From the appendix to Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn’s Half the Sky, a list of groups that specialize in supporting women in developing countries:
“This list is not a rating, screening or exhaustive list; it is a quirky compendium of groups both small and large that we’ve seen in action. Consider it a starting point for further research. Two useful websites to consult for more information about aid groups are Charity Navigator and Givewell.”
In addition, there are many outstanding aid groups, such as International Rescue Committee, UNICEF, Save the Children, and Mercy Corps, that are not listed below because women and girls are not their only focus.