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Asia/Pacific - Phillipines
Development Action for Women Network
Created in 1996 to assist Filipino women migrants in Japan and their Japanese-Filipino children in the promotion and protection of their human rights and welfare. The organization's newsletter SINAG (2003-present) is available under "Publications."
GABRIELLA: Alliance of Filipino Women
The coalition consists of working women's organizations, peasants, urban poor, housewives, professionals, religious and students. It focuses on issues including the effects of militarization and women's landlessness; the IMF-World Bank and the debt crisis; denial of women's reproductive rights, prostitution and trafficking of women.
ISIS-Women's International Cross Cultural Exchange Linking Women Internationally
It is a global action oriented women's resource center that promotes justice and gender equality. ISIS was founded in 1974 by Jane Cottingham and Marilee Karl in Geneva and moved to Manila from Rome in 1991.
Miriam College, Women & Gender Institute (WAGI)
Established in 1997, WAGI promotes women's rights and feminist scholarship. WAGI is currently serving as the secretariat for the International Gender and Trade Network-Asia, DAWN-Southeast Asia, and Southeast Asia Women's Watch. It houses the national CEDAW Watch of the Philippines and will soon host the Regional CEDAW project of UNIFEM. Josepha "Gigi" Francisco is its founding executive director.