Category: DPOs For or Run by Women with Disabilities

  • Agate Center for Women with Special Needs
    • The mission of the NGO is to improve the quality of life of disable girls and women, protect their human rights through social-psychological integration, and encourage them to lead independent lives. Focuses on the Shirak region of Armenia.
  • Disabled People's International North American & Caribbean Regional Women's Network
    • Regional network of women with disabilities in the North American and Caribbean region in Disabled People's International.
  • Disabled Women in Africa
    • Works to empower women with disabilities to lobby for their rights, raise their visibility in society, to mainstream gender policies and disability policies, and to network.
  • Disabled Women’s Organizations in Pacific-Asia
    • This page lists Disabled Women’s Organizations, Groups, and Committees in the Asia/Pacific Region (plus a few in Africa). Includes web links, email addresses, phone numbers, and fax numbers when available.
  • DisAbled Women's Network Canada
    • DisAbled Women's Network Canada is an organization which began as an advocacy group against violence against women with disabilities in 1985. Since then they have broadened their focuses to a general list of issues in the community of women with disabilities in Canada.
  • Forgotten Peace Builders
    • Promotes the participation and inclusion of women with disabilities in the peace building process after times of war.
  • Gender Integrated Development Program
    • A brochure for a disabled persons organization (DPO) based in Uganda, whose goal is: To advance goal and broad-based sustainable development opportunities of the poor and marginalized groups in rural areas and have a healthier and self-help community
  • International Women's Rights Action Watch
    • This group supports women's rights around the globe by monitoring rights violations, advocating for equatily, and providing training to both women and men.
  • Weibernetz
    • Weibernetz ist ein bundesweiter Zusammenschluss von Frauen mit unterschiedlichen Beeinträchtigungen sowie den Landesnetzwerken und Koordinierungsstellen behinderter Frauen. Unser langer Name ist: Bundesnetzwerk von FrauenLesben und Mädchen mit Beeinträchtigung. German; also available in English.