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Society and Culture Women

All India Democratic Women's Association (AIDWA)

An independent left oriented women's organisation committed to achieving democracy, equality and women's emancipation.

Association for Non-traditional Employment for Women

An NGO committed to creating life lasting impact on the women from underprivileged groups of society.

AWAKE – Association of Women Entrepreneurs of Karnataka

A not-for-profit, Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) based in Bangalore, India, working towards 'Empowerment of women through entrepreneurship development to improve their economic condition'.

Cyberstalking of Women in India

Provides a commentary on the prevalence of online harassment of women in India.

The Federation of Indian Women Entrepreneurs (FIWE)

National-level organization brings the businesswomen on a common platform and ensures that their opinions, ideas and visions are collectively and effectively taken up with policy makers and various other agencies respectively for the development of Enterprise in Women.

FICCI Ladies Organisation

Womens wing of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry.

The Hunger Project

Shows the organization’s methodological approach in providing underprivileged communities access to medical, educational, and food resources. Includes program overview, FAQ, and work areas.

India Women Welfare Foundation

Aims to create platform around issues of Gender justice, economic empowerment and equal participation in all aspects of life for women for the betterment of society, culture and country.

Indian Association for Women’s Studies (IAWS)

Aims to further women’s studies perspectives in different disciplines and contribute to strengthening the movement for women’s equality through networking, conferences, and collaboration with institutions/agencies working for similar objectives.

Indian Federation of University Women's Associations (IFUWA)

A non-profit, non governmental organization (NGO), without party, political or religious bias affiliated to the International Federation of University Women (IFUW), Geneva, and is member of SAARCFUW and UW Asia.

Indian Menopause Society

A multidisciplinary national society launched in 1995 and committed to fostering the comprehensive well-being of the mature and elderly Indian women.

Indian Women Scientists' Association (IWSA)

A voluntary, non political, secular organisation registered in 1973, under Society's Reg. Act. Open to all women with a background in S&T and associate membership is open for those interested in science and with scientific temper.

Indian Women’s Press Corps (IWPC)

Set up to support women journalist in their professional work, in enhancing their knowledge and skills and to provide a forum for networking.

Contains statistical information on Indian women. Includes demographics, education, electoral data, health and crime. Also features a real-time population watch of India and the world.


Shows background information on the outreach programs, educational trainings, and economic empowerment for victims of domestic violence.

National Commission for Women

Provides information about constitutional regulations, legal reports on abuses, and strategic programs for economic and political support.

Network of Women in Media, India

Association created to serve as a forum engaged in the media professions. Facilitates the sharing of resources, exchange of ideas, and promotion of media awareness, ethics, gender equality, and justice.

Self Employed Women's Association (SEWA)

Trade union particularly created for poor, self-employed women workers. Provides various services and support programs and initiatives.

Sound & Picture ARchives for Research on Women (SPARROW)

Aims to establish a national archives of oral history, printed materials, and visual resources focused on women.

Stree Mukti Sanghatana

Details the activities of the organization that aims in protecting the legal and political rights of women.

Towards the Empowerment of Indian Women

Attempts to analyze and interpret the Indian Constitution in relation to women's property rights.

Women's Forum

Provides discussions related to women's issues from an Indian perspective.

Women's Golf Association of India

A non profit making organisation with the sole objective of upliftment of women through the medium of sport and to make golf a career option for them. wgaofindia

Women's India Trust

Charitable organization created to help women by training the less privileged and unskilled and providing various employment opportunities.

Working Women's Forum (India)

Mass movement consisting of women workers in India with the mission to reverse the subjugation of women by caste, class and gender. Includes membership information and programs.

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