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2010-01-01: Earth Council Alliance ECA;
2010-01-01: Genocide Intervention Network GI-NET;
2010-01-02: European Network on Dept and Development EURODAD;
2010-01-02: Disasters Emergency Committee DEC;
2010-01-03: Save Darfur;
2010-01-03: STAND;
2010-01-03: In the Spirit of the Forum for Stable Currencies;
2010-01-04: The Group of 77 at the UN;
2010-01-04: Aaranyak;
2010-01-04: Prosperity UK;
2010-01-05: Free Gold Monetary Report FGMR;
2010-01-05: American Monetary Institute AMI;
2010-01-05: Committee on Monetary and Economic Reform COMER;
2010-01-06: Ability Foundation;
2010-01-06: The SANGOnet ICT Discussion Forum (Thetha);
2010-01-06: Southern African NGO Network SANGOnet;
2010-01-07: Acil Navasarjan Rural Development Foundation;
2010-01-07: AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power ACT-UP;
2010-01-07: The CODE for Global Ethics;
2010-01-08: Action for Good Governance and Networking in India AGNI;
2010-01-08: Media Matters – Media Fact Check;
2010-01-08: Global Issues;
2010-01-09: Center for Health and Gender Equity CHANGE;
2010-01-09: Global AIDS Alliance;
2010-01-09: Water Aid – International Site;
2010-01-10: FiledBy;
2010-01-10: Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria;
2010-01-10: AID INDIA – Action in Disabilities India;
2010-01-11: Transition US;
2010-01-11: Post Carbon Institute;
2010-01-12: – Alzheimer’s and Related Disorders Society of India ARDSI;
2010-01-12: African Internet Connectivity;
2010-01-12: Malaria Foundation International MFI;
2010-01-13: Bridges Across Borders Southeast Asia BABSEA;
2010-01-13: South East Asia Clinic Talk;
2010-01-13: Network of African People Living with HIV/AIDS NAP+;
2010-01-14: Responsible Investor RI;
2010-01-14: CSR Europe – The European business network for CSR;
2010-01-14: Disabled Peoples’ International DPI;
2010-01-15: Advocates for Youth;
2010-01-15: Association of Reproductive Health Professionals ARHP;
2010-01-15: AIKYA;
2010-01-16: Women’s Net – South Africa;
2010-01-16: Jet Education Services;
2010-01-16: Lawyers for Human Rights LHR;
2010-01-17: Reproductive Health and HIV Research Unit RHRU;
2010-01-17: Soul City Institute for Health & Development Communication;
2010-01-17: Street Law Project;
2010-01-18: ACV-CSC, a democratic trade union;
2010-01-18: Restore Fairness;
2010-01-18: Health GAP – Health Global Access Project;
2010-01-19: Domestic Violence Resource Centre Vic DVRCV;
2010-01-19: When Love Hurts;
2010-01-19: Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse MINCAVA;
2010-01-20: Steve Biko Foundation, South Africa;
2010-01-20: Anti-Privatisation Forum APF;
2010-01-20: African Forum and Network on Debt and Development AFRODAD;
2010-01-21: Medecins sans Frontiere MSF – Doctors without Borders;
2010-01-21: Time Money Institute for Global Harmony;
2010-01-21: AIDS Consortium AC, South Africa;
2010-01-22: International Simultaneous Policy Organisation;
2010-01-22: End Violence Against Women, Information and Resources;
2010-01-22: Partners in prevention end domestic abuse;
2010-01-23: National Clearinghouse on Family Violence NCFV;
2010-01-23: Springtide Resources;
2010-01-23: Treatment Action Campaign TAC;
2010-01-24: Family Violence Prevention Fund FVPF;
2010-01-24: Human Rights Institute of South Africa HURISA;
2010-01-24: Centre for Research, Planing and Action CERPA, India;
2010-01-25: Indian Association of Social Science Institutions IASSI;
2010-01-25: Centre for Organisation Development COD;
2010-01-25: Planact;
2010-01-26: Gay and Lesbian Memory in Action GALA;
2010-01-26: Women’s;
2010-01-26: Bertrand Russell Peace Foundation;
2010-01-27: Scottish Left Review SLR;
2010-01-27: Oxford Research Group;
2010-01-27: Legal Resources Centre LRC;
2010-01-28: Crisis Action;
2010-01-28: Freedom of Expression Institute FXI;
2010-01-28: Forced Migration Studies Programme FMSP;
2010-01-29: British American Security Information Council BASIC;
2010-01-29: Network for Peace NfP;
2010-01-29: INTUTE;
2010-01-30: Campaign Against Arms Trade CAAT;
2010-01-30: European Network Against Arms Trade ENAAT;
2010-01-30: Global Network Against Weapons & Nuclear Power in Space – Space for Peace;
2010-01-31: Zimbabwe Coalition on Debt and Development ZIMCODD;
2010-01-31: ELDIS;
2010-01-31: Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament CND.


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sharing the best in development policy, practice and research

Linked with our former presentation of ELDIS on September 1, 2007, who’s links are no more working.

Welcome to the Eldis website. Our aim is to share the best in development policy, practice and research. Browse more than 26,000 summarised documents from over 7,500 development organisations – all available free to download. Share your work with over 80,000 development practitioners. (Homepage).

What’s new; Topics; Country profiles; Events, Announcements; Jobs; Community;
Address: Eldis Programme, Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, Brighton, BN1 9RE, United Kingdom;

About: Eldis aims to share the best in development, policy, practice and research.   Continue Reading…

Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament CND

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CND is a network of regional organisations, local groups and individual members, covering the whole of Britain. CND has a national office in London, regional offices in several major English cities, and independent Scottish CND, Irish CND and CND Cymru organisations. There are also specialist groups like Youth & Student CND, Student CND, Christian CND, and Labour CND. Please click Contact Us for all CND contact details … (about 1/2 / full text CND’s structure).

Jobs, Internships; Links; Campaigns: Global abolition, No to Trident, Anti war;
Address: Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, Mordechai Vanunu House, 162 Holloway Road, London, N7 8DQ, UK;

About 2/2 /Aims & Policies:   Continue Reading…

Zimbabwe Coalition on Debt and Development ZIMCODD

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investing in people for social and economic justice

Debt is a situation where a person, country or organization owes some money or possessions to another person, country or organization (a creditor).  A country’s debt usually falls in the following categories:

  • Bilateral Debt – debt owed by one government to another;
  • Commercial Debt – debt that is owed to private sector creditors and commercial banks;
  • Domestic Debt – debt owed to creditors resident in the same country as the debtor, and denominated in local currency;
  • External Debt – debt owed to foreign creditors and denominated in foreign currency;
  • Multilateral Debt – debt owed to a consortium of lenders like the World Bank or regional development banks such as the  African Development Bank ADB;
  • Official Debt – debt that is owed to public sector lenders;
  • Publicly Guaranteed Debt – debt originating from loans made to state owned enterprises (parastatals) or private companies, the payment which has been guaranteed by the government of the debtor country.
  • … (full text National Dept Audit).

Homepage and latest news; Sitemap;
Campaigns: Constitutional Reform Campaign; Research: Reports; Gallery; Links;
Addresses (1 of 3): Harare Office, 5 Orkney Road, Eastlea, Harare, or P.O.Box 8840, Harare, Zimbabwe;

About Us /Vision/Mission: WHO WE ARE: The Zimbabwe Coalition on Debt and Development, ZIMCODD, is a socio-economic justice coalition established in February 2000 to facilitate citizens’ involvement in making public policy and practice pro-people and sustainable. Continue Reading…

Global Network Against Weapons & Nuclear Power in Space – Space for Peace

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Keeping Space for Peace – Stop the Militarization of Space

The Global Network Against Weapons & Nuclear Power in Space was founded in 1992 by the joint efforts of the Florida Coalition for Peace & Justice (FCPJ); Citizens for Peace in Space (Colorado Springs); and New York-based Journalism professor Karl Grossman. The inaugural meeting of the Global Network (GN) was held in Washington D.C. City Council Chambers … (full text /History).

Reports; Articles/Issues; Literat; SpaceVideos; Music; Board; Calendar; LinksToWebs/Groups/…/Treaties;
Action Menu: Affilates; Membership; WriteMedias; WrtieToThem; WriteCongress; eMailList; Newsletters;
Address: Bruce K. Gagnon, Secretary/Coordinator, Global Network Against Weapons & Nuclear Power in Space, PO Box 65, Brunswick, ME 04011, USA;
International contacts; ContactUs.

Mission /statement of concern: The arms race is moving into space. The U.S. Space Command, headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado, has publicly stated that it intends “to control space in order to protect U.S. interests and investments.” It is crucial that the movement to stop this new round in the arms race moves quickly ahead.   Continue Reading…

European Network Against Arms Trade ENAAT

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Linked on our blogs with Campaign Against Arms Trade CAAT.

The countries of Europe are significant arms exporters. The bestseller list includes: British fighter jets, German submarines, French missiles, and Italian small arms. European countries do not only earn money from arms exports. They also support the build up of arms industries in countries in the South by exporting technology and sometimes even whole production lines. Europe is providing loans and export credits to clients of the arms factories. This financial support is given by governments as well as by banks … (full text Homepage).

Country reports; Government reports; EU Docs; Publications; News;

Addresses (1 of  11): ENAAT, Anna Spenglerstraat 71, 1054 NH Amsterdam, The Netherlands NL;
Subscriptions /messages /Contacts by e-mail.

ENAAT network: The European Network Against Arms Trade ENAAT was established in 1984 at an international conference on arms production and military exports. Since this first conference, ENAAT has met in many different European cities, as a guest of the many organisations that participate in the network.   Continue Reading…

Campaign Against Arms Trade CAAT

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Linked on our blogs with European Network Against Arms Trade ENAAT.

The Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) works for the reduction and ultimate abolition of the international arms trade, together with progressive demilitarisation within arms-producing countries … (about 1/2).

Homepage; Sitemap;
Issues; Events; Get involved; Resources; Press; Publications; Facts; Join; Fundraising; Links;
Address: Campaign Against Arms Trade, 11 Goodwin St, Finsbury Park, London N4 3HQ, UK;

About 2/2: … CAAT is a network of people based in the UK who recognise that the arms trade severely undermines human rights, security and economic development at global, regional, national and local levels. CAAT also understands that government decisions are unduly influenced by arms companies. In seeking to end this trade, CAAT’s priorities are to:   Continue Reading…


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former SOSIG, web resources for social science research and education

  • Intute is a free online service that helps you to find the best web resources for your studies and research.
  • With millions of resources available on the Internet, it can be difficult to find useful material. Our subject specialists review and evaluate thousands of resources to help you choose the key websites in your subject.
  • We can also help you develop your Internet research skills through our Virtual Training Suite tutorials, written by lecturers and librarians from universities across the UK … //
  • … Intute is funded by the Joint Information Systems Committee JISC. (full text about).

Homepage; Sitemap;
Accessibility; Community; Media; Partners; Projects; Publications; Events;
RDN: Retrospective /Introduction; Intute: The New Best of the Web; History of the Virtual Training Suite;
Address: Intute Executive, Mimas, The University of Manchester, 5th Floor, Roscoe Building, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK;

History: 13th July 2006 saw the launch of Intute. Beginning life as a grass roots community of information professionals working on individual projects, Intute was the result of years of evolution and development, and has now matured into a fully integrated and widely used national service. Continue Reading…

Network for Peace NfP

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Network for Peace was set up to continue the work of the National Peace Council, one of the oldest peace organisations in the UK.
NfP is an organisation-based network, most members are groups who are working for peace, disarmament, or similar. Individual members are welcome, but we do not involve ourselves in organising actions or events (apart from our annual meeting – held in the spring) so if you are an individual who wishes to get involved in peace work, you may wish to find out first if there is a group in your area you could join. Feel free to contact NfP for details … (about 1/2).

Membership; Events: diary; Regular; Peace Education; Resourcces; News; Ideas; Links overseas peace orgs; Links others;
Address: Network for Peace, 5 Caledonian Road, London N1 9DY, UK;

About 2/2: …   Our members are wide-ranging; from the religious peace organisations; local and regional CND groups, small local peace groups, larger national campaigning organisations such as Campaign Against Arms Trade, a Development Education Centre, organisations actively working in peace-making initiatives such as Tolerance International and Peace Brigades International, older well-established organisations such as Women’s International League for Peace & Freedom and newly formed groups such as Peace School and Centre of Cultures. Continue Reading…

British American Security Information Council BASIC

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Our Vision: We want a safe and peaceful world, one without the threat of war and nuclear destruction. As Franklin Roosevelt and Winston Churchill said: “All of the nations of the world, for realistic as well as spiritual reasons, must come to the abandonment of the use of force”. BASIC believes that a law-guided approach based on negotiated treaties and a cooperative security agenda is the only viable way to reduce weapons proliferation, terrorism and inter-state-conflict … (about 1/2).

Press; Newsletters; Publications; Blog; Calendar; Security; Transatlantic Allies; Jobs, Internships; Links & downloads;
Addresses: BASIC UK, The Grayston Centre, 2nd Floor, 28 Charles Square, London N1 6HT, UK;
BASIC US,110 Maryland Ave, NE, Suite 205, Washington, DC 20002, USA;

About 2/2: … Our Mission: Since 1987, BASIC has worked as an independent research and advocacy organization. Our research is respected and trusted, and widely used by many other organisations and individuals. Continue Reading…

Forced Migration Studies Programme FMSP

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Based in Johannesburg, the Forced Migration Studies Programme (FMSP) is an internationally engaged; Africa-oriented and Africa-based centre of excellence for research and teaching that helps shape global discourse on migration; aid and social transformation. (Homepage).

Projects; Research; Resources; Programs; Staff; News; Events; Vacancies; Collaborating institutions;
Address: Forced Migration Studies Programme, School of Social Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, P. O. Box 76, Wits 2050, Johannesburg, South Africa;

Reports: Migrant Mobilisation: Structure and Strategies in Claiming Rights in South Africa and Nairobi, by Zaheera Jinnah with Rio Holaday, November, 2009 …  Download the whole report: 47 pdf-pages.  Continue Reading…

Freedom of Expression Institute FXI

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The Freedom of Expression Institute (FXI) is deeply disappointed by the signing into law of the Films and Publications Amendment Act 3 of 2009 (Amendment Act). The Amendment Act constitutes a grave intrusion of the right to freedom of expression. To this end we are of the view that certain sections of the Amendment Act fail dismally in giving effect to the right to freedom of expression … (Homepage 1/2).

Anti-censorship; Access to information; Media & ICTs programme; Law Clinic; Information Manual, 12 pdf-pages; Staff; Links;
Physical Address: 27 Lothbury Road, Auckland Park, Johannesburg, South Africa;
Postal Address: P.O. Box 30688, Braamfontein, 2017, South Africa;

Homepage 2/2: … The most intrusive element of the Amendment Act is that, under the guise of the “protection of children’s rights” the legislature has introduced a system of pre-publication censorship and self-censorshi p which offends against the letter and spirit of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa (Constitution).  Continue Reading…

Crisis Action

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also in french, german, arabic

Crisis Action is an international, non-profit organisation which aims to help avert conflicts, prevent human rights abuses and ensure governments fulfil their obligations to protect civilians … (about 1/2).

english Homepage;
Partners; Staff; News; 2008-9 report, 13 pdf-pages;
Address (1 of 7, International): Crisis Action, 48 Gray’s Inn Rd, London WC1X 8LT, UK;

About 2/2: … Crisis Action works behind the scenes to support a diverse range of partners who are all concerned with tackling the immediate effects or long-term consequences of conflict. We aim to help them increase the impact of their responses to current and emerging conflict-related crises. Continue Reading…

Legal Resources Centre LRC

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securing livelihood using the law

  • Who: More than 65 lawyers and staff work for the LRC from our four regional offices. We often work with other civil society organizations to further our Vision and our Mission.
  • What: The LRC is a human rights organization in South Africa. We use the law as an instrument of justice for the vulnerable and marginalised, including poor, homeless, and landless people and communities who suffer discrimination by reason of race, class, gender, disability or by reason of social, economic, and historical circumstances.
  • When: The LRC started in Johannesburg in 1979 …
  • … (full text about 1/2).

Homepage; Sitemap;
Issues; Judgments, Texts; Media; Documents; Library; Non-Profit Status;
Address: National Office, 6th Floor, Bram Fischer House, 25 Rissik Street, Johannesburg 2001, South Africa;
Mail: P O Box 9495, Johannesburg 2000, South Africa;

About 2/2: Vision: Inspired by our history, the Constitution and international human rights standards, the LRC is committed to a fully democratic society based on the principle of substantive equality and to ensure that the principles, rights, and responsibilities enshrined in our national Constitution are respected, promoted, protected and fulfilled.  Continue Reading…

Oxford Research Group

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building bridges for global security

  • As an organisation, and as individuals, Oxford Research Group (ORG) is committed to progressive ethical, environmental and equal opportunities policies in all areas of our work and working practices.
  • Ethical Policy: Oxford Research Group is committed to an ethical approach in all our projects, programmes of work and operating procedures. We are working towards ensuring we do not make use of external suppliers or services which invest in, or have any links to, unethical industries, and preference is given, where possible, to fairtrade and other ethically sound products. As individuals, we strive to reflect the ethical values of the Group in the manner in which we work … (full text about /Ethical, Environmental and Equal Opportunities Statement).

Homepage; Sitemap;
Projects; Middle East; Casualities; Security; Publications; FAQs; Site help; Get involved;
Address: Oxford Research Group, Development House, 56-64 Leonard Street, London EC2A 4LT, UK;
Map and Contact.

About: Oxford Research Group (ORG) is an independent non-governmental organisation and registered charity, which works together with others to promote a more sustainable approach to security for the UK and the world.  Continue Reading…

Scottish Left Review SLR

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Established in 2000, the Scottish Left Review is a bi-monthly magazine that seeks to provide a focal point for thought and discussion for the Scottish Left. It is non-party but aims to provide a forum for those on the Left of all parties and none … (about 1/2).

Current Issue; Past Issues; Search; Press;
Address: Scottish Left Review, 741 Shields Road, Pollokshields, Glasgow, Scotland G41 4PL;

About 2/2:
…  In Issue 56 we launch a year-long look at other small countries and regions which have similarities to Scotland to explore if there are lessons Scotland can learn – and to try to do something to bridge the political isolation that Scotland suffers in international terms. In this issue we have an analysis of the state of politics in Iceland by party group chairman for the Movement, a member of the Icelandic Parliament, activist and poet Birgitta Jónsdóttir. We also have an overview of left politics in Holland by Tiny Kox, Senator for the Socialist Party in the First Chamber of the Dutch States-General. In each issue of the Scottish Left Review in 2010 we will include at least one similar article from countries around the world. Continue Reading…

Bertrand Russell Peace Foundation

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Origins: The Bertrand Russell Peace Foundation was launched in 1963 after twelve months of preparation. It was established in order to carry forward Russell’s work for peace, human rights and social justice. This had been assisted by a small secretariat in earlier years, but its rapid growth and increasing cost made the burden larger than could be carried by one person, however distinguished. Preoccupied with the danger of nuclear war, Russell had always been deeply concerned with the defence of civil rights, and the institutionalisation of his work made it possible to create a number of desks which could specialise on different areas or particular problems … (about 1/2).

The Spokesman Journal; Links;
Address: Bertrand Russell Peace Foundation, Russell House, Bulwell Lane, Basford, Nottingham, NG6 0BT, UK;

About 2/2: … Aims: The Foundation was formed to further the cause of peace, and to assist in the pursuit of freedom and justice. It sought to identify and counter the causes of violence, and to identify and oppose the obstacles to worldwide community. Continue Reading…


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  • Woman’s Trust is a mental health and support service for women affected by Domestic Violence.
  • We are here to listen and to support you. We offer one-to-one counselling, weekly support groups and self-development workshops for women. We also offer Advocacy for women who live in the London boroughs Westminster, Kensington & Chelsea and Greenwich. (Homepage).

Domestic Violence; Get Help Now; Professionals; Confidentiality; Training; Keeping Safe; FAQs; Support us;
Address (1 of 3) Branch in West London, Woman’s Trust, Lighthouse West London, 111-117 Lancaster Road, London W11 1QT, UK;

About: Who We Are: The Woman’s Trust is a registered charity (registered no. 1053117) providing independent, confidential, women-only services to women who have been or are affected by domestic violence in London and the local area. We also provide training for workers in the public sector and voluntary sector who work with women and children who are affected by domestic violence, such as housing, social services, children’s services and health professionals.  Continue Reading…

Gay and Lesbian Memory in Action GALA

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without queer history there is no queer pride

The advancement, development and rights of LGBTI people depend on an accurate record and representation of their struggles. GALA mobilises memory by documenting and popularizing the lives and histories of LGBTI South Africans. In so doing it contributes to the development of pride, challenges homophobia and entrenches the rights of LGBTI people … (about 1/2).

Education; Board of Trustees; Patrons; Annual reports; Archives; Resources; Galleries; Library;
Postal address: P.O. Box 31719, Braamfontein, 2017, South Africa;

About 2/2 /History: GALA was established under the name The Gay and Lesbian Archives in 1997, one year after the adoption of South Africa’s new Constitution and the sexual orientation clause.  Continue Reading…


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People-Centred Development in Action

Identity statement: Planact is a non-governmental development organisation working mainly in the urban areas of Gauteng. The organisation is committed to local development for the poor within an intergrated framework.
We aim for strategic interventions in the areas of local government transformation, and community development that can result in social upliftment.This we do through networking with like-minded organisations, training, technical advice and assistance, research and advocacy at policy levels … (full text Homepage).

Intervention strategy; Recent achievements; Community news; Commentary; Brochure;
Addresses: Physical: 15th Floor, 209 Smit Street, Braamfontein, South Africa;
Postal: PO Box 30823, Braamfontein, 2017, South Africa;
Contact: Tel. (011) 403 6291, Fax. (011) 403 6982, e-mail.

About: Planact is the premier people-centred, community development organisation in Gauteng. We directly build the capacity of civil society to engage with government and become partners in development, targeting the most marginalized and disadvantaged communities.  Continue Reading…

Centre for Organisation Development COD

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  • The Centre for Organization Development offers a limited number of executive development programmes for senior and top executives on different aspects of organization development and human resource development. Broadly speaking, there are two kinds of programmes- (i) the inter-organizational programmes, where participants from various organizations come together to explore a theme and (ii) specially designed organization-based programmes for selected groups of executives from the same organization.
  • All inter-organizational programmes and some of the organization based programmes are held at the campus of the Centre, where participants are provided with single room air conditioned accommodation and recreation and dining facilities. Airport transfers are also arranged … (Education).

Homepage; Sitemap;
Careers; Campus; Photogallery; Downloads;
Service: Education, Research, Consultancy, B-Schools; About: Vision & Values, Memberships, Partnerships;
Address: Center for Organization Development, P.O. Cyberabad, Madhavpur, Hyderabad – 500081, Andhra Pradesh, INDIA;

About /Leadership /Founder Dr.B.L.Maheshwari, Founder … :    Continue Reading…

Indian Association of Social Science Institutions IASSI

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The Indian Association of Social Science Institutions IASSI was registered as a society under the Indian Societies Registration Act (1860) in 1979. It was established as a platform for bringing together academic organisations, involved in producing knowledge and information which could be relevant for resolving varieties of problems faced by society, in meaningful dialogues, exchange and cooperation … (full text Origin).

Welcome Page; Homepage;
Organisation; Focus; Programmes; Publications; Current news; Archive; Links; Members: Universities, Research Institutions;
Address: Prof.A.K.Dasgupta, Member Secretary,IASSI, IAMR, Indraprastha Estate, New Delhi-110002, India;

OBJECTIVES: The IASSI has been set up primarily:   Continue Reading…

Centre for Research, Planing and Action CERPA, India

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All pages have the same URL for: Homepage, Profile, Projects, Publications; Training Division, Herbal Portal, Sister Concern-IEMR, Sciety and Development, Contact online.

Profile /Objectives:

The broad objectives of CERPA are to conduct social science research, provide consultancy on developmental issues, help planners and policy makers working in this area and provide charitable services to disadvantaged and poor of the country by taking up project implementation at grass root level either directly or through local NGOs.

Objectives include:  Continue Reading…

Human Rights Institute of South Africa HURISA

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ORIGIN OF HURISA: The Human Rights Institute of South Africa (HURISA) has its roots in the Goldstone Commission of Inquiry. The Commission of Inquiry Regarding the Prevention of Public Violence and Intimidation (under the chairmanship of Justice Richard Goldstone) was appointed by former State President FW de Klerk on 24 October 1991, to inquire into the phenomenon of public violence and intimidation in the Republic of South Africa, the nature and causes thereof and what persons were involved therein. It also inquired into any steps that should be taken in order to prevent public violence and intimidation. The Commission made 47 recommendations to the State President … (full text Homepage).

Management; Research; Advocacy; Articles, News: links in the left column;
Training: children’s rights, human rights, socio, African system;
Address: Human Rights Institute of South Africa HURISA, 1st floor Lunga House, 124 Marshall Street, Johannesburg, South Africa;

About / MISSION STATEMENT:   Continue Reading…

Family Violence Prevention Fund FVPF

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Mission: The Family Violence Prevention Fund works to prevent violence within the home, and in the community, to help those whose lives are devastated by violence because everyone has the right to live free of violence … (about 1/2).

Programs; Campaigns; Action Center; Press; Public Policy; Donate;
Address (1 of 3): Main Office, Family Violence Prevention Fund, 383 Rhode Island St., Suite #304, San Francisco, CA 94103-5133, USA;

About 2/2: What We Do: For more than two decades, the Family Violence Prevention Fund (FVPF) has worked to end violence against women and children around the world.

Instrumental in developing the landmark Violence Against Women Act passed by Congress in 1994, the FVPF has continued to break new ground by reaching new audiences including men and youth, promoting leadership within communities to ensure that violence prevention efforts become self-sustaining, and transforming the way health care providers, police, judges, employers and others address violence.

Treatment Action Campaign TAC

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  • Vision: A unified quality health care system which provides equal access to HIV prevention and treatment services for all people.
  • Mission: To ensure that every person living with HIV has access to quality comprehensive prevention and treatment services to live a healthy life.
  • Strategic Approach: … (full text about TAC).

Homepage; Site Guide;
Antiretroviral; PEP; Rape survivors; Literacy; HIVdoctors; MedPrizes; EqualTreat; Statistics; Community Stories; Links; Donate;
Physical address: TAC, 2nd Floor, Westminster House, 122 Longmarket Street, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa;
Postal address: TAC, PO Box 2069, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa;

About HIV/TB: On this page are links to other web pages where you can learn more about the science of HIV, details about treatment for HIV in South Africa or where you can get help in South Africa if you have HIV or you are at risk of contracting HIV (see above).
HIVhelp:   Continue Reading…

Springtide Resources

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ending violence against women

Mission Statement: Springtide Resources promotes healthy and equal relationships by engaging diverse communities in shared educational strategies designed to prevent violence against women and the effect it has on children … (about 1/2).

Events & News; Resources; Programs; Volunteers; For Lesbians; FAQs; Links; Donate;
Address: , Suite 220, 215 Spadina Avenue Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5T 2C7;
Contact by E-mail.

About 2/2: … We are committed to: Continue Reading…

National Clearinghouse on Family Violence NCFV

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a project of the Public Health Agency of Canada

  • On behalf of the Government of Canada and its Family Violence Initiative (FVI), the Public Health Agency of Canada operates the National Clearinghouse on Family Violence NCFV.
  • The NCFV is Canada’s resource centre for information on violence within relationships of kinship, intimacy, dependency or trust.
  • NCFV resources and services are available free of charge in both English and French.
  • (NCFV Home).

Get help; What’s new; Resources & Services; Initiative; NewsletterLinks;
Address: National Clearinghouse on Family Violence, Family Violence Prevention Unit, Public Health Agency of Canada, 200 Eglantine Driveway, (Address Locator: 1909D1), 9th Floor, Jeanne Mance Building, Tunney’s Pasture, Ottawa, Ontario  K1A 0K9, Canada;

About NCFV: The National Clearinghouse on Family Violence (NCFV) is a one-stop source for information on violence and abuse within the family. It operates on behalf of the 15 partner departments, agencies and Crown corporations of the federal Family Violence Initiative. Continue Reading…

Partners in prevention end domestic abuse

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Partners in Prevention is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable organization committed to helping bridge healthcare delivery and domestic abuse victim advocacy. We are devoted to insuring that healthcare intervention and treatment for domestic violence survivors supports these patients in regaining their safety, health and well-being … (full text Homepage).

Healthcare; Services; e-Test; e-Books; Resources; Donations; Sponsorship;
Address: Jeanne King, Ph.D., Partners in Prevention, 13918 E Mississippi Ave, Aurora, CO 80012, USA;

About: The Inspiration for Partners in Prevention: Partners in Prevention grew out of Dr. Jeanne King’s desire to fill a healthcare provider need far too prevalent in the United States today. A need which when effectively addressed does the following: Continue Reading…

End Violence Against Women, Information and Resources

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a K4Health project

This site was developed by the INFO Project to collect and share in one central location information on the latest research, tools, project reports, and communication materials produced in the worldwide struggle to end violence against women. We aim to especially cover the intersection of violence against women and subsequent effects of this violence on women’s reproductive health. It is designed for researchers, health communication specialists, policy makers, and others. (Homepage, News and more).

Research; Tools; Blog; Newsletters; FAQs; Contribute, submit materials;
Address: Johns Hopkins University Center for Communication, Programs (JHU/CCP), 111 Market Place, Suite 310, Baltimore, Maryland 21202, USA;

About: The Center for Communication Programs CCP developed this site as part of its ongoing effort to collect and share documentation and communication materials produced in the worldwide struggle to end violence against women. Continue Reading…

International Simultaneous Policy Organisation

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in English / Deutsch / Español / Français / Italiano

All pages of this website have the same URL. They are: Simpol concept, in your country, implementation/FAQ, scop and policies, endorsements, newsletter and events, who we are, books amd resources, adopt Simpol, conact, donate.

Postal Address: International Simultaneous Policy Organisation ISPO, P.O. Box 26547, London SE3 7YT, UK.

The Simultaneous Policy (Simpol) aims to deliver social justice around the world, resolve global problems like environmental destruction, and regulate the economic power of international capital for the good of all. Simpol seeks solutions to problems that individual national governments cannot resolve by acting alone. This is because the problems transcend national boundaries, and because the global competitive system means that any government that acted alone to try and resolve such problems could effectively make its country uncompetitive.  Continue Reading…

AIDS Consortium AC, South Africa

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The AIDS Consortium is human rights organisation committed to openness and non-discrimination on the basis of HIV/AIDS. The AC supports a 1000-strong affiliate network of AIDS Service Organizations and individuals. Services include Training, Advocacy, Libraries, Distribution hubs, Cyber cafés, Community fora and networks, building AIDS Competent communities and bridging the gap between local and national, communities and SANAC. (Homepage).

Programmes; Publications; Events; Affiliates; Donations; Donors; Website by 3rd Millennium Solutions;
Address (1 of 3): GAUTENG HEAD OFFICE, 7th Floor Sable Centre, 41 De Korte Street, Braamfontein, South Africa;

About: … History: The AIDS Consortium was established in 1992 by Justice Edwin Cameron, today a Judge of the Supreme Court of Appeal and other HIV/AIDS activists. Its objective was to promote a non-discriminatory response to HIV/AIDS based on people’s basic human rights as enshrined in the South African constitution. The founding document of The AIDS Consortium was the AIDS Charter, which set out the basic human rights of people living with HIV/AIDS.   Continue Reading…

Time Money Institute for Global Harmony

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Dedicated to establishing an hour of work as the world base money unit

All pages of this website have the same URL – The internal links are: Home & Address & Contact, Money Problem, Mortages Govs and Money Facts, Money Solution, Most Wealth, Theory, Play the Game, News & Articles, How Help, Links.

Address: Bob Blain, Time Money Institute for Global Harmony, P.O. Box 644, Edwardsville, Illinois 62025, USA.

  • Time and money, how many times have you heard them mentioned together? That’s because they belong together.
  • I’m Bob Blain, Emeritus Professor of Sociology, Southern Illinous University Edwardsville. My job here is to explain to you how we need to complete the evolution of money by making an hour of work the base money unit everywhere in the world. In doing so, we will also advance the evolution of democracy from political representative democracy to economic direct democracy.
  • Sound like a lot to do? You bet! But you and I, working together, can get it done. I will explain here how you can help. (Homepage).

The Money SolutionContinue Reading…

Medecins sans Frontiere MSF – Doctors without Borders

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Linked on our blogs with Urgent: Let Aid to Haiti Go Through.

  • Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international medical humanitarian organization created by doctors and journalists in France in 1971.
  • Today, MSF provides aid in nearly 60 countries to people whose survival is threatened by violence, neglect, or catastrophe, primarily due to armed conflict, epidemics, malnutrition, exclusion from health care, or natural disasters. MSF provides independent, impartial assistance to those most in need. MSF reserves the right to speak out to bring attention to neglected crises, to challenge inadequacies or abuse of the aid system, and to advocate for improved medical treatments and protocols … (about 1/2).

Homepage; Sitemap;
video presentation in english; work with MSF; Public events; Publications; Field News; Press; Donate;
Address: MSF, USA Headquarters, 333 7th Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY  10001-5004, USA;
MSF Offices Worldwwide; Contact.

About 2/2: In 1999, MSF received the Nobel Peace Prize.   Continue Reading…

African Forum and Network on Debt and Development AFRODAD

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(First my comment: I understand it like this: banks have loaned more money than they received by savers: 9/10 of this loaned money is not covered … thus it was always only virtual money, thus it has never to be paid … yes, not paid back, as it never existed before.
We must take the right to state: virtual money is not made to be returned
. Heidi).

Debt remains the key issue for AFRODAD. The experience of the African countries before and during the HIPC process suggests the need for concerted efforts to lobby and advocate not only for management of both the external and internal debt but to also secure that resources are procured and used for the benefit of growth and inclusive development … (Dept 1/2).

Aid; Economic Governance; Publications; Events;
Address: African Forum & Network on Debt & Development, 31 Atkinson Drive, Hillside, HARARE, Zimbabwe;


Dept 2/2: Debt relief mechanisms: Debt relief mechanisms including the multilateral debt relief initiative (MDRI) have not offered a lasting solution to the fundamental debt problems in Africa. They have not been sufficient to support the full attainment of the MDGs to which all member states have committed. Continue Reading…

Anti-Privatisation Forum APF

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The Anti-Privatisation Forum (APF) was established in July 2000 by activists and organisations involved in two key anti-privatisation struggles: the struggle against iGoli 2002 in Johannesburg, and the struggle against Wits 2001 at Wits University. The APF has affiliates from the unions, communities, students and the left. An anti-privatisation forum has been formed in Cape Town, and representatives from organisations in cities spanning from Durban to Upington to Cape Town have attended APF events in Johannesburg … (about 1/2).

Homepage; Sitemap;
Anti Xenophobia Campaign; Affilitates; Second AGM; Organising; Publications; Labour report; Remmoho Women’s Forum;
Coalition Against Water Privatisation CAWP;
Physical address: APF, 6th floor Vogas House, 123 Pritchard Street (cnr Mooi), Johannesburg, South Africa;
Postal address: P.O. Box 30709, Braamfontein 2017, Johannesburg, South Africa;
Contact online; Contact the APF.

About 2/2: … The APF’s role is to unite struggles against privatisation in the workplace and community. It is open to any organisation or individual opposed to privatisation. Continue Reading…

Steve Biko Foundation, South Africa

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All pages have the same URL, click on the links in the left column, as for exemple: Background/Vision/Mission, Programmes, Articles & Publicity, Image Library, Organisational Info, Bantu Steve Viko, Franktalk, e-shop, Contact.

Background: The Steve Biko Foundation is inspired by the development legacy of the man Bantu Steve Biko. Biko’s approach emphasized the importance of the connection between identity, agency and change. It focused on the inextricable link between the individual and society, between history and biography. Through this link the individual internalizes influences from their society that come to determine his or her role in the community. In turn, the individual plays out their life in a way that contributes to the history of that society.  Continue Reading…

Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse MINCAVA

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Under the direction of Jeffrey L. Edleson, Ph.D., the Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse was established in 1994 by the Minnesota State Legislature with a charge “to improve the quality of higher education related to violence.” During its first years, the Center’s initial and only project was the Violence Education Project. The project included a discipline-specific needs assessment about higher education, a web- based library of educational resources, a grant program to fund the development of new violence-related higher education curricula, higher education conferences, and worked to change continuing education and licensing requirements … (full text History).

Child Abuse, Domestic Violence; Sexual Violence; Stalking; Trafficking; Workplace Violence; Youth Violence; Other;
Facts; Link research project; Submit info; What’s new; About this site/FAQs;
Address: Minnesota Center Against Violence & Abuse, University of Minnesota, 105 Peters Hall, 1404 Gortner Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55108-6142, USA;
Contact by e-mail.

About MINCAVA /Mission: The mission of the Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse (MINCAVA) is to support research, education, and access to violence related resources. For more information about the mission and focus of MINCAVA, consider reviewing some of the materials on our website …

… Project Information:  Continue Reading…

When Love Hurts

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A Guide for Girls on Love, Respect and Abuse in Relationships – a project of the Domestic Violence Resource Centre Vic

Linked on this blogs with Domestic Violence Resource Centre Vic DVRC.

Counsellors can listen to you and give you support, ideas and information on what you could do. A domestic violence service can talk to you about abuse in relationships. A sexual assault or rape crisis service can support you if you have been sexually assaulted or raped by your boyfriend, or by anyone else. Most of these services can talk to you and provide support and information over the telephone, and will refer you to see a counsellor in person if you want to … (full text Services).

Why; Safety; Ideas; Thinking; Respect; Feelings; Law; Quiz;
Contact for organisations that want to add their details to this list, please e-mail us.

Info: You might be confused about whether what’s happening to you is abuse. This info helps you understand the different kinds of abuse.  Abuse or violence in a relationship is about a pattern of behaviour that one person uses against another to intimidate them and to get them to do what they want. Abuse is not just physical violence. Emotional or sexual abuse can be just as harmful as physical violence.  Continue Reading…

Domestic Violence Resource Centre Vic DVRCV

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Linked with When Love Hurts.

DVRC (formerly DVIRC) is a statewide service in Victoria, Australia. DVRC aims to reduce and prevent family violence by providing education to improve service and policy responses, and by assisting people who have experienced abuse. DVRC provides information … (full text Homepage).

Support services; Helpful; Training; Library; Newsletter, publications; Information pamphlet; Annual Report 08-09; Commentaries;
Address: DVRCV, 292 Wellington, St Collingwood Victoria 3066 Australia;
Contact for support services; Ph. (03) 9486-9866 Mon-Fri 9-5, Fax. (03) 9486-9744, by e-mail; Contact-Links to different other Services.

Aims, Philo, Principles – Purpose of this Document: The document defines relationship violence and its characteristics and outlines DVRCV’s understanding of its causes (1). It also makes recommendations about the principles on which relationship violence should be addressed.  Continue Reading…

Health GAP – Health Global Access Project

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We are an organization of U.S.-based AIDS and human rights activists, people living with HIV/AIDS, public health experts, fair trade advocates and concerned individuals who campaign against policies of neglect and avarice that deny treatment to millions and fuel the spread of HIV. We are dedicated to eliminating barriers to global access to affordable life-sustaining medicines for people living with HIV/AIDS as key to a comprehensive strategy to confront and ultimately stop the AIDS pandemic. We believe that the human right to life and to health must prevail over the pharmaceutical industry’s excessive profits and expanding patent rights … (about 1/2 /what is Health GAP).

Staff, Board; Press; Join; Donate;
Resources – In the right column click on internal links to download: The Global Fund Funding Crisis /PEPFAR/ Global AIDS /Trade/ Access to Medicine /AIDS in the United States /Health Worker Shortage;
Address: Health GAP, 429 W. 127th St, 2nd Fl, New York, NY 10027, USA;
Contact e-mail,  find more in contact’s right column.

About 2/2: … What does Health GAP do? We campaign for drug access and the resources necessary to sustain access for people with HIV/AIDS across the globe. Continue Reading…

Restore Fairness

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bring back due process to the immigration system

Since the Declaration of Independence, America has striven to uphold fairness and due process. But today, a broken immigration system denies basic human rights and due process to people who live here. In the aftermath of 9-11, immigrants have borne the brunt of harsh policies with the U.S. government allowing raids and arrests without warrants, holding thousands in inhumane detention conditions, and deporting people without a fair trial.
Learn about the three main issues below: fair day in court, detention and enforcement so you can be part of the movement that calls on the government to bring back due process to the immigration system. Because when we deny due process to some, we put all of our freedoms at risk … (about 1/2).

Blog; Videos; Host a Screening; Resources; Our Allies; Press; Donate;
Address: Breakthrough, 4 West 37th Street, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10018, USA;

Get involved: Thousands of people are detained and denies due process every day in the United States: E-mail your Senators and Representatives ASAP – Tell them to restore fairness and due process to the immigration system. Continue Reading…

ACV-CSC, a democratic trade union

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ACV-CSChas taken over 100 years for the ACV-CSC to develop into what it is today: a trade union organisation with more than 1.7 million members, undoubtedly Belgium’s largest union.
The ACV-CSC is also considered as a strong organisation with an extensive network of more than 150 service-centers and 2750 full-time staff, allowing workers to get quality services including legal assistance, unemployment benefits, training, counselling and administrative assistance for matters related to work, social security, etc.
Part of its strength lies also with its confederal strike fund, that guarantees the independence of the ACV-CSC and its ability to undertake action when necessary and gives a concrete basis to the solidarity between its affiliated organizations … (full text Structures).

Homepage; Sitemap;
Trade unions in Belgium; International action; Belgium; Links;About CSC /qui sommes nous; About ACV /Het ACV op het werk;
Address ACV: Haachtsesteenweg 579, 1030 Brussels, Belgium; Addresse CSC, Chaussée de Haecht 579, 1030 Bruxelles, Belgique;
for both: Haachtsesteenweg 579, 1030 Brussels, Belgium;
Map; Contact Confédération des Syndicats Chrétiens de Belgique, and Contact ACV-Konfederatie.

Economic profile of Belgium: Continue Reading…

Street Law Project

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over 35 years of educating about law, democracy and human rights

Street Law, Inc. is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing practical, participatory education about law, democracy, and human rights.  Through its philosophy and programs, people are empowered to transform democratic ideals into citizen action … (about /who we are 1/2).

Programs; Publications; Topics; Trainings, Events; News;
Address: Street Law, Inc., 1010 Wayne Avenue, Suite 870, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910, USA;
Map and Contact.

About /who we are 2/2: … Street Law provides resources and solutions for:  Continue Reading…

Soul City Institute for Health & Development Communication

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Welcome to the Soul City Institute website: Soul City Institute is a dynamic and innovative multi-media health promotion and social change project. Through drama and entertainment Soul City reaches more than 16 million South Africans. This is done through 2 main brands, Soul City targeted at adults and Soul Buddyz targeted at 8 – 12 year olds and adults in their lives. The second big programme that Soul City Institute is involved in is the Regional Programme which is a partnership with local organisations in 8 Southern African countries … (full text Homepage).

Programmes; Publications; Funders; We at the AIDS conference; HR internships; Links;
Addresses: Postal Address: Soul City Institute for Health & Development Communication, P.O Box 1290, Houghton, 2041, South Africa;
Physical Address: First Floor – Dunkeld West Centre, 281 Jan Smuts Avenue (Cnr. Bompas Road), Dunkeld West, Johannesburg, South Africa;
Map and Contact.

About /Vision & Mission: Our Vision is To make an improvement in people’s health and quality of life by:  Continue Reading…

Reproductive Health and HIV Research Unit RHRU

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of the University of the Whitwatersrand, South Africa (see also on wikipedia).

RHRU started with five staff members working out of four small offices in Johannesburg. In 2006, after just over a decade, nearly 200 people are working on almost 50 research and training programmes between Johannesburg to Durban in a range of sites and offices. As the unit evolved, so did its structure, reflecting RHRU’s activities in the different areas of sexual & reproductive health and HIV … (about /who we are 1/2).

Homepage; Sitemap;
What we do; Partnerships; Programmes (40); News; Publications;
Contact online.

About /who we are 2/2: … The RHRU team consists of a range of Scientists, Clinicians, Senior Researchers, Technical Advisors, Business specialists, Administrators and a general core team of support based roles. Continue Reading…

Lawyers for Human Rights LHR

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Lawyers for Human Rights is an independent human rights organisation with a thirty-year track record of human rights activism and public interest litigation in South Africa. LHR uses the law as a positive instrument for change and to deepen the democratisation of the South African society. To this end, it provides free legal services to vulnerable, marginalised and indigent individuals and communities, both non-national and South African, who are victims of unlawful infringements of their Constitutional rights. (Homepage).

Programmes; Funders; News; Board;
Address (1 of 6): Room S 104, Diakonia Centre, 20th Diakonia Avenue (formerly St. Andrews Street), DURBAN, 4001, South Africa;

About: About Lawyers for Human Rights Lawyers for Human Rights is a non-governmental, non-profit organisation whose vision is to be:  Continue Reading…

Jet Education Services

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  • JET Education Services is an independent, non-profit organisation that works with government, the private sector, international development agencies and education institutions to improve the quality of education and the relationship between education, skills development and the world of work.
  • JET operates across the public education sector in South Africa, from Grade R through to Grade 12. The development and evaluation projects in which it is involved are focused in poor, marginalised and disadvantaged communities across the country … (full text Homepage).

Mission/Vision; Divisions; Projects; Publications; Bulletins; Events; Management and staff;
Addresses: Physical Address: 3rd Floor, Braamfontein Centre, 23 Jorissen Street, Braamfontein, 2001, South Africa;
Postal Address: PO Box 178, WITS, 2050, South Africa;

About: History; In 1992, as the forebear of JET Education Services, the Joint Education Trust, which was set up, was a remarkable partnership. It brought together leaders from South Africa’s corporate world, from the country’s major political parties, the trade unions and representative organisations of black business …  Continue Reading…

Women’s Net – South Africa

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Women’sNet is a feminist organisation that works to advance gender equality and justice in South Africa through the use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs). We provide training and facilitate content dissemination and creation that supports women, girls, and women’s and gender organisations and networks to take control of their own content and ICT use.
Our website is a hub for information by women, about women and gender, and has a focus on South African and African content. We help women to find the people, issues, resources and tools they need for social activism. (Homepage).

Staff; Intersections; GIST’s Newsletter; Research on ICTs; History; Forums;
Physical Address: 31 Quinn Street, Newtown Johannesburg, South Africa;
Postal Address: PO Box 62577, Marshalltown, 2107, South Africa;

About: Vision: To use ICT’s strategically to create a society where women and girls are equal participants and agents of social change. Continue Reading…


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AIKYAs Vision is to enhance the quality of life of individuals with special needs through education and training to enable them to achieve their fullest potential and integrate them into the mainstream. (Homepage).

KIDS CORNER; Evaluation; Teaching; Products; Aikya’s Blog; Events; Volunteers; Links; Donations; Donate Online;
Address: AIKYA, New No. 7, Old no. 1/1, Bhagirathi ammal Street, Raja Annamalaipuram, Chennai 600 028, India;

About /History Of AIKYA: September 1989 saw the birth of AIKYA Recreation Centre, Setup to integrate Special Children with the normal Children. The centre first functioned once a week. With in four months, in January 1990, a regular Day Care Centre (Special School) was established. Continue Reading…