Women’s Organisations Around the World

organisations around the world

To follow are a list of women’s organisations around the world:

Asian Women In Business

Asian Women In Business (AWIB) is one of the non-profit, tax-exempt organisations with the primary mission of assisting Asian women entrepreneurs and professionals. AWIB also serves on various task forces and boards to promote the inclusion of minority and women owned businesses and professionals.

Association for Women in Communications (AWC)

The Association for Women in Communications is one of the professional organisations that champions the advancement of women across all communications disciplines, recognising excellence, promoting leadership and positioning its members at the forefront of the evolving communications era.


CARE is one of several organisations that address the structural barriers to overcoming poverty, including discrimination and exclusion; corrupt or incompetent public institutions; lack of access to essential public services; conflict and social disorder and major public health threats. While these can be found to varying degrees in any wealthy nation, CARE believes the greatest potential for impact is within developing countries.

Centre for Women’s Business Research

The Centre provides knowledge about women business owners and their enterprise organisations worldwide. It provides research to document the economic and social contributions of women-owned organisations, and consulting and public relations services to maximize the benefits of this knowledge.

Equality Now

Working to make equality a reality for women and girls, using legal change to create social change. Equality and opportunity for women and girls is vital for peace, prosperity and progress for everyone in the community.

Globul Fund for Women

Global Fund for Women is one of the organisations that exists to support women’s groups who work every day to win rights for women and girls. These groups are working to ensure women can own property, vote, run for office, get paid fair wages, and live free from violence, which includes domestic violence, sexual assault and harmful practices such as female genital mutilation.

International Centre for Research on Women (ICRW)

A global research institute with headquarters in Washington, D.C. USA, and regional offices in New Delhi, India and Kampala, Uganda. Their research evidence identifies women’s contributions as well as the obstacles that prevent them from being economically strong and able to fully participate in society. ICRW translates these insights into a path of action that honours women’s human rights, ensures gender equality and creates the conditions in which all women can thrive.

Women For Women International

A non-profit that works with women who have experienced war, civil strife and other conflicts, providing them with the tools and resources to become financially independent and self-sufficient. Women for Women International offers a one year program that teaches job skills and business training to women in conflict, in addition to facilitating group therapy sessions for war survivors.

Women in Technology International (WITI)

Women in Technology International is a trade association empowering women in business and technology to achieve unimagined possibilities. WITI has programs and partnerships that provide connections, resources, opportunities and a supportive environment of women committed to helping each other.

Women’s World Banking

In order for more low-income women to have access to financial products than ever before, Women’s World Banking works closely with its global network of 40 financial institutions from 29 countries to create new credit, savings, and insurance products specifically designed for the unique needs of women.

Young Female Entrepreneurs

An online platform for entrepreneurial women in their 20s and 30s looking to start or build their own business. The online platform serves as an interactive hub that connects younger businesswomen to seasoned experts.


One of the oldest and largest multicultural women’s organisations in the world and in 120 countries, the YWCA aim that “by 2035, 100 million young women and girls will transform power structures to create justice, gender equality and a world without violence and war; leading a sustainable YWCA movement, inclusive of all women”.

Zonta International

Zonta International is a global organisation of executives and professionals working together to advance the status of women worldwide through service and advocacy. With more than 31,000 members in 66 countries and geographic areas, members volunteer their time, talents and support to local and international service projects as well as scholarship programs