Useful links

WILPF International

  • WILPF International
    WILPF has held consultative status with the UN through the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) since 1948.
  • Reaching Critical Will
    Focused on achieving a critiical mass of political will for nuclear disarmament.
  • Peacewomen
    Monitors and works towards the full and rapid implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on women, peace and security.

Women’s Organisations

International

  • UNIFEM UK
    United Nations entity for gender equality and the empowerment of women.
  • Womankind Worldwide
    A development organisation working in the field to support women.

Europe

  • European Women’s Lobby
    Umbrella organisation of women’s associations in the European Union (EU), working to promote women’s rights and equality between women and men. Membership extends to organisations in all 27 EU member states and the three candidate countries, as well as to 21 European-wide bodies, representing a total of more than 2500 organisations.

UK

  • Million Women Rise
    The Million Women Rise Coalition is a diverse group of individual women and women representatives from the Voluntary and Community Sector who are united by our outrage at the continued daily, hourly, minute-by-minute individual and institutionalised male violence enacted against women worldwide.
  • National Assembly of Women
    Founded in 1952 to work for full social, economic, legal, political and cultural independence, equality for women irrespective of age, race, religion, philosophical belief, sexual orientation or nationality, aims which can only be realised fully in a world at peace. 
  • Women to Women for Peace
    Network of women working for peace, formerly Mothers for Peace
  • Women in Black
    Holds regular Wednesday silent vigils against war and militarism at the statue of Edith Cavell near Trafalgar Square
  • Fawcett Society
    A leading women’s organisation working on equality between women and men
  • Women’s Resource Centre (WRC)
    WILPF is a member of the WRC. It provides services and training and information to women’s organisations.
  • National Alliance of Women’s Organisations
    An umbrella organisation of women’s organisations in England, as well as the English representative to the European Women’s Lobby.

Scotland

Africa

Disarmament

Economic justice

Women, Peace and Security

Environment

End Violence Against Women

Feminist organisations