Sociologists for Women in Society

Organization's name: Sociologists for Women in Society
Organization's acronym: SWS
Headquarters address  
Address: P.O. Box 150

South Glastonbury CT 06073
United States of America
Web site:
Organization type: Academics
  • English


Areas of expertise & Fields of activity:
Economic and Social:
  • Aging
  • Children
  • Citizenship and Governance
  • Criminal Justice
  • Culture
  • Decolonization
  • Development
  • Disabled Persons
  • Family
  • Human Rights
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • Media
  • Migration
  • Minority Rights
  • New Global Institutions
  • Population
  • Religion
  • Social Development
  • Statistics
  • Sustainable Development
  • Violence
  • Women

Gender Issues and Advancement of Women:
  • Education and training of women
  • Human rights of women
  • Indigenous women
  • Institutional mechanisms for the advancement of women
  • Policy advice
  • Research
  • The girl child
  • Trafficking in women and girls
  • Violence against women
  • Women and HIV/AIDS
  • Women and health
  • Women and poverty
  • Women and the economy
  • Women and the media
  • Women in power and decision-making
Geographic scope: International
Mission statement:
Year established (YYYY): 1969
Year of registration (YYYY): 1999
Organizational structure: association of 1000 voting members and a council of 9.
Number and type of members: 1000 members. Our members include women and men who work in academia, the private sector, government, and other settings.
Funding structure:
  • Membership fees or dues

Additional Information

Social Development

Accreditation to: Indigenous Forum