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Institutional Member: Seres

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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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Institutional Member: Huvadhoo Aid (HAD)

Huvadhoo Aid Meme

Huvadhoo Aid (HAD) is a non-governmental youth organization based in the Maldives. They work to improve the quality of life for the population of the island and especially of those in the Huvadhoo Atoll. The organization supports and advances the interests and well-being of the rural community through its work on youth, women, and disabled persons. It also promotes equity and equality for sustainable development and poverty alleviation while paying special attention to issues such as democratic governance, drug prevention, and climate change. To achieve its work objectives, HAD holds consultations with local government officials, civil society organizations, and the local community. In 2007 HAD received the President’s Award for Courage. To find out more about HAD, please visit their website and Facebook page.

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Institutional Member: The Global Health Awareness Research Foundation (GHARF)

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The Global Health Awareness Research Foundation (GHARF), established in 1996, is a non-governmental humanitarian organization based in Enugu State, Nigeria. GHARF works at local and national levels to inform women and adolescents on economic and sexual and reproductive health (SRH) issues. To achieve this objective, the organization provides education, research, documentation and offers various services and income generating activities such as sewing, hairdressing, cosmetology and bead stringing. Some of the thematic areas GHARF works on include SRH and HIV and AIDS with emphasis on prevention, as well as support to vulnerable children and persons living with HIV and AIDS. To find out more about GHARF, please visit their website and Facebook page.

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Institutional Member: Save the Human & Environment (SHE)

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Save the Human & Environment (SHE) is a non-governmental organization based in Pakistan working to protect marginalized populations, victims of internal conflict, those affected by disasters, armed conflict and other situations of violence. SHE’s thematic areas of work include women and child protection, social and livelihood development, and safe and sound environment. More specifically, the organization works to improve low-cost sanitation conditions, raise awareness and encourage healthy hygienic practices, provide quality education for disadvantaged communities, pursue advocacy and research on various social, political and economic issues,  promote women’s well-being and gender as a cross-cutting issue in all its work. Furthermore, SHE supports communities with relief and rehabilitation services in times of natural disasters and has recently implemented ways to distribute perishable and non-perishable items in flood affected areas. To find out more about SHE, please visit their Facebook page and follow them on Twitter.

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