This part of the website is broadly divided into two sections. Section I lists useful websites, classified under various categories. Section II is a list of links to articles, essays, and other relevant documents online. Along with these articles, we have also included relevant contact information of the institution/author of the article.
2. Improving Women’s Access to Credit in Community Development Programmes
Mainly south asian sites, some African sites: documents, organizations, int. programmes and networks, gender and development resources http://gdrc.org/icm/wind/wind.html
A non governmental organisation based in Nigeria working for the economic empowerment of Rural women farmers in particular and the enforcements of Women's Rights in Nigeria through advocacy campaigns and information dissimination. http://www.kabissa.org/rufarm/
1. RENCONTRE AFRICAINE POUR LA DEFENSE DES DROITS DEL'HOMME
Only in French. Site has documents/ initiatives for the human rights of women in Senegal (not much on land – mostly displaced persons etc.) http://www.afrdh.org/raddho/
Promotes the land and labour interests of men and women farm workers in the Western, Eastern and Northern Cape of South Africa through training, legal intervention, research, advocacy, development facilitation. http://www.crls.org.za/
2. Lawyers for Human Rights
Includes info on gender, legal rights, rural farmworkers. Specifically under gender = women, land and development, equity and affirmative action, women and customary-law (no links to religion) http://www.lhr.org.za/index.html
2. Isis women’s International Cross-cultural Exchange
Isis-WICCE, a global women's organisation in Africa, is committed to fairness, equality and justice in all relationships. Using various strategies, including the exchange of skills and experiences, the documentation of women's lives, information sharing and networking, Isis-WICCE promotes the empowerment of women, and the flow of information and ideas leading to gender sensitivity and equal opportunities at all levels.
3. Akina Mama wa Afrika
NGO development organization for women. Akina Mama wa Afrika was founded to create space for African women to organise autonomously, identify issues of concern to them and speak for themselves. AMwA aims to provide solidarity, support, awareness,and to build links with African women active in the areas of their own development. Mfumi project :
Aims and Objectives: PROMPT’s objectives are to advance Education and support the community through development projects in Mifumi. The goal is to help the people of Mifumi tohelp themselves through education, healthcare provision and income generating projects.
4. National Association of Women’s organizations in Uganda
To promote a co-ordinated network of women organisations for the efficient use of resources for the improvement of the status of women in Uganda. http://www.nawou.or.ug/
1. United Nations office of the Special Coordinator for Africa and the least developed countries
Includes: Africa and gender resources, links, publications, reports and resolutions, Asia-Africa cooperation, about OSCAL http://www.un.org/esa/africa/africaandgender.htm
2. Economic Commission for Africa – Africa Center for Women
Policy analysis, development management, reports of conferences, special initiative on Africa