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Natural Resource Aspects of Sustainable Development in the Bahamas

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Council for Women in the Bahamas
Umbrella Organisation
PO Box 1145, Nassau

Crisis Centre
The organization provides services to people who are the victims of physical, sexual and emotional abuse. The Centre advocates for legislative and societal protection of survivors and raises public consciousness through education and information
Issues: Domestic Violence, Child Sexual Abuse, Child Physical Abuse, Incest, Rape, Sexual Harassment, Relationship Problems, Marital Problems, and Behavioral Problems
P.O.Box EE-17910, Nassau
Tel: (242) 328-0922
Fax: (242) 328-7824

Developing Alternatives for Women For a New Era (DAWN)
DAWN level connects with the priorities of women’s and civil society organizations in each region and helps strengthen capacity to deal with issues arising from the impacts of globalization.The organization’s global advocacy work involves working in partnership with other organizations and networks to reform international institutions, ensure that governments live up to the commitments they made in the conferences, and mainstream gender in NGO advocacy initiatives
P.O. Box N-984, New Providence, Nassau
Contact: Madeline Carter-Lindeman

Free National Movements Women’s Association
P.O. Box N-10713
Nassau, Bahamas
Ph#: 809-393-7853
Fax#: 809-393-7914
The Women’s Unit
Ministry of Youth, Sports and Community Affairs
P.O. Box N-10114
Nassau, Bahamas


Caribbean Regional Office for UNIFEM
Contact: Joycelin Massiah
Regional Programme Director, UNIFEM
Room 27 Beckwith Mall
St. Michael, Barbados, W.I.
Phone 246-437-3970
Fax 246-437-7674


Bureau of Women’s Affairs
Nassau Name: Cora Bain-Colebrooke (Ms.)
Frederick Street Head of National Machinery
P. O. Box N-3746
Ph #: (809) 356-0244
Fax #: (809) 328-4917

National Women’s Movement
P.O. Box GT2127
Weir Cnr.
Ph#: 325-0536

Permanent Mission of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas to the United Nations
231 East 46th Street, New York, NY 10017
Ph#: 212 421-6925/ -6926/ -6929
Fax#: 212 759 2135