Our Partners


We partner and/or work together with (in no particular order):

Southeast Asia

  • Burma/Myanmar: NGO Gender Group , (Gender Equality Network (GEN) Shalom Foundation, Association of Myanmar Disabled Women Affair, Positive Women Network, Pyi Gyi Khin, Rainfall, 88 Generation Students, Thingaha Gender Working Group, Karen Women Action Group, Colourful Girls, Phan Tee Eain (Creative Home), Equality Myanmar) Women’s League of Burma, Human Rights Education in Burma (HREIB), Burmese Women’s Union, Altsean Burma, SWAN
  • Cambodia: Silaka, Gender and Development for Cambodia (GAD/C)(Network: NGO CEDAW) , Project Against Domestic Violence (PADV). Cambodian League for the Promotion and Defense of Human Rights (LICADHO),Ngo Forum on Cambodia. Legal Support for Children and Women (LSCW).
  • Indonesia: Kalyanamitra (CEDAW Working Group Initiative) Suara Desa Perempuan, AJAR, Komnas Perempuan, Legal Aid Foundation Indonesian Women’s Association For Justice ,LBH Apik and Solidaritas Perempuan, International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ) and Asia Justice and Rights (AJAR)
  • Laos: Gender Development Group/GDG (CEDAW Watch) , AFESIP (Acting for Women in Distressed Situations) , Lao Bar Association, Lao Women’s Union
  • Malaysia:  Women’s Aid Organisation, Knowledge and rights for youth Safe Spaces (KRYSS), All Women Action Society(AWAM),Tenaganita.
  • Philippines: Rainbow Rights, Engenderights, Women’s Legal Bureau, Women Lead, Sentro ng Alternatibong Lingap Panligal (SALIGAN) Alternative Legal Assistance Center.
  • Singapore: AWARE, Singapore Council of Women’s  Organisations (SCWO) ,HOME Singapore, Sayoni.
  • Thailand: Foundation for Women / Indigenous Women's Network of Thailand (IWNT) (Thai CEDAW Network), Migrant action Programme, The Women’s Network for Progress and Peace
  • Timor Leste: Alola Foundation (CEDAW Watch Network), Rede Feto, Fokupers, Fongtil.
  • Vietnam: Research Centre for Gender, Family and Environment in Development (GenComnet), Center for Education Promotion and Empowerment of Women (CEPEW), Vietnam Justice Support Association for the poor ( VIJUSAP).

South Asia

  • Afghanistan: Afghan Women’s Network , Afghan Women Skills Development Centre (AWSDC)
  • Bangladesh: Naripokkho, Ain O Salish Kendra (Bangladesh) , BRAC , Bangladesh Mahila Parisad (BMP), Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST), Steps Towards Development, Tarunga (Chittagong NGO) Bangladesh Women Lawyers Association, Citizen’s Initiatives on CEDAW, Policy Research for Development Alternative (UBINIG)
  • Bhutan:  Tarayana Foundation, National Commission for Women and Children Bhutan
  • India: Initiatives: Women In Development (IWID) (India), MASUM, Pune  (India), National Alliance of Women (NAWO) (India), Women's Voice, SAKHI For South Asian Women (SAKHI) (India), National Institute for Advanced Studies NIAS , Bangalore , Women and Policy Research Unit (WOPRA), Association of Advocacy and Legal Initiatives, Partners for Law and Development, Northeast Network.  TEDS Trust & Dalit Women’s Network for Solidarity (DAWNS), SANGAT, SAFAR, India
  • Nepal:  Forum for Women Law and Development WOREC, Nepal Bar Association, Legal Aid Project, National Women Commission, Saathi
  • Pakistan:  SHIRKAT GAH – Women’s Resource Centre (Pakistan), PATTAN (Pakistan) AURAT Foundation (Pakistan), Film D’Arts, Pakistan Women’s Lawyers Association 
  • Sri Lanka: INFORM (Sri Lanka), Women and Media Collective, Law and Society Trust (Sri Lanka) Centre for Women’s Research- CENWOR  , Muslim Women’s Research and Action Forum (MWRAF), National Committee on Women. Home for Human Rights, Women’s Support Group (on LGBT) Good Practice Group/ Suriya Women's Development Centre
  • Maldives: Hama Jamiyya , Maldives National Human Rights Commission

Middle East North Africa

  • Bahrain: Bahrain Women’s Union (BMU) Bahrain Human Rights Society
  • Egypt: Center for Egyptian Women's Legal Assistance (CEWLA), New Women’s Foundation, Forum on Women in Development, National Council of Women, Egypt,Egyptian Bar association for Lawyers, Egyptian Women's Rights Association
  • Iraq : Baghdad Women's Association and network (Iraqi Women League –Najaf, Al-Taqwa Association for Woman & Child Rights , Al Mustaqbal center for women,  Iraqi Women League -Basra Women Leadership Institute , ASUDA for combating Violence Against Women, Women's Empowerment Organization,   Iraqi Women Network,) and  Iraqi AlAmal Association
  • Israel: Working Group on the Status of Palestinian Women Citizens of Israel, Kav La Oved, Women’s Centre for Legal Aid and Counselling (WCLAC),Women Against Violence Israel
  • Lebanon: Beirut Bar Association, KAFA (Enough) Violence & Exploitation ,Helem, National Committee for the Follow Up on Women’s Issues (NCFUWI) LEBANON, Collective for Research and Training on Development
  • Jordan: Arab Women Organization of Jordan (AWO),Jordanian Women’s Union, Jordanian Bar Association, Amman Center for Human Rights Studies
  • Morocco: Association Démocratique des Femmes du Maroc (ADFM), The Moroccan Organization for Human Rights (OMDH), Association Amal – femmes en movement pour un avenir meilleur, Association Initiative pour la protection des droits des femmes (IPDF) MOROCCO
  • Palestine:  Women’s Center for Legal Aid and Counseling (WCLAC), Sidreh Organization,  Najdeh Foundation
  • Qatar: Moza Almalki Int Center for Rehabilatation & Training
  • Syria: Syrian Women’s Alliance
  • Sudan:Mutawinat
  • Tunisia: Association Tunisienne des Femmes Democrates, Coalition For Bodily And Sexual Rights In Muslim Societies
  • Yemen: Watan Coalition, Sana’a – Yemen, Social Democratic Forum

West and Southern Africa

  • Benin :Wildaf Benin, West Africa Human Rights Defenders Network (WAHRDN), Association des Femmes Juristes du Bénin.
  • Botswana: Botswana Council of Non-Governmental Organisations (BOCONGO)
  • Burundi: Burundi Women Lawyers Association (AFJB)
  • Cameroon: FIDA Cameroon
  • Ghana: WILDAF, Baobab
  • Kenya: WILDAF Kenya
  • Lesotho: FIDA Lesotho , Lesotho Council of NGOs
  • Malawi: Women in Law in Southern Africa Research Trust (WLSA) Malawi
  • Nigeria: Baobab , WILDAF Nigeria, Women in Law in Southern Africa Research Trust (WLSA) Malawi
  • South Africa :Amanitare Sexual Rights Network, Masimanyane, Nisaa Institute for Women's Development, Organisational Development Coalition of African Lesbians
  • Tanzania: Women’s Legal Aid Centre (WLAC) and Widows for Peace through Democracy (WPD)
  • Togo : WILDAF Togo, West Africa Human Rights Defenders Network (WAHRDN)
  • Uganda: National Association of Women Organisation (NAWOU), Freedom and Roam Uganda, Uganda Women’s Network (UWONET) Akina Mama wa Afrika
  • Zambia:  Zambia Association for Research and Development (ZARD) , Vilole Images Productions
  • Zimbabwe: Zimbabwe Women Lawyers Association (ZWLA) Gays and Lesbians of Zimbabwe GALZ, Feminist Political Education Project (FEPEP), Sexual Rights Centre

Central and Eastern Europe

  • Croatia:  B.a.B.e (Be Active, Be Emancipated)
  • Poland: Karat Coalition
  • Macedonia : Macedonian Women's Rights Center - Shelter Center, Association for Emancipation, Solidarity and Equality of Women in the Republic of Macedonia (ESE)
  • Hungary: European Roma Rights Centre, Association of Hungarian Sex Workers
  • Russia: Regional Public organization “Novgorod Gender Centre”, Inter-Regional Social Movement ‘Russian LGBT Network’, Astra Charitable Female Foundation, International Harm Reduction Development Program- Open Society Institute
  • Slovakia: Pro Choice, Slovakia (Možnosť voľby), Poradna pre obcianske a ludske prava
  • Ukraine: Women’s Consortium, Women’s Information Consultative Center

Central Asia and East Asia

  • Armenia: Women’s Rights Center, Association of Women with University Education
  • Azerbaijan: Simmedtriya/ Azerbaijan Gender Association “Symmetry”, Azerbaijan Young Lawyers  Union
  • Kyrgyzstan: Women Support Center, Center for gender research, Variant plus, Darshayim and Open Line, Forum of Women's NGOs of Kyrgyzstan, LGBT Organization ‘Labrys’
  • Kazakhstan:  Kazakhstan Feminist League, Sana Sezim
  • Tajikistan: Public Foundation  “Panorama” , Tajikistan Women’s Centre, Human Rights Centre, Women Centre Ghamkhori, Gender and Development
  • Uzbekistan: OSCE Uzbekistan, Istiqbolli Avlod,  Chairperson, NGO Civic Initiative Support Center, NGO “NIHOL” Initiative’s Development Support Center, Crisis Center “Oydin Nuri”


  • Cook Islands: Cook Islands Women’s Counselling Centre,Cook Islands National Council of Women, Punanga Tautaru
  • Fiji: Fiji Women’s Rights Movement (FWRM). Regional Rights Resource and Training  (RRRT of the Secretariat of the Pacific)
  • Kiribati: Kiribati Women Activists Network (K-WAN)
  • Papua New Guinea: Soroptimist, Meri Kirap Sapotim, University of Papua, Papua New Guinea National Council of Women, Office for the Development of Women
  • Samoa: Samoa Umbrella for NGO’s, SUNGO, Ululoa
  • Vanuatu: Vanuatu Rural Development & Training Center Association, Liave Women’s Association, Action for CEDAW


  • Jamaica: Association of Women Organisations in Jamaica, Women Inc., Sistran
  • Bahamas:  Bahamas Crisis Centre
  • Guyana: Women Across Differences, Co-Chair, Partners for Peace and Development, Help and Shelter

Latin America

  • Bolivia: Oficina Jurídica para la Mujer, Catolicas Por El Derecho A Decidir/Bolivia (Catholics for a Free Choice)
  • Costa Rica: Agenda Politica de Mujeres (Women Political Agenda) Mulabi, CoordinatorColectiva por el Derecho a Decidir (Collective to the Right to Choose)
  • Colombia: Nacional de Mujeres Coordinadora Red nacional de Mujeres, Asociación Colectivo Mujeres al Derecho
  • Ecuador: Organización Ecuatoriana de Mujeres Lesbianas, CLADEM, Fundación Causana, Legal Services CEPAM
  • Guatemala: Cladem, Indigenous Women Tz ´ununija
  • Peru: Cladem, Movimento Manuela Ramos
  • Mexico: Information Group on Reproductive Choice, Catolicas por el Derechos a Decidir, México, Coalition Against Trafficking in Women (CATW)
  • Nicaragua: Red Nacional de Violencia – National Violence Network & Comite Nacional Feminista, Comite Feminista- Feminist Committee & Red Nacional Contoa la Violencia


  • Cyprus: Mediterranean Institute of Gender Studies
  • Liechtenstein: National Office for Gender Equality and Diversity, Liechtenstein
  • Italy:  Pangea Onlus Foundation, Italian Association of Democratic Lawyer
  • Turkey: Lambdaistanbul LGBT Solidarity Association , Women’s Rights Organization against Discrimination (AKDER), Federation of Women Associations Turkey and Women for Women’s Human Rights – New Ways
  • United Kingdom: Women’s Resource Centre
  • Mongolia: Monfemnet, CEDAW Watch Network Center
  • Japan: Japanese Association Of International Women's Rights
  • New Zealand: Pacific Women’ Watch New Zealand (PWWNZ)


We continue working with (in no particular order):


  • Solidarity for Asian Peoples’ Advocacy (SAPA): SAPA Working Group on UN Mechanisms; SAPA Task Force on ASEAN and Human Rights
  • CARAM Asia
  • Global Alliance against Trafficking in Women (GAATW)
  • Forum Asia
  • Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development

Southeast Asia

  • Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development
  • Southeast Asia Women’s Caucus on ASEAN
  • Asia Pacific Research and Resources for Women (ARROW)

Central Africa and Europe

  • KARAT Coalition
  • Women In Development Europe (WIDE)

Middle East and North Africa

  • Equality Without Reservations Coalition
  • Mediterranean Institute for Gender Studies
  • KAFA (Enough)Violence and Exploitation


  • Pacific Regional Rights Resource Team (RRRT), a programme of the Secretariat of the Pacific Communities (SPC)

Latin America

  • Latin America and Carribean Committee for Defence of Women’s Human Rights (CLADEM)


  • Women in Law and Development in Africa (WILDAF)
  • Baobab
  • African Women's Development and Communications Network (FEMNET)/Réseau de Développement et de Communications des Femmes Africaines


  • International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC)
  • Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Network (ESCR-Net)
  • Center for Reproductive Rights (CRR)
  • Global Centre for ESC Rights
  • NGO Coalition for the OP ICESCR
  • NGO Coalition for Gender Integration in the Human Rights Council
  • MUSAWAH – For Equality in the Family
  • Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF)
  • International Women’s Tribune Centre (IWTC)
  • Global Network of Women Peacebuilders (GNWP)
  • Association for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID)
  • Women Living Under Muslim Laws