for NGOs (non-governmental organizations) in South Asia? Try the NGO
database, or SARAI's
or South Indian NGOs.
- CorpWatch includes extensive reports on the activities of social movements in South Asia, including statistics on the economy, local effects
of globalization, analysis of neo-liberal economic reforms, descriptions
of anti-corporate and anti-poverty movements, and environmental actions.
Activism Public, includes many links about activist groups and social
Asia Citizens Web hosts a rich site on a variety of social, economic
and political issues.
World Network is an independent non-profit international network
of organizations involved in issues relating to development, poverty,
and north-south relations.
(indigenous/"tribals") & Dalit ("untouchables")
Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Movement
Women's Association International, a non-profit organization devoted
to defending the rights of Afghan women.
Development Society in Alappuzha, India is a participatory organization
working to bring urban women out of poverty.
of women's organizations in India, including phone, fax and sometimes
Theory Website has bibliographies of women's movements and links
to organizations and individual feminists in Bangladesh,
India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka.
Milan-Byculla, a poor women's collective in Bombay, India working
for labor, housing and human rights.
Association of the Women of Afghanistan includes
documents, photographs, movie clips on the situation of women under
Islamic fundamentalism in Afghanistan.
(South Asian Women's Network), a huge site that includes current
news about the women's movement, reviews of books and movies, directories
of organizations, and much more.
Taliban's War on Women, a 1998 report by Physicians for Human Rights
Women's Movement in India, an essay by Urvashi Butalia, a co-founder
of Kali for Women.
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