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Here Are Some Pro-Woman Groups You Can Support Right Now | The Huffington Post EDITION US عربي (Arabi) Australia Brasil Canada Deutschland España France Ελλάδα (Greece) India Italia 日本 (Japan) 한국 (Korea) Maghreb México Québec (En Francais) United Kingdom United States INFORM • INSPIRE • ENTERTAIN • EMPOWER NEWS WorldPost Highline Science Education Weird News Business TestKitchen Tech College Media POLITICS Pollster Election Results Eat the Press HuffPost Hill Candidate Confessional So That Happened ENTERTAINMENT Sports Comedy Celebrity Books Entertainment TV Arts + Culture WELLNESS Healthy Living Travel Style Taste Home Weddings Divorce Sleep GPS for the Soul WHAT'S WORKING Impact Green Good News Global Health VOICES Black Voices Latino Voices Women Fifty Religion Queer Voices Parents Teen College VIDEO ALL SECTIONS Arts + Culture Black Voices Books Business Candidate Confessional Celebrity College Comedy Crime Divorce Dolce Vita Eat the Press Education Election Results Entertainment Fifty Good News Green Healthy Living Highline Home Horoscopes HuffPost Data HuffPost Hill Impact Latino Voices Media Outspeak Parents Politics Pollster Queer Voices Religion Science Small Business So That Happened Sports Style Taste Tech Teen TestKitchen Travel TV Weddings Weird News Women WorldPost FEATURED GPS for the Soul Hawaii OWN Dr. Phil Quiet Revolution Talk to Me Don't Stress the Mess Endeavor Fearless Dreamers Generation Now Inspiration Generation Paving the Way The Power Of Humanity Sleep + Wellness What's Working: Purpose + Profit What's Working: Small Businesses WOMEN Here Are Some Pro-Woman Groups You Can Support Right Now A few organizations that could always use help. 11/09/2016 03:03 pm ET | Updated Nov 10, 2016 5.7k Catherine Pearson Women & Parents Senior Reporter, The Huffington Post Frank Franklin II/ASSOCIATED PRESS After a campaign season marred by unrelenting misogyny, Donald Trump defeated Hillary Clinton to become this country’s president-elect, and many women are reeling. We’re grieving . We’re taking stock of how we got here . We’re getting IUDs . As Clinton said  in her concession speech on Wednesday, these results are painful for a lot of people, and they will be for a long time. Mercifully, this country has long had organizations that fight, every day, to empower women and keep them safe. And while it is, of course, OK to simply be still and feel whatever it is you’re feeling, there are things you can do right now if you feel like you’re crawling out of your skin. Perhaps consider this list (by no means exhaustive) of pro-women, pro-girls groups that can always use support: American Civil Liberties Union fights to support reproductive rights, LGBTQ rights, racial justice, voting rights and free speech (to name a few).  Take action . Make a gift . Black Women’s Blueprint fights sexual violence against black women and girls.  Donate here .   Boys & Girls Clubs of America helps provide a safe place for boys and girls to learn and play through programs aimed at fostering leadership, health, the arts, etc.  Here are a few ways to give . Center for Reproductive Rights works to improve the worldwide reproductive rights landscape using the law. Report a rights violation , call on Congress to support women or donate . (If you shop through Amazon, you can also use AmazonSmile to donate a portion of the purchase price of whatever you buy to the Center for Reproductive Rights ― at no cost to you. Same goes for several other organizations on this list.) NARAL Pro-Choice America fights to protect women’s legal right to abortion services in this country.  Donate .  Volunteer .  National Organization for Women, the feminist advocacy group, has been fighting for the women’s rights movement since the 1960s, promoting reproductive rights and an end gender-based inequality. Donate here .  National Women’s Law Center works to create policies and laws that support girls and women ― particularly those who are low-income and have been discriminated against. Take action . Donate .  Planned Parenthood provides healthcare to 1.5 million women and men every year in this country (despite being under constant threat by the GOP).  Donate . Get  involved here .  RAINN is the largest organization in this country dedicated to ending sexual violence. Get involved by fundraising or helping with the national sexual assault hotline (among other volunteer opportunities) . Donate .  Save the Children invests in the lives of boys and girls around the world and across the country, directly reaching more than 60 million children a year. Get involved here .  Ultra Violet helps combat sexism and supports sexual assault victims. Take action here .  Also on HuffPost 10 Women On Why Feminism Still Matters 10 Women On Why Feminism Still Matters 1 of 10 Share this slide: Ellen T. Crenshaw More: 2016 Election Suggest a correction Comments Close SUBSCRIBE AND FOLLOW Get top stories and blog posts emailed to me each day. Newsletters may offer person