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Africa - Regional
US based organization that works on African political, economic and social issues. It succeeded the American Committee on Africa, The Africa Fund, and the Africa Policy Information Center, which have fought for freedom and justice in Africa since 1953.
African Centre for Constructive Resolution Disputes (ACCORD)
Offers training in conflict management, mediation, and negotiation. The link "Publications" contains full text articles of the African Journal on Conflict Resolution (1999-present) and the magazine Conflict Trends (2002-present).
African Women's Development and Communication Network (FEMNET)
Established in 1988, this NGO promotes African women's development, equality and human rights.
Akina Mama wa Afrika
It is an international, Pan-African, non-governmental development organization for African women. It helped support for African immigrant women in United Kingdom.
Fahamu Network for Social Justice
Focuses primarily in Africa to support the struggle for human rights and social justice. The site includes Pambazuka News: Forum for Social Justice in Africa, a weekly electronic newsletter covering news, commentary, analysis and a range of other resources on human rights and development in Africa.
Femmes Africa Solidarité
Has a consultative status with the UN Economic and Social Council and an observer status with the African Commission for Human and People's Rights. The site includes the network of organizations (by country). The link "Leadership bank" lists names and profiles of women leaders organized by country and also by profession.
ISIS-Women's International Cross Cultural Exchange Linking Women Internationally
This global action oriented women's resource center that promotes justice and gender equality was founded in 1974 by Jane Cottingham and Marilee Karl in Geneva and moved to Kanpala, Uganda, in 1993.