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IAW - a gobal organization with a long history

The International Alliance of Women (IAW) is an international NGO comprising 50 member organizations  involved in the promotion of women’s human rights, of equality and of the empowerment of women . The IAW has general consultative status at the UN Economic and Social Council and is accredited to many specialized UN agencies, has participatory status with the Council of Europe and is represented  at other international organizations.

In 1946 the present name, International Alliance of Women, was adopted with the sub title Equal Rights – Equal Responsibilities. Since 1947, the IAW has had general consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council, and was one of the first organizations to be granted this status.

Photo: IAW-Flag

IAW President:                                 Alison Brown USA

IAW Communication Unit:             Lene Pind Denmark; Sanja Jeraj Germany

IAW Treasurer:                                 Antonia Lavine USA

Team of the WP-Project: 
Ursula Nakamura-Stoecklin Switzerland IAW Co-Coordinator WP project

Heidi Bodmer  Switzerland IAW Co-Coordinator WP project
Pascale Vallée France IAW

Steering Group of the WP-Project: 

Natalie Kostus USA

Anne Pelagie Yotchou Cameroon

Ruhi Sayid Pakistan

Anuarite Siirewabo Muyuwa DR Congo

Seema Uplekar India

Signe Vahlun Denmark

Lyda Versteegen Netherlands


Actors Group of the WP-Project:    

Thérèse Akakpo Adjoa LA COLOMBE Togo

Goma Bastola  RUWON Nepal

Chanelle Lumière Cayue Chezeu RENATA  Cameroon

Edah Gondwe  Zambia Alliance of Women Zambia

Rebecca Juga  BAWUFAG, Cameroon

Rita Marque Mbatha Women's Comfort Corner Zimbabwe

Ruhi Sayid  All Pakistan Women's Organization, Pakistan

Anuarite Siirewabo Muyuwa  SOFEDEC  DR Congo

Dr. KG Vijayalekshmy, SANDEPANI SCHOOL, India

Anne Pelagie  Yotchou CEFAP Ladies Circle, Cameroon

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