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Institutional Member: Association HERA-XXI

HERA XXI Meme

Association HERA-XXI is a Georgian volunteer based non-governmental organization and a member of the Association of the European Network of IPPF-EN. “HERA-XXI” works to ensure visibility and comprehensive accessibility to information and services concerning sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). The organization is committed to meeting the needs of most marginalized populations and bases its work on evidence-based practice and sustainable democratic development. “HERA-XXI” envisions a society with fundamental democratic values, in which every person enjoys the right to informed SRHR choices and has access to high quality services. They also work towards building a society where the rights of each individual are recognized and protected by the government, and where no one is being discriminated against. To find out more about “HERA-XXI”, please visit their website and Facebook page.

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Institutional Member: Social Change

Social Change Meme

Social Change was established in 2012 in South Africa. The organisation works to improve the quality of life and well-being of youth, women, children,  and disadvantaged communities. Their work focuses on access to improved health, education, and economic conditions. And their end goal is to ensure that  communities are actively engaged in promoting human rights, accountability, and change towards social justice. Social Change also offers leadership training, academic help and mentoring through its Young Leadership Development Program and has adopted Integrated Access to Care and Treatment (I ACT) model in order to support women living with HIV and AIDS. They seek to mobilise the society at large in advocacy for justice on women’s rights. A core part of their work on women’s rights is a response to the murder of Sister Mary Paule Tacke through the “Yes 2Justice On Women Campaign”. To find out more about Social Change, please visit their website.

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Institutional Member: Sanayee Development Organization (SDO)

SDO Meme

Sanayee Development Organization (SDO) was founded in 1990 in Afghanistan. Predominantly, the organization supports the most vulnerable and marginalized populations in rural areas of the country. SDO focuses its work on education, community development and health, and peacebuilding. In 1998, they started a peacebuilding program that utilizes sustainable and community-driven approaches to peacebuilding. Their work in this area focuses on developing local grassroots structures in order to establish non-violent resolutions to local conflicts. This program made SDO one of the leading peace and development organizations in Afghanistan. To find out more about SDO, please visit their website and Facebook page. 

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Institutional Member: Seres

Seres Meme

Seres is a Portuguese non-governmental organization which was founded in 2005. It is the first organization in the country working with and for women affected by and living with HIV. The organization promotes the empowerment of women living with HIV to reduce the vulnerabilities they face, ensure their dignity is upheld, and their human rights and sexual health are respected. Since its inception, Seres has been leading the response to HIV in Portugal, keeping women’s perspectives in mind in its work and promoting their visibility. The organization does this through prevention events, social media, face-to-face support, pan-European trainings, national support of groups of women living with HIV, and through its research and publications. To find out more about Seres, please visit their website and Facebook page.

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Institutional Member: filia

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Filia is a women’s fund in Germany. The fund works to channel financial means from German sources to women’s rights organizations in the Global South and East Europe by providing one-year, as well as multi-year grants. It was established in 2001 by women with inherited wealth who sought to foster feminist philanthropy in Germany. filia especially supports women and girls who face multiple forms of discrimination due to their gender identity, skin color, origin, disability, and/or sexual orientation. In 2012, the organization created a Girls Advisory Board to include young women in the decision making processes. This was the first ever of its kind for a foundation in Germany. Through the International Network of Women’s Funds, filia collaborates with other sister funds across the globe. To find out more about filia, please visit their websiteand Facebook page and follow them on Twitter.

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