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Adoption

Bethany Christian Services
http://www.bethany.org/

Children’s Home Society of Virginia
http://www.chsva.org/

Children’s Hope International
http://www.childrenshopeint.org/

Advocacy
Health:
Global:

World Health Organization (WHO)
http://www.who.int/en/

Global Health Council
http://www.globalhealth.org/

Access/Insurance:

Universal Healthcare Action Network
http://www.uhcan.org/

American Medical Association (AMA)
www.voicefortheuninsured.org

Poverty:

Bead for Life
http://www.beadforlife.org/

CARE
http://www.care.org/

World Hunger:

United Nations World Food Programme
http://www.fighthunger.org/

World Hunger Notes
http://www.worldhunger.org/

The Hunger Site
http://www.thehungersite.com/

Heifer Project International
http://www.heifer.org/

Human Rights:
General:

Amnesty International
http://www.amnesty.org/

Human Rights Watch
http://www.hrw.org/

Human Trafficking/Sex Trade:

Florida Coalition Against Human Trafficking
http://www.stophumantrafficking.org/

Polaris Project
http://www.polarisproject.org/

International Justice Mission
http://www.ijm.org/

Female Genital Mutilation:

Info

http://www.who.int/mediacentre/
factsheets/fs241/en/

http://www.unicef.org/protection/
index_genitalmutilation.html

http://www.unicef.org/protection/
ethiopia_34881.html

http://www.path.org/files/FGM-The-Facts.htm

http://www.lifesteps.com/gm/Atoz/ency/
female_genital_mutilation.jsp

http://www.religioustolerance.org/fem_circ.htm

http://www.religioustolerance.org/fem_cirm1.htm

http://www.unfpa.org/gender/practices1.htm

http://www.unfpa.org/gender/practices2.htm

The Female Genital Cutting Education and Networking Project
http://www.fgmnetwork.org/

Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting: A Statistical Exploration
http://www.unicef.org/publications/
index_29994.html

Civil Rights:

American Civil Liberties Union
http://www.aclu.org/

Minorities:
Birth:

The Birthing Project USA
http://www.birthingprojectusa.com/

Women:
Violence/Sexual Assault:

V-Day
http://v10.vday.org/

Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN)
http://www.rainn.org/

National Sexual Assault Hotline
1-800-656-HOPE (4673)

National Sexual Violence Resource Center
http://www.nsvrc.org/

Office for Victims of Crime
Sexual Assault and Rape
http://www.ovc.gov/help/rape.htm

Office on Violence Against Women
http://www.ovw.usdoj.gov/

National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence
http://www.ncdsv.org/

Project Horizon (Lexington, VA)
http://www.projecthorizon.net/

Men Ending Violence (Virginia)
http://www.vahealth.org/civp/
sexualviolence/menendingviolence/

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence
http://www.ncadv.org/

National Domestic Violence Hotline
1-800-799-SAFE (7233)
http://www.ndvh.org/

Domestic Violence Information Center
http://www.feminist.org/other/dv/dvhome.html

Breast Cancer:

Every Woman’s Life Program (Virginia)
http://www.vahealth.org/breastcancer/

Susan G. Koman Breast Cancer Foundation
http://cms.komen.org/komen/

Project Woman Coalition
http://www.projectwoman.org/

Cervical Cancer:

National Cervical Cancer Public Education Campaign
http://www.cervicalcancercampaign.org/

Tell Someone
http://www.tellsomeone.com/

The HPV Test
http://www.thehpvtest.com/

RHO Cervical Cancer
http://www.rho.org/

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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome:

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Association
http://www.pcosupport.org/

Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder:

Diagnosis and Treatment of Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder
http://www.aafp.org/afp/20021001/1239.html

Mood Disorders and the Reproductive Cycle
http://www.healthyplace.com/communities/depression/women_7.asp

Depression:

Depression in Women
http://www.mentalhealthamerica.net/index.cfm?
objectid=C7DF952E-1372-4D20-C8A3DDCD5459D07B

Women and Depression
http://www.femalebrain.com/ 

Codependency:

Patterns of Codependency
http://www.mental-health-matters.com/
articles/article.php?artID=349

Conquering Codependency- Loving Without Leaning
http://www.bellaonline.com/subjects/6165.asp

Women’s Health/Women’s Rights:

Center for Reproductive Rights
http://www.reproductiverights.org/

Womenshealth.gov
http://www.4woman.gov/

National Women’s Health Resource Center
http://www.healthywomen.org/

National Organization for Women (NOW)
http://www.now.org/

Feminist.com
http://www.feminist.com/

Feminist Majority Foundation
http://www.feminist.org/

Economic Assistance/Charities/Sponsorship:

Global Fund for Women
https://www.globalfundforwomen.org/

Women for Women International
http://www.womenforwomen.org/

Pueblo a Pueblo (Guatemala)
http://www.puebloapueblo.org/mc_sponsor.html

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Teen Health/Pregnancy:

The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy
http://www.thenationalcampaign.org/

Sigmas Against Teen-Age Pregnancy Plus (SATAPP)
Male outreach and responsible fatherhood
http://www.marchofdimes.com/aboutus/4077_4746.asp

Pregnant Teen Help
http://www.pregnantteenhelp.org/

American Pregnancy Helpline
http://www.thehelpline.org/

Cool Nurse
http://www.coolnurse.com/

Pregnancy:

National Advocates for Pregnant Women (NAPW)
http://www.advocatesforpregnantwomen.org/

Centering Pregnancy
http://www.centeringpregnancy.com/

Birth:

Childbirth Connection
http://www.childbirthconnection.org/

Trust Birth Initiative
http://www.trustbirth.com/

Birth On Labor Day (BOLD)
http://www.boldaction.org/home.html

Coalition for Improving Maternity Services
http://www.motherfriendly.org/

The Birth Survey
http://www.thebirthsurvey.com/

White Ribbon Alliance for Safe Motherhood
http://www.whiteribbonalliance.org/

Citizens for Midwifery
http://cfmidwifery.org/

The Big Push for Midwives Campaign
http://birthpolicy.org/

Midwife Info
http://midwifeinfo.com/

With Women (England)
http://www.withwoman.co.uk/

Birth Network National
http://www.birthnetwork.org/

Virginia Birth Injury Program
http://www.vabirthinjury.com/

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Birth Trauma:

PUNAHELE
http://www.tara-approach.org/punahele.html

Bonding and Baby Birth Trauma
http://www.gentlebirth.org/archives/brtrauma.html

Variations of Normal Birth:

Breech Baby
http://www.gentlebirth.org/archives/breech.html#Breech
http://onyx-ii.com/birthsong/page.cfm?breech
http://www.breechbabies.com/
http://www.moondragon.org/obgyn/pregnancy/breech.html
http://www.breechbaby.info/
http://www.spinfrog.com/doula/breech.html
http://www.birthinternational.com/articles/andrea13.html
http://pregnancychildbirth.suite101.com/article.cfm/vaginal_breech

Twins
http://www.moondragon.org/obgyn/pregnancy/twins.html#birthingtwins
http://www.twinstoday.com/articles/multiples/
do-multiples-equal-cesareany-3197/

http://pregnancy.about.com/cs/twinsmore/a/aatwinlabor.htm

Cesarean:

International Cesarean Awareness Network
http://www.ican-online.org/

International Cesarean Awareness Network of Southwest Virginia
(Roanoke, VA)
http://www.icanofswva.org/

Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC):

VBAC.com
http://www.vbac.com/

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Breastfeeding:

La Leche League
http://www.llli.org/
http://www.lllusa.org/

Breastfeeding Online
http://www.breastfeedingonline.com/

Newman Breastfeeding Clinic and Institute
http://www.drjacknewman.com/

Benefits of Breastfeeding
http://www.aap.org/publiced/BR_BFBenefits.htm

Breastfeeding Around the World
http://www.breastfeedingbasics.org/cgi-bin/deliver.cgi/content/International/recommendations.html

WIC Learning Center
http://www.nal.usda.gov/wicworks/Learning_Center/Breastfeeding_studies.html

Circumcision:

National Organization of Circumcision Information Resource Centers (NOCIRC)
http://www.nocirc.org/

National Organization to Halt the Abuse and Routine Mutilation of Males (NOHARMM)
http://www.noharmm.org/

Doctors Opposing Circumcision
http://www.doctorsopposingcircumcision.org/

Nurses for the Rights of the Child
http://www.nurses.cirp.org/

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Maternal-Child:

National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition
http://www.hmhb.org/

March of Dimes
http://www.marchofdimes.com/

Kangaroo Mother Care
http://www.kangaroomothercare.com/  

Healthy Families America
http://www.healthyfamiliesamerica.org/

Healthy Families of the Blue Ridge (Virginia)
http://www.augustamed.com/forum/healthyfamilies.asp

Children:
SIDS:

First Candle
http://www.sidsalliance.org/

American SIDS Institute
http://www.sids.org/

Child Abuse:

Childhelp
http://www.childhelp.org/

Prevent Child Abuse Virginia
http://preventchildabuseva.org/

Global Issues:

UNICEF
http://www.unicef.org/

The Child Health Site
http://www.thechildhealthsite.com/

World Childhood Foundation
http://www.childhood.org/

The Code
http://www.thecode.org/

Adolescents:

Advocates for Youth
http://www.advocatesforyouth.org/

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Alternative Lifestyle

Center for Unhindered Living
http://www.unhinderedliving.com/

The Natural Parenting Site
http://naturalbirth.tripod.com/

The Natural Child Project
http://www.naturalchild.com/

Families for Natural Living
http://familiesfornaturalliving.org/

Alternative Schools

Woods Creek Montessori Preschool (Lexington)
http://www.woodscreekmontessori.org/

Staunton Montessori School
http://www.stauntonmontessori.org/

Charlottesville Waldorf School
http://www.cwaldorf.org/

Renaissance School (Charlottesville)
http://www.renaissanceschool.org/

Articles
Birth Politics:

Are Home Births Dangerous?
http://abcnews.go.com/Health/Story?id=5340949&page=3

Birth Perspectives:

The Wisdom of Tibetan Childbirth
http://www.context.org/ICLIB/IC31/Farwell.htm

Birth and the Origins of Violence
http://www.birthpsychology.com/violence/chamberlain1.html

Birth Trauma:

Healing of Pre & Perinatal Trauma
http://www.birthpsychology.com/healing/emerson.html

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