Organizations Supporting Ratification

Over 190 organizations endorse U.S. ratification of the Treaty for the Rights of Women, as of May 2003, including:

Action for Development
American Anthropological Association
American Association of University Women
American Bar Association
American College of Nurse-Midwives
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
American Council for The United Nations University
American Federation of Teachers
American Friends Service Committee
American Humanist Association
American Jewish Committee
American Library Association
American Nurses Association
Association of Women Psychiatrists
American Veterans Committee
Americans for Democratic Action, Inc.
Amnesty International USA
Arab Women’s Council
Association for Women Rights in Development
Association for Women in Psychology
Association of Reproductive Health Professionals (ARHP)
Atlanta Women’s Foundation
Anti-Defamation League of B’nai B’rith

Bahá’ís of the United States
Black Women’s Agenda
Black Women United for Action
B’nai B’rith International
Bread for the World
Business And Professional Women/USA
BVM Network for Women’s Issues

Catholics for a Free Choice
Center for Advancement of Public Policy
Center for International Environmental Law
Center for Policy Alternatives
Center for Reproductive Rights
Center for Women Policy Studies
Center for Women’s Global Leadership
Center of Concern
Chicago Catholic Women
Church of the Brethren, Washington Office
Church Women United
Citizens for Global Solutions
Coalition on Religion & Ecology
Columbian Fathers’ Justice & Peace Office
Commission on the Advancement of Women/InterAction
Committee for International Human Rights Inquiry
Congregation of the Sisters of St. Agnes

D.C. Statehood Solidarity Committee
Dialogue on Diversity

EarthRights International
Eighth Day Center for Justice
Episcopal Church
Equality Now
Evangelical Lutheran Church of America

Family Violence Prevention Fund
Federation of American Women’s Clubs Overseas (FAWCO)
Feminist Majority Foundation
Francois Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights
Friends of the U.N.
Friends Committee on National Legislation

General Federation of Women’s Clubs
Global Commission to Fund the U.S.
Global Plan Initiative
Graduate Women in Science
Gray Panthers
Guatemala Human Rights Commission

Hadassah, The Women’s Zionist Organization of America
Health & Development Policy Project
Human Rights Advocates
Human Rights for All – Organizations
Human Rights Watch/Women’s Rights Division
The Humane Society
The Hunger Project

Institute of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas Institute Justice Team
International Center for Research on Women
International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA)
International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission
International Human Rights Law Group
International Women’s Health Coalition
International Women’s Human Rights Law Clinic
International Women Judges Foundation

The J. Blaustein Institute for the Advancement of Human Rights
Jewish Council for Public Affairs
Jewish Women International

Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, Inc.
Lawyers Committee for Human Rights
Leadership Conference of Women Religious
Leadership Conference on Civil Rights (LCCR)
League of Women Voters of the United States
Legal Momentum Advancing Women’s Rights
Louisville Women-Church

Maryknoll Mission Association of the Faithful
Maryknoll Office of Global Concerns
Massachusetts Women-Church
McAuley Institute
Menonite Central Committee U.S
Ms. Foundation for Women
Muslim Women’s League

Na’amat USA
National Association of Commissions for Women
National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health (NPWH)
National Association of Social Workers
National Association of Women Lawyers
National Association with Women Judges
National Audubon Society
National Coalition Against Domestic Violence
National Coalition of American Nuns
National Coalition of 100 Black Women
National Committee on the United Nations Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women
National Conference of Christians & Jews, Inc.
National Conference of Puerto Rican Women, Inc.
National Conference of State Legislators
National Council for Research on Women
National Council of Jewish Women
National Council of Negro Women
National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA
National Council of Women of the USA
National Council of Women’s Organizations
National Education Association
National Jewish Community Relations Advisory Council
National Lawyers Guild
National Network to End Domestic Violence
National Organization for Women
National Partnership for Women and Families
National Women’s Conference Committee
National Women’s Law Center
National Women’s Studies Association
Natural Resources Defense Council
NETWORK – A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby

Open Society Policy Center
Oxfam America

Pan Pacific & Southeast Asia Women’s Association of the USA, Inc.
Planned Parenthood Federation of America
Population Coalition
The Population Institute
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Washington Office
Psychologists for Social Responsibility

Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Center for Human Rights

Safe Horizon, Inc.
St. Joan’s Alliance (both U.S. and International)
San Francisco Bay Area Women’s Ordination Conference
Sierra Club
Sigma Delta Epsilon
Sisterhood is Global Institute
Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace
Sisters of the Humility of Mary
Soka Gakkai International – USA
Society for International Development/Women in Development
Soroptimist International of the Americas

Tahirih Justice Center

UN Association
Union of American Hebrew Congregations
Unitarian Universalist Association, Washington Office
Unitarian Universalist Service Committee
United Church of Christ
United Methodist Church
United Nations Association of the United States of America
United States Committee for UNICEF
United States Committee for UNIFEM

Vital Voices

Washington Office on Africa
Winrock International
Women & Philanthropy
Women Empowering
Women Legislators’ Lobby/Women’s Action for New Directions (WILL/WAND)
Women of Indian Nations (WEWIN)
Women of Reform Judaism
Women for International Peace and Arbitration
Women for Meaningful Summits
Women Law and Development International
Women’s Commission for Refugee Women & Children
Women’s Edge
Women’s Environment and Development Organization
Women’s Institute for Freedom of the Press
Women’s Institute for Leadership Development
Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom
Women’s National Democratic Club
The Women’s Office, Sisters of Charity BVM
Women’s Ordination Conference
Women’s Research and Education Institute (WREI)
World Citizen Foundation
World Wildlife Fund
World Organization Against Torture U.S.A.
Worldwatch Institute

YWCA of the U.S.A.

Zonta International