Rural Women's Movement (RWM)

The Rural Women's Movement (RWM) is an independent non-profit women's land rights organization that seeks to eliminate poverty by providing training on women's land and property rights, and enhance women's participation in local governance. RWM advocates for women's independent land and property rights and lobbies for public policy changes. RWM also offers training on how to respond strategically to the AIDS pandemic, while providing resources for orphaned and vulnerable children.

Rural Women's Movement (RWM)
c/o IDEX 827 Valencia Street, Suite 101
San Francisco, CA 94110
South Africa
415-824-8384
http://www.idex.org/country.php?country_id=10

Founding Director

Sizani Ngubane

Project Leaders

Sizane Ngubane
Sarah Dotlich

Mission

The Rural Women's Movement (RWM) is an independent non-profit women's land rights organization that seeks to eliminate poverty by providing training on women's land and property rights, and enhance women's participation in local governance. RWM advocates for women's independent land and property rights and lobbies for public policy changes. RWM also offers training on how to respond strategically to the AIDS pandemic, while providing resources for orphaned and vulnerable children.

Programs

Rural Women's Movement works to educate and empower rural women through four program areas that work to increase women's effective participation in local governance; secure land and property tenure; identify community based strategies to mitigate the impact of HIV/AIDS with a specific focus on home health care and placing orphaned children with extended family; and conduct trainings for sustainable agriculture that incorporate Zulu traditional methods.

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