Associated Country Women of the World (ACWW)
Union mondiale des femmes rurales (UMFR)
Asociación Mundial de Mujeres Rurales
1930 Vienna Austria
1930, Vienna (Austria), as Liaison Committee of Rural Women's and Homemakers' Organizations, 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.
Events2022-05-17 | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – Triennial Conference
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Conference (every 3 years). Board of Trustees, comprising Officers - World President, Deputy President, Secretary, Treasurer and 9 Area Presidents - and Specified Committee Chairmen. Executive Committee, consisting of World President, Deputy President, Secretary and Treasurer. Specified Committees (6): Agriculture; Finance; Projects; Promotion and Publications; Triennial Conference; United Nations. Meetings closed.
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