Human Rights Watch


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350 Fifth Avenue
34th Floor
New York NY 10118-3299

Human Rights Watch is an international NGO dedicated to protecting the human rights of people around the world. Since its formation in 1978, it focused mainly on upholding civil and political rights. More recently it has begun to include social, cultural and economic rights. They do this by researching human rights abuses in all regions of the world, and then publishing the findings as widely as possible in the media. They also follow women's and children's rights.

International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)


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3 Endsleigh Street
London WC1H ODD

IIED is an international policy research institute and non governmental body working for more sustainable and equitable global development. Its key interests and activities focus around natural resources, climate changes, human settlements, sustainable markets and governance. Publishes widely on environmental and development issues and many IIED publications are available to download free of charge. Alternatively, they can be requested through their online bookshop, Earthprint on:

Groupe de recherche et d'échanges technologiques (GRET)


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211-213 rue La Fayette
75010 Paris

GRET designs and implements field projects, provides expertise, conducts studies, assessments and applied research, and runs information and exchange networks. It contributes to the elaboration of public policies in the North and in the South. GRET also publishes specialised works on development mainly in French with a few titles in English. Publications can be ordered online.

TRIOPS Tropical Scientific Books|S Toeche-Mittler Distribution (STMV)


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Orders Dept
Hidenburgstrasse 33
D-64295 Darmstadt

TRIOPS is a supplier of specialist literature in the field of natural sciences for tropical and subtropical scientific books and all literature regarding development aid (science, politics, agricultural economics, medicine, biology, energy and environment). Catalogue includes more than 5000 titles that can be ordered through the website and are distributed all over the world.



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9 Elmdale Road
Bristol BS8 1SL

MIDIRS supports midwives efforts to keep up to date with knowledge and current practicea through its publications, workshops and a range of information services. Topics include, adolescents, breastfeeding, cancer, neonatal care, postnatal care and pregnancy. Publications can be purchased online at

Mental Health Media


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356 Holloway Road
London N7 6PA

Mental Health Media develop and deliver a range of projects which aim to educate and give people the tools and skills to understand and address issues of mental health. They also work with journalists and broadcasters to inform their coverage of mental health issues. Mental Health Media and Rethink have founded the Mental Health Shop to provide a one-stop shop for information and resources on mental health. You can order all of MHM and Rethink's resources through the new website at or by calling 0845 456 0455.

Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS)


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30 Heng Mui Keng Terrace
Pasir Panjang

The Publications Unit of the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies has published almost 2,000 scholarly books and journals since 1972. It focuses on economics, politics, and social issues in Southeast Asia. E-books and e-journals can be purchased online, print publications through distributors (details available on the website).

SUN- Save the Underprivileged and the Needy (SUN)


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College Road 1st Lane

Vision of the Organisation: A congenial Society that afford equitable opportunities to all
Mission of the Organisation: Enhance capacity building of Private Voluntary Development Organisations (PVDOs) and community people, both urban and rural, to effect positive change in society by providing need-based, technical assistance and oversight

Doordarshan (National Television), Prasar Bharati, Broadcasting Corporation of India (DD)


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530 DD Bhavan
Copern9icus Marg 8 lf
Babar Place
New Delhi
Delhi 110001

To provide information, education and wholesome entertainment primarily to Indian citizens and to non-resident Indians. In a specially created division, Development Communication Division, this is a successful and sustainable model of secured funding for research-based and impact-oriented public service broadcasting by creating partnerships with ministries and departments of Government of India, UN agencies,other broadcasters, international and national NGOs. While creating communication interventions through such projects, this is a pioneering initiative in public-private partnership established with people at grassroots. Without any funding or support from government or non-governemnt agencies, Over 58000 volunteers in over 2400 Kalyani health clubs remain motivated through a TV programme called KALYANI to create awareness, organise cleanliness drives, blood and eye donations,health camps, promote sanitation and institutional deliveries, and feel empowered enough to seek better health services from the government via complaints to Kalyani

Strategies For Hope


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93 Divinity Road

Strategies for hope documents successful, innovative strategies of HIV/AIDS work by NGOs and community groups and disseminates these materials to particular target audiences. The types of materials produced are books, videos and training packages