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Arab Women Organization (AWO)

25.09.2015 / Created by (EMWF)

The AWO is an intergovernmental organization established under the umbrella of the League of Arab States and headquartered in Egypt. It emerged from the Cairo Declaration issued by the First Arab Women Summit in November 2000 and was co-organized by the National Council for Women in Egypt, Hariri Foundation in Lebanon and the League of Arab States. AWO’s agreement came into effect in March 2003.

The AWO has several objectives :

- Achieving solidarity of Arab women as a cornerstone for Arab solidarity.

- Coordinating common Arab stands regarding Arab and international affairs and when dealing with Arab women issues in regional and international organizations.

- Raising awareness regarding economic, social, cultural and legal issues pertaining to Arab women.

- Fostering cooperation and exchange of experience between member Arab states to enhance the status of women.

- According women issues priority in developmental policies and plans.

- Empowering women and building their capacities as human beings and citizens to play an effective role in societal institutions, in the labor market, and in decision making circles.

- Enhancing essential health and education services for women.

They are registered on the platform of the Euro-Mediterranean Women's Foundation

Forum for Professionals fighting against Family Honor Crimes in the Palestinian society in Israel
Radio Souriat
Nisaa Network
Women Empowerment Unit in Jerash Municipality
Ibsar Association for the Culture and Leisure of blind and visually handicapped people
Sciences Po
Euro-Mediterranean Women's Foundation
Arab Renaissance for Democracy and Development  (ARDD - Legal Aid)
Right and Democracy Organization
Association Citoyens Acteurs
ISIS Center for Women and Development
Research Team on Gender
Mafraq Youth Gathering for Civil Society Development
MAAT for Peace, Development and Human Rights
Silvia Gagliardi
Association Corrente Rosa
Women Entrepreneurs Accelerator (WEAccelerator)
Association des Filles de la Renaissance
Women'    s Affairs Technical Committee (WATC)
Tunisian Association of Gender Studies
Alternative Movement for Individual Freedoms M.A.L.I.
Jordan Sisterhood is Global Institute (SIGI)
Souad Slaoui
SHASHAT Women Cinema
Association Feminine de Lutte contre le Violence à l'Egard de la Femme et de l'Enfant (AFLCVF)
League of Female Executives of the National Union of Tunisian Women
Faculty Affiliate, PHRGE, Northeastern College of Law
European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed)
Sihem Benallal Benrahou
Radio Hawa FM
Jerusalem Center for Women
Sawt Nssâ
Women'  s Centre for Legal Aid and Counselling
Women & Cinema
University of Manouba Tunisia

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