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”.