Saturday, August 22, 2009

Helping Women Worldwide

The New York Times has an article listing a number of organisations dedicated to helping women in developing countries.
Here are some of the groups that specialize in supporting women in developing countries. In addition, there are many outstanding aid groups, like International Rescue Committee, Unicef, Save the Children and Mercy Corps, that are not listed below because women and girls are not their only focus. This is not a rating, screening or exhaustive list; it is a quirky compendium of groups both small and large that we've seen in action. Consider it a starting point for further research.

Two useful Web sites to consult for more information about aid groups are and

Take a look through the worthy list then check out these inspirational stories in "The Women's Crusade".

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