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ACWW is the largest international organization for rural women. It has a uniquely down-to-earth approach, offering mutual support, friendship and practical help to its members.


The organization has a membership of nine million through its 365 Member Societies in over 70 countries.

Aims & Objectives

TO RAISE the standard of living of rural women and families through education, training and community development programs.

TO PROVIDE practical support to its members and help them set up income-generating schemes.

TO GIVE rural women a voice at international level through its links with UN agencies.

As a member of the PEIWI, you are also affiliated with the Associated Country Women of the World (ACWW), a group of some 9 million women in over 70 countries' the largest women's organization in the world.

ACWW Triennial Conference -Chennai, India September 26, 2013

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