World Federation of Methodist and Uniting Church Women (WFM and UCW)

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History

Founded 26 Oct 1939, Pasadena CA (USA), as World Federation of Methodist Women (WFMW) -- Fédération mondiale de femmes méthodistes -- Weltföderation der Methodistinnen. Reorganized 1956, becoming a World Federation officially recognized by World Methodist Council (WMC). Current constitution adopted 2001.

Aims

Be a support group for women acting as a catalyst in their faith and actions so as to promote women's interests in all areas of life, in spiritual growth, equality, development and peace; work towards the recognition of the equal status of women; facilitate, encourage and actively promote leadership training for women; be a voice for Methodist, United and Uniting Church Women.

Future Events

2021 Gothenburg, Sweden – Quinquennial Assembly

Past Events(1)

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Activities

Training/education; events/meetings; projects/programmes.

Structure

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Languages

English.

Staff

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Financing

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Consultative Status

United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) (Special); International Labour Organization (ILO) (Special List); United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF).

Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 3 non-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 77 countries
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Type I Classification

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 5: Gender EqualityGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal

UIA Org ID

C3528

Last News Received

14. Sep 2018
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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