International organisations

This organisations listed in this section have links to other useful websites.

  • Amnesty International

    International campaigning organisation that works to highlight and end human rights violations across the globe


    Campaign for the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women

  • Coalition Against Trafficking in Women International

    Promotes women's human rights by working internationally to combat sexual exploitation

  • European Women's Lobby

    Umbrella organisation of women’s associations in the European Union (EU), working to promote women’s rights and equality between women and men

  • European Commission Daphne Funding Programme

    Contributes to preventing all forms of violence occurring in the public or the private domain, including sexual exploitation and trafficking of human beings

  • Feminist Majority Foundation

    Organisation dedicated to women's equality, reproductive health, and non-violence

  • Global Alliance Against Traffic in Women

    Coordinates, organises and facilitates work on issues related to trafficking and women's labour migration

  • Innocence en Danger

    independent international NGO which brings together Internet specialists, lawyers, child protection agencies, high-profile activists, political leaders and lobby groups, in order to sensitise world opinion and mobilise human, technical and financial resources to protect children

  • International Campaign to Stop Rape and Gender Violence in Conflict

    Works to prevent rape in conflict, to protect civilians and rape survivors, and call for justice for all including effective prosecution of those responsible.

  • Safe World for Women

    Women-led NGO, working with grassroots organisations to promote women’s empowerment and sustainable development, tackle the root causes of poverty and oppression, and bring about positive social and economic change at a global level

  • Standing Against Global Exploitation

    Aims to end the commercial exploitation of children and adults

  • Unifem

    United Nations women

  • United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Advancement of Women

    Advocates for improving the status of women of the world

  • UN Global Fund for Women

    Promotes women’s economic security, health, education and leadership

  • UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

    United Nations Human Rights Commission

  • UN Secretary General’s Database on Violence Against Women

    Coordinated database on the extent, nature and consequences of all forms of violence against women, and on the impact and effectiveness of policies and programmes

  • US National Advisory Council on Violence Against Women

    Guidance to communities, policy leaders, and individuals engaged in activities to end violence against women

  • WAVE - Women Against Violence Europe

    Network of European women's non-governmental organisations working in the field of combating violence against women and children (women's refuges, counselling centres, SOS hotlines/helplines, organisations focusing on prevention and training)

  • We will speak out

    Prevalent in conflict, sexual violence is common within communities worldwide but remains largely hidden. The We Will Speak Out coalition works to end sexual violence

  • White Ribbon Campaign (international)

    Global campaign of men working to end violence against women with a focus on educating men and boys q=node/24

  • World Health Organization

    Work streams on violence against women and women’s health

  • World YWCA

    Global network of women leading social and economic change worldwide