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In July 2010, the United Nations General Assembly created UN Women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. In doing so, UN Member States took an historic step in accelerating the Organization’s goals on gender equality and the empowerment of women. The creation of UN Women came about as part of the UN reform agenda, bringing together resources and mandates for greater impact.
From wikigender.org The Gender Equity Index (GEI) was introduced by the Social Watch in 2004 to measure inequities in different areas of women's and men's everyday lives around the world. The 2008 GEI ranks 157 countries by measuring women's relative economic activity, education and empowerment.
Who We Are Global Rights believes in the dignity and equality of all human beings. We believe systemic change begins with the individual and the community »
Since 2003, Critical Half , the bi-annual academic journal of Women for Women International, has presented various perspectives on economic, social, and political issues as they relate to women in international development and conflict and post-conflict societies. The journal aims to raise awareness and spark debate among a variety of audiences about the importance of women's participation in development and reconstruction, and to discuss the unique contributions that women can make to these processes.
Global List of Women's Organisations