Women's Organisations

Switzerland



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Zonta International
22, avenue du Chateau
1008 Prilly, Switzerland
Tel: 0041 21 635 41 47


International Council of Women
Villa Mirange
Chemin des Pierrettes
1093 La Conversion,
Switzerland


IFUW- International Federation of University Women
International Organisation of graduate women
8, rue de l'Ancien-Port
1201 Geneva, Switzerland
Tel: (41 22) 731 23 80
Fax: (41 22) 738 04 40
E-mail: ifuw@iprolink.ch
URL: http://www.plantagenet.com/~lmcleod/ifuw


International Peace Bureau
41, rue de Zurich
1201 Geneva, Switzerland
Tel: 0041 22 731 6429
Fax: 0041 22 738 9419


Inter-African Committee on Traditional Practices Affecting the Health of Women and Children
147 rue de Lausanne, 1202 Geneva, Switzerland.


International Council of Jewish Women
6, Av. de Bude
1202 Geneva, Switzerland
Tel: 0041 22 733 60 74
Fax: 0041 22 733 60 74


International Council of Nurses
3, place Jean Marteau
1201 Geneva, Switzerland
Tel: 0041 22 731 29 60
Fax: 0041 22 738 10 36


International Federation of University Women
37, quai Wilson
1201 Geneva, Switzerland
Tel: 0041 22 731 23 80
Fax: 0041 22 738 04 40


International Federation of University Women
8, rue de l'Ancien-Port
1201 Geneva, Switzerland
Tel: (4122) 731 23 80
Fax: (4122) 738 04 40
E-mail: ifuw@ifuw.org
URL: http://www.ifuw.org
An international non-governmental organization (NGO) of over 170,000 women university graduates from 69 national federations & associations working to promote the status of women through education: international advocacy, study and action programme, partners in development programme, women in peace building, leadership resources, fellowships & grants, events, publications and conferences.


Women's World Summit Foundation
13, Quai Mont Blanc
1201 Geneva, Switzerland
Tel: +22 738 66 19
Fax: +22 738 98 47


Women's International Zionist Organisation
1, Avenue de Bude
1202 Geneva, Switzerland
Tel: +22 734 51 95
Fax: +22 734 51 95


Migrants against HIV / AIDS
18 rue Dancet CH-1205, Geneva.
Tel:22 320 0527. Fax: 22 320 0527.
E-mail: migrants@hivnet.ch
URL: http://www.hivnet.ch/migrants
Activist efforts by Black/ Third World Communities in Europe against HIV/AIDS.


Aga Khan Foundation
P.O.Box 435
7 Rue Versonnex
1211 Geneva 6
Switzerland
The Enabling Environment


Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU)
Place du Petit-Saconnex
Case Postale 438
1211 Geneva, Switzerland
Tel: 022 734-4150
Fax: 022 733-3141


Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF)
1, rue de Varembe, CP 28
1211 Geneva, Switzerland
Tel: +41 22 733 61 75
Fax: +41 22 740 10 63
e-mail: wilpf@iprolink.ch
URL: http://www.wilpf.int.ch


Women's World Summit Foundation
PO Box 2001, 1211 Geneva.
Fax: (41-22) 738-82-48
Umbrella Organisation.


World Young Women's Christian Association ( World YWCA)
16 Ancienne Route, Grand Saconnex,
Switzerland 1218.
Tel: 41 22 929 6040
E-mail: worldywca@gn.apc.org


World Federation of Methodist Women
103 bis Route de Thonou
1222 Vesenaz/Geneve, Switzerland
Tel: 0041 22 752 15 36
Fax: 0041 22 752 23 10


Bibliothèque Filigrane
2, rue de la Tannerie
1227 Carouge (Genève)
Switzerland
Tel: +41 22 301 3789
Bibliothèque Filigrane is part of the women's resource centre F-Information. It provides information on the women's position and on gender equality. The library contains about 3000 documents. Clients are researchers, students and others interested in the material on offer. Language: French.


Swiss Women
Case Postale 323,
1227 Geneva.
Switzerland
Focuses on political and social issues.


L'Inedit
(Feminist Bookstore)
18 Avenue Cardinal Mermillod
1227 Geneva
Switzerland
+41.(0)22.343.2233


International Council of Women
7 route de Pressy
1253 Vandoeuvres
Geneva, Switzerland
Tel: 0032 22 750 14 38
Fax: 0032 22 750 24 81


World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scounts
International Council of Women
chemin Cuchet 8
1253 Geneva, Switzerland
Tel: 0041 22 750 19 26
Fax: 0041 22 735 76 90


Union mondiale des organisations feminines catholiques
7C, Avenue Cortot
1260 Nyon, Switzerland
Tel: 0041 22 362 29 51
Fax: 0041 22 362 29 51


International NGO Working Group on Refugee Women (IWGRW)
Elisabeth Janz Mayer-Rieckh
c/o Webster University
13-15, route de Collex
1293 Bellevue, Switzerland
Tel: 0041 22 774 24 52
Fax: 0041 22 774 30 13


Verein Feministische Wissenschaft Schweiz / Association Suisse Femmes
Feminisme Recherche / Association of Feminist Studies
Sekretariat: Doris Nienhaus, Passage du Cardinal 2a,
1700 Fribourg,
Switzerland,
Tel./Fax: ++41 (0)26 424 53 59
email: femwiss@femwiss.ch
URL: http://www.femwiss.ch
Der Verein wurde 1983 gegründet und hat heute über 1000 Mitglieder. Er ist federführend bei der Diskussion und beim Auf- und Ausbau feministischer Forschung und Ausbildung in der Schweiz. Einmal pro Monat erscheint der Rundbrief, der wichtige Informationen enthält. Sektionen gibt es an den Universitäten und beim Bund. Ein Werkverzeichnis der Mitglieder und ein Leitfaden zur Finanzierung von Forschungsprojekten u.a. können beim Sekretariat angefordert werden.


Dokumentationsstelle fur Frauenfragen
Centre de documentation pour les questions feminines
Documentary Office for Women's Issues
Eigerplatz 5
CH-3003 Bern
Switzerland
Tel: +41 31 322 9279
Fax: +41 31 322 9281
E-mail: claudia.weilenmann@ebg.admin.ch
The Documentary Office for Women's Issues began as a service of the Swiss Federal Commission for Women's Issues, which was established in 1976. In 1988, the Swiss Federal Office for equality between Women and Men was founded and the Documentation Office became part of this institution. The Documentation Office runs a small library that serves specialists and researchers in the field of equality within and outside Federal Administration. Languages: German, French, English.


Geo-Rundbrief. Informationen zur feministischen Geographie
Institut für Geographie der Universität Bern
Hallerstr. 12
CH-3012 Bern
Schweiz / Suisse, Europe
Tel. +41/31/631-8867; Sekr. Inst. +41/31/631-8862
Fax +41/31/631-8511
E-mail: baesch@giub.unibe.ch
URL: http://www.giub.unibe.ch/femgeo


Jewish-European Women in Science and the Humanities
Postgaessli 13
3045 Meiklrch, Switzerland
Tel: 0041 31 829 06 02
Fax: 0041 31 829 34 09


Archiv zur Geschichte der Schweizerischen Frauenbewegung (Gosteli-Stiftung)
Archive on the History of Women in Switzerland (Gosteli Foundation)
Altikofenstrasse 186
3048 Worblaufen
Switzerland
Tel: +41 31 921 7941
Fax: +41 31 921 0222
The Gosteli Archive serves as a depository for sources of Women's History, particularly the general history of Swiss women and even more specifically the Swiss women's movement. Its goal is to facilitate the research of womens's history in Switzerland, to promote knowledge concerning the situation of women in Switzerland and their work in a wide variety of fields, and to contribute to the recognition of the efforts of women in the historical process. All of this is aimed in the long term at strengthening the self confidence of women by providing them with knowledge of their common history. Languages: German, Swiss German, French, English.


National Council of Women in Switzerland
Altikofenstrasse 182, Postfach 101,
3048 Worblaufen.
Tel: 031 58 48 48.
Umbrella group.


Union suisse pour decriminaliser l'avortement - USPDA
P.O. Box
3052 Zollikofen, Switzerland
Tel: 0041 31 911 5794


Babaylan Philippine Women's Network In Europe
Anny Hefti-Misa
Eyfuhren 3437
Ruederswil/BE, Switzerland
Tel: 032 35 681 65
Fax: 032 35 681 65


Frauenrat fuer Aussenpolitik
FrAu
Postfach
4001 Basel, Switzerland
Tel: 0041 61 14 28
Fax: 0041 61 14 28


Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Frauen- und Geschlechterforschung
c/o Prof. Dr. Regina Wecker
Historisches Seminar
Universität Basel
Hirschgässlein 21
CH-4051 Basel
Schweiz / Suisse, Europe
Tel. +41/61/2710835, Fax +41/61/2710860
E-mail: wecker@ubaclu.unibas.ch
Gegründet 1997


Frauen für den Frieden Schweiz
Mulhauserstr. 113
4056 Basel
Switzerland
+41-61-382-5252/fax 381-2088


The Swiss Association of Women in Feminist Research
Sekretariat M. Marti,
Klosterparkgassli 8,
5430 Wettingen.
Tel: 056 26 06 18.
Organisation for feminist research and researchers.


Frauenforschung in Ingenieurwissenschaften und Technik
Dr. sc. techn. Julia K. Kuark
Burghaldenstr. 25
CH-5600 Lenzburg
Schweiz / Suisse, Europe
Tel & Fax (auf Anmeldung): +41/891/8310
E-mail: jkkuark@v-m.ch
URL (mit Publikationsliste): http://v-m.ch/jkkuark


Soroptomist International
Via San Salvatore 7
CP 166
6900 Paradiso, Switzerland
Tel: +091 54 21 44
Fax: +091 54 52 70


Sektion Feministische Soziologie der Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für Soziologie (SGS)
c/o Sandra Rothböck
Institut für Soziologie
Universität Zürich
Rämistrasse 69
CH-8001 Zürich
Schweiz / Suisse, Europe
E-mail: saro@soziologie.unizh.ch


Frauenbuchladen FBLZ
Gerechtigheitsgasse 6
8002 Zürich
Switzerland
+41.(0)1.202.6274
Feminist Bookstore


Evangelischer Frauenbund der Schweiz - EFS
Winterthurerstr. 60
8006 Zurich, Switzerland
Tel: 0041 1 363 06 08
Fax: 0041 1 951 00 70


Schweizerische Vereinigung der Ingenieurinnen (SVIN)
Freigutstr. 24 (ab 1. Mai 1998 Freigutstr. 8)
CH-8027 Zürich
Schweiz / Suisse, Europe
Tel. +41/1/2017300
Fax +41/1/2029320
E-mail: svin@v-m.ch
URL: http://svin.v-m.ch/


Frauenforum Naturwissenschaften
c/o Irene Fleischmann
Hegarstr. 5
CH-8032 Zürich
Schweiz / Suisse, Europe
Tel. +41/1/3814183
E-mail: irenef@zool.unizh.ch


Christlicher Friedensdienst Frauenstelle
Gartenhofstr. 7
P.O. Box 9621
8036 Zurich, Switzerland
Tel: 0041 1 242 93 07
Fax: 0041 1 241 29 26


Frauenstelle für Friedensarbeit
Gartenhofstr. 7
Postfach 9621
8036 Zurich
Switzerland
Tel: +41-1-242-9307
fax 241-2926


Women's Council on Foreign Policies
P.O. Box 9621
8036 Zurich, Switzerland
Tel: 0041 1 242 93 07
Fax: 0041 1 241 29 26


FEMIA - Treffpunkt fnr Frauen-Fluechtlinge
Tannenrauchstrasse 35
8038 Zurich, Switzerland
Tel: 0041 1 482 52 64


Meeting Place for Black Women
Unterburg 141
8158 Regensberg, Switzerland
Tel: 0041 1 853 36 23


Tibetan Women's Organisation In Switzerland
Farmerstr. 14
8404 Winterthur, Switzerland
T: 0041 52 242 32 13
F: 0041 22 738 79 41


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AARP International
20, chemin de Valerie Versoix
Geneva, Switzerland
Tel: 41 22 758 11 76
Fax: 41 22 758 08 05


The Coordination of Women's Advocacy
Ancien College CH-12 Givrins, Switzerland.
Tel:+41 22 36 94 090.
Fax: +41 22 36 94 070
Protection of Women's Rights.


Femmes Africa Solidarity is an African women's NGO created in 1996. FAS is based in Geneva (Switzerland) with the aim of promoting African women Leadership in preventing, managing and resolving conflicts. FAS is member of the African Women Committee on Peace and Development (AWCPD),which is an Advisory Body to the Secretary General of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) and the Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), in recognition of its work for African women. FAS has also obtained observer status with the African Commission on Human and People's Rights. FAS is mainly active in Africa and has carried out different projects in Sierra Leone, Liberia, Burundi, Rwanda, Democratic Republic of Congo, Guinea, Gambia, South Africa. We worked in close partnership with UNIFEM in our fact-finding mission in Liberia and have participated together to different Inter-Agency Meetings.


Frauenbuchladen
Munstergasse 41
Bern Switzerland
Tel: +41.(0)31.312.12.85
Fax: +41.(0)31.312.12.85
Feminist Bookstore


ZOff! Zürcher Offensive - Frauen gegen Rechts
zoff@hispeed.ch
They fight for equal rights for women and men.





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