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Gender Equity: Programs and Organizations

Programs and Organizations Supporting GE

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) is a unique forum where the governments of 34 democracies with market economies work with each other, as well as with more than 70 non-member economies to promote economic growth, prosperity, and sustainable development.

National Organizational for Women (NOW), purpose is to take action through intersectional grassroots activism to promote feminist ideals, lead societal change, eliminate discrimination, and achieve and protect the equal rights of all women and girls in all aspects of social, political, and economic life.

For Women is an organization that established the Ms. Foundation for Women to elevate women’s voices, creates positive change and leads the charge on women’s issues nationwide.

MenTeach is a non-profit clearinghouse for both men and women seeking information and resources about men teaching. 

National Center for Woman and Policing promotes increasing the numbers of women at all ranks of law enforcement and strengthen community policing reforms.

Directory of Women’s Professional Organizations

Women’s Bureau – U.S. Department of Labor The Women Build, Protect, and Move America program provides information and resources about women accessing higher-paying careers in transportation, construction and protective services. You can learn about training and apprenticeship opportunities, supportive services, existing research and tradeswomen organizations.

Maine Boys to Men empowers boys and men to stand up as allies with girls and women in support of gender justice and to end gender based violence. 

American Association of University Women (AAUW) of Maine advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research