Below you will find Internet weblinks which will help you to dive in to a multitude of subtopics relating to issues of women's security and health:
is an unprecedented global movement, spearheaded by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, to mobilize and intensify global action to improve the health of women and children around the world. Working with leaders from governments, multilateral organizations, the private sector and civil society, Every Woman Every Child aims to save the lives of 16 million women and children and improve the lives of millions more.
Empowering women to live healthier lives - the Office on Women's Health's (OWH) mission is to provide leadership to promote health equity for women and girls. The website offers brochures for promoting awareness for women's health.
There are several conditions that are more common in women than in men. This website provides a great outline of the most common conditions that affect women as well as offering advice on how to spot the signs of an illness and how to go about getting the right treatment.
CoDA offers help in finding freedom where there has been bondage, offering help in overcoming traumatic experiences from prior or existing relationships: As such it strives to help both men and women develop healthy relationships.
Al-Anon offers a program of recovery for the families and friends of alcoholics, whether or not the alcoholic recognizes the existence of a drinking problem or seeks help. Alateen is part of the Al-Anon fellowship designed for the younger relatives and friends of alcoholics through the teen years.
BCUK is a charity in the UK that provides information, practical assistance and emotional support to anyone affected by breast cancer. Primary goals are early diagnosis through education, advancing health to save lives and conducting or commissioning research into the causes and treatment of breast cancer.
Website founded by Dr. Jeanne Segal and Harvard Professor Dr. Michael Miller dedicated to all aspects of emotional, mental and physical health. Comprehensive resources on topics such as addiction, autism, weight loss, grief, healthy lifestyle, sleep, stress, anxiety and many more.
The Terrence Higgins Trust is a British charity that campaigns on various issues related to AIDS and HIV. In particular, the charity aims to reduce the spread of HIV and promote good sexual health (including safe sex); to provide services on a national and local level to people with, affected by, or at risk of contracting HIV; and to campaign for greater public understanding of the impact of HIV and AIDS.
Women's SAFTEY TIPS
Great tips for making sure you stay safe in all walks of daily life.
Many useful tips on how to stay safe when in public.
Personal safety has become an issue of importance for everyone, but especially for women. Concerned about this state of affairs, Sgt. Darren Laur and his wife Beth Laur began teaching self-defence classes and safety seminars in 1993, and have since reached thousands of women. The safety tips on Darren and Beth Laur's website are useful excerpts taken from their books on women's safety.
Self Defense Tips and Tricks for Women
Domestic violence is a pattern of abusive behavior in any relationship that is used by one partner to gain or maintain power and control over another intimate partner. Website offers a resources on the subject and a dedicated hotline for victims.
WOMEN's ANTI-VIOLENCE Campaigns
UN Action Against Sexual Violence in Conflict (UN Action) unites the work of 12 United Nations entities with the goal of ending sexual violence in conflict. It is a concerted effort by the UN system to improve coordination and accountability, amplify programming and advocacy, and support national efforts to prevent sexual violence and respond effectively to the needs of survivors.
White Ribbon is the world’s largest movement of men and boys working to end violence against women and girls, promote gender equity, healthy relationships and a new vision of masculinity.
SAVE (Sisters Against Violent Extremism) is the world's first female counter-terrorism platform. Headquartered at the Women without Borders offices in Vienna, Austria, the SAVE initiative brings together a broad spectrum of women determined to create a united front against violent extremism. SAVE provides women with the tools for critical debate to challenge extremist thinking and to develop alternative strategies for combating the growth of global terrorism.
Support for the Council of Europe Convention on Violence against Women and Domestic Violence is now worldwide, with political and civil society pressure mounting on 17 EU states to follow 10 other governments and sign up to the treaty. With nearly a quarter of women in Europe likely to experience physical violence from a male partner at least once during their adult lives, the UN endorsement is timely.
This section provides essential information and guidance for programming to address violence against women and girls, including: basics on the forms, prevalence and consequences; international frameworks; main challenges; main strategies for prevention and response; and a full module on monitoring and evaluation.
Amnesty International's campaign to stop violence against women and girls and to provide safety for young girls at schools worldwide.
This website offers everything you need to know about crime safety and security. The information provided on this website is especially vital to women's and children's lives!
Say NO – UNiTE to End Violence against Women is a social mobilization platform on ending violence against women and girls, contributing towards UN Secretary General’s system -wide campaign, UNiTE to End Violence against Women. Launched in November 2009 by UN Women, Say NO – UNiTE showcases advocacy efforts and engages people from all walks of life, online and on the ground. UN Women Goodwill Ambassador Nicole Kidman is the Spokesperson of Say NO – UNiTE.
International Women's Day (8 March) is a global day celebrating the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future. In some places like China, Russia, Vietnam and Bulgaria, International Women's Day is a national holiday.
WOMEN & PEACE
The PeaceWomen Project promotes the role of women in preventing conflict, and the equal and full participation of women in all efforts to create and maintain international peace and security. PeaceWomen monitors the UN Security Council, the UN system, and provides a hub of information sharing on women, peace and security. We are a project of Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF), the oldest women's peace movement in the world.
In July 2010, the United Nations General Assembly created UN Women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. This website brings together a vast directory of information from the United Nations regarding many topics on women, especially on women in relation to peace, conflict and war.
WOMEN FINANCIAL HELP
Website dedicated to help improve money management skills. Topics range from debt relieve, investment, savings, retirement planning.
A UK based charits, The Citizens Advice service helps people resolve their legal, money and other problems by providing free, independent and confidential advice, and by influencing policymakers.
A Man is NOT a Financial Plan®. WIFE.org is a US based charity founded by Candace Bahr and Ginita Wall. WIFE is the oldest, most established non-profit organization dedicated to providing an unbiased, financial education to women in their quest for financial independence.
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