The Consortium of Women’s NGO’s
Adress: Stolovy lane, 6, bldg 2, office 215
For you activists, feminists and general do-gooders
The Consortium is a part of the International Network of the NIS-US Women’s Consortium. The Network unites over 200 women’s organizations, including 30 organizations in the USA, over 100 in Belarus, Moldova, and Ukraine, and 160 organizations in Russia. Priority directions in MCGS activity are the following: conducting women’s and gender studies and integrating gender theory into social sciences and the humanities, designing educational and training programs, analyzing gender issues in social policy and legislation, cooperating with state authority bodies to promote a dialogue between governmental structures and women’s non-governmental organizations pertaining to the position of women in Russian society and gender equality in Russia, integrating MCGS into national and international programs on women’s rights.
The Consortium holds regular conferences, seminars, trainings and has developed the system of educating and training women’s organizations in developing leadership skills, promoting and advocating women’s interests, and creating coalitions. The Consortium’s Internet site: www.wcons.org.ru contains information on the coalition, member organizations, official documents and laws that are important for women, and about major events in the women’s movement.