Opportunities to Help Women and Girls

Opportunities to Help Women and Girls

Options Recommended (Focus is on education and reproductive health)

Howard County

  1. Girls on Fire Mentoring and Enrichment Program  (Mentoring, support, character development and leadership potential). To volunteer: https://girlsonfiremd.com/contact-us  To donate: https://girlsonfiremd.com/
  2. A-OK Mentoring and Tutoring  (tutoring elementary school children)  https://(www.aokmentor.org/volunteer2
  3. Planned Parenthood of Maryland (reproductive health services) https://www.plannedparenthood.org/planned-parenthood-maryland/get-involved-locally/volunteer-internship-information

International

  1. Unchained At Last (child marriage)  https://www.unchainedatlast.org/ https://actionnetwork.org/fundraising/help-a-woman-or-a-girl-flee-an-arrangedforced-marriage
  2. Right Sharing of World Resources (loans to groups of women to help start businesses) https://www.rswr.org/
  3. Fistula Foundation (provides surgery to cure obstetrical fistula in some of the world’s poorest countries)  https://fistulafoundation.org/
  4. Jane Goodall Institute (provides education, family planning, health care, clean water for women) https://www.janegoodall.org/our-work/our-approach/gender-health-environment/
  5. Panzi Hospital and Foundation (provides medical and psychological care and residential occupational training for women and girls in the Democratic Republic of the Congo where sexual violence is used as a weapon of war and armed conflict)   https://Panzifoundation.org

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