Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN) is a network of individuals, groups and organizations concerned with women's health. We recognize the importance of information sharing, education and advocacy for women's health and equality and work to build and strengthen the women's health movement in Canada and throughout the world
Cross-Cultural Solutions is a non-profit organization that helps individuals get involved with solving global issues. Volunteer programs in Africa, Asia and Latin America focus on health care, education and community development.
The Faculty of Environmental Science (FES) at York University was founded in 1968 at a time of rising curiosity and concern about the environment. FES’s mission is to provide unsurpassed opportunities for interdisciplinary teaching, learning and researching about natural, built, social, and organizational environments.
Green Ontario is a comprehensive listing of environmental sites in Ontario. It is Ontario's "first-stop" guide to environmental issues on the internet. But Green Ontario is more than just lists and links. It has organized over one hundred environmental initiatives into a structure that is easy to read and understand. It is Ontario's environmental commitment in a nutshell. Be sure to check out their links to environmental non-governmental organizations located in Canada.
Huairou Commission is a global coalition of networks, institutions and individual professionals that links grassroots women’s community development organizations to partners. The networks seek access to resources, information sharing and political space. At the same time, it links development professionals to on-the-ground practice. Currently, the network focuses its joint efforts on five campaigns: Governance, AIDS, Disaster, Land and Housing and Peace Building.
International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is a Canadian Crown corporation that works in close collaboration with researchers from the developing world in their search for the means to build healthier, more equitable, and more prosperous societies.
Mazingira Institute is for the realization of human dignity and empowerment of everyone - women, men and children and for ecological integrity everywhere. Making the global act for the local is of concern to us.
National Network on Environments and Women's Health (NNEWH) is a Centre of Excellence committed to producing knowledge on the social, economic and physical environments that effect women’s health in order to facilitate policy change that will improve the lives of all Canadian women.
The Planners Network is an association of professionals, activists, academics, and students involved in physical, social, economic, and environmental planning in urban and rural areas, who promote fundamental change in our political and economic systems.
Sandra Steingraber is an ecologist, author, cancer survivor, and is an internationally recognized expert on the environmental links to cancer and reproductive health. Her highly acclaimed book, Living Downstream: An Ecologist Looks at Cancer and the Environment presents cancer as a human rights issue. It was the first to bring together data on toxic releases with newly released data from U.S. cancer registries., the online Canadian women's information centre, helps women respond to challenges and improve their quality of life. Whether they are working outside the home or parenting, on their own or with a spouse, young, middle-aged or elderly, women face challenges. is the site to turn to for information and resources to help women take charge of their lives.
Women's Choice TM sells sewing patterns for non-disposable menstrual pads and panty-liners, environmentally friendly and economically sound.
Women and Gender Studies Institute (WGSI) encompasses programs in undergraduate and graduate Women's Studies and partners with associated programs offered by other University of Toronto campuses. The Institute was established in 1998 under the directorship of Margrit Eichler, PhD, F.R.S.C.
Women's Healthy Environments Network (WHEN) focuses on the links between pollution and disease, especially those affecting women. WHEN publishes a newsletter and is an excellent source for the latest news on medical research, social analysis, and upcoming events.
Women and International Development Program (WID) is a program within the Center for Gender in Global Context at Michigan State University. It is recognized nationally and internationally for its unique courses, publishing papers, sponsoring speaker series, and providing resources relating to women and international development.

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