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Black Sash : Cape Town, South Africa
Tel: +27 21 685 3513,
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Equality Now : www.equalitynow.org - An international human rights organization dedicated to action for the civil,political, economic and social rights of girls and women.

Gay and Lesbian Archives of South Africa (GALA) : www.wits.ac.za/library/gala.htm - The Gay and Lesbian Archives (GALA) presents documentary material organizations and individuals (e-mail: galasa@pixie.co.za).

Office on the Status of Women : Take forward the National Women's Empowerment Policy; Act as a catalyst for affirmative action; Working with the function departments, provinces and all publically funded (tel:011-729-4230/1938).

MADRE : www.madre.org - MADRE is an international women's human rights organization that works in partnership with community-based women’s groups worldwide with a people-centered approach to achieving the UNMD Goals.

Masimanyane Women's Support Centre : Addresses violence against women in the Eastern Cape region of South Africa. It is the first facility offering a gender specific service to survivors (e-mail: maswsc@iafrica.com).

National Federation Business and Professional Women of South Africa : Has clubs in over 108 countries world-wide & is affiliated to the International Federation of Business & Professional Women (e-mail: mr@intekom.co.za).

V-Day : www.vday.org : V-Day is an organized response against violence toward women. V-Day is a vision: We see a world where women live safely and freely. V-Day is a demand: Rape, incest, battery, genital mutilation and sexual slavery must end now. V-Day is a spirit: We believe women should spend their lives creating and thriving rather than surviving or recovering from terrible atrocities. V-Day is a catalyst: By raising money and consciousness, it will unify and strengthen existing anti-violence efforts. Triggering far-reaching awareness, it will lay the groundwork for new educational, protective, and legislative endeavors throughout the world. V-Day is a process: We will work as long as it takes. We will not stop until the violence stops. V-Day is a day. We proclaim Valentine's Day as V-Day, to celebrate women and end the violence. V-Day is a fierce, wild, unstoppable movement and community. Join us!

Menopause-Black-Cohosh : www.menopause-black-cohosh.org : Menopause doesn't have to control you. The Menopause and Black Cohosh Information Center explains in easy terms, everything you need to know. Whether it's hot flashes or looking at products, it's all covered. Take a look now!

Friends indeed : www.friendsindeed.org : Since 1991, Friends has helped transform many thousands of lives through our programs and services. We provide emotional support for anyone with a diagnosis of HIV/AIDS, cancer or other life-threatening physical illnesses... their family, friends, and caregivers... and anyone dealing with grief and bereavement. And we run a major HIV prevention program for teens in NYC public schools.