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Women's Rights Networking List

(1) Selected National Canadian Organizations

Amnesty International Canada
Address: Amnesty International, 312 Laurier Avenue East , Ottawa ON K1N 1H9
Phone: 1-800-AMNESTY or (613) 744-7667
e-mail: info@amnesty.ca
link: http://www.amnesty.ca/women

Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies
Address: 701-151 Slater Street , Ottawa , ON K1P 5H3
Phone: (613) 238-2422
e-mail: caefs@web.ca
link: http://www.elizabethfry.ca

Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women
Address: 151, Slater Street , Suite 408 , Ottawa ON K1P 5H3
Phone: (613) 563-0682
e-mail: info@criaw.icref.ca
link: http://www.criaw-icref.ca

DisAbled Women's Network (DAWN) of Canada
Address: 110 rue Ste-Thérèse, Suite 505, Montreal, QC, H2Y 1E6
Phone: (514) 396-0009
Toll free: 1-866-396-0074
Fax: (514) 396-6595 e-mail: admin@dawncanada.net
link: http:// www.dawncanada.net

Feminist Alliance for International Action (FAFIA)
Address: 151 Slater Street, Suite 408 , Ottawa , ON , K1P5H3
Phone: (613) 232-9505
e-mail: info@fafia-afai.org
link: http:// www.fafia-afai.org

National Action Committee on the Status of Women
Address: 234 Eglinton Ave. East, Suite 203 , Toronto , ON , M4P 1K5
Phone: (416) 932-1718
e-mail: nac@web.ca
link: http://www.nac-cca.ca

National Association of Women and the Law (NAWL)
Address: 303-1066 Somerset West, Ottawa ON , K1Y 4T3
Phone: (613) 241-7570
e-mail: info@nawl.ca
link: http://www.nawl.ca

Native Women's Association of Canada
Address: 1292 Wellington St. W , Ottawa , ON K1Y 3A9
Phone: (613) 722-7687 or 1-800-461-4043
e-mail: reception@nwac-hq.org
link: http://www.nwac-hq.org

Status of Women Canada
Address: MacDonald Building , 123 Slater Street , 10 th Floor, Ottawa , ON , K1P 1H9
Phone: (613) 995-7835
e-mail: wpppf@swc-cfc.gc.ca (Women's Program)
link: http://www.swc-cfc.gc.ca

Women's Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF)
Toronto and Nationa
Address: 415 Yonge St., Suite 1800, Toronto ON, M5B 2E7
Phone: (416) 595-7170 or 1-888-824-5323
e-mail: info@leaf.ca
link: http://www.leaf.ca

West Coast Women's Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF)
Address: Suite 555 – 409 Granville Street , Vancouver BC , V6C 1T2
Phone: (604) 68 4-8772
e-mail: info@westcoastleaf.org
link: http://www.westcoastleaf.org

(2) Selected Ontario and Toronto Organizations

Amnesty International Toronto Organization
Address: 14 Dundonald Street, Toronto ON , M4Y 1K2
Phone: (416) 363-9933
e-mail: info@aito.ca
link: http:// www.aito.ca (Toronto Organization site)
and www.amnesty.ca/women/wan.php (Action Network on Women's Human Rights)

Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic
Address: 489 College St., Suite 503 , Toronto ON , M6G 1A5
Phone: (416) 323-9149
e-mail: admin@schliferclinic.com
link: http://www.schliferclinic.com

Coalition for Lesbian and Gay Rights in Ontario
Address: 736 Bathurst Street , 012C, Toronto , ON , M5S 2R4
Phone: (416) 533-6824
e-mail: clgro@web.ca
link: http://www.web.ca/~clgro

Council of Elizabeth Fry Societies of Ontario
Address: 122 St. Patrick Street, Suite 210, Toronto, ON, M5T 2X8
Phone: (416) 585-2842
(Also: 24 Queen St. E, Suite Ll-01, Brampton, ON L6V 1A3, (905) 455-6164)
e-mail: efryont@bellnet.ca
link: http://www.web.net/~efryont

DisAbled Women's Network of Ontario
Address: Box 1138 North Bay ON , P1B 8K4
Phone: (number not available)
e-mail: dawnontario@sympatico.ca
link: http://dawn.thot.net

Metro Action Committee on Public Violence Against Women and Children (METRAC)
Address: 158 Spadina Road Toronto , ON , M5R 2T8
Phone: (416) 392-3135
e-mail: info@metrac.org
link: http://www.metrac.org

Native Women's Resource Centre of Toronto
Address: 191 Gerrard St. E. Toronto ON , M5A 2E5
Phone: (416) 963-9963
e-mail: jtaylor@nativewomenscentre.org
link: http://www.nativewomenscentre.org

Older Women's Network ( Ontario )
Address: 115 The Esplanade, Toronto ON , M5E 1Y7
Phone: (416) 214-1518
e-mail: info@olderwomensnetwork.org
link: http://www.olderwomensnetwork.org

Ontario Women's Action Coalition
Address: 1260 Bay Street , 3rd Floor, Toronto , ON , M5R 2B8
Phone: (416) 652-1459
e-mail: (not available online
link: (not available)

Ontario Women's Directorate
Address: Mowat Block, 6 th Floor, 900 Bay Street, Toronto , ON , M7A 1L2
Phone: (416) 314-0300
e-mail: info@mci.gov.on.ca
link: http://www.citizenship.gov.on.ca/owd

Women's Law Association of Ontario
Address: PO Box 1055 , Stn Toronto Dominion, Toronto ON , M5K 1P2
Phone: (416) 410-7267
e-mail: wlao@wlao.on.ca
link: http://www.wlao.on.ca

Women's Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF)
Address: 415 Yonge St., Suite 1800, Toronto ON, M5B 2E7
Phone: (416) 595-7170 or 1-888-824-5323
e-mail: info@leaf.ca
link: http://www.leaf.ca

(3) Selected International Organizations

Association for Women's Rights in Development (AWID)
e-mail: awid@awid.org
link: http://www.awid.org

International Women's Rights Action Watch (IWRAW), Asia-Pacific
e-mail: iwraw-ap@iwraw-ap.org
link: http://www.iwraw-ap.org

International Women's Rights Project
e-mail: iwrp@uv.ca
link: http://www.iwrp.org

Rights & Democracy
e-mail: dd-rd@dd-rd.ca
link: http://www.ichrdd.ca – click on “What we do”, then “Projects” then “Women's Rights”

WHRnet (Women's Human Rights Net)
e-mail: whrnet@awid.org
link: http://www.whrnet.org

Women Living Under Muslim Laws
e-mail: wluml@wluml.org (International Coordination Office)
link: http://www.wluml.org

WomenWatch
e-mail: inquiry form available on website under “Contact”
link: http://www.un.org/womenwatch

Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)
e-mail: ngochr@ohchr.org
Link: http://www.ohchr.org/english/issues/women

 


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