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Konsort︠s︡ium zhenskikh nepravitelʹstvennykh obʺedineniĭ

Alternate Title Consortium of Women's Non-Governmental Associations
Creator Konsort͡sium zhenskikh nepravitelʹstvennykh obʺedineniĭ
Organization Type Non-governmental organizations
Organization Based In Russia (Federation)
Geographic Focus Russia (Federation)
Subjects Women -- Political activity; Women -- Social conditions; Women's rights; Human rights (General)
Summary The Consortium is a coalition of women's organizations from 52 regions in Russia. Goals are: to implement the constitutional principle of equal rights, freedoms, and equal opportunities for women and men; increase the role of Women's non-governmental organizations in building civil society; promote highly qualified women experts to the level of decision-making. The Consortium is also part of the International Network of the NIS-US Wmen's Consortium, established in 1993.
Languages Russian; English