Constance, PSY 334, 11/3/10, Paper 2
Organizations reaching out to help women across the country, and even the world, are
Shelters and crisis centers are reaching out to women and children everywhere,
assisting them with things such as trauma, domestic violence, homelessness, rape, and crisis
counseling. “In developed countries, several trends have affected families in recent years: a
movement of women into the paid labor force, a decline in fertility rates, an aging population,
rising divorce rates and an increase in children born out of wedlock” (Lips, p. 225). Even with
the expansion efforts across the states, several county organizations are in need of more
volunteers and support.
These organizations are founded on morals of equality and respect.
Their duty is to protect and promote the health and well-being of women and children.
Women for Women is an international organization that currently operates in
Afghanistan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Iraq, Kosovo,
Nigeria, Rwanda and Sudan.
Their United States headquarters is located at 4455 Connecticut,
NW, Suite 200, Washington, DC 20008.
Their telephone number is (202) 737-7705.
organizations main headquarters is located on 32-36 Loman Street, London, SE1, OEH, UK.
Their telephone number is (020) 7992-7100.
For general questions about the organization they
can be emailed at
The founder and CEO of the organization,
Zainab Salbi, is an activist and social entrepreneur.
The global ambassador for the organization,
Queen Rania Al–Abdullah, also serves as Chair of the Royal Commission on Human Rights.
chose this organization due to their outstanding achievements globally, which were recognized
when they were nominated as the recipient for the 2006 Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize.
Women for Women International provides women survivors of war, domestic issues and