and projects on women's involvement in politics, governance and decision-making
A women's resource centre
It produces low cost publications for women's organizations and activists.
In 1995 Akshara received funds to establish a library and reference
centre for women. It now has library facilities, offers gender training
and workshops, and publishes educational and movement oriented materials.
501, Road no. 86
Off Gokhale Road
Tel: +91 22 430 9676 or +91 22 431 6082
Fax: +91 22 431 9143
All India Democratic
AIDWA is a left oriented women's organization committed to achieving
democracy, equality and women's emancipation. It has a membership
of more than 5.4 million. The site features events and issues affecting
women of India as well as updates on AIDWA's campaigns on empowerment
and economic independence.
Address: All India Democratic Women's Association
23, Vital Bhai Patel House
Asmita ( "identity")
Resource Center for Women
Consciousness-raising for women in rural areas.
Address: Road 2,
Tel: 9140 780 3745
Fax: 9140 841697.
Ministry of Human Resource Development
Government of India, Shastri Bhavan
New Delhi - 110 001, India
: 3381800 , 3070480
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
Forum Against the Oppression of Women
A campaign group, which takes up issues like dowry, wife-beating, sexual
Address: 29 Bhatia Bhawan, Babrekar Marg, Gokhale Road (North), Dadar
(West),Bombay 400028 INDIA
National Green Party
Among others the Party is committed to the following: the protection
of women’s rights to equal respect, opportunity and responsibility
in society; basing policies on ensuring equal access by women to all
areas of political, social, intellectual and economic endeavor; and
increased and equitable participation by women in all decision-making
Address: A 45, Paryavaran Complex
South of Saket, New Delhi-110030
Fax : +91-11-6967514
An umbrella organization dealing with domestic health, consciousness
raising, social upliftment, violence against women in the workforce.
A legal and cultural resource centre working in the area of women
and minority rights. The legal centre of Majlis is a group of lawyers
providing legal assistance to women. Majlis is also involved in
research and documentation on issues concerning women.
Address: A-2/4, Golden
Kalina, Mumbai (Bombay)
400 098 India
Tel: 6180394, 6160252
National Alliance of Women's
Address: 20-J/ 3, Krishna Nagar
New Delhi 110029
Tel 91 - 6171446
Commission for Women
4, Deen Dayal Upadhayaya Marg
New Delhi-110 002
Email at firstname.lastname@example.org
of Women in Media, India
The Network of Women in Media, India, is an association which aims
to provide a forum for women in media professions to share information
and resources, exchange ideas, promote media awareness and ethics,
and work for gender equality and justice within the media and society.
Local groups linked to the NWMI are currently functioning in 16
centres across the country.
Deals with many women's issues from domestic violence to labor
issues. Activities range from counseling, service provision, education
and outreach, mobilizing and organizing, activism.
Address: 2124 16th B Main 1-A Cross
HAL IInd Stage,
Tel (9180) 526 9307
It attempts to sensitize students and policymakers about women and
development issues by teaching social work students and government
employees, by producing teaching materials, consulting various groups
about women and development, and by conducting research.
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