Online Resources - International

May 25, 2011
In co-ordination with other organizations, W3C Web Accessibility Initiative pursues accessibility of the web for people with disabilities through five primary areas of work: technology, guidelines,...
Keywords: Disability, Technology, Campaigns and initiatives, International
May 25, 2011
GYC advances human rights through cross-cultural programs for emerging leaders, focusing on post-genocide and post-violence countries. Global Youth Connect advances human rights by empowering young...
Keywords: Children and Youth, Human Rights, Organizations, International
May 25, 2011
Why Hunger is a US based non-profit that fights against poverty hunger in the US and internationally. Why Hunger is a leader in building the movement to end hunger and poverty by connecting people...
Keywords: Foodbanks and Food, Health, Organizing, Campaigns and initiatives, International
May 19, 2011
The Council is a coalition of Canadian voluntary sector organizations working globally to achieve sustainable human development. CCIC seeks to end global poverty, and to promote social justice and...
Keywords: end poverty, Organizing, Organizations, All of Canada, International
May 19, 2011
The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) is the global voice of the world’s working people. The ITUC’s primary mission is the promotion and defence of workers’ rights and interests, through...
Keywords: international, union, workers rights, Workers' Rights, Organizations, International
May 19, 2011
UN Women is the UN organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women. A global champion for women and girls, UN Women was established to accelerate progress on meeting their...
Keywords: un, united nations, Women, women, Organizations, International
May 18, 2011
The Maquila Solidarity Network (MSN) is a labour and women's rights organization that supports the efforts of workers in global supply chains to win improved wages and working conditions, and...
Keywords: labour, Organizing, sweatshops, Women, workers rights, Workers' Rights, Campaigns and initiatives, International
October 7, 2010
The International Alliance of Inhabitants is a global network of associations and social movements of inhabitants, cooperatives, communities, tenants, house owners, homeless, slum dwellers,...
Keywords: Homelessness, Housing, housing rights, Campaigns and initiatives, International
November 17, 2009
The Global FoodBanking Network (GFN) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating, supplying and strengthening food banks and food bank networks throughout the world. They do this by supporting...
Keywords: food banks, Foodbanks and Food, global, Campaigns and initiatives, Organizations, International
September 10, 2009
The Homeless World Cup is an annual, international football tournament, uniting teams of people who are homeless and excluded to take a once in a lifetime opportunity to represent their country.
Keywords: Homelessness, Campaigns and initiatives, International
January 14, 2009
Poverty and Human Rights Centre Law Sheet: Using International Social and Economic Rights in Anti-Poverty Advocacy International human rights law has an important role to play in advocacy work...
Keywords: Human Rights, Poverty Research, General resources, All of Canada, International
December 30, 2008
CROP is a response from the academic community to the problem of poverty. CROP concentrates on research. The major aim is to produce sound and reliable knowledge, which can serve as a basis for...
Keywords: Poverty Research, General resources, Research and education, International
December 30, 2008
An hour-long interview format, Madness Radio focuses on personal experiences of 'madness' and extreme states of consciousness from beyond conventional perspectives and mainstream treatments. They...
Keywords: Disability, Media, Mental Health, General resources, International, United States
October 5, 2008
CITIZENShift is the National Film Board of Canada’s participatory Web platform exploring that explores issues such as poverty through films, photography, articles, blogs and podcasts. This social...
Keywords: Art and Culture, Media, Multimedia, All of Canada, International
July 3, 2008
Initiative on Legal Empowerment of the Poor is a international program which aims to make legal protection and economic opportunity not the privilege of the few but the right of all. The website has...
Keywords: development, Legal Research, Poverty Research, un, united nations, General resources, Reports and documents, International
June 28, 2008
Indian Law Resource Center is a non-profit law and advocacy organization established and directed by American Indians. The Center provides assistance to Indian nations and indigenous peoples in the...
Keywords: Indigenous, General resources, All of Canada, International, United States