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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

Samagra Vikash

Asia,
9 members

La Villa de Arcilla

Multi-Region,
9 members

Seeds for Change

Europe,
7 members

Círculo Latinoamericano de Músicos

Latin America and the Caribbean,
20 members

Hands and Hearts Initiative

Africa,
9 (nine) members

Giving Without Borders

Middle East and North Africa,
7 members

Missoula Interfaith Collaborative

North America,
200 members

Seeds of Peace CC

Asia,
45 members

Upasana CC

Asia,
12 members

Women Transcending Boundaries

North America,
70 members

Drishti Foundation Trust

Asia,
7 members

Lahore Pakistan CC

Asia,
18 members

EKta Samaj Foundation

Asia,
7 members

Youth Center for Development

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
20 (twenty) members

Hand in Hand

Asia,
7 members

Escola Ntwananu Matola-RIO CC

Africa,
13 members

World Kindness Liberia

Africa,
12 members

Lalitamba

North America,
7 members

Banglanet Cooperation Circle

Asia,
20 members

Sister Nibedita Peace Circle

Asia,
70 members

The Oracle Institute

North America,
17 members

Sohag Community Development (SCDA) CC

Middle East and North Africa,
8 members

Kiran CC Islamabad

Asia,
75 members

One Belief Trust (OBT)

Asia,
7 members

Egypt Women Empowerment Boosters (EWEB) CC

Middle East and North Africa,
7 members

House of Hilkiah Foundation

Africa,
15 members

Maso Amudzi (Community Watch)

Africa,
13 members

Women for Peace CC

Africa,
29 members

Sadbhawana Samiti

Asia,
9 members

Palestinian Women for Peace Society CC

Middle East and North Africa,
10 members

Sarwadharm Vichar Manch

Asia,
7 members

GAUTENG Khoi and San Council

Africa,
100 members

Kakatiya Cooperation Circle

Asia,
7 members

Vision Young Mothers

Africa,
60 members

Salima CC

Africa,
11 members

Paz Mozambique

Africa,
7 members

Solar C3ities

North America,
30 members

Unity for Peace Group CC

Asia,
25 members

Fire Women Association

Africa,
60 members

Helping Hands CC

Asia,
18 members

Religion Pour La Paix - Benin

Africa,
10 members

African Youth Peace Initiatives

Africa,
175 members

Roshini CC

Asia,
8 members

Asia Culture House

Asia,
100 members

BETHAK-Pakistan

Asia,
26 members

Chaitanya Service Society

Asia,
7 members

Golden Women Vision in Uganda

Africa,
84 members

Mujeres Kunas Artesanas CC

Latin America and the Caribbean,
7 members

The Reach Foundation CC

Asia,
17 members

Gulshan Foundation CC

Asia,
7 (seven) members

Asian Resource Foundation CC

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
1000 members

TRUST WIN CC

Middle East and North Africa,
50 members

Trans Defi

Europe,
9 members

Atman: the Samuhaa

Asia,
12 members

Abbey of Hope

North America,
180 members

The Pilgrimage Project CC

Multi-Region,
13 members

Prafull Oorja

Multi-Region,
18 members

Save Our Souls CC

Middle East and North Africa,
10 members

Aflaiai (Eterno)

Latin America and the Caribbean,
8 members

Voices of Humanity

Multi-Region,
15 members

Misericorde Association

Africa,
50 members

Reseau Culturel SANGWA

Africa,
60 members

Alliance For Development (AFODE)

Africa,
250 members

Comfort CC

Africa,
7 members

Youth for the Future

Middle East and North Africa,
7 members

Bright Future CC

Asia,
10 members

Msu-Iit Youth Chain Of Peace - MYCoP

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
10 members

Advocates For Grassroots Inter-Religious Cooperation

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
10 members

Pamoja Cooperation Circle

Africa,
17 members

Ektaan CC

Asia,
125 members

Center for Religious Tolerance CC

North America,
400 members

Manila Muslim Christian Community Peacemakers, Inc.

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
200 members

Impart Liberia

Africa,
25 members

Connecting the Dots

Africa,
7 members

TOL’ART

Middle East and North Africa,
7 members

Women and Spirituality CC

Multi-Region,
26 members

Stronger Together Across Traditions

North America,
12 members

Multifaith Advisory and Action Group - MAAG

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
46 members

Mujeres Originarias en la Política Social y Comunitaria CC

Latin America and the Caribbean,
9 members

URI-Burundi

Africa,
12 members

Ex Conselheiras e Conselheiros da URI Global Regiao ALC

Latin America and the Caribbean,
8 members

Campinas CC

Latin America and the Caribbean,
20 members

Council of Religions- Mauritius

Africa,
18 members

Worldwide Forgiveness Alliance CC

North America,
65 members

Ekta Sangathan CC

Asia,
8 members

Mzuzu CC

Africa,
12 members

Interfaith Peace Building on Natural Resources Management

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
15 members

Good Hope

Asia,
7 members

Flowers of Peace Women's CC

Asia,
12 members

Iris Women CC

Middle East and North Africa,
8 members

P.R.N.M. School, Kunnicode

Asia,
14 members

Roots CC

Asia,
7 members

Red Nacional De Educadores Agrarios Del Paraguay

Latin America and the Caribbean,
700 members

MADA (Horizon) CC

Middle East and North Africa,
10 members

Women's Interfaith Circle of Service CC

North America,
15 members

United For Action

Africa,
7 members

Wisdom Circle Ministries

Multi-Region,
150 members

Gujrat CC

Asia,
7 members

Hayat-E-Nou (New Life) CC

Asia,
7 members

Nasolo Cooperation Circle

Africa,
184 members

Ibteda Foundation CC

Asia,
100 members

Face to Face / Faith to Faith

Africa,
90 members

Mahila Chetna Kendra CC

Asia,
8 members

Abhigyane Foundation

Asia,
11 members

Eurynome – Weavers of Sacred Movement

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
7 members

Global Youth Movement – GYM

Multi-Region,
150 members

Jordanian Association for Orphans & Widows Care CC

Middle East and North Africa,
9 members

Moreland Together

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
24 members

Paras Welfare Foundation

Asia,
7 members

Janseva Pratishthan, Vita

Asia,
11 members

Kasturba Balika Vidyalaya CC

Asia,
10 members

Prayas Juvenile Aid Centre

Asia,
20 members

Council of Arakhna (elders) and Wise in Egypt

Middle East and North Africa,
3000 members

Joy Foundation

Asia,
45 members

Women Reborn CC

Middle East and North Africa,
10 members

Sanabel Tounsia

Middle East and North Africa,
1000 members

Faiths Without Borders

Multi-Region,
10 members

Myittar Resource Foundation CC

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
400 members

WIN Foundation (Women’s Interfaith Network) CC

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
27 members

Youth for New World

Middle East and North Africa,
9 members

Swapna Bastabe

Asia,
24 members

Modern Method

Asia,
7 members

Sadbhawana Foundation

Asia,
100 members

Beyond SARHAD

Asia,
9 members

Gilvah

Africa,
7 members

Youth Today Foundation CC

Africa,
7 members

Fé-minina CC

Latin America and the Caribbean,
27 members

World P.L.A.Y. Movement

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
7 members

Amalumbo Community Trust

Africa,
10 members

Global Peace Tourism

Asia,
500 members

YouthLEAD Africa

Africa,
8 members

Hope for Palestinian Kids

Middle East and North Africa,
12 members

URI Youth Aotearoa

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
10 members

Kathak Dharohar

Asia,
7 members

Hope in Life Foundation

Multi-Region,
7 members

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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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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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October 30, 2015 4:32 PM

The Weekly Shot: A New Generation in Cameroon

On Monday, October 26, Global Compassion Cooperation Circle in Cameroon, Central Africa, donated a collection of soccer equipment to a Santchou girls’ club.

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The Weekly Shot

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October 19, 2015 9:53 AM

Karen Hernandez: Reflections at the Parliament

As I walked through the Salt Palace on the first day of Parliament, I was reminded of how I felt the very first time I attended Parliament in Melbourne in 2009. 

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Karen Hernandez

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October 2, 2015 4:27 PM

Africa Women's Meeting

URI Africa took part in a meeting organized for women to reflect on the issue of peace, dignity and human trafficking challenge in Africa.

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Mussie Hailu

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September 28, 2015 9:39 AM

Distributing Cakes to Children in Need

In one Golden Women’s Vision CC program, members made cakes and distributed them to orphans from different religious denominations.

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The Weekly Shot

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September 22, 2015 11:04 AM

Celebrating International Day of Peace in the North Zone, India

Celebration of World Peace Day is a reflection of not just the spirit of courage and will to bring a change, but also a way to draw attention towards issues that require utmost attention

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Subhi Dhupar

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September 22, 2015 6:43 AM

Celebrating International Day of Peace With Our New CC

Our new Cooperation Circle, Atman, works for women's empowerment and aims to spread a social message about health and education. The CC met for the first time to celebrate the International day of Peace in interesting ways.

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