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Social Justice Organizations and Resources: Gender and Sex

This Research Guide provides links databases, organizations, and resources under the rubric "Social Justice".

Introduction

The organizations promote gender equality.

Gender Equality Organizations and Resources

Her Justice

https://herjustice.org

“Her Justice stands with women living in poverty in New York City by recruiting and mentoring volunteer lawyers to provide free legal help to address individual and systemic legal barriers."

 

National Lawyer’s Guild

https://www.nlg.org/our-work/

“Our aim is to bring together all those who recognize the importance of safeguarding and extending the rights of workers, women, LGBTQ people, farmers, people with disabilities and people of color, upon whom the welfare of the entire nation depends”

 

Urban Justice

https://www.urbanjustice.org

The Urban Justice League is a New York City based umbrella organization with numerous projects addressing social justice.  Their gender and sex discrimination projects include The Brave House (immigrant girls ages 16-21), Domestic Violence Project, Human Rights Project and Sex Workers Project.

 

VAYLA

http://www.vayla-no.org

VAYLA is an intersectional AAPI (Asian American Pacific Islander) nonprofit organization based in New Orleans focused on advocacy through providing climate and reproductive justice education, community organizing education, and comprehensive civic engagement.