Leading Charities Supporting Women
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Leading Charities Supporting Women Of All Ages Around The World

Ram Tumuluri “Even though women achieve equality in health outcomes and enrolment rates for primary schools in many countries, the world have not seen the same kind of changes in economic opportunity as regards gender equity. Women and girls play a crucial role in transforming their communities. This week, our team has researched into some charities that are helping shift gender norms and investing in the potential of women and girls worldwide.” 

In this Article:

Helen Keller International 

Fistula Foundation 

National Women’s Law Center

Dress for Success Worldwide

Futures Without Violence

Helen Keller International 

Helen Keller International’s mission is to save the sight and lives of the needy and underprivileged. They seek to address the causes and effects of blindness and malnutrition by developing evidence-based and vision, health and nutritional research programmes. Considering that women and children around the world are more likely to face extreme poverty and poor health, HKI’s services are focused on these particular populations. 

www.hki.org

Fistula Foundation 

Fistula Foundation is the world leader in the care of obstetric fistula, a debilitating injury to the childbirth that leaves women incontinent, embarrassed and sometimes shunned by their families. Fistula Foundation also funds educating doctors, equipment services, local community engagement and holistic post-surgery reintegration in addition to covering direct operating costs.

fistulafoundation.org

National Women’s Law Center

National Women’s Law Center uses the law in all its forms to shift culture and move solutions to the gender imbalance that affects our society and remove the barriers that harm people, particularly those facing multiple types of discrimination, including women of colour, LGBTQ people and low-income families. 

nwlc.org

Dress for Success Worldwide

Dress for Success is a global humanitarian organisation that promotes economic independence for women by offering funding, professional attire and empowerment opportunities to help them succeed in work and life. Dress for Success has grown to nearly 150 cities in 25 countries since it began operations in 1997.

dressforsuccess.org

Futures Without Violence

Futures Without Violence is non-profit wellness and social justice organisation with a mission to help those traumatized by violence – and to build stable, violence-free families and communities. The services and campaigns aim to reduce and end violence against women and children, from domestic violence and child neglect to bullying and sexual harassment.

www.futureswithoutviolence.org