Please see below for a running list of resources on street harassment, gender quality, social activism and local and global opportunities for involvement!
Get involved on Twitter!
#orangetheworld, #16days (for International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women 2016)
@STWTSmile (Stop Telling Women To Smile)
For more current campaigns, check out our Twitter handle!
Waerp, Eline (2015): Right to the City? Street Harassment and Women’s Fear in a Gendered Public Space
Local and Global Resources:
|Amsterdam Research Center for Gender and Sexuality at the University of AmsterdamArt. 1: Offers customized support to governmental institutions (local, national and international), companies and other organizations in preventing and combating discrimination and promoting equality.Atgender: European Association for Gender Research, Education and DocumentationAtria: Feminist library in AmsterdamCasco: An open and public space for artistic research and experiments.
Blauwmaan: offers professional support to people who have experienced sexual abuse or assault. Also offers resources and support to family and friends.
COC: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Organization
Everyday Sexism Project- Netherlands: Part of the the Everyday Sexism Project, offering an online platform to share experiences about sexism.
Federatie Nederlandse Vakbeweging: Dutch Trade Union Federation
Feniks: committed to improving the position of women in social, economic and social areas in the Netherlands.
Gender Concerns International: an international development organisation based in The Netherlands.
Global Human Rights Defence: an international human rights Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) working with and for minorities.
Goethe Institut Nederland: a non-profit German cultural association
Harassmap: a Cairo, Egypt-based anti-street harassment organization that operates similarly to Hollaback!, using an online platform to share stories about street harassment. Harassmap also conducts local awareness-raising campaigns, workshops, trainings and engages with businesses to work towards harassment-free streets in Cairo.
Het Fort Van Sjakoo: an international bookshop
Ihlia: an international archive and documentation center on homosexuality, bisexuality and transgender.
International League of People’s Struggle (ILPS): an international organization that seeks to coordinate anti-imperialist and democratic movements around the world.
International Women’s Contact (IWC): a social club bringing together women of all nationalities living in the area of Amsterdam
LOVER: Dutch Women’s Magazine
Mama Cash: International Women’s Fund
Meldpunt discriminatie (MDRA): Working against discrimination in the Netherlands.
Movisie: the Netherlands centre for social development
Nederlands Genootschap Vrouwenstudies (Society of Women’s Studies)
Nieuwe W!j: connects different communities within the Netherlands to have a conversation about diversity
Opzij: a Dutch feminist monthly magazine
Rutgers WPF: supports men in their roles as sons and brothers, husbands and fathers.
Savannah Bay: Feminist bookshop in Utrecht
SPE Servicepunt voor Emancipatie: hub for information about women’s organizations and actions in the Netherlands
Stichting Femfusion: advocating lesbian rights in the Netherlands
Stichting Ondersteboven: working for the visibility of women with a different sexuality and / or (gender) identity
Straat Intimidatie: a Dutch campaign vying for anti-street harassment legislation. Currently, over 14,000 people have signed the petition. Visit their website to add your signature and for news and resources in Dutch on street harassment in the Netherlands.
Stop Street Harassment: a nonprofit organization dedicated to documenting and ending gender-based street harassment worldwide.
Tiye International: umbrella NGO of 21 National Organisations of Black, Migrant and Refugee (BMR) women in the Netherlands
TNN: works towards a gender-diverse society, for the emancipation of transgender people and for their well being
Vereniging voor vrouw en recht Clara Wichmann Stichting: a platform for lawyers with an interest in women and law in the Netherlands
Verwey-Jonker instituut: conducts scientific research on social issues
Voices of Women in Media (VOW): an international non-profit organization that is committed to providing women from marginalized communities with innovative media tools, such as video, radio and photography, to enable them to voice their own lives.
WO=MEN: committed to increasing awareness about gender justice
Women Empowerment Center (VEC): a development center organizing educational activities and meetings for and by women
Women Inc.: a network that strives to empower women
Women on Waves: a Dutch non-profit organization concerned with women’s human rights. Its mission is to prevent unwanted pregnancy and unsafe abortions throughout the world
Women Win: an internationally recognised centre of excellence on gender and sport
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