Sorted alphabetically by name of organisation
Abokobi Rural Women's Development Association
P.O.Box 138, Legon
(Environment, Family planning, Health)
All-Africa Students Union (AASU)
P.O. Box M.274
Tel: (0233-21) 226703
Associates In Development (ASSID)
P.O. Box C. 361,
Association for the Advancement of Women in Africa (ASAWA)
Box 5737, Accra North
Centre For Integrated Rural Environment Development
P.O. Box 673
Tel: (223 21) 669626/772948
The Centre for Sustainable Development Initiatives (CENSUDI)
TUC Building, Commercial Street
Box 134, Bolgatanga, UER
Ghana, West Africa
Tel/Fax: (233-72) 22249
Christian Council Of Ghana
P.O. Box 919, OSU
Tel: (233) 21 776725
Christian Mothers Association
P.O. Box 5547
22 2 339
Tel: (233-21) 772885/775745
Federation of Ghana Business and Professional Women (FGBPW)
P.O.Box: Box 16892
Accra North, Kanda E.
Fellowship of Ghana Christian Women (GHACOE)
Off Busia Junction
Ghana Assembly of Women
PO Box 459, Accra.
Media and Health Coalition,
P. O. Box 16544
Phone: (223) 21 312458
National Council on Women and Development (NCWD)
placed in the President's office
P.O. Box M 53
Telephone 229119 or 228064
Objectives: Establishing and strengthening linkages and networking activities with NGOs; Influencing policy on issues concerning women; Advising government on the integration of women in development at all levels; Studying and evaluating women's contribution to economic, social and cultural fields; Drawing up long and short term plans of action. Focus is on education, health, employment, legal issues and political participation.
National Council on Women and Development (NCWD)
Greater Accra Secretariat
P.O. Box C1402, Cantoments
Tel: +233 21 241993
The NCWD was established in 1975 to serve as the official national machinery for advising the government on all issues related to women. It collaborates with both national and international organizations on all matters relating to the status of women in Ghana. NCWD has commisioned several research projects and initiated and funded projects, thereby raising awareness about gender issues. It makes its findings available to the public via a Documentation and Information Centre, and by organizing seminars and workshops.
Organisation Of African Trade Union Unity
P.O. Box M386
Tel: (233-21) 772574
Fax: (011 233-21) 772621
Progressive Women's Credit Union
Box 1519 Cape Coast
Started in 1994 by members of Women in Progress, the credit union has now over 600 members. The credit union mobilizes funds and enables women to receive affordable loans after a pattern of regular saving.
Rural Women's Association
P.O.Box 260 Bolgatanga
Sungsim Women's Association
PO BOX 97, Damongo
Northern Region, Ghana
Syanshiegu Women's Association
Groundnut Oil Extraction Association
P.O.Box 798 Tamale
(Handicrafts, Small enterprises)
Telania Women's Association
P O Box 1 Navrongo
Thirty-First (31st) December Women's Movement
Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings
P.O. Box 065, OSU
web site: http://www.dec31.org.gh/
Tel: (233-21) 22 14 70
Fax: (233-21) 22 03 03
West African Media Network (WAMNET)
Weekly Spectator, P.O. Box 2638
Tel: (233-21) 228282 Ext. 38
Fax: 234-1 269 1746
Women in Management Resource Center
P.O. Box 50, Achimota
Tel: +233 21 401 681 or +233 21 401 683
Fax: +233 21 667 681
The WIM Resource Centre is an initiative of the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration, GIMPA. It was established in 1990 to serve those requiring information on (Ghanaian) women, and to support the Women in Management training programs. The centre maintain contacts with other women resource centres.
Women in Progress
Box CC 890
Cape Coast, Ghana
Tel: (0233-42) 36883
Women in Progress works to achieve economic independence of women and alleviate poverty at a grassroots level in developing nations through the sustainable growth of small women-owned businesses and at the same time established mutual understanding among people of diverse cultures.
Volunteer Abroad: As an international volunteer organization, Women in Progress helps people volunteer abroad. Our international volunteer programs focus on assisting women in Africa to grow their micro enterprises and become self sufficient through business and IT consulting and training.
Women's Development Agency
P.O. Box 2858
Tel. No. 021 762538
Women's Studies Collection
University of Science and Technology Library
Tel: +233 51 60133 or +233 51 60212
Fax: +233 51 60137
Since 1994, the library of the University of Science and Technology has been building a women's studies collection. The collection was started with publications received from organizations in the USA after the 1994 Boston Conference on Women's Information. The library now acquires books through gifts, donations and occasional purchases. Its clients are researchers, students and women's group leaders.
Women's World Banking
Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA)
Adabraka (Near Holy Sprit Cathedral)
P.O. Box 1504
Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) Of Ghana
Castle Road, POB 1504
Fax: 0223-24 665960
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This information was last updated on February 9, 2004.