Organisations

Tanzania Media Women's Association (TAMWA)

Tanzania

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P O Box 8981
Dar es Salaam

Visited Oct 94
Aims to use the media to sensitise society on gender issues, to advocate and lobby for policy and legal changes which promote human rights of women and children, and ultimately to break free of gender violence. The resource centre is not open to the public

Family Health International (FHI)

Kenya

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PO Box 38835
Nairobi

Works to improve reproductive and family health around the world through bio-meical and social science research, innovative health service delivery interventions, and training and information programmes. It works in partnership with universities, ministries of health and NGOs, conducting on-going projects in the USA and more than 40 developing countries. The resource centre is open to the public

Population Concern

UK

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Studio 325, Highgate Studios
53-79 Highgate Road
London NW5 1TL

Works for the improvement of the quality of life worldwide by advancing the right of all people (with an emphasis on women and young people) to exercise free and informed reproductive health choices, and to have access to confidential family planning and sexual and reproductive health services

Center for Health and Gender Equity (CHANGE)

USA

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1317 F St. NW, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20004

Works to ensure that the population and health policies of international institutions supported by the United States government actively promote women's sexual and reproductive health. CHANGE takes its mandate from the Programme of Action of the 1194 International Conference on Population and Development, and other relevant agreements that call upon governments and international agencies to achieve these same objectives. Specifically we seek to translate the language of these documents into practical, operational and measueable within and across the areas of family planning, STDs and HIV, and gender violence. The resource centre is open to the public

Tearfund

UK

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100 Church Road
Teddington
Middlesex TW11 8QE

Tearfund is a Christian relief and development agency working to see millions of people released from material and spiritual poverty through a network of local churches. Over the last 40 years, we have been gathering knowledge and sharing it with those who want to see poverty reduced and justice restored across the world. 

Tearfund resources are available to download free of charge including training materials, case studies, international magazine Footsteps and more. 

The Learning Zone Provides resources, case studies and advice for grassroots church and development workers and development professionals, and in-depth analysis for policymakers.

Kuleana Centre for Children's Rights

Tanzania

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PO Box 27
Mwanza

Promotes awareness and advocacy about children's rights, with particular emphasis on the girl child. Facilitates children's right to self-expression, strengthens programming capacity in child rights in Tanzania, provides essential services to and supports the rights of street children in Mwanza, and promotes universal (basic) primary education in Tanzania. Kuleana has a resource centre

Walio Katika Mapambano na AIDS Tanzania (WAMATA)

Tanzania

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PO Box 33279
Dar es Salaam

WAMATA deals with HIV transmission. AIms include: the reduction of social, pathological, psychological, legal and humnan rights problems for people living with HIV/AIDS; An increase in the institutions capacity in counselling and home based care services; Institutional support; Monitoring and evaluation of performance facilities with WAMATA branches. The WMATA resource centre is open to the public

International Family Health (IFH)

UK

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40 Adler Street
London E1 1EE

IFH aims to improve the sexual and reproductive health of disadvantaged people in resource-poor settings, based on the principles of empowering women and men to make informed choices about their sexual and reproductive health; meeting unmet needs; increasing access to integrated and high quality services; gender equity; and diversity of families

Mildmay International

UK

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1 Nelson Mews
Southend-on-Sea
Essex SS1 1AL

Its mission is to improve the quality of life of adults and children living with or affected by HIV, primarily in resource-limited countries and communities. It empowers health care providers, through education, training and consultancy, to develop appropriate HIV/AIDS care and rehabilitation services. As a Christian organisation it is committed to excellence in its innovative, culturally sensitive training programmes, holistic models of care and evidence based best practice. Its resource centre is not open to the public

Action on Disability and Development (ADD)

UK

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Vallis House, 57 Vallis Road
Frome
Somerset BA11 3EG

ADD's aim is to support the development of a representative and effective disability movement made up of self help organisations of disabled people, actively promoting the rights of all disabled adults and children for full inclusion in society. It also aims to influence development practices and policy makers to include the rights and needs of disabled people in their work

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