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Sisters in Islam Based in Malaysia, the Sisters in Islam (SIS) develop programs and activities to advocate for the principles of a progressive Islam, with special awareness of women's rights and equality for all citizens. 1987 2 4
Socialist International Women The first International Socialist Women’s Conference took place in 1907 in Stuttgart, Germany. At that meeting, Clara Zetkin led the Women’s International Secretariat, which was part of the international sociali... The first International Socialist Women’s Conference took place in 1907 in Stuttgart, Germany. At that meeting, Clara Zetkin led the Women’s International Secretariat, which was part of the international socialist movement. In 1955, representing the non-communist socialist movement, the organization became the International Council of Social Democratic Women (ICSDW), and in 1978, Socialist International Women (SIW). Today, Socialist International Women works to end gender discrimination, promote peace, and increase women’s political participation. SIW is a non-governmental organization with consultative status at the UN. In 2008, SIW hosted its XIX Congress in Athens, Greece, with the theme “Women’s Rights are Human Rights.” Materials from SIW in this database include conference proceedings as well as statements made by the organization and its predecessors since 1907. Show more Show less 1907 13 15
St. Joan's International Alliance In 1911, a group of Catholic women, who supported women's suffrage, united as the Catholic Women's Suffrage Society in London. The CWSS changed its name to the St. Joan's Social and Political Alliance in 1923, suppo... In 1911, a group of Catholic women, who supported women's suffrage, united as the Catholic Women's Suffrage Society in London. The CWSS changed its name to the St. Joan's Social and Political Alliance in 1923, supporting membership from other countries. In addition to suffrage, the Alliance supported anti-trafficking efforts and independent nationality for married women as well as equal pay for women and revisions to Catholic doctrine regarding women and the Church. Women and Social Movements International includes several documents about this organization. Show more Show less 1911 4 2