Our Mission

NAWO is an alliance of organisations and institutions working to make gender equality a reality.

Aims & Objectives

NAWO outlines its aims and objectives, in the Strategic Plan, 2015 – 2020, here.


Ensuring that women’s voices are heard nationally and internationally and that gender is mainstreamed throughout all government policies.

Our Cornerstones

The Convention for the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).  The Beijing Platform for Action (BPFA).

Our Commitments

The implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action (BPFA).  The improvement of government provision for women.  The assessment of all policies and their impact on women and men.


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16 Days of Activism to Stop Violence Against Women and Girls

Haverfordwest County Hall 16days orange

Welsh County Hall turns Orange as part of #16days campaign

Soroptimists International Haverfordwest persuaded their local Welsh council to light up the Council Hall Orange at start of #16 days campaign
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SecurityWomen 16 Days of Activism

#16Days – SecurityWomen: Violence is not inevitable

SecurityWomen deploys 16 Days of Activism to demand gender parity in security sector to eliminate violence against women.
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Rona Foundation: 16 Days of Activism Celebrate, Advocate, Encourage a Widow

#16Days of Activism: Celebrate, Advocate, Encourage a Widow

Rona Foundation is a widow human rights organisation in Kenya. During this year’s 16 Days of Activism, Rona aims to amplify widows’ voices through an online video campaign....
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Jihyun Park North Korean survivor of slavery

Jihyun Park, North Korean survivor of slavery and trafficking launches NAWO’s 2021 #16DaysofActivism

I am a North Korean survivor of human trafficking and forced marriage. My experiences bear witness to the failures of States, nongovernmental organisations, and human rights activists.
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Events and activism
to raise the
profile and impact
of gender issues
around the world.
We work at all levels of society to engage in relevant discourses and contribute to significant current developments.