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Associated Country Women of the World

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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:
  • India
  • Guyana
  • Solomon Islands
  • Norway
  • Germany
  • Estonia
  • Gambia
  • Iceland
  • New Zealand
  • Zimbabwe
  • Jamaica
  • Malaysia
  • Cameroon
  • South Africa
  • Sri Lanka
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • Bulgaria
  • Pakistan
  • Netherlands
  • Finland
  • Brunei Darussalam
  • Uganda
  • Philippines
  • Bangladesh
  • Lesotho
  • Eswatini
  • Czechia
  • Kiribati
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Belarus
  • Latvia
  • Denmark
  • Spain
  • Ireland
  • Tuvalu
  • Canada
  • Sweden
  • Colombia
  • Ghana
  • Indonesia
  • Botswana
  • Greece
  • China
  • Kenya
  • Switzerland
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Namibia
  • Zambia
  • Romania
  • Brazil
  • Slovenia
  • Australia
  • Sierra Leone
  • Tonga
  • United States of America
  • 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:
    Year of registration: 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
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