Inspired by all that you saw, read and learned? Here are 16 organizations working on the cause of Gender-Based Violence that you can show your support for!

1. WILPF: 

Though women have been, and are, active agents in peace and reconciliation efforts at all levels, women and gender analysis are regularly excluded from peace-making processes and decisions. WILPF believes that the exclusion of women, women’s rights and gender remains a key impediment to the attainment of sustainable peace and human security, and must not be ignored! (www.wilpf.org)


2. Women for Women International

non-profit humanitarian organization dedicated to financial, educational, and interpersonal support of women survivors of war, poverty and injustice. (www.womenforwomen.org/)


3. WAVAW:

WAVAW Rape Crisis Centre works to end all forms of violence against women. Guided by our feminist anti-oppression philosophy we challenge and change thinking, actions, and systems that contribute to violence against women. We provide all women who have experienced any form of sexualized violence with support and healing, and engage with youth to develop leadership for prevention of future violence. (www.wavaw.ca

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4. SANGAT South Asia

Sangat was created in April 1998 at a South Asian workshop of Gender Trainers, held at Bangladesh organized by the FAO-NGO South Asia Programme. In a way, it is the continuation of the FAO-NGO South Asia Programme which worked for 25 years and was coordinated by Kamla Bhasin during its entire lifetime. Presently Sangat is a project of Jagori, New Delhi. (http://www.sangatnetwork.org/) 



5. Fearless Collective

Fearless is a collective of visual artists, filmmakers, street artists, photographers and activists that harness the power of art to create social change, with a focus on issues related to gender and sexuality. The fearless collective strongly believes that Storytelling and Personal Positive Affirmation is the route to change oneself, and larger society. (www.shiloshivsuleman.com/375103/5448517/all-of-me/the-fearless-collective


6. SNEHA 

A secular, Mumbai-based non-profit organisation (NGO), SNEHA believes that investing in women's health is essential to building viable urban communities. (www.snehamumbai.org) 


7. Resonate

Resonate catalyzes the next generation of female leaders, using storytelling to engender confidence and agency. Personal stories communicate values and passion, and inspire the support of others in a professional setting, in a business endeavor, or in a community initiative. (www.resonateworkshops.org) 


8. RASASC

A professional and passionate team working in a centre of excellence, dedicated to the healing and empowerment of survivors of sexual violence. (www.rasasc.org.uk) 


9. No More Tears

No More Tears is an organization with a mission to assist and empower victims of human trafficking and domestic violence victims. (www.nmtproject.org)


10. Our Watch

Our Watch has been established to drive nation-wide change in the culture, behaviours and attitudes that lead to violence against women and children. Our Watch has been established to drive nation-wide change in the culture, behaviours and attitudes that underpin and create violence against women and children.  (http://www.ourwatch.org.au/)


11. Panzi Foundation

The Panzi Foundation was jointly created in 2008 by Dr. Mukwege and Panzi Hospital colleagues and supporters. Projects undertaken by the Panzi Foundation seek to support survivors of rape and sexual violence to rebuild their lives and those of their communities. (http://www.panzihospital.org/projects/panzi-foundation-drc)


12. Hunt Alternatives / Demand Abolition

Demand Abolition seeks to abolish the illegal commercial sex industry in the US by eradicating the demand for purchased sex. Working closely with an active network of criminal justice professionals, survivors, practitioners, researchers, policymakers, corporate leaders, philanthropists, and media representatives, we’re serving as the nexus of information on policies and practices. (www.huntalternatives.org)


13. Femin Ijtihad

Femin Ijtihad (FI) stands for “critical thinking” of gender notions and laws. It is one of the key projects of a global advocacy network called Strategic Advocacy of Human Rights. (www.feminijtihad.com)


14. Coalition against Trafficking in Women

The Coalition Against Trafficking in Women (CATW) is a non-governmental organization that promotes women's human rights by working internationally to combat sexual exploitation in all its forms. Founded in 1988, CATW was the first international non-governmental organization to focus on human trafficking, especially sex trafficking of women and girls. CATW obtained Category II Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council in 1989. (http://www.catwinternational.org/)


15. Channel Initiative

Channel Initiative is a diverse community of actors working to reach and respond to the urgent needs of vulnerable communities around the world. (www.channelinitiative.org)


16. And..... US! :)