy, 3631 Barcroft View, Terrace # 301, Falls Church VA 22041, USA;

About /our Mission: Through non-partisan research, analysis and public education, Damanga promotes the human rights of the people of Darfur, Sudan and elsewhere in the world. We educate the people of the region, the United States of America and beyond about their rights to freedom, equality and participation in government. Continue Reading…

Baikunthapur Tarun Sangha BTS

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an integrated development organization

BTS strongly believes in Comprehensive Area Development(CAD) in a sustainable way without impacting Sunderban’s bio-diversity. This it aims to achieve through People’s Participatory Process(PPP) and mutual understanding with local governments, with special emphasis on:

  • Natural Resource Optimization(NRO);
  • Cultivation of local Folk-art & Culture;
  • Promotion of life skill training ensuring Alternative Livelihoods through Micro-Credit;
  • Water, Health And Thorough-Sanitation (WHAT);
  • Protection of Child Trafficking & Abuse against Women– Domestic violence & HIV/AIDS. (Who we are).

What we do; Women; Help; Healthcare; Water, sanitation; Bio-Farming; Networking, advocacy;
Board; Vision, Mission, Stategy; History; Partners;
Address: Baikunthapur Tarun Sangha BTS, Head Quarter & Registered Office, Vill & P.O.-Baikunthapur, Via-Raidighi, Block-Kultali (Sunderban), Sub-Division-Baruipur, District South 24 Parganas, West Bengal, Zip-743383, India;

Child protection and education: Education: BTS-Patha Bhavan is the Working children’s education initiative of our organization. This was the first venture into development support in 1983 for the poor working children of Kultali which was later upgraded to the Upper Primary (High School) level. Continue Reading…

Enough – the project to end genocide and crimes against humanity

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the project to end genocide and crimes againsts humanity

  • The Enough Project is helping to build a permanent constituency to prevent genocide and crimes against humanity. Too often, the United States and the larger international community have taken a wait-and-see approach to crimes against humanity. This is unconscionable.
  • Genocide and war crimes are not inevitable, and we at Enough want to create noise and action both to stop ongoing atrocities and to prevent their recurrence … (about 1/2).

Frontpage; Sitemap;
Conflict Areas; Events; Take action; Blog; News; Publications; FAQs; Support;
Address: Enough, 1225 Eye Street NW, Suite 307, Washington, D.C. 20005, USA;

About 2/2: … Our mission is to help people from every walk of life understand the practical actions they can take to make a difference.  Continue Reading…

Worker’s Action

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a revolutionatry socialist organization – Linked on our blogs with Iran’s Growing Revolution vs. the Democrat’s Intervention.

If you agree with the general approach outlined here, JOIN US. Together we can make a difference! Capitalism divides people into two fundamental classes: the very rich who own businesses and produce to maximize their profits and (2) working people who comprise the vast majority of the population and who struggle to survive by working for those who own businesses. Capitalists compete against one another, and in order to succeed, each tries to lower their respective production costs so as to undersell their rivals … (join 1/2).

All pages of this website have the same URL.
To reach them, click on their internal links, as: Homepage, Join, Updates, Donate, Contact online;
left column: different articles;
right column: all items, Links.

Join 2/2: … But production costs include labor costs, so there is a constant pressure to lower labor costs by moving overseas, or by converting full-timers into part-timers, or by replacing workers by machines, or by laying off some workers while requiring others to perform additional work, and so on. For this reason capitalism inherently operates in opposition to the interests of working people.  Continue Reading…

Jubilee USA Network

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(also in spanish)

Jubilee USA Network is an alliance of more than 80 religious denominations and faith communities, human rights, environmental, labor, and community groups working for the definitive cancellation of crushing debts to fight poverty and injustice in Asia, Africa, and Latin America … (about /what we believe /Who We Are 1/2).

Truth about Dept; Get active; Resources; Press; Blog; Annual report; Support us;
Contact online.

About Us /what we believe /who we are 2/2: In the Jubilee Year as quoted in Leviticus, those enslaved because of debts are freed, lands lost because of debt are returned, and community is restored. Today, international debt has become a new form of slavery. Take a detailed look at what we’re doing to restore right relationships and why we do it.   Continue Reading…

Darfur Consortium

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an African and International Civil Society Action for Darfur – (also in french).

  • The Darfur Consortium is a coalition of more than 50 Africa-based and Africa-focused NGOs dedicated to working together to promote a just, peaceful and sustainable end to the ongoing humanitarian and human rights crisis in Darfur.
  • The Consortium came together in September 2004 as concerned NGOs gathered on the fringes of the third extraordinary session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights in Pretoria, South Africa. The Consortium reflects the unique perspective of African civil society and provides a forum for unified action, particularly through sustained engagement with the institutions of the African Union.
  • Member Organizations; … (about).

Homepage and News;
Thematic: Justice, Civilian Protections, Peace, Engagement; Member Publications; Timeline; Events: by date, by country; Gallery;
Address: Darfur Consortium, P.O. Box 7785, Kampala, Uganda;

Darfur Crisis /What You Need to Know: Since early 2003, when full blown hostilities began between rebel groups and the central government, Darfur has been sliding ever deeper into tragic cycles of violence.   Continue Reading…

The CIRCLE project

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(of Winrock International WI) – Community-based Innovations to Reduce Child Labor through Education CIRCLE (also in french)

Welcome to the CITCLR project. CIRCLE has been working since 2002 to reduce and prevent child labor by promoting education and awareness-raising locally-initiated projects all over the world. Since then, the following impacts have been noted: … (full text english Homepage).

NGO partners; Request for proposals RFP; Spotlight stories; Best practises; Newsletters;
Contacts (Winrock International).

About: Project Rationale: An estimated 218 million children around the world are caught up in work situations that put their lives at risk, violate international core labor standards, and negatively impact their futures (1). Continue Reading…

IPC Food

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also in french and spanish

The International NGO/CSO Planning Committee – IPC is a global network of NGOs/CSOs concerned with food sovereignty issues and programs. It includes social organizations representing small farmers, fisher folk, indigenous peoples, agricultural workers’ trade unions; sub-regional/regional NGOs/CSOs which act as regional focal points; and NGO networks with particular expertise and a long history of lobbying and action and advocacy on issues related to food sovereignty and agriculture, which act as thematic focal points … (full long text about/who we are).

New Homepage;
Constituences; Working groups; Focal points; Documents; Regions;
Contact: scroll down on who we are.

About /History of the IPC: The Plan of Action 1996 Forum for Food Security – Food for All not Profit for the Few – underscored the crucial role that civil society can play in implementing the commitments underwritten by governments, and that civil society involvement is vital if the goal of halving the number of undernourished people in the world by no later than the year 2015 is to be reached. Continue Reading… – networks for social justice

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network for social justice – Linked with Berhane Tewolde’s Development Blog.

  • is the progressive pan-African publisher and publishing the PAMBAZUKA NEWS – the pan-african voices for freedom and justice, also in french and portugese. (Pambazuka News’ Homepage).
  • Fahamu has a vision of the world where people organise to emancipate themselves from all forms of oppression, recognise their social responsibilities, respect each other’s differences, and realise their full potential. (Homepage).

Advocacy; Courses; News; Au monitor; Refugees; Partners; Links; Donate;
Contact online.

About us: Fahamu has a vision of the world where people organise to emancipate themselves from all forms of oppression, recognise their social responsibilities, respect each other’s differences, and realise their full potential. Continue Reading…

The Real Food Channel

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the power of healthy eating

Food can heal you, or kill you. Your choice … Resources to help you choose wisely: 16 links leading to items from c – w (from cancer to Weight loss) showing you videos about the subject (see Homepage).

Exemple: under the link food industry watch this video The great orange juice scam, 5.32 min.

Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada LRWC

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Lawyers Rights Watch Canada LRWC is a committee of Canadian lawyers who promote human rights and the rule of law by providing support internationally to human rights defenders in danger. LRWC promotes the implementation and enforcement of international standards designed to protect the independence and security of human rights defenders around the world. LRWC:

  • campaigns for lawyers whose rights, freedoms or independence are threatened as a result of their human rights advocacy; and,
  • produces legal analyses of national and international laws and standards relevant to human rights abuses against lawyers and other human rights defenders;
  • works in cooperation with other human rights organizations … (Homepage).

International Law; Publications; Campaigns; Education; News, events; Join; Links; Donate;
Address: LRWC, 3220 West 13th Avenue, Vancouver, B.C., Canada V6K 2V5;

About: LRWC was incorporated as a non-profit society on June 8, 2000 and LRW(LR)C was incorporated January 2, 2002, pursuant to the provisions of the Canada Corporations Act. LRWC is run by volunteers and funded solely by membership fees and donations from individuals. Donations are gratefully accepted. Continue Reading…

Humanitarian News – The Road to the Horizon

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updated April 9, 2011: news that matter

  • Author?!??! I am not the author for anything on this site. There are thousands of authors for all the articles.
  • Call me “The Collector”. Although that makes me think of a mafia movie where legs and arms are broken to extort money.
  • “Collecting” is really my role for “Humanitarian News”: I collect information. I select news sources, process them through a whole series of tools to make them presentable in this site … //
  • … Thank you for traveling this road with me. Peter. – (full text Author).

Homepage and links to all articles;
Articles by Issues: Aid news; AidWorkerBlogs; NonProfitNews; NonProfitBlogs; Green News;
Personal blog; What’s new? Sponsoring;

About: A lot is published about aid, humanitarian work, and the nonprofit world as a whole. It fascinates me, both in the quantity of information and in the way it is dispersed. Few social aggregators, bookmarking and social media sites have categories specifically for the nonprofit sector, or offer selected news for the “soft” sector. Continue Reading…

Centre for Women’s and Gender Studies CWAGS

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of the University of British Columbia UBC

Welcome to the Centre for Women’s and Gender Studies, founded in 1991 and part of the College for Interdisciplinary Studies. The Centre for Women’s and Gender Studies is the home as well of the Centre for Race, Autobiography, Gender and Age (RAGA) whose Director is Sunera Thobani. We also share our building and work closely with the undergraduate Program in Women’s Studies, whose Chair is Wendy Frisby, situated in the Faculty of Arts. Before the Graduate Program began in 2000, the Centre’s activities consisted primarily of co-ordinating and profiling feminist work throughout the campus and of networking across British Columbia, Canada and globally to ensure that UBC was better known for its record of feminist initiatives and that the UBC community better understood the diverse needs and resources pertinent to feminist scholarship … (full text Homepage).

Program; Students; Faculty & Staff; Events; Publications; Links;
Address: CENTRE FOR WOMEN’S AND GENDER STUDIES, 1896 East Mall, Vancouver, B.C. V6T 1Z1, Canada;
Map; Contact.

The Master Program: … Welcome to graduate work in Women’s Studies, a field that has pioneered interdisciplinary studies for several decades as well as forging strong links between the University and the wider community.  Continue Reading…

Lawyers Against the War LAW

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Linked on our blogs with Torture: The Transfers of Afgan Prisoners.

  • LAW members write legal briefs and letters examining and explaining international law governing the use of force between states.
  • Advocacy to Governments and the United Nations: LAW members lobby elected members of their national governments to oppose the illegal use of force against Iraq and Afghanistan. LAW lobbies responsible bodies of the United Nations to maintain international peace and security and to prevent the illegal use of force between states.
  • LAW members seek to lobby and inform national governments and United Nations officials by providing legal briefs and through correspondence and meetings.
  • … (full text events, activities).

Torture & Law; Articles: legals, others; Letters; Reports; Press releases (in french); News; Links;
Criminal Charges: against Bush, against Rumsfield;
Contact Gail Davidson: Tel 604 738 0338, Fax 604 736 1175, E-mail.

About: LAW opposes the illegal use of force against Afghanistan and other countries and supports the use of national and international law to settle disputes, prosecute offenders and protect rights.  Continue Reading…

ngo net Africa

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Frontpage, which is dividing in Accueil français, and english Homepage.

For every language all pages the same URL. To reach a page click on the internal links in the left column, as in english for Mission, Methodology, History, Team, Project, Partners, Participate. the Contact e-mails are on the page Team.

NGO-NET is a Non Governmental Organisation founded in 1998, based in France. Its mission is to support the Non Governmental Organisations (NGO) and Community Based Organisations (CBO), particularly in Africa. To reach this aim NGO-NET will use one main tool : the Internet to be able to:   Continue Reading…

Centre de liaison des associations féminines genevoises CLAFG

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Le but principal est de regrouper les associations féminines de Genève et de coordonner leurs activités. Des réunions entre les présidentes des associations membres sont régulièrement organisées pour développer les relations, favoriser la collaboration et l’amitié, et créer ainsi une synergie … (texte entier activités).

Accueil; Plan du site;
Présentation: Historique; Le Comité; Memmbres; Info; Agenda; Liens; Soutien;
Address: CLAFG, 2, place de la Synagogue, 1204 Genève, SUISSE;
Contact par e-mail.

EXTRAITS DU RAPPORT D’ACTIVITE DU CLAFG POUR L’ANNEE 2008 /I. INTRODUCTION: Il faut parfois savoir s’arrêter un instant et faire le point, afin de prendre conscience du travail accompli et du sens qu’il représente.  Continue Reading…

Small Arms Survey

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Linked on our blogs with Sudan Human Security Baseline Assessment HSBA, and with Supply and Demand: Arms Flows and Holdings in Sudan.

The Small Arms Survey is an independent research project located at the Graduate Institute of International Studies in Geneva, Switzerland. It serves as the principal international source of public information on all aspects of small arms and as a resource for governments, policy-makers, researchers, and activists. The project has an international staff with expertise in security studies, political science, international public policy, law, economics, development studies, conflict resolution, and sociology. The staff works closely with a worldwide network of researchers and partners … (about 1/2).

Ammunition; Demand; MANPADS; Victims & Costs; Measures; Disarmament; Staff; Links;
Address: Small Arms Survey, Avenue Blanc 47, 1202 Geneva, Switzerland;
Map; Contact.

About 2/2: … ObjectivesContinue Reading…

Peace of the Actions

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the only way to peace is through the people – be part of history

A one page site leading to articles around peace and action on Voters for Peace US (also on our NGO blog).


Participate to our Pledge: I pledge to join over 1000 people in nonviolent actions in Washington DC to clog up the empire and support peace of the action … put your e-mail in the pledge-window and click ‘pledge’.

Two of many articles:

Contact.     Continue Reading…

AED Satellife – Center for Health Information and Technology

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putting information into the hands that heal

Linked on this blogs with Afro-Nets.

Moving Information into the Hands of Those Who Heal – ICT for Health > Empowering Health Workers to Save Lives: AED-SATELLIFE has been a pioneer in promoting the use of information technology for better health in low-resource environments, and continues that tradition today with the introduction of mobile computing devices such as handheld computers (also known as Personal Digital Assistant or PDA) and mobile phones for information dissemination and data collection … (full text ICT for Health).

ICT for Health; Directions to … ; Guide; Gather data; Download brochure, 8 pdf pages;
Donate; Essential Health Links; UHIN; MHIN; Discussion Groups;
Address: AED-SATELLIFE, 30 California Street, Watertown, MA 02472, USA;

About: AED-SATELLIFE is a leader in responding to the information needs of health care providers in the developing world. Continue Reading…


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Linked on this blog with AED Satellife – Center for Health Information and Technology.

The electronic conference for the ‘African Networks for Health Research & Development’ (AFRO-NETS) was established in 1997 to facilitate exchange of information among different networks active in Health Research for Development in Anglophone Africa, and to facilitate collaboration in the fields of capacity building, planning, and research. Topics for discussion include: … (full text Homepage).

News; Our docs; Archives; Newsletter; Other docs;
Events; Who’s Who; Partners; Links;
Address: Afro-Nets, c/o SATELLIFE, 30 California Street, Watertown, MA 02472, USA;

Ther’s no about us, but: Number One Killer of Children in Africa – Too Expensive to Treat Effectively? (by Médecins Sans Frontières MSF, 2002-02-14 – Nairobi, Kenya): As East African countries are about to change national malaria treatment protocols, Médecins Sans Frontières MSF today releases a report in the hope of averting a fatal choice: Continue Reading…

Sudan Human Security Baseline Assessment HSBA

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Linked on our blogs with Supply and Demand: Arms Flows and Holdings in Sudan.

The Sudan Human Security Baseline Assessment (HSBA) is a multi-year research project administered by the Small Arms Survey, an independent research project of the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies. Through the active generation and dissemination of timely empirical research, the project supports violence reduction initiatives … (full text Homepage).

Publications/Issue Briefs: working papers, further reading, Newsletters, Documents; Donors; Links;
Address: HSBA, c/o the Graduate Institute of International Studies, Avenue Blanc 47, 1202 Geneva, Switzerland;

The Project: The Sudan Human Security Baseline Assessment HSBA is a multi-year research project administered by the Small Arms Survey, an independent research project of the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies. Continue Reading…

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humanitarian and sustainable developmemt – also in french, german, spanish

  • Humanium helps to eradicate child labour in India and improve the living conditions of the poorest people. International humanitarian organization for sustainable development, recognized for common public interest (homepage).

Items: Education; Microfinance; Human Rights; Health; Environment; Participatory Democracy;
Integrated and Sustainable Development; Participate; Ethics; Partnership; Newsletter;
Address: Humanium, Chemin de la Tourelle 8, 1209 Geneva, Switzerland;

Discover Humanium: Humanium is an international humanitarian relief organization for sustainable development. Humanium is humanist, non-political and non-confessional. Organized under Swiss Law, our organization is established on a non-profit basis and recognized for common public interest.  Continue Reading…


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helping poor and infant orphans

  • Orphans Smile promotes and provides a better life to the orphaned and the abandoned in developing countries a healthy, caring home. To meet this challenge we at Orphans Smile:
  • Raise funds in the form of Zakah, Fitrah, Sadaqah, etc., acquire goods, equipment or buildings required by the organization, and accept gifts of any real or personal property: … (full text Mission).

Homepage; Sitemap;
Vision; How can I help; Achievements; How can I donate; News and events: see left column;
Address: Orphans Smile, 5th floor, cygnet House, 12-14 Sydenham Road, Croydon, CR9 2ET, UK;

About: Prophet Mohammad, upon whom be peace, had lost his father even before his birth, but eventually the natural voice of pity and humanity dwelling in his heart made him the refuge of orphans. It was the first time in history that orphanages sprung under his teaching. The world owes its orphanages to this prophet born an orphan. Continue Reading…

Armenian Center for National and International Studies ACNIS

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The Armenian Center for National and International Studies, a leading independent strategic research center in Yerevan, is the institutional initiative of Raffi K. Hovannisian, Armenia’s first Minister of Foreign Affairs. The institute focuses in its research on a comprehensive agenda of foreign and public policy issues, which are articulated analytically in political and academic arenas around the world. (Mainpage).

Calendar; Partners; Press; Publications; hy-Journal (in armenian language);
Address: The Armenian Center for National and International Studies ACNIS, 75 Yerznkian Street, Yerevan 0033, Armenia;
Contact & about (staff).

Federation of Unions of South Africa FEDUSA

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Linked on our blogs with South African Trade Unions COSATU, and with South Africa: the Job Creation Trust.

According to FEDUSA General Secretary, Dennis George, the Federation has two main priorities namely that of job creation and the promotion of Decent Work for all workers as such; FEDUSA has welcomed the Ministers stance on the protection of the poor in the country. “The plight of the poor and those that are not currently working is an issue that has been severely aggravated over the last few months as the country experienced the effects of the global economic crisis.

All pages have the same URL, to find them, click on the internal links, as: Homepage and latest events, Leadership, Constitution, Structures, Affiliates, Provincial, Representation, Congress 2008, Key Statistics, Parliamentary, Equity Forum, Training, Publications, Archives, Photo Gallery, Links, Contact.

South African Trade Unions COSATU

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Linked on our blogs with South Africa: The Truth About Sustaining Broad Coalitions, with Federation of Unions of South Africa FEDUSA, and with the Job creation Trust.

The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) was launched in December 1985 after four years of unity talks between unions opposed to apartheid and committed to a non-racial, non-sexist and democratic South Africa. At our launch we represented less than half a million workers organised in 33 un ions. We currently have more than two million workers, of whom at least 1.8 million are paid up. Even by international standards we have been among the fastest growing trade union movements in the world. Today when most trade unions are facing a decline in membership, we have continued to grow … (about /History 1/2).

Labor Law; Policy; Media Centre; Publications; Alliance;
20th Anniversary: 20 years of heroic struggle for a better life for all; 21th Anniversary: Tracing the footsteps of COSATU; SACOTU;
Address (1 of 2): COSATU, Head Office, P.O Box 1019, Johannesburg, 2000, South Africa;

About /History 2/2: … Our main broad strategic objectives have always been:  Continue Reading…

South Africa: The Job Creation Trust – The Trust

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Sowing Seeds for Sustainability

Linked on our blogs with South African Trade Unions COSATU, and with the Federation of Unions of South Africa FEDUSA.

The Congress of South African Trade Unions COSATU, The National Council of Trade Unions NACTU, and the Federation of Unions of South Africa FEDUSA founded the Job Creation Trust (Trust number IT 1791/99) at the Presidential Job Summit of 1998.
Asking workers to donate a day’s wages and companies to contribute one day’s profit, it was an initiative by organised labour to contribute and fight against unemployment in South Africa. At over 40%, unemployment exacerbates poverty and contributes to other social ills such as crime, disease and underdevelopment of communities … (Homepage 1/2).

Board and staffFunding; Report; Gallery; Language programme;
Address: Job Creation Trust, PO Box 32130, Braamfontein, 2017, South Africa;

Homepage 2/2: … In 2000 the Trust entered into an agreement with the Development Bank SA to provide expertise in the project management and secretarial services. Continue Reading…

The Florida Innocence Project

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unlock the truth

Linked with Longest Held Wrongfully Convicted Man About To Go Home.

  • Florida’s exonerees have all been cleared of blame. In fact, by using DNA testing, they have been proven factually innocent of the crimes for which they were convicted. This explanation of what it is to be an exoneree is adapted from the Death Penalty Information Center: … (full text case profiles).
  • The dictionary defines exonerate as follows: “to clear, as of an accusation; free from guilt or blame; exculpate.” Florida’s exonerees have all been cleared of blame. In fact, by using DNA testing, they have been proven factually innocent of the crimes for which they were convicted … (full text Homepage with exonerees’ list of names).

Case profiles; Solving the problem; Blog; Newsletters; Support; Donate; Links;
Special link: the blog;
Address: Innocence Project of Florida, Inc., 1100 East Park Avenue, Tallahassee, FL 32301, USA;

About /History: The Innocence Project of Florida (IPF) began in January of 2003 in response to an October 1, 2003, filing deadline for post-conviction DNA motions. Continue Reading…

Love’s Bridge

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empowering Russia’s most vulnerable children and young people

  • Love’s Bridge gives Russia’s most vulnerable children and young people the opportunity to fulfill their potential, becoming healthy, happy, independent and self-reliant. Our focus is in the city of Perm, where we carry out rehabilitative work with street youth, and preventative work among at-risk children. (Homepage).
  • Love’s Bridge is a non-religious charity based in Perm, Russia. Our name was inspired by the popular song “Love Can Build a Bridge” … (about 1/2).

Mission; Children; Programs; Act; Donate; News; History; Team; Recommendations; Infos; Sponsors;
Addresses: Love’s Bridge, Post box 5886, Perm 614077, Russia; – and: Anne Slack-Hearn, Post box 575 Ashland, OR 97520, USA;

About 2/2: … Love’s Bridge was founded in 1997 and is a nonprofit public charity, registered with the U.S. government with tax-exempt 501C3 status. Although officially registered in the state of Oregon, all our activities and employed staff are based in Russia, working directly with Perm’s most vulnerable children and young people.  Continue Reading…

Women’s Sahayog

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This NGO shows no own website, but is named:

on NGOs INDIA: Purpose: Women’s issues;
Aim/Objective/Mission: WS aims to bring out a change in the attitudes, which are prejudiced and inimical towards both man and women. This is achieved by creating an awareness about inequality inherent in the patriarchal structure of our society where gender defined roles of masculinity and femininity entraps both sexes and effect their interaction in terms of inequality that works against the interest of both the sexes. Its main area of focus would be counselling, gender equality, dealing with family cases, domestic violence and gender sensitisation.

on Click India: Contact: Ms Kusum Jain; Phone: 033-22492164;
Address: 19 B Jawaharlal Nehru Road Kolkata-700087 West Bengal.

on negotiating rights.

The Second Chance Foundation*

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shows two websites: *.com, and *.org. Here I am presenting *.com. – Linked  on our blogs with The right to food.

Our foundation was formed to provide people with a second chance in loife. We believe that anything is possible when you empower people to help themselves and others. A little support, guidance and financial assistance at the right moment can make all the difference between despair and happiness. We only ask that anyone who receives our help, assists others in return! (Mission).

Letters; Volunteers/Sponsors; Books; Founder;
Address: Second Chance Foundation, 10004 Wurzbach, Suite 260, San Antonio, TX 78230, USA;

Projects: The most recent and exciting project that the Second Chance Foundation is involved in is helping the homeless in San Antonio. We have teamed up with Seth Camm, a young local artist who has been helping the homeless for years around the country by painting and drawing them, listening to their stories and offering advice and support. Continue Reading…

Bal Kalyan Sanstha, Pune

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Bal Kalyan Sanstha Pune, founded in 1979, is a Recreational and Cultural Centre for disabled children in the state of Maharashtra, India. If you were to visit Bal Kalyan today you would no doubt find it buzzing with activity. Children participating in music classes, playing competitive sports on the sprawling green playgrounds, or perhaps swimming in the pool … (full text Homepage).

Activities; Board, Staff; Photo Gallery; Donate;
Address: Bal Kalyan Sanstha, Attention: Archana Bhadgamkar, Bal Kalyan Sanstha, Pune, Recreational & Cultural Center for the Disabled Children, Near Raj Bhavan, Ganeshkhind Road, Pune 411 007, State : Maharashtra, INDIA;

About: / Aims and Philosophy: Bal Kalyan Sanstha, Pune is a Registered Society and a Public Charity Trust.   Continue Reading…


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  • SAHAYOG is an NGO working to promote gender equality and women’s health from a human rights framework. Its key activities include advocacy and strengthening partnerships. SAHAYOG is a value based organization, upholding equity and equality, participation, transparency and effectiveness as its major values.
  • SAHAYOG believes that socially marginalized individuals and groups must participate in decision-making that affects their lives, such as poor rural women, youth, non-literates, Dalits, tribals and minorities. SAHAYOG works at the community level in partnership with local NGOs to build capacities and provide information so that the marginalized can exercise their rights and access services.
  • … (full text Homepage).

Programmes; Partnerships; Resource Centre; Press; Get involved; What’s new; Gallery;
Address: SAHAYOG, A-240 Indira Nagar, Lucknow 226016, U.P., India;

About: SAHAYOG is an NGO working to promote gender equality and women’s health from a human rights framework. Continue Reading…

Plunder the crime of our

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Linked on our blogs with Danny Schechter – USA, and with New poll reveals human cost of US unemployment.

  • … PLUNDER shows how debt has restructured our economy and put Americans under a burden that many will never crawl out of.
  • PLUNDER identifies some of the shameless profiteers and calls for an investigation and the prosecution of those behind this shrewdly engineered Sub Prime ponzi scheme.
  • PLUNDER indicts the regulators who enabled the crisis and the media that missed it.
  • PLUNDER advocates a debt-relief movement in America and argues that such a movement would resonate across the political spectrum … (full text Homepage).

book Danny; the film; more books, and more articles;
Address: News Dissector, The Global Center, 575 Eighth Avenue, Suite 2200, New York, NY 10018, USA;

About Danny Schechter: Danny Schechter is a journalist, author, television producer and an independent filmmaker who also writes and speaks about economic and media issues.  Continue Reading…

Good Jobs First

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… Good Jobs First is a national policy resource center for grassroots groups and public officials, promoting corporate and government accountability in economic development and smart growth for working families. We provide timely, accurate information on best practices in state and local job subsidies, and on the many ties between smart growth and good jobs. Good Jobs First works with a very broad spectrum of organizations, providing research, training, communications and consulting assistance … (full text about).

Homepage; Sitemap;
Accountable Development /Overview; Resources; News; Newsletter; Publications; Links;
Sprawl Watch Clearinghouse Monograph Series, 18 pdf-pages;
Addresses (1 of 2): Good Jobs First {and Corporate Research Project}, 1616 P Street NW Suite 210, Washington, DC 20036, USA;

Smarth Growth for working families /Overview: Why are so many people unhappy with the way our communities are growing? Increasing congestion, decreasing air quality, vanishing farms and open spaces–we’re all familiar with these tangible costs of new developments. Continue Reading…

Bal Niketan Gandhi Seva Sadan BNGSS

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This NGO shows no own website, but is named:

on NGOs INDIA: Purpose: Education;
Aim/Objective/Mission: BNGSS is engaged in helping the youth of the country to get educated and cope up with the future demands of the nation. It is running two institutions facilitating the children with a suitable environment to shape their personality.

on Click India: Contact: Mahendra karnawat; Phone: 02952-220425, /30;
Address: Bal Niketan Gandhi Sewa Sadan, Senior Secondary School, Rajsamand-313324, Rajasthan.

on India Study Channel.

Centre for Civil Society CCS, Durban, SOUTH AFRICA

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of the University of KwaZulu-Natal

Our objective as the Centre for Civil Society is to advance socio-economic and environmental justice by developing critical knowledge about, for and in dialogue with civil society through teaching, research and publishing. The Centre was established at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in July 2001, with the mission of promoting the study of South African civil society as a legitimate, flourishing area of scholarly activity … (full text about/CCS in a nutshell).

Global and African Integration; Social Movements; Social Giving; People; Trade Unions; NGOs;
General; Economic Justice; Analysis; Breaking news; Discussion; CCS publications; Reports; Portal;
Address: Centre for Civil Society CCS, University of Natal, Durban, 4041, South Africa;

Visiting Scholar Information: Visiting Scholars may work with CCS for several months or up to a year. CCS provides Visiting Scholars with a temporary university access card, access to the UKZN library and the CCS resource centre, access to a computer and shared workspace, and a warm invitation to participate in all CCS events. Continue Reading…

Open Jurist

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  • OpenJurist’s mission is to provide access to published court opinions without charge. Our collection includes approximately 647,000 opinions from the United States Supreme Court published in the United States Reports, and from the lower federal courts, particularly the United States Courts of Appeals, as published in the First, Second and Third series of Federal Reporter.
  • If you would like to volunteer to expand Open Jurist, have questions, comments or concerns please send us a message:  … (Welcome /Homepage).

Browse; Search; Polls;
Sorry, no address or contact found.

About Open Jurist: Open Jurist is a resource for access to the case law of the United States. Our organization believes that because the laws of the land are in the public domain, they should be accessible by the public without restriction and especially without charge. Our collection includes approximately 647,000 opinions and other transactions from this e-mail addressContinue Reading…

South Austin Coalition Community Council

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Linked on our blogs with People’s World.

This Civil Group shows no own website, but is named on:

on Open Jurist: … in a case No. 00-3864, in the United States Court of Appeals For the Seventh Circuit.

on Phone: (US) (773) 287-4570;
Address: South Austin Coalition Community Council, 342 N Laramie Ave, Chicago, IL 60644, USA;

on Neighborhood Link /National Network & map.

The Web of Dept

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the shocking truth about our money system and how we can break free

Linked on our blogs with The Model Economy Community.

Picked up on Weitzenegger’s Website for International Development Cooperation, and its Newsletters.

… The fact that the Banker is allowed to extend credit several times his own capital base and that the Banking Cartels, the Central Banks, are licensed to issue fresh paper money in exchange for treasury paper, [has] provided them with free lunch for eternity … Through a network of anonymous financial spider webbing only a handful of global King Bankers own and control it all … Everybody, people, enterprise, State and foreign countries, all have become slaves chained to the Banker’s credit ropes … (Introduction to Captured by the Dept).

Author’s articles; Audios; Forums; Blog; Forum-FAQs; Links: Model Economy on wikispaces/home;

(Instead of an about) – Excerpt Chapter 22 – The Tequila Trap: The Real Story Behind the Illegal Alien Invasion (20 Paragraphen):
Waves of immigrants are now pouring over the Mexican border into the United States in search of work, precipitating an illegal alien crisis for Americans. Continue Reading…

School Choice, India

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Vision: To create a system of education where all children get access to quality education of their choice.

To make policymakers aware of the power of incentives to reform that education system

  • To create awareness and generate public debate about how education is funded in India
  • To demonstrate the power of choice by running pilot projects show casing education vouchers
  • To encourage entrepreneurship in education especially in its provision to the poor by advocating regulatory reform and the use of micro credit
  • To advocate the use of independent evaluation using international comparable standardized tests to assess the performance of government and private schools in India
  • (About /Mission).

Homepage; Sitemap;
Pilot Projects /girls; National Conference; Press release; Supporters’ articles; Viewpoint; Partners; Join; FAQs; Links;
Address: School Choice Campaign, Centre for Civil Society, K-36 Hauz Khas Enclave, New Delhi 110 016, India;

About the School Choice Campaign – Right to Education of Choice: CCS’s flagship project, the School Choice Campaign (SCC) was launched in 2007 and is a campaign to bring about the much-needed reforms in the system of school education in India today using the three pronged approach of Education Vouchers, Regulatory Reforms and Encouraging Edupreneurs. Continue Reading…

Badhir Bal Kalyan Vikas Samiti BBKVS

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This NGO shows no own website, but is named:

on NGOs INDIA: Purpose: Child welfare, Disability;
Aim/Objective/Mission: BBKVS is a school for the deaf and dumb working to serve neglected children through its various centres such as Helping Centre for the hearing impaired, training centre, school and hostel for the blind and Sur Niliyam School and Hostel. It looks after their mental and physical development, entertainment, sports and speech therapy practice. It also provides free medical facilities, rehabilitation services through training in computers, type-writing and tailoring.

on Click India: Contact: Shanti Lal Mundra; Address: LNJ Bhilwara Group Logar & Logar Bhilwara, 311001 Rajasthan, India.

on Karmayogi Shanti Lal Mundra, Tel. + 91-1482-30733, also serves the Entire World.

Centre for Civil Society CCS, Delhi, India

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(There are many CCSs worldwide, we will present them one by one)

The Centre for Civil Society is an independent, non-profit, research and educational organisation devoted to improving the quality of life for all citizens of India by reviving and reinvigorating civil society. But we don’t run primary schools, or health clinics, or garbage collection programs. We do it differently: we try to change people’s ideas, opinions, mode of thinking by research, seminars, and publications. We champion limited government, rule of law, free trade, and individual rights … (about 1/2).

Research; Programs; Campaigns; Commentary; Publications; Resources; Careers;
Address: Centre for Civil Society, K-36 Hauz Khas Enclave, New Delhi 110 016, India;
Map; Contact.

About 2/2: … We are an ideas organisation, a think tank that develops ideas to better the world. We want to usher in an intellectual revolution that encourages people to look beyond the obvious, think beyond good intentions, and act beyond activism.  Continue Reading…

Clean up the world

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also in french and in spanish

Clean Up the World is a community based environmental program that inspires and empowers individuals and communities from every corner of the globe to clean up, fix up and conserve their environment … (about Clean up the world 1/2).

english Homepage;
News; Latest; Archives; Board; Membership; Partnership; Volunteers; History; FAQs;
Address:Clean Up the World Pty Ltd, PO Box R725, Royal Exchange NSW 1225, Australia;

About Index;  /Clean up the world 2/2: … Now in its 17th year, Clean Up the World, held in conjunction with the United Nations Environment Programme UNEP, mobilises an estimated 35 million volunteers from 120 countries annually, making it one of the largest community-based environmental campaigns in the world. Continue Reading…

Centre of Human Rights Education ZMRB

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(of the Paedagogische Hochschule Zentralschweiz PHZ / University of Teacher Education Central Switzerland) – most pages are in german

  • The Centre for Human Rights Education (ZMRB) at the University of Teacher Education, in Central Switzerland – Lucerne (PHZ Lucerne) pursues the aim of placing a higher value on human rights education in the fields of basic and in-service teacher training at both PHZ Lucerne and in schools … (english Mainpage ZMRB 1/2).

english Welcome to PHZ; english Homepage PHZ;
Research, development; Training; Partners; 6th IHRF; 7th IHRF; Books; Links;
Address: Pädagogische Hochschule Zentralschweiz, Hochschule Luzern, Bereich Dienstleistungen, Sentimatt 1, 6003 Luzern, Switzerland;
english Contacts and map.

english Mainpage ZMRB 2/2: … The ZMRB carries out research in the field of human rights education as well as organizing and implementing the annual International Human Rights Forum Lucerne IHRF.  Continue Reading…

War Widows Association, Great Britain

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The War Widows Association is essentially a pressure group and exists to improve the conditions of War Widows and their dependants in Great Britain. Its work encompasses those who have suffered bereavement as a result of World War II and all conflicts since then including Iraq and Afghanistan. The WWA also represents those who have suffered the loss of their husband in peacetime, when his death was attributable to his service life … (full text Homepage).

Membership; History; Political Issues; Events, news; Achievements;Links;
Address: The War Widows’ Association of Great Britain, c/o 199 Borough High Street, London SE1 1AA, UK;

About: The War Widows’ Association is a charity (registered no. 1002656) registered with the Charity Commission … //  Continue Reading…

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Be a Hero for a Better World, join the global movement for a better world – every act of compassion makes a difference

This website is dedicated to our beloved daughter/ sister/ friend and most cherished BetterWorld Hero, Emily Rachel Silverstein (1989-2009), Who was brutally murdered on April 9, 2009 by her ex-boyfriend. In her all too brief life, Emily did so many amazing things to try to make her wish for a more peaceful, just and sustainable world come true. Please don’t let our Emily be forgotten. Help spread a message of hope for a better world. Thank you. bob, Linda & James. (Homepage).

List of our 1000 Heroes; Resources; Calendar; Free e-book; Clubs; Education; Newsletter; Links/Topics;

Movement: There is so much going on all around us for a better world. Many diverse movements for change have been converging into a more holistic, global movement for a better world. This emerging movement does not belong to any one group or organization, but together we are helping create a more peaceful, just and sustainable world, one act of compassion at a time. Connect with others and help grow the BetterWorld Movement..

Better World Links

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also in german – Linked on this blog with our former post about Better World Links;

… What YOU can do with BETTER WORLD LINKS:

  • Advance your project for a better world more effectively.
  • Inform yourself about important topics and tell others your results.
  • Get suggestions and pass on your own ideas or experiences.
  • Investigate background information for a lecture, an essay or an article.
  • Make contacts, look for allies and establish alliances.
  • Ideal as an internet portal for young people, as well as schools, universities, and adult education centres.
  • Ideal also for journalists, reporters and politicians, as well as for cross-references in articles and link collections

… (about 1/2 scroll down).

Homepage; Sitemap;
Register A-Z; Issues: all in the left column; Donate; FAQs; Want help?
Imprint/Impressum; Contact online.

About 2/2: WHAT WE OFFER YOU: Over 45,000 well organized links (internet addresses) in English on the following global topics: Continue Reading…