AWA The International Women's Club of Vienna

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AWA The International Women's Club of Vienna

Who we are

AWA is an active member of FAWCO, an international network of 56 member clubs in 28 countries worldwide.

Founded in 1931, FAWCO serves as a voice and support network for Americans who live and work overseas, with an emphasis on women and children. FAWCO is a United Nations-accredited non-governmental organization (NGO) and since 1997 has held special consultative status with the UN Economic and Social Council. FAWCO is an international network of independent volunteer clubs and associations comprising 56 member Clubs in 28 countries worldwide, including AWA Vienna. FAWCO serves as a resource and a voice for its members seeking to improve the lives of women and girls worldwide, especially in the areas of human rights, health, education and the environment.

WFGW is a team of AWA members connecting our club membership with the rest of FAWCO, other NGOs and UN agencies.

Learn more at https://www.fawco.org

FAWCO is an international federation of independent organizations whose mission is

  • to build strong support networks for its American and international membership;
  • to improve the lives of women and girls worldwide;
  • to advocate for the rights of US citizens overseas; and
  • to mobilize the skills of its membership in support of global initiatives for education, the environment, health and human rights.

 

FAWCO is committed to improving the lives of women and girls worldwide, especially in the areas of education, the environment, health, and human rights. The FAWCO Global Issues Teams provide resources for the member clubs to raise awareness of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) related to FAWCO's commitment. The three-year Target Program focuses on a specific issue to increase the impact of local clubs.

If you are an American living overseas, you may have many questions about your rights and responsibilities. FAWCO serves as a nonpartisan organization, offering up-to-date information on US Voting, US Citizenship, and US Tax and Banking and keeping the public up-to-date on issues important to Americans living and working overseas. FAWCO was instrumental in creating the Americans Abroad Caucus.

FAWCO's Mission

To build strong support networks for its American and international membership;
To improve the lives of women and girls worldwide;
To advocate for the rights of U.S. citizens overseas; and
To mobilize the skills of its membership in support of global initiatives for education, the environment, health, and human rights.

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