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Status of Women Canada
Status of Women Canada (SWC) is a federal government organization that promotes the full participation of women in the economic, social and democratic life of Canada. The page is providing access to news releases, some related statistics and descriptions of commemorative dates .

Human Rights Watch
The Human Rights Watch is one of the world’s leading independent organizations dedicated to defending and protecting human rights. The site provides a lot of information in its news, publications and multimedia sections. There is an option to browse by region, country or topic.

Nobel Women’s Initiative
The Nobel Women’s Initiative was established by six women Nobel Peace Prize Laureates to promote the work of women’s rights activists worldwide addressing the root causes of violence. The page provides news section, articles on related issues and links to other websites.