Associated Country Women of the World

Organization's name: Associated Country Women of the World
Organization's acronym: ACWW
Headquarters address  
Address: A04 Parkhall, 40 Martell Road
London
SE21 8EN
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Phone: 44 (0) 20-7799-3875
Fax: 44 (0) 20-7340-9950
Email: nick@acww.org.uk
Web site: www.acww.org.uk
Organization type: Non-governmental organization
Languages:
  • English

Activities

Areas of expertise & Fields of activity:
Economic and Social:
  • Agriculture
  • Education
  • Family
  • Food
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Water
  • Women

Gender Issues and Advancement of Women:
  • Capacity building
  • Education and training of women
  • Human rights of women
  • The girl child
  • Violence against women
  • Women and armed conflict
  • Women and the economy
  • Women and the environment
  • Women and the media
  • Women and the media

Social Development:
  • Poverty

Sustainable Development:
  • Agriculture
  • Education
  • Health
  • Rural Development
  • Sanitation
Geographic scope: International
Country of activity:
  • Denmark
  • Kenya
  • Gambia
  • Zimbabwe
  • Norway
  • Germany
  • Pakistan
  • Cameroon
  • Solomon Islands
  • Iceland
  • Lesotho
  • Bulgaria
  • Indonesia
  • Estonia
  • Brunei Darussalam
  • Slovenia
  • New Zealand
  • Jamaica
  • India
  • South Africa
  • Netherlands
  • Bangladesh
  • Philippines
  • Finland
  • Belarus
  • Sierra Leone
  • Switzerland
  • Spain
  • Guyana
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Malaysia
  • Ghana
  • Canada
  • United States of America
  • Colombia
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Botswana
  • China
  • Czechia
  • Zambia
  • Sweden
  • Romania
  • Eswatini
  • Sri Lanka
  • Ireland
  • Greece
  • Namibia
  • Brazil
  • Uganda
  • Australia
  • Tonga
  • Kiribati
  • Tuvalu
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • Latvia
Millennium Development Goals:
  • Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases
  • Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
  • Achieve universal primary education
  • Promote gender equality and empower women
  • Reduce child mortality
  • Improve maternal health
  • Ensure environmental sustainability
  • Develop global partnership for development
Mission statement:
Year established (YYYY): 1933
Year of registration (YYYY): 1947
Organizational structure: Triennial Conference: current officers and voting delegates from member societies elect incoming officers and specified committee chairmen; Board of Trustees responsible for management; Executive Committee administers the organisation's affairs and comprises World President, Deputy President, Secretary and Treasurer; six Specified Committees address Agriculture, Finance, Projects, Promotion & Publications, Triennial Conference and United Nations
Number and type of members: at 30 September 2010 - 475 member societies and 1,333 individual members. Member Societies comprise women's organisations whose constitutions and methods of work are in harmony with the objectives, activities and policy of ACWW.
Affiliation with NGO networks: CONGO, NGO Committee on the Status of Women New York Vienna, NGO Committee on UNICEF & Working Group on Girls New York, NGO Committee on UNIFEM New York, NGO Group for the Convention on the Rights of the Child Geneva, NGO-UNESCO Liaison Committee Paris,
Funding structure:
  • Membership fees or dues
  • Donations and grants from domestic sources

Additional Information

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