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Association for Women's Rights in Development

The Association for Women's Rights in Development (AWID) is an international membership organization that aims to strengthen the effect and influence of women's rights advocates, organizations, and movements internationally. AWID was founded in 1982. Its members include both men and women who are researchers, activists, students, academics, business-people, policy makers, development specialists, and more. AWID offers both individual and institutional memberships.

The association is a multigenerational, creative, future-orientated feminist organization whose work aims to build knowledge and understanding of the trends and institutions undermining women's rights and the appropriate strategies to address them; create capacity building measures for and with women's rights advocates, organizations, and movements; build alliances across differences based on age, gender, sectors, social movements, regions, issues, and communities; and influence international institutions and ...

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