Founded in 1929 ACWW connects and supports women and communities worldwide.
Organisation (NGO) and pursues its charitable objectives through its Member Societies, individual Members, and networks of NGOs.
ACWW also holds Consultative Status with the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), and the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO).
This enables ACWW to represent rural women, facilitate better access to information resources, funding community development projects and training programmes.
Throughout the World, ACWW Member Societies promote and support projects that reflect the UN Sustainable Development Goals.