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International Federation of Business and Professional Women

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Areas of expertise & Fields of activity:

Economic and Social:
  • Aging
  • Agriculture
  • Business and Industry
  • Children
  • Citizenship and Governance
  • Coorporate Accountability
  • Criminal Justice
  • Economics and Finance
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Extreme poverty
  • Family
  • Financing for Development
  • Food
  • Human Rights
  • Industrial Development
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labour
  • Micro-Credit
  • Peace and Security
  • Population
  • Private Sector
  • Science and Technology
  • Social Development
  • Statistics
  • Sustainable Development
  • Taxation Policy
  • Torture
  • Trade and Development
  • United Nations Reform
  • Violence
  • Women
  • Women/gender Equality
  • Youth

  • Gender Issues and Advancement of Women:
  • Advocacy and outreach
  • Capacity building
  • Education and training of women
  • Human rights of women
  • Indigenous women
  • Information and communication technologies
  • Institutional mechanisms for the advancement of women
  • Millennium Development Goals
  • Policy advice
  • The girl child
  • Trafficking in women and girls
  • Violence against women
  • Women and HIV/AIDS
  • Women and armed conflict
  • Women and health
  • Women and poverty
  • Women and the economy
  • Women and the environment
  • Women in power and decision-making

  • Social Development:
  • Conflict
  • Employment
  • Indigenous issues
  • Poverty

  • Sustainable Development:
  • Agriculture
  • Capacity-building
  • Climate change
  • Freshwater
  • Gender equality
  • Health
  • Information for decision-making and participation
  • Rural Development
  • Geographic scope: International
    Country of activity:
  • Belgium
  • Romania
  • Benin
  • Argentina
  • Uruguay
  • Egypt
  • Ireland
  • Spain
  • Jamaica
  • Togo
  • Türkiye
  • Indonesia
  • Cameroon
  • Chad
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Sweden
  • Bulgaria
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • New Zealand
  • Haiti
  • Croatia
  • Burkina Faso
  • Panama
  • Hungary
  • Jordan
  • Sudan
  • Philippines
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Thailand
  • Ecuador
  • Nepal
  • Republic of Korea
  • Switzerland
  • Bangladesh
  • Mexico
  • Israel
  • United States of America
  • Ukraine
  • Italy
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Poland
  • Cambodia
  • Ghana
  • Austria
  • Chile
  • Russian Federation
  • Barbados
  • Canada
  • Pakistan
  • Mongolia
  • State of Palestine
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • China
  • Morocco
  • Nigeria
  • Republic of Moldova
  • France
  • Sri Lanka
  • Singapore
  • Estonia
  • Netherlands
  • Uzbekistan
  • Brazil
  • Iceland
  • Australia
  • Zimbabwe
  • Finland
  • Slovakia
  • India
  • Japan
  • Germany
  • Millennium Development Goals:
  • Achieve universal primary education
  • Promote gender equality and empower women
  • Improve maternal health
  • Mission statement:
    Year established:
    Year of registration: 1947
    Organizational structure: The President and Executive are tasked with the management of the organisation under the direction of the International Board which meets at the Triennial Congress and consists of representatives from each affiliate. The affiliates are grouped into 5 regions each of which holds a Regional Meeting during the triennium. Affiliates may be either federations, with a minimum of 3 clubs, or associate clubs.
    Number and type of members: 100,000 members with affiliates in 90 countries
    Funding structure:
  • Membership fees or dues
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