Arab Women's Solidarity Association (AWSA)
Association pour la solidarité entre les femmes arabes
Founded Dec 1982. Egyptian branch banned in Egypt, 15 Jun 1991. As of 2016, assumed ceased to exist.
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.
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General Assembly (every 3 years), comprising Board of Directors, representatives of branches of other countries, representatives of members in Arab countries not yet having branches and representatives of sub-groups in non-Arab countries. Board (meets at least once a year), consisting of 17 members. Executive Committee, composed of President, Vice-President, Secretary-General and Treasurer. Specialized committees. Headquarters in Cairo (Egypt).
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