Women in our Community
Today, women come across many obstacles in terms of equality and sexual or physical violence. There are several organizations in the United States that help women to combat the threats which were thrown against them and creating awareness among women to fight for their rights and aids the public by educating them.
The National Organization for Women (NOW)
It is the largest organization that works for women with 500,000 contributing members and 550 chapters in all states. It is one of the most prominent women’s organizations in the United States. It promotes feminist ideals and protects the rights of women in all aspects of the social and economic scenario.
It is a strong and rapidly growing community which help women to eradicate inequality in reproductive rights, healthcare, social, economic, and racial perspective.
Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN) is the United States’ largest anti-sexual violence organization. It operates with the help of 1000 sexual assault service providers across the country and DoD Safe Helpline for the Defense Department. It helps the victims and brings the executioner under the law.
It is one of the women’s non-profit organizations for young girls and women. It promotes educational programs for hundreds of American girls especially with inadequate facilities and inspires them to be smart and bold.
National Women’s Business Council
It helps all the women entrepreneurs in all stages of business development from start-up. It is a national council of women organizations which serves an independent source and provides recommendation in constituting policy to U.S. Small Business Administration.
Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP)
It helps in strengthening the business impacts of women entrepreneurs and creates economic opportunities by bridging other organizations.
Women’ Sport Foundation
They unlock all the opportunities for the girls to reach a higher potential in sports and life.
Women’s Prison Association (WPA)
It works with women who have criminal justice involvement. They provide alternative ways to avoid incarceration by bringing positive changes in their life. After incarceration, they help women in building their lives in a newer way.
American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA)
It is an organization run by women physicians and medical students who create awareness in the advancement of the Healthcare Industry and helping women in all their healthcare issues.
So, it is good to be connected together to achieve a goal, whether it is social or economic. These organizations provide a bridge to connect women with different backgrounds and communication creates awareness among the women of the world.