International – Associated Country Women of the World (ACWW)

Associated Country Women of the World

ACWW is one of the largest development organisations for rural women, working with 412 member societies and affiliates to represent more than 9 million women in 77 countries worldwide. They engage with, and advocate for, women at local, national and international levels. They seek to achieve the following:

  • To raise the standard of living for rural women and their families through education, training and community development programmes;
  • To provide practical support to our members and help them set up income-generating schemes;
  • To support educational opportunities for women and girls, and help eliminate gender discrimination;
  • To give rural women a voice at an international level through our links with UN agencies bodies.

The Country Women’s Association of Western Australia (Inc) is a Category 1 Society Member of the ACWW.

ACWW South Pacific Area Conference 2020 (postponed to 2021)

This year’s South Pacific Area Conference will now be held online on Monday, 8 March 2021.  The theme of the conference is “Opportunities and Achievements in the South Pacific”.