Associated Country Women of the World (ACWW)
Union mondiale des femmes rurales (UMFR)
Asociación Mundial de Mujeres Rurales
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1930 Vienna Austria
Founded following recommendations 1927, Geneva (Switzerland), of B-XB1763 - International Council of Women (ICW), and preliminary assembly 1929, London (UK). Present name adopted and constitution drawn up 1933, Stockholm (Sweden).
Connect and support women and communities worldwide; raise living standards of rural women and families through education, training and community development projects; provide practical support to members, such as aid to women's groups to set up income-generating schemes; support educational opportunities for women and girls and eliminate gender-based discrimination; give rural women a voice at international level through links with UN agencies.
Events2023-05-17 | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – Triennial World Conference
2022-05-17 | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – Triennial Conference
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Conference (every 3 years); Executive Committee. Specified Committees (6): Agriculture; Finance; Projects; Promotion and Publications; Triennial Conference; United Nations. Meetings closed.
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