Take Action – Women & Girls

Association for Women
Works to achieving gender equality, sustainable development, and women’s human rights. Many opportunities for participation in projects, events, and urgent actions.

Equality Now
Works to achieve legal and systemic change that addresses violence and discrimination against women and girls around the world. Offers opportunities to take action on a wide variety of issues, including discrimination, child marriage, trafficking, and violence. 

Feminist Majority Foundation (FMF)
Dedicated to women’s equality, reproductive health, and non-violence. Utilizes research and action to empower women. See opportunities for action here.

Girls, Inc.
Gives girls tools and support to succeed, including trained professionals who mentor and guide them in a safe, girls-only environment, peers who share their drive and aspirations, and research-based programming. Works with policymakers to advocate on key legislation and initiatives. See opportunities for action.

Global Fund for Women
Advances women’s human rights by funding women-led organizations worldwide. See action opportunities.

Live Your Dream.Org
An online volunteer network supporting women and girls in their quest to lead better lives. See volunteer opportunities.

National Organization for Women (NOW)

Takes action to bring women into full participation in the mainstream of American society now, exercising all privileges and responsibilities thereof in truly equal partnership with men. Priorities include abortion and reproductive health services access, violence against women, constitutional equality, promoting diversity/ending racism, lesbian rights, and economic justice. Chapters in all 50 states.

Women for Women

Supports the most marginalized women to earn and save money, improve health and well-being, influence decisions in their home and community, and connect to networks for support. By utilizing skills, knowledge, and resources, she is able to create sustainable change for herself, her family, and community. See ways to get involved.