Member profile

Organization

Organization for Afghan Women Capacity and Knowledge (OAWCK)

Constituency

Civil Society

Country/Region

Afghanistan

Organisation Description

Organization for Afghan Women Capacity and Knowledge (OAWCK) is an Afghan, independent, nonpolitical, nonsectarian, nonprofit organization, created at the initiative of a group of Afghans in 2009. It has been registered under # 1888 with the Ministry of Economy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan as well as local provincial governments.

The organization was initially involved in to improve the capacity of afghan women, ending violence against women and developing awareness of society regarding women and children rights, ending violence against child, ending child labor, decreasing mental and economical press of Afghan women caused by Violence, War and Poverty and active participation of women in civil society activists, Election and self/right Defense.

Issues

Sexual violence

Physical violence

Emotional violence

Sector

Health

Women and gender equality

Early Childhood Development

Social Services/Child Protection

Social Protection

Education

Justice/Law Enforcement