Arab Women's Solidarity Association (AWSA)

Association pour la solidarité entre les femmes arabes

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History

Founded Dec 1982. Egyptian branch banned in Egypt, 15 June 1991. As of 2016, assumed ceased to exist.

Aims

Promote and develop the social, cultural and educational status of Arab women and strengthen ties between them; mobilize women's efforts to abolish all forms of inequality and discrimination among men and women; enable active participation by women in political, social and intellectual life of their countries; promote social justice within the family and society; develop the identity and authentic personality of Arab women and their capacity for critical appraisal; develop a series of practical programmes to improve the lives of women in rural and urban areas; create an active network with Arab and international women's groups.

Future Events

Past Events(7)

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Activities

Works in social, cultural and educational activities, through village projects, information and education activities; organizes conferences and seminars; cultural exchange programmes; research projects. Has set up a feminist publishing house. Projects with United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Income-generating projects in rural areas. Organizes international conference (always in Cairo).

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 2 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 3 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 33 countries
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UIA Org ID

D0340

Last News Received

14. Sep 2008
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