Association of African Women for Research and Development (AAWORD)
Association des femmes africaines pour la recherche et le développement (AFARD)
1977-12-17 Dakar Senegal
17 Dec 1977, Dakar (Senegal), following consultative meeting, Dec 1976, Lusaka (Zambia).
Promote multi-dimensional (political, economic, social, cultural and psychological) development of the African people; alert governments, public authorities and research centres to the need for decolonizing research; create and develop lines of communication between women researchers themselves and between them and others concerned with development problems in Africa; promote action oriented research; evaluate methodologies and research priorities.
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General Assembly (every 4 years). Executive Committee, consisting of 9 elected members representing 9 regions (North Africa, Southern Africa, Central Africa, Eastern Africa, Anglophone West Africa, Francophone West Africa, Lusophone Africa, Europe, Americas), defined in the regulations and, ex-officio, Executive Secretary. Secretariat, headed by Executive Secretary.
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