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Australian Federation of Medical Women

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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:
    Year of registration: 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
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