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Spot

About:

A free online tool for reporting workplace harassment and discrimination without talking to a human.

What they do:

With an approach based in memory science, Spot helps you recall the details of what happened as reliably as possible.

Contact:

Website: http://talktospot.com

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/talktospot

Email / Chat: https://app.talktospot.com/




Hong Kong


Equal Opportunities Commission

About:

The Commission works towards the elimination of discrimination on the grounds of sex, marital status, pregnancy, disability, family status and race.

It aims to eliminate sexual harassment, and harassment and vilification on the grounds of disability and race. We promote equality of opportunities between men and women, between persons with and without a disability and irrespective of family status and race.

What they do:

  • The Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) can provide a range of training and consultancy services for your organization to implement an EO strategy.

  • Review your existing policies, complaint handling procedures and other work practices and recommend appropriate practices and procedures in line with EO principles.

  • Identify gaps and recommend solutions

  • Handles complaints, offers legal assistance for victims of discrimination of different kinds; it also conducts training and

Contact:

Website: www.eoc.org.hk/

Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/company/equal-opportunities-commission

Email: eoc@eoc.org.hk




India


Solidarity Foundation

About:

A Bangalore-based NGO that support working-class sexual minorities and sex workers through grant making, fellowships, building links to resources and community involvement.

What they do:

It collaborates with corporate bodies in supporting their diversity and inclusion initiatives and placing members of the LGBT community.

Contact:

Website: www.solidarityfoundation.in

Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/company/solidarity-foundation-bangalore/

Email: solidarityfoundation2013@gmail.com

Gender at Work

About:

An international feminist knowledge network that works to end discrimination against women and build cultures of inclusion.

What they do:

  • It offers a range of consulting services to organizations to strengthen their contribution to gender equality and work to advance feminist leadership.

  • Their India branch brings together gender equality experts from diverse sectors to evaluate, analyse, support and strategize with client organizations.

Contact:

Website: https://genderatwork.org/

Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/genderatwork/

Email: info@genderatwork.org




Japan


The International Movement Against All Forms of Discrimination and Racism (IMADR)

About:

An international non-profit, non-governmental human rights organization devoted to eliminating discrimination and racism, forging international solidarity among discriminated minorities and advancing the international human rights system.

IMADR’s International Secretariat is based in Japan and maintains a UN liaison office in Geneva.

What they do:

Combat racism, racial discrimination and multiple discrimination (in particular, discrimination based on both race and gender) as they cut across the following areas:

  • Eliminating discrimination based on work and descent

  • Upholding the rights of indigenous peoples

  • Upholding the rights of minorities

  • Eliminating racial discrimination in the administration of justice

  • Strengthening international human rights protection mechanisms for the elimination of discrimination and racism, and promoting their effective use by the discriminated

Contact:

Website: https://imadr.org

Email: geneva@imadr.org




South Korea


Solidarity for LGBT Human Rights of Korea

About:

HaengSeongIn started as LGBT association of Korean University in 1997 and has changed its name to the current organisation, HaengSeongIn in 1998, and since then the organisation as one LGBT representative has been leading LGBT activity till now.

What they do:

HaengSeongIn has apprised International activities and cultural news and has broken many human rights incidents for sexual minorities via Regular webzine (http://lgbtpride.tistory.com), and by fulfilling these activities, they strive to enhance their voices by participating as sexual minority in diverse social issues. They plan to strengthen professional counseling, and to develop cultural contents with Human Rights Research Centre that showcases books, artpieces and artworks.

Contact:

Website: http://lgbtpride.or.kr/

Email / Chat: lgbtpride@empas.com / lgbtaction@gmail.com




Malaysia


Women's Aid Organisation

About:

To promote and create respect, protection and fulfillment of equal rights for women. To work towards the elimination of discrimination against women, and to bring about equality between women and men.

What they do:

  • Each year, WAO reach over 3,000 women, informing them about their rights and options, so they can make informed decisions at every step of their journey.

  • The WAO Refuge is the largest domestic violence shelter in Malaysia. Each year, we provide refuge to over 100 women and children, ensuring that survivors who leave abusive homes have a safe haven to go to.

  • Leverage UN mechanisms such as the Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).

  • Worked with the Ministry of Women, Family, and Community Development to improve the Domestic Violence Act.

Contact:

Website: https://wao.org.my / https://invisiblewomen.com.my

Facebook: www.facebook.com/womens.aid.org

Email: info@wao.org.my




Pakistan


Women's Digital League

About:

This social enterprise is involved in conducting trainings and introducing Pakistani women to computer based work. They believe that the high rate of unemployment, particularly among women in Pakistan, could be overcome through promoting the education in the field of digital work.

What they do:

In the initial years, among other activities WDL would focus its efforts on working with Educational institutions, Corporate Sector, various CSR Initiatives and funding agencies to promote their efforts.

Contact:

Website: http://soulsisterspk.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WomensDigitalLeague/

Email: jobs@womensdigitaleague.com




Indonesia


MAMPU

About:

MAMPU is an Australian Government (DFAT) and Government of Indonesia (BAPPENAS) partnership working to improving the access of poor women to essential services and other government programs in order to achieve gender equality and women’s empowerment and support the achievement of Government of Indonesia Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targets.

What they do:

  • Improving access to government social protection programs

  • Improving conditions of employment and removing workplace discrimination

  • Improving conditions of women’s overseas migration

  • Improving women’s health and nutrition

  • Reducing violence against women

MAMPU’s support for home workers contributes to the government’s medium-term development targets (RPJM 2015-2019), namely increasing labor participation and gender equality in laws and regulations to better protect women.

Providing good working conditions for home workers will help to achieve Goal 8 of SDGs namely decent working conditions and economic development.

MAMPU Theme 2 seeks to improve working conditions and eliminate discrimination in the workplace. It does this by supporting the activities of four partners TURC, BITRA Indonesia, Yasanti and MWPRI to raise public awareness among and about home workers, collect data on home workers, establish credit unions and advocate for regulatory and policy changes at national and sub-national levels.

Partners provide information and training on gender issues, community organising, negotiation, insurance, and small businesses support. By empowering women and raising the collective voice and influence of homeworkers, they have been able to negotiate for increased salaries, access to national health insurance, and attend village planning meetings for the first time.

There are now 140 groups of home workers supporting 3000 women to gain access to workers’ rights in 158 villages in 23 districts and 7 provinces.

Contact:

Website: http://www.mampu.or.id/

Email: info@mampu.or.id




Bangladesh


Brac

About:

Founded in Bangladesh, this NGO advocates gender justice and diversity as well as community empowerment aside from tackling other social issues. With footprints in nine other countries such as Myanmar, Afghanistan and Liberia, this organization act as a catalyst, creating opportunities for people living in poverty to realise their potential.

What they do:

  • Work with sectoral programmes (like health, education, microfinance, skills) and enterprises (BRAC Dairy and Food Product, Aarong, Ayesha Abed Foundation) in addressing gender based violence and influence policies for social change

  • Engage with men and boys to reduce violence against women, to promote women’s empowerment and gender equality

  • Reduce and prevent violence and sexual harassment in workplaces and public spheres

  • Establish a conducive legal and regulatory environment to promote women’s active participation

  • Create change agents among women and men, girls and boys to transform society

Contact:

Website: http://www.brac.net

Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/company/brac

Email: info@brac.net




Philippines


The Philippine LGBT Chamber of Commerce

About:

A Diversity-advocacy group that promotes business excellence and development in the Philippines and in the region. The Chamber leads its members in working for workplace equality, business excellence and national development, community- building, pride and professional advancement in the country.

What they do:

  • Promote of SOGIE Diversity in the workplace

  • Champion LGBT leadership in business, across industries

  • Celebrate and Recognize corporate role models of Diversity

Contact:

Website: http://lgbtph.org

Facebook: www.fb.com/lgbtchamber

Email: lgbtph.chair@gmail.com




Vietnam


The Institute for Studies of Society, Economy and Environment (iSEE)

About:

iSEE is a non-profit organization whose mission is to protect and campaign for the rights of minority groups including ethnic minorities and LGBT people. The NGO is founded and led by Vietnam’s educated elites, with many of its top management personnel graduates of prestigious universities such as Harvard and Princeton. The majority of studies, surveys, as well as campaigns for LGBT in Vietnam are either produced by or can be traced back to iSEE.

Contact:

Website: http://isee.org.vn

Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/isee-institute-aa3005169/

Email: isee@isee.org.vn




Turkey


Women for women’s Human Rights (WWHR)

About:

WWHR is an independent women’s non-governmental organization (NGO) that aims to promote women’s human rights, equality and non-discrimination in Turkey and on the international level. WWHR-New Ways has been founded in 1993 with the aim of promoting women’s human rights in Turkey and around the globe

What they do:

  • To approach women’s human rights with a holistic perspective, and take into consideration and address the interrelations between various issues concerning women in our work (such as violence against women, education, political, social and economic rights, legal rights, sexuality, reproductive rights, rights of the girl child, etc.);

  • To combine various methods and tools in our efforts such as action-research, publications, training, influencing decision making and policy development mechanisms, creating pressure groups and advocacy;

  • To work on and strive to bridge local, national, regional and international levels.

Contact:

Website: www.wwhr.org

Facebook: www.facebook.com/KadininInsanHaklariYeniCozumler

Email: newways@wwhr.org

Turkish Women’s Initiative

About:

The mission of Turkish Women’s Initiative is to promote leadership, educational opportunities, economic independence and civic engagement of girls and women.

They aim to strengthen the potential of girls and woman to become active, responsible and productive members of their societies. In so doing, they are helping to advance a society’s growth and prosperity through the full contributions of its women.

What they do:

  • Inspire modest income homemakers to develop the skills to become entrepreneurs

  • Further public awareness about domestic violence

  • Organize cultural exchange and internship opportunities.

Contact:

Website: www.thetwi.org

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/thetwi/




Iran


Justice for Iran (JFI)

About:

Established in July 2010, JFI is a non-governmental, not-for-profit human rights organization. The mission of JFI is to address and eradicate the practice of impunity that empowers officials of the Islamic Republic of Iran to perpetrate widespread human right violations against their citizens, and to hold them accountable for their actions.

JFI unravels the truth and seeks justice for ethnic and religious minorities, LGBTs, women, and those who are persecuted because of their political beliefs.

What they do:

To achieve its mission, JFI researches, documents, validates, and litigates individual cases. It further raises public awareness and participates in human rights advocacy through the UN and the EU.

Contact:

Website: https://justice4iran.org/

Facebook: www.facebook.com/JusticeForIran/




Thailand


OUTBKK

About:

OUTBKK is a non-profit, non-governmental, community based organization. They address and serve the many multi-faceted needs of the LGBTIQ+ / LGBTI+ community within Bangkok/Thailand as a whole.

What they do:

  • Forge new networking opportunities between like minded organizations and groups throughout Thailand; and strengthen and bring together current and existing organizations and groups, already working tirelessly to provided services to the LGBTIQ+ community within Thailand.
  • Provide and implement further sustainable programs, initiatives, and opportunities for organizational growth through this system of networking.
  • Source and build a sustainable and permanent basis of funding through community initiative and corporate involvement; which would enable current and future programs and organizations to continue in their efforts in support and service to the LGTBIQ+ community in Bangkok and surrounding areas.

Contact:

Website: www.outbkk.org

Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/company/out-bkk

Email: info@outbkk.org




Myanmar


Gender Equality Network

About:

We are a diverse and inclusive network of more than 130 civil society organisations, national and international NGOs, and Technical Resource Persons working to bring about gender equality and the fulfilment of women's rights in Myanmar

What they do:

Bring together various organisations and individuals in Myanmar’s gender equality landscape to advocate for issues and gender equality causes. They form Working Groups to focus on particular campaign strategies and initiatives, which are determined by the membership and Steering Committee.

Contact:

Website: www.genmyanmar.org

Facebook: www.facebook.com/genmyanmar

Email: gen.myanmar@gmail.com





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