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Albanian Center for Population and Development (ACPD) responds to the changing needs of the SRH population, protect human rights, including sexual and reproductive rights, and provide information and services, especially to vulnerable groups, youth, and women
The WRC is a feminist human rights organization committed to realizing its vision of establishing the equal and self-determined status of women in Armenian society. Through its advocacy and initiatives, the organization seeks to eliminate oppression and restrictions on women imposed by patriarchal societal standards, fostering a more inclusive and equitable society.
The mission of the "Women's Rights Center" NGO from Armenia is to combat domestic violence against women by providing comprehensive support services, raising awareness, and advocating for policy changes to ensure the protection and empowerment of women affected by such violence.
CWMW has spent the last few years focused on deeper collaboration with partners to increase the number of women leaders at all levels, to implement global policy gains at the national level, and to hold governments accountable to their commitments on women’s rights.
The Bulgarian Family Planning and Sexual Health Association (BFPA) is dedicated to improving access to healthcare services, promoting sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), providing health and sexuality education, advocating for underserved groups, and combating human trafficking.
The Bulgarian Gender Research Foundation is committed to advancing social equality and women’s human rights in Bulgaria through comprehensive research, educational initiatives, and advocacy programs. Through these efforts, the foundation aims to foster a more equitable and just society for all individuals, regardless of gender.
The Gender Alternatives Foundation specializes in navigating the Bulgarian legal landscape concerning violence against women and girls, as well as discrimination. They adeptly utilize regional and international human rights instruments, such as the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR), the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), and EU law, to safeguard and promote human rights.
Gender Education, Research and Technologies (GERT) is dedicated to preventing violence, bullying, and negative stereotypes among children in schools, advancing gender equality, promoting sexual and reproductive health and rights for women and girls, addressing the risks and opportunities of new information technologies for children, participating in national and global platforms for development and poverty alleviation, and advocating for the inclusion of men in caregiving for children and family members. Despite challenges in recent years, GERT remains steadfast in its commitment to these important causes.
The mission of the Women’s Independent Democratic Movement of Belarus is to actively contribute to the establishment of a democratic society in Belarus by spearheading the formation of an autonomous women's movement. We are dedicated to advocating for the inclusion of women in decision-making processes and fiercely resisting all forms of gender discrimination across social, cultural, and political spheres.
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Sarajevo Open Centre is a leading civil society organization dedicated to advancing human rights in Bosnia and Herzegovina. With a focus on fostering systemic social changes, the organization places particular emphasis on promoting gender equality and advocating for the rights and inclusion of LGBTI+ persons. Through its initiatives, Sarajevo Open Centre aims to create a more just and inclusive society for all individuals in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
B.a.B.e. is an organization founded in 1994 with the purpose of promoting and protecting women's human rights. Today, it focuses on promoting gender equality and ensuring equal opportunities for all genders in all spheres of social life. The organization's activities are structured through four strategic programs: Gender Equality, Prevention and Combating Gender-Based Violence, Safe House, and Public Policies and Advocacy.
CESI is a feminist organisation committed to advancing women's rights and achieving gender equality. Our primary focus is promoting and protecting sexual and reproductive rights and health, enhancing the social and economic position of women, and empowering various stakeholders to counter anti-gender movements. We are committed to eliminating gender stereotypes and fostering gender equality among young people, while also addressing gender-based violence. We actively promote women's participation in decision-making processes and engage in advocacy and monitoring to ensure the implementation of policies related to women's rights, with a particular emphasis on reproductive and labour rights, as well as the implementation of the Istanbul Convention.
The Women's Room is dedicated to empowering women and raising awareness among institutions and the public about sexual violence and sexual rights. Through education, research, lobbying, and public work, the organization works tirelessly to advocate for change. They provide direct and indirect assistance and support to victims of sexual violence, offering a vital lifeline to those in need.
Pariter's aim is to educate, inform, and raise awareness about human rights issues, beginning at the local level and extending to national, regional, and global levels. Through projects, workshops, civil actions, and the dissemination of good practices from other cities and countries, the association strives to promote understanding and action on human rights. Special attention is dedicated to educating and informing young generations, recognizing that this is essential for fostering a healthy and active society. Pariter believes that awareness of one's role and obligations to society and its members is crucial for building a better future.
HERA-XXI is dedicated to empowering volunteers and advancing Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SHRH) through the facilitation of comprehensive sexuality and reproductive education, the provision of high-quality services, and robust advocacy efforts at both national and international levels. Our organization recognizes the critical importance of informed decision-making in matters of sexual and reproductive health, and we strive to equip individuals with the knowledge and resources they need to make empowered choices. Through our advocacy initiatives, we work tirelessly to raise awareness, promote policies that protect SHRH, and champion the rights of all individuals to access comprehensive healthcare services. By fostering collaboration and dialogue, HERA-XXI endeavors to create a world where everyone can exercise their sexual and reproductive rights with dignity and respect.
Real People, Real Vision focuses on three core areas to address HIV: Firstly, we prioritize treatment literacy and education, equipping individuals with comprehensive knowledge about HIV treatment options to reduce stigma and enhance health outcomes. Secondly, through advocacy, mobilization, and activism, we amplify the voices of those affected by HIV, advocating for their rights and access to quality care while fostering a collective movement for awareness and prevention. Lastly, we emphasize community-based monitoring, empowering local communities to actively participate in designing, implementing, and evaluating HIV interventions, ensuring programs are responsive to their unique needs and fostering transparency and accountability for improved effectiveness and sustainability.
UWC focuses on domestic violence, trafficking, and youth sexual and reproductive rights. We also promote family planning, safe abortion, and safe motherhood. Our initiatives address sexually transmitted infections, HIV/AIDS, and integration of ethnic minorities into society. Through public diplomacy, we build confidence in conflict regions. We offer medical services, youth-friendly resources, hotline consultations, and educational programs on lifestyle and reproductive health in schools and universities.
Patent offers legal aid and psychological support to individuals impacted by violence against women and violations of reproductive rights. They specialize in writing proposals for lawmakers and producing publications that assist courts, authorities, and social services in their work. Additionally, they develop informative brochures for affected individuals and their support networks. Patent provides education and training for volunteers and professionals while facilitating self-help and self-awareness groups for survivors. Their role extends to civil oversight of state and official activities concerning violence against women and reproductive rights, ensuring accountability and promoting justice.
BOCS is dedicated to raising awareness of global issues and their root causes, with a focus on providing effective solutions to ecological problems and promoting sustainability. Through comprehensive trainings and various initiatives, BOCS emphasizes the importance of prevention in addressing these challenges. Recognizing contraception as a fundamental human right, as outlined by the UN in 1968, BOCS works to address the staggering statistic that half of conceptions occur against the will of couples, leading to humanitarian and ecological crises. While acknowledging the ecological significance of population dynamics, BOCS understands that addressing these issues extends beyond population growth alone. Their trainings also delve into the promotion of non-material happiness, recognizing the holistic nature of well-being and sustainability.
The EMMA Association is a national women's organisation working for women's fundamental rights and social equality, with a particular focus on gender-based oppression, violence against women during childbearing and child-rearing, and sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) at individual, community and societal levels, with a particular focus on vulnerable groups of women.
The mission of the Center "Sana Sezim" is to foster civil society and democracy by advancing the status of women and children within society. They are dedicated to cultivating non-violent relationships and promoting the movement to safeguard the rights of women and children. Through their efforts, "Sana Sezim" aims to create a more inclusive and equitable society where women and children are empowered, protected, and afforded equal opportunities to thrive.
The association "Papardes zieds" is a voluntary and democratic public benefit organization, established in 1994. Since 2000, "Papardes zieds" has been a full member of the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF). The association develops sexual and reproductive health education programs and conducts workshops for young people, including those with intellectual disabilities, parents, and professionals. Additionally, they advocate for these issues at both national and international levels, initiating and engaging in advocacy efforts.
The association was founded in 1995 with the assistance of the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF). In 1999, the association became a member of the Global Health Council and the ASTRA Network for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in Central and Eastern Europe. In 2006, it joined the EuroNGOs network for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in Europe, and in 2008, it became a member of the European Cervical Cancer Association (ECCA). The association brings together people of various ages and professions, including youth and parents, and maintains relationships with governmental and non-governmental organizations in Lithuania and abroad that are concerned with sexual and reproductive health and rights. Grounded in principles of gender equality, non-discrimination, and democracy, the association collaborates with all institutions, both domestic and international, that uphold these principles.
North Macedonia
The Association for Emancipation, Solidarity, and Equality of Women (ESE), established in 1994, operates locally, nationally, and across Central and Southeast Europe in collaboration with partner civil society organizations. ESE focuses on enhancing the realization of social and economic rights for vulnerable groups by empowering them, mobilizing participation, and influencing the planning, execution, and assessment of public policies and services. Key objectives include ensuring equal access to justice and advocating for institutional fiscal transparency in the realm of social and economic rights. ESE's strategic priorities underscore its commitment to prioritizing these rights within state agendas, aligning with citizen interests and needs, and upholding principles of resource allocation, progressive realization, and non-discrimination.
Established in 2000 by six medical students, HERA – Health Education and Research Association aimed to address HIV/AIDS education and care deficiencies in North Macedonia. Evolving to encompass sexual and reproductive health, HERA became a full member of IPPF in 2009. Advocating for policies promoting freedom of choice and diversity, HERA offers free, confidential services for sexual and reproductive health and gender-based violence. Emphasizing the importance of sexual rights education and empowering marginalized groups, HERA remains dedicated to gender equality and social inclusivity.
The Family Planning Association of Moldova (SPFM) is a volunteer-based, non-governmental, non-profit organization committed to promoting sexual and reproductive health and rights in Moldova. SPFM provides sexual education, contraception access, and reproductive health services while advocating for policies that support reproductive rights and gender equality. Collaborating with government agencies, NGOs, and international partners, SPFM strives to ensure individuals have the resources to make informed decisions about their reproductive health.
RHTC's primary objectives encompass ensuring equitable access to high-quality reproductive health and rights information and services, particularly targeting adolescents, women, girls, individuals with disabilities, and other marginalized groups. Their efforts extend to providing comprehensive education on sexual and reproductive health and rights, advocating for safe abortion practices within both medical circles and communities, and asserting sexual and reproductive rights as fundamental human rights. RHTC diligently implements WHO recommendations regarding modern contraception methods and safe abortion procedures while actively promoting a healthy sexual lifestyle. The organization boasts a proficient team, predominantly comprising medical doctors with extensive expertise in obstetrics, gynecology, evidence-based medicine, safe abortion, perinatal technologies, cancer prevention, and family planning.
The Network of Young Educators FROM EQUAL TO EQUAL, Y-PEER Moldova, is a network of young peer educators who organize informational, educational, and communicative activities with their peers in over 150 schools nationwide. The aim of peer educators is to develop knowledge, attitudes, and life skills among young people to responsibly protect their own health. We support the youth in becoming leaders in safe and inclusive communities and create learning environments for both teens and teachers through the peer education method. Peer education allows both adolescents and teachers to express themselves freely and create a safe space for personal growth.
FEDERA's mission centers on advocating for fundamental human rights, with a particular focus on empowering women to freely determine whether and when to have children. The Federation believes that this right is essential for women's self-determination and for equalizing opportunities between women and men. By championing this cause, FEDERA seeks to create a society where individuals can make informed decisions about their reproductive choices, thereby fostering equality and autonomy for all.
Ponton is an informal volunteer group affiliated with the Women's and Family Planning Foundation FEDERA. Their mission is to support youth in psychosexual development, providing access to knowledge and a safe space to realize their potential. Through workshops, counseling, content creation, advocacy, research, and media appearances, they address topics including puberty, contraception, LGBTQIAP+ issues, relationships, and violence prevention. They prioritize creating a safe, trusting atmosphere and providing accurate, non-judgmental information to empower informed choices and healthy relationships among Polish youth.
The HumanDoc Foundation supports individuals affected by gender-based violence (GBV) with a strong focus on sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). They operate Women's Clubs in seven Polish cities, providing safe spaces and online webinars for women. HumanDoc also offers professional training on GBV and develops e-learning courses.Internationally, HumanDoc enhances GBV support systems in Georgia, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, and Belarus by creating shelters, providing mental health support, and training local professionals. Current projects focus on reducing domestic violence in refugee and migrant communities in Poland and supporting women’s vocational and resilience-building efforts.
A.L.E.G., an NGO operating since 2004, focuses on combatting violence against women and advocating for gender equality. They provide free counseling and psychological support, along with educational projects in schools to prevent gender inequality. A.L.E.G. also conducts nationwide awareness campaigns and collaborates with national and international networks to advocate for legislative changes. Their training sessions engage specialists to integrate gender equality principles into addressing violence against women. Additionally, they work with companies to promote gender equality in the workplace and address forms of violence.
The Society of Feminist Analyses AnA is the first feminist organisation in Romania, founded in 1990 and officially registered in 1993. The Society for Feminist Analyses AnA aims to be a bridge between academic and activist feminism in Romania. The beneficiaries of AnA's activities are students, teachers, researchers, governmental and non-governmental institutions working in the field of equal opportunities. AnA is a member of the National Coalition for Gender Equality and of important national and international networks.
The East European Institute for Reproductive Health (EEIRH) advocates for the sexual and reproductive health rights of women and men, as well as for a life free from gender-based violence and characterized by healthy and dignified aging. To achieve this mission, EEIRH engages in policy advisory work, consultancy, and technical assistance, conducts research, training, and communication programs and projects, and provides social and medical services. EEIRH prioritizes dialogue, partnerships, and international cooperation in all its activities. It is dedicated to supporting the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals, particularly Goals 5 and 3, as well as the goals outlined in the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) Plan of Action. EEIRH emphasizes collaboration among governments, civil society organizations, and the private sector to foster stronger and more effective partnerships for development.
Member of the Anti-discrimination Coalition and RESPECT Platform for Rights and Liberties, ECPI is a human rights foundation working at the intersection between LGBTI rights, sexual and reproductive rights and non-discrimination , mainly in Romania.
Established in 1990 with support from the International Planned Parenthood Federation, SECS (The Society for Education on Contraception and Sexuality) remains an active member of the organization. Over the years, the organization has concentrated its efforts on various projects aimed at promoting comprehensive sexuality education both within and beyond school settings. These initiatives include initiatives targeting youth with disabilities and special educational needs, professional and teacher training programs, campaigns addressing gender-based violence, maternal health initiatives, humanitarian efforts, research endeavors, and advocacy campaigns. Headquartered in Bucharest, Romania, SECS currently operates with a team of six dedicated employees.
SEX vs THE STORK IS the most successful response to the chronic lack of sex education in Romania: an online platform with 500 000 subscribers and over 110 million views (YouTube and TikTok). To better serve the massive need of our massive following, from 2019 until now, we have provided free counseling to over 5,300 young people regarding emotional, sexual, and reproductive health issues. This is one of the few free online counseling services available in the Romanian language on these topics. Moreover, in terms of advocacy, we promote women's health and rights. We have budgeted a 10 million euros reform for a number of 100 family planning centers through the National Recovery and Resilience Plan (PNRR) that was approved in 2022. We represent women's rights and reproductive and sexual rights NGOs in the Economic and Social Council of Romania (CES) through our association's president, Adriana Radu. We conducted the first research on direct annual medical costs related to unwanted births, abortions, syphilis, and HIV/AIDS among young people aged 15 to 24 in Romania, identifying a total cost of 33 million euros.
Freedom of Choice (2001) is one of the most active advocacy organisations in the field of protecting women’s human rights. It is the only such organisation that has - since its inception - systematically devoted itself to improving the protection and advance of sexual and reproductive rights and health in Slovakia. In addition to reproductive health, it also works on the prevention of gender-based violence and with the application of a gender perspective in public policies. Our members react and propose changes to political decisions that have discriminatory effects. Our members comment on legislative materials, prepare public comments and protests. Besides that, they conduct research, monitor the situation and present information on it to the public both in Slovakia and abroad. They engage in dialogue with state and public institutions and with politicians. Freedom of Choice is active in participatory bodies, most of all, in the Slovak Government Council for Human Rights, National Minorities and Gender Equality. In order to mobilise as many people as possible for the protection of human rights and gender equality, Freedom of Choice offers experiential gender training sessions. Freedom of Choice consistently relies on international human rights conventions and promotes solutions aimed at achieving gender equality and protecting human rights as key social values. Freedom of Choice is known as the most active feminist advocacy organization in the Slovak Republic, especially in the field of gender equality and gender-based violence and the only one that has been engaged in long-term and systematic advocacy work in the field of SRHR.
The Salus Charitable Foundation, established in Lviv in January 1996 by a group of physicians, focuses on public-health programs in Western Ukraine. It emphasizes HIV and STI prevention through educational projects targeting youth. Salus operates a Crisis Center providing medical and psychotherapeutic services to women victims of violence, rape, and human trafficking. Partnering with various organizations locally and internationally, including the Japanese Embassy and the British Council in Ukraine, Salus implements projects against human trafficking and HIV/AIDS. They also collaborate with the local government on health education initiatives. Looking ahead, Salus aims to continue promoting health preservation and disease prevention through education and awareness, inviting others to join in this moral and progressive endeavor.
The "Woman Health & Family Planning" Charity Foundation (WHFP) is a non-governmental organization dedicated to advancing reproductive health and protecting the reproductive rights of Ukrainian people. With 20 years of consistent and active involvement, WHFP conducts preventive initiatives, public information campaigns, advocacy events, research projects, and professional training sessions for medical professionals. Additionally, WHFP holds membership in prominent international organizations such as the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF), European Breast Cancer Coalition (EUROPA DONNA), and the Central and Eastern European Women’s Network for Sexual and Reproductive Rights and Health (ASTRA), furthering its commitment to global reproductive health advocacy.
Established in 2001, the Republican Social Information Center "Istiqbolli Avlod" (Future Generation) has emerged as one of Uzbekistan's leading NGOs in combatting human trafficking and various forms of violence. Since its inception, "Istiqbolli Avlod" has been driven by the ambitious goal of eradicating human trafficking and other forms of violence. The organization's approach prioritizes the rights of individuals who have experienced violations, recognizing that safeguarding these rights is crucial for restoring dignity and improving quality of life. While significant progress has been made, "Istiqbolli Avlod" acknowledges that there is still much work to be done to eliminate violence from society entirely.

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The Center for Reproductive Rights, established in 1992, has significantly influenced the understanding of reproductive rights through its groundbreaking litigation, legal policy, and advocacy efforts. With expertise in constitutional, international, and comparative human rights law, the Center has transformed how courts, governments, and human rights bodies perceive reproductive rights.Operating across five continents, the Center has played a pivotal role in securing legal victories on reproductive rights issues. These victories include ensuring access to life-saving obstetric care, contraception, maternal health services, and safe abortion services. Additionally, the Center has worked to prevent forced sterilization and child marriage through its advocacy efforts before national courts, United Nations Committees, and regional human rights bodies.