9to5, National Association of Working Women

Mission

9to5, National Association of Working Women is the nation's largest non-profit membership organization of working women and has more than 20 chapters and members in all 50 states. For over 25 years, 9to5 has organized to end sexual harassment and discrimination and to win better wages, working conditions and family-friendly policies. (http://www.9to5.org/news.html#about)

Issue areas: Business, Labor, and Economics | Women and Men | 2006 News Frequency: Below 60th percentile

American Association of University Women

Mission

"AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research." (http://www.aauw.org/about/)

Issue areas: Education | Women and Men 2006 News Frequency: Top 30th percentile

American Coalition for Fathers and Children

Mission

"We, the members of the American Coalition for Fathers and Children, hereby dedicate ourselves and our efforts to the creation of a family law system, legislative system, and public awareness which promotes equal rights for ALL parties affected by divorce, and the breakup of a family or establishment of paternity. It is our belief through our involvement and dedication, we can have a positive effect on the emotional and psychological well-being of children." (http://www.acfc.org/about.htm)

Issue areas: Children and Family | Women and Men | 2006 News Frequency: Below 60th percentile

Concerned Women for America

Mission

"We are the nation's largest public policy women's organization with a rich 25-year history of helping our members across the country bring Biblical principles into all levels of public policy." (http://www.cwfa.org/about.asp)

Issue areas: Conservative, Multi-Issue | Christian | Women and Men
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2006 News Frequency: Top 30th percentile

EMILY's List

Mission

"The mission is simple, really: EMILY’s List is dedicated to electing pro-choice Democratic women to office." (http://www.emilyslist.org/)

Issue areas: Abortion and Reproduction | Women and Men
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2006 News Frequency: Top 30th percentile

Equal Rights Advocates

Mission

"Equal Rights Advocates has led the legal fight for women’s equality for almost 30 years. Since 1974, ERA’s mission has been to protect and secure equal rights and economic opportunities for women and girls through litigation and advocacy. " (http://www.equalrights.org)

Issue areas: Women and Men | 2006 News Frequency: Below 60th percentile

Feminist Majority Foundation

Mission

"The Feminist Majority Foundation (FMF), which was founded in 1987, is a cutting edge organization dedicated to women's equality, reproductive health, and non-violence. In all spheres, FMF utilizes research and action to empower women economically, socially, and politically. Our organization believes that feminists - both women and men, girls and boys - are the majority, but this majority must be empowered." (http://www.feminist.org/welcome/welcome1.html)

Issue areas: Women and Men | 2006 News Frequency: Top 60th percentile

Independent Women's Forum

Mission

"The Independent Women's Forum is dedicated to advancing the spirit of enterprise and self-reliance among women, and supporting the principles of political freedom, economic liberty, and personal responsibility."
(http://www.iwf.org/about_iwf/default.asp)

Issue areas: Women and Men
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2006 News Frequency: Top 60th percentile

International Center for Research on Women

Mission

"ICRW's mission is to empower women, advance gender equality and fight poverty in the developing world." (http://www.icrw.org/html/about/about.htm)

Issue areas: Homelessness and Poverty | International Relations | Women and Men | 2006 News Frequency: Below 60th percentile

NARAL Pro-Choice America

Mission

"We are made up of pro-choice women and men across the United States. Together, we protect a woman's right to choose." (http://www.prochoiceamerica.org/about-us/)

Issue areas: Women's Health | Abortion and Reproduction | Women and Men
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2006 News Frequency: Top 30th percentile

National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum

Mission

"NAPAWF's mission is to build a movement to advance social justice and human rights for API women and girls. " (http://www.napawf.org)

Issue areas: Asian Americans | Women and Men | 2006 News Frequency: Below 60th percentile

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Mission

"NCADV (located in Denver, CO) is a grassroots non-profit membership organization working since 1978 to end violence in the lives of women and children. " (http://www.webmerchants.com/ncadv/)

Issue areas: Crime and Justice | Women and Men | 2006 News Frequency: Top 60th percentile

National Council of Jewish Women

Mission

"The National Council of Jewish Women is a volunteer organization, inspired by Jewish values, that works through a program of research, education, advocacy and community service to improve the quality of life for women, children and families and strives to ensure individual rights and freedoms for all."
(http://www.ncjw.org/html/AboutNCJW/ContactNCJW/)

Issue areas: Jewish | Women and Men | 2006 News Frequency: Top 30th percentile

National Fatherhood Initiative

Mission

"NFI’s mission is to improve the well being of children by increasing the proportion of children growing up with involved, responsible, and committed fathers." (http://www.fatherhood.org/)

Issue areas: Women and Men | 2006 News Frequency: Top 60th percentile

National Organization for Women

Mission

"Since its founding in 1966, NOW's goal has been to take action to bring about equality for all women. NOW works to eliminate discrimination and harassment in the workplace, schools, the justice system, and all other sectors of society; secure abortion, birth control and reproductive rights for all women; end all forms of violence against women; eradicate racism, sexism and homophobia; and promote equality and justice in our society."
(http://www.now.org/organization/info.html)

Issue areas: Women and Men
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2006 News Frequency: Top 30th percentile

National Partnership for Women and Families

Mission

"The National Partnership for Women & Families is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that uses public education and advocacy to promote fairness in the workplace, quality health care, and policies that help women and men meet the dual demands of work and family." (http://www.nationalpartnership.org/ --> About Us)

Issue areas: Women and Men
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2006 News Frequency: Top 60th percentile

National Right to Life

Mission

"Touching Hearts - Changing Minds - Saving Lives!" (http://www.nrlc.org/)

Issue areas: Abortion and Reproduction | Women and Men
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2006 News Frequency: Top 30th percentile

National Women's Health Network

Mission

"The National Women's Health Network improves the health of all women by developing and promoting a critical analysis of health issues in order to affect policy and support consumer decision-making. The Network aspires to a health care system that is guided by social justice and reflects the needs of diverse women." (http://nwhn.org/about-national-womens-health-network)

Issue areas: Women's Health | Women and Men | 2006 News Frequency: Below 60th percentile

National Women's Political Caucus

Mission

"The National Women's Political Caucus is a multicultural, intergenerational, and multi-issue grassroots organization dedicated to increasing women’s participation in the political process and creating a true women’s political power base to achieve equality for all women." (http://www.nwpc.org/about.htm)

Issue areas: Liberal, Multi-Issue | Women and Men | 2006 News Frequency: Top 60th percentile

Planned Parenthood

Mission

"...The mission of Planned Parenthood is to provide comprehensive reproductive and complementary health care services in settings which preserve and protect the essential privacy and rights of each individual; to advocate public policies which guarantee these rights and ensure access to such services; to provide educational programs which enhance understanding of individual and societal implications of human sexuality; to promote research and the advancement of technology in reproductive health care and encourage understanding of their inherent bioethical, behavioral, and social implications." (http://www.plannedparenthood.org/about-us/who-we-are/vision-4837.htm)

Issue areas: Women's Health | Abortion and Reproduction | Women and Men
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2006 News Frequency: Top 10th Percentile

Women's Campaign Fund

Mission

"WCF is non-partisan, and our mission is to provide women with the resources they need to win political office." (http://www.wcfonline.org/)

Issue areas: Women and Men | 2006 News Frequency: Below 60th percentile