Women for Afghan Women

WAW is a grassroots civil society organization dedicated to securing and protecting the rights of disenfranchised Afghan women and girls, in Afghanistan and New York, particularly their rights to develop their individual potential, to self-determination, and to be represented in all areas of life: political, social, cultural and economic. We advocate for women's rights and challenge the norms that underpin gender-based violence wherever opportunities arise to influence attitudes and bring about

Women for Afghan Women
158-24 73rd Ave.
Fresh Meadows, NY 11366
United States
718-591-2434
http://www.womenforafghanwomen.org/index.php

Executive Director

Manizha Naderi

Management Team

Manizha Naderi, Huma Safi, Naheed Bahram

Board of Directors

Sunita Viswanath, Manizha Naderi, Esther Hyneman, Masuda Sultan, Sherry Shokouhi, Manizha Naderi, Huma Safi, Naheed Bahram

Mission

WAW is a grassroots civil society organization dedicated to securing and protecting the rights of disenfranchised Afghan women and girls, in Afghanistan and New York, particularly their rights to develop their individual potential, to self-determination, and to be represented in all areas of life: political, social, cultural and economic. We advocate for women's rights and challenge the norms that underpin gender-based violence wherever opportunities arise to influence attitudes and bring about

Programs

*Family Guidance Centers* Family Guidance Centers in key cities in Afghanistan protect and serve any person who has suffered a human rights violation. Since 2006, we have seen over 900 women in our Kabul Family Guidance Center. For women whose lives are at risk, we provide shelter in a secret location. *Children's Support Center* Providing care, education and counsel to the children of incarcerated Afghan women. *Afghan Women's Fund* *Queens Community Center* *Advocacy*

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