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Women for Afghan Women by Roya Jalili  Women For Afghan Women, is a non-profit, human rights organization based out of  Queens, New York and Kabul, Afghanistan.  WAW advocates, empowers, and shelters women and children. Most of the clients in Queens, New York are refugees from Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, and Morocco.  WAW works with NGO groups [...]

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Lower East Side Girls Club – By Amanda Coen What began in 1996 as a means to address the lack of social services for women in the Lower East Side of Manhattan has now grown and seen much success. The Lower East Side Girls Club is a fun, creative haven for girls aged 8 to [...]

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JAN Trust :  London Imagine being a woman relocated or forced to move in order to survive, suddenly finding yourself in a completely different environment and culture.  The barriers one faces in this type of situation include the inability to access employment opportunities, lack of social and economical status, poverty, depression, discrimination, and often violence [...]

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Sambhali Trust : Rajasthan India Visiting Rajasthan one might see the golden glows of desert landscape and a bustling bazaar filled with the streaming colors of men and women.  Beneath this beautiful landscape however lies generations of societal discrimination in the form of a caste system.  Within Rajasthan society many women have little or no [...]

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ELI – Denver, CO Volunteering internationally is an invaluable way to gain insight into the inner workings of an NGO, and to cultivate potential valuable connections with organizations, individuals, and affiliates.  These are just a few of the many benefits that volunteering abroad through ELI offers. ELI stands for Experiential Learning International, and was founded [...]

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