The United Nations Population
Fund is the world’s largest international source
of funding for population and reproductive health programs. It
has provided $6 billion in assistance to developing countries
since 1969. Despite bipartisan congressional agreement, the Bush
administration blocked US funding of UNFPA in 2002, 2003, 2004.
The US Committee for UNFPA is a public charity that raises funds
in the United States for UNFPA.
International Center for Research on Women is a non-profit
organization that conducts research to fill the gaps in critical
data on women's status, and leverages their findings to mobilize
political will for change. Its international, multidisciplinary
staff is supported by grants, contracts, and contributions from
development agencies, foundations, corporations and individuals,
and you can be among them.
for Women's Rights in Development (AWID)'s goal is to cause
policy, institutional and individual change that will improve the
lives of women and girls around the world. AWID facilitates ongoing
debates on fundamental and provocative issues and builds the individual
and organizational capacities of those working for women's empowerment
and social justice. AWID members are researchers, academics,
students, educators, activists, business people, policy-makers,
development practitioners, funders, and more.