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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:                    Cheryl Hayles Canada

IAW Communication Unit: Lene Pind Denmark

Coordinators of the WP-Project: 
Gudrun Haupter,
Germany, Convenor IAW Commission of Health,

Ursula Nakamura-Stoecklin, Switzerland IAW

Heidi Bodmer, Switzerland 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:     

Goma Bastola  RUWON Nepal,

Edah Gondwe  Zambia Alliance of Women Zambia,

Rebecca Juga  BAWUFAG, Cameroon,

Sab Julliet  RENATA Cameroon,

Rita Marque Mbatha Women's Comfort Corner Zimbabwe,

Anne Pelagie  Yotchou CEFAP Ladies Circle, Cameroon,

Ruhi Sayid  All Pakistan Women's Organization, Pakistan,

Anuarite Siirewabo Muyuwa  SOFEDEC  DR Congo

Advisor Health-Education:                
Daniela Enzler, Swiss Sexual Health  Switzerland

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