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URI is committed to the equitable participation of women and men in all aspects of our organization. Many Cooperation Circles are devoted to projects for women, which focus on domestic violence prevention and counseling, job and skills training, gender equality, education, preventing female infanticide, and much more. 

Some examples of this work include:

  • in Pakistan, URI members are educating women in poor, rural areas about their rights and giving them the resources they need to leave abusive situations;
  • in India, URI members are teaching families in India the importance of sending girl children to school along with their brothers;
  • in Ethiopia, URI members are working to end the practice of child marriage;
  • in Israel, URI members are creating safe spaces for Christian, Druze, Jewish, and Muslim women to meet and understand each other despite the ongoing violence all around them.
Label: Featured Cooperation Circles

Kasturba Balika Vidyalaya CC

Asia,
10 members

Solar C3ities

North America,
30 members

Atman: the Samuhaa

Asia,
12 members

TOL’ART

Middle East and North Africa,
7 members

Unity for Peace Group CC

Asia,
25 members

Beyond SARHAD

Asia,
9 members

Connecting the Dots

Africa,
7 members

Chaitanya Service Society

Asia,
7 members

Manila Muslim Christian Community Peacemakers, Inc.

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
200 members

Mahila Chetna Kendra CC

Asia,
8 members

Maso Amudzi (Community Watch)

Africa,
13 members

Modern Method

Asia,
7 members

Women Reborn CC

Middle East and North Africa,
10 members

Prometra Uganda

Africa,
10 (ten) members

MADA (Horizon) CC

Middle East and North Africa,
10 members

Prafull Oorja

Multi-Region,
18 members

EKta Samaj Foundation

Asia,
7 members

Sadbhawana Foundation

Asia,
100 members

Abbey of Hope

North America,
180 members

Ex Conselheiras e Conselheiros da URI Global Regiao ALC

Latin America and the Caribbean,
8 members

Social Care Youth Initiative

Africa,
11 members

Reseau Culturel SANGWA

Africa,
60 members

Escola Ntwananu Matola-RIO CC

Africa,
13 members

Paz Mozambique

Africa,
7 members

Women's Interfaith Circle of Service CC

North America,
15 members

Eurynome – Weavers of Sacred Movement

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
7 members

TRUST WIN CC

Middle East and North Africa,
50 members

Asian Resource Foundation CC

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
1000 members

Abhigyane Foundation

Asia,
11 members

Banglanet Cooperation Circle

Asia,
20 members

Nasolo Cooperation Circle

Africa,
184 members

Lunzu Cooperation Circle

Africa,
35 members

Alliance For Development (AFODE)

Africa,
250 members

Impart Liberia

Africa,
25 members

Light of Hope CC

Asia,
7 (seven) members

Ektaan CC

Asia,
125 members

URI Youth Aotearoa

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
10 members

Fire Women Association

Africa,
60 members

United for Palestine

Middle East and North Africa,
8 members

Egypt Women Empowerment Boosters (EWEB) CC

Middle East and North Africa,
7 members

Mansur Mokashi Gulshan Foundation CC

Asia,
7 (seven) members

Hope in Life Foundation

Multi-Region,
7 members

Amalumbo Community Trust

Africa,
10 members

GAUTENG Khoi and San Council

Africa,
100 members

Prayas Juvenile Aid Centre

Asia,
20 members

Missoula Interfaith Collaborative

North America,
200 members

Vision Young Mothers

Africa,
60 members

Sadbhawana Samiti

Asia,
9 members

Upasana CC

Asia,
12 members

Rohini CC

Asia,
7 members

Joy Foundation

Asia,
45 members

Roshini CC

Asia,
8 members

Lahore Pakistan CC

Asia,
18 members

Jordanian Association for Orphans & Widows Care CC

Middle East and North Africa,
9 members

The Oracle Institute

North America,
17 members

Women helping Women

Middle East and North Africa,
9 members

Fé-minina CC

Latin America and the Caribbean,
27 members

WIN Foundation (Women’s Interfaith Network) CC

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
27 members

Aflaiai (Eterno)

Latin America and the Caribbean,
8 members

Campinas CC

Latin America and the Caribbean,
20 members

World Play Movement

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
7 members

Sarwadharm Vichar Manch

Asia,
7 members

BETHAK-Pakistan

Asia,
26 members

Comfort CC

Africa,
7 members

Pamoja CC

Africa,
17 members

Gujrat CC

Asia,
7 members

Makers of Hope

Middle East and North Africa,
9 members

Mzuzu CC

Africa,
12 members

Good Hope

Asia,
7 members

One Belief Trust (OBT)

Asia,
7 members

Mujeres Artesanas CC

Latin America and the Caribbean,
7 members

Samagra Vikash

Asia,
9 members

Wisdom Circle Ministries

Multi-Region,
150 members

MENA JAM CC (Middle East & North Africa Youth Leadership Jam)

Middle East and North Africa,
11 members

Religion Pour La Paix – Benin

Africa,
10 inst. members

SYNC for Harmony

Multi-Region,
7 members

P.R.N.M. School, Kunnicone

Asia,
14 members

Roots CC

Asia,
7 members

Palestinian Women for Peace Society CC

Middle East and North Africa,
10 members

Ekta Sangathan CC

Asia,
8 members

United For Action

Africa,
7 members

The Reach Foundation CC

Asia,
17 members

NOWTIME Radio

Multi-Region,
9 (nine) members

Gilvah

Africa,
7 members

Hand in Hand

Asia,
7 members

Sanabel Tounsia

Middle East and North Africa,
1000 members

Women and Spirituality CC

Multi-Region,
26 members

Interfaith Peace Building on Natural Resources Management

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
15 members

Council of Arakhna (elders) and Wise in Egypt

Middle East and North Africa,
3000 members

Golden Women Vision in Uganda

Africa,
84 members

Asia Culture House

Asia,
100 members

Hands and Hearts Initiative

Africa,
9 (nine) members

The Pilgrimage Project CC

Multi-Region,
13 members

Seeds of Peace CC

Asia,
45 members

Iris Women CC

Middle East and North Africa,
8 members

The Quiet Voice

Africa,
10 members

URI-Burundi

Africa,
12 members

Seeds for Change

Europe,
7 members

Women for Peace CC

Africa,
29 members

Faiths Without Borders

Multi-Region,
10 members

Zero Limits CC

Asia,
35 members

Center for Religious Tolerance CC

North America,
400 members

African Youth Peace Initiatives

Africa,
175 members

Lalitamba Mandiram

North America,
7 members

Kiran CC Islamabad

Asia,
75 members

YouthLEAD Africa

Africa,
8 members

Bright Future CC

Asia,
10 members

Kathak Dharohar

Asia,
7 members

World Kindness Liberia

Africa,
12 members

Council of Religions- Mauritius

Africa,
18 members

Youth Center for Development

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
20 (twenty) members

Global Compassion

Africa,
30 members

Global Peace Tourism

Asia,
500 members

Face to Face / Faith to Faith

Africa,
90 members

Youth for the Future

Middle East and North Africa,
7 members

The Interfaith Center for Sustainable Development (ICSD)

Middle East and North Africa,
15 members

Flowers of Peace Women's CC

Asia,
12 members

WIN MENA CC

Middle East and North Africa,
25 members

Ibteda Foundation CC

Asia,
100 members

Misericorde Association

Africa,
50 (fifty) members

Trans Defi

Europe,
9 members

Hayat-E-Nou (New Life) CC

Asia,
7 members

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July 2, 2016 2:40 AM

Pakistani Women for Change

Sabina Rifat from URI Pakistan's Women's Wing writes about her initiatives for change through a focus on women and children. 

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URI Pakistan

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March 16, 2016 1:28 PM

URI Involvement with the UN 60th Commission on the Status of Women

URI United Nations Representatives will be active at the 60th Commission on the Status of Women.

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Monica Willard

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March 14, 2016 1:39 PM

URI-Africa Celebrates 2016 International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated on 8th March around the world to create an opportunity for women and men to come together, and to network and organize themselves for social transformation.

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Mussie Hailu

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March 14, 2016 12:20 PM

International Women’s Day 2016 Celebration

Sabina Rifat and her team organized an International Women’s Day celebration at Peace Centre on 8th March, 2016.

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URI Pakistan

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March 9, 2016 11:45 PM

Celebrating International Women's Day: (full report)

The URI North India regional team celebrated International Women’s Day at Gandhi Peace Foundation in the afternoon on Tuesday 8th March.

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Subhi Dhupar

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March 9, 2016 9:15 AM

International Women’s Day in New Delhi

We celebrated the International Women’s Day on 8th March, 2016, at Gandhi Peace Foundation in New Delhi. 

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Sadanand Biswas

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March 7, 2016 2:12 PM

Planning Meeting for International Women Day 2016

The women’s wing of URI Pakistan organized a planning meeting with female team leaders about the program of International Women Day 2016.

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URI Pakistan

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February 29, 2016 1:12 PM

A Prayer for Women's Day

March 8 is International Women's Day. You may be interested in watching the program described below that will show the observance at the United Nations.

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Monica Willard

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February 23, 2016 2:23 PM

Wishing You All a Very Happy Women’s Day

Wishing you all a very beautiful and happy Women's Day - may your day be as unique and special as you are.

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Kiran Bali

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February 22, 2016 9:50 AM

The Weekly Shot: Women's Interfaith Healing

Trust WIN CC organized a women's healing event where Israeli and Palestinian women of Christian, Druze, Jewish, and Muslim faiths came together across the lines that have divided their region.

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