Advocacy Resources

Find resources for legal aid for divorce, domestic violence, and child support in addition to human rights, justice, gender equality and general freedoms.

Please note: the resource section is meant to be a minimum viable product (MVP). Our intention is to show you what kind of resources the final website will show once market research to identify what women really want and need is carried out, and the final website is built.

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Human Rights, Advocacy

Amnesty International helps fight abuses of human rights worldwide through detailed research and determined campaigning. They bring torturers to justice. Change oppressive laws. And free people jailed just for voicing their opinion.

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Dedicated to protecting and expanding economic and educational access and opportunities for women and girls.

Through its three advocacy initiatives – Strong Girls, Women at Work, and Access to Justice – ERA works to eliminate these forms of gender discrimination so all women can realize their full potential.

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Helping people find solutions to their legal problems

LawHelp.org has been created for people living on low-incomes and the legal organizations that serve them. LawHelp.org provides referrals to local legal aid and public interest law offices, basic information about legal rights, court forms, self-help information, court information, links to social service agencies, and more in your state. LawHelp.org includes a network of 25 statewide legal information portals built on the LawHelp.org platform. LawHelp.org was developed and is maintained by Pro Bono Net in partnership with hundreds of nonprofit legal aid, pro bono, court-based programs and libraries across the country. LawHelp.org launched in 2001 with support from the Legal Services Corporation and the Open Society Institute.

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To promote equal access to justice in our Nation and to provide high quality civil legal assistance to low-income persons

Legal Services Corporation (LSC) is an independent nonprofit established by Congress in 1974 to provide financial support for civil legal aid to low-income Americans. LSC promotes equal access to justice by providing funding to 134 independent non-profit legal aid programs in every state, the District of Columbia, and U.S. Territories. LSC grantees serve thousands of low-income individuals, children, families, seniors, and veterans in 813 offices in every congressional district.

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Securing human and civil rights, health and welfare for all women

National Advocates for Pregnant Women (NAPW), established as a 501(c)(3) organization in 2001, works to secure the human and civil rights, health and welfare of all women, focusing particularly on pregnant and parenting women, and those who are most vulnerable to state control and punishment - low income women, women of color, and drug-using women.

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Training, Consulting, Advocacy

The National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence designs, provides ad customizes training and consultation; influences policy, promotes collaborations; and enhances diversity with the goal of ending domestic and sexual violence.

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That all women and girls achieve the best possible health

The Office on Women's Health provides national leadership and coordination to improve the health of women and girls through policy, education and model programs

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The United Nations took an historic step in accelerating the Organization’s goals on gender equality and the empowerment of women by creating UN Women

The main roles of UN Women are:
To support inter-governmental bodies, such as the Commission on the Status of Women, in their formulation of policies, global standards and norms.
To help Member States to implement these standards, standing ready to provide suitable technical and financial support to those countries that request it, and to forge effective partnerships with civil society.
To lead and coordinate the UN system’s work on gender equality as well as promote accountability, including through regular monitoring of system-wide progress.

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Provides legal information and support

A project of the National Network to End Domestic Violence, providing legal information and support to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.