Australian Federation of Medical Women

Organization's name: Australian Federation of Medical Women
Headquarters address  
Address: Level 1, 366a Bridge Road
Phone: +61 3 9421 1070
Fax: +61 3 9421 1072
Web site:

Organization type: Association
  • English

Contacts & Participation:

First Name:

Last Name:

Contact Type:

Marissa Daniels Committee on NGOs Representative , Advancement of Women
Sharon Tivey Advancement of Women


Areas of expertise & Fields of activity:

Gender Issues and Advancement of Women:
  • Advocacy and outreach
  • Education and training of women
  • Human rights of women
  • Men and boys
  • Policy advice
  • Research
  • The girl child
  • Trafficking in women and girls
  • Violence against women
  • Women and health
  • Geographic scope: National
    Country of activity:
    • Australia
    Millennium Development Goals:
    • Promote gender equality and empower women
    • Improve maternal health
    Mission statement:
    Year established (YYYY): 1927
    Year of registration (YYYY): 1994
    Organizational structure: The AFMW comprises state medical women's societys and individual medical women members. It is governed by a national, executive committee.
    Number and type of members: AFMW membership is automatic for doctors who are members of their affiliated state medical women's society; medical women can join AFMW directly where there is no active local state body. Full membership is open to registered female medical practitioners of Australia. Associate membership includes non-registered female medical practitioners and medical students. Membership of AFMW confers automatic membership of the Medical Women's International Association.
    Affiliation with NGO networks: Medical Women's International Association
    Funding structure:
    • Membership fees or dues

    • Grants from Governments

    Additional Information

    Advancement of Women

    Affiliation with other organizations:

    Other UN Entities

    Accreditation with other UN Entities:
    • DPI

    Main Objective

    Advancement of Women