About ICW

Since establishment in 1888, the International Council of Women has worked to advance the status and empowerment of women and girls around the world. In addition to advocacy, our affiliates train women and girls on issues affecting their livelihoods, including employable and technical skills, human rights, and leadership.

For the last 130 years, the affiliates of the International Council of Women have advocated and implemented programs around the world to promote quality education, human rights, women’s empowerment, gender equality and leadership in all sectors of the economy.

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