Women's Organisations

Ghana



Sorted alphabetically by name of organisation



Abokobi Rural Women's Development Association
P.O.Box 138, Legon
Accra, Ghana
(Environment, Family planning, Health)


All-Africa Students Union (AASU)
P.O. Box M.274
Accra
Ghana
Tel: (0233-21) 226703


Associates In Development (ASSID)
Haana Agyemang-Mensah
P.O. Box C. 361,
Cantonnments, Accra
Ghana


Association for the Advancement of Women in Africa (ASAWA)
Box 5737, Accra North
Accra, Ghana


Centre For Integrated Rural Environment Development
P.O. Box 673
Madina, Accra
Ghana
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
Email: censudi@africaonline.com.gh


Christian Council Of Ghana
P.O. Box 919, OSU
Accra
Ghana
776678
Tel: (233) 21 776725


Christian Mothers Association
P.O. Box 5547
Accra North
Ghana
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.
Ghana


Fellowship of Ghana Christian Women (GHACOE)
Off Busia Junction
Ghana
(training, Health)


Ghana Assembly of Women
PO Box 459, Accra.
Ghana


Media and Health Coalition,
P. O. Box 16544
Airport
Accra
Ghana
Phone: (223) 21 312458
email: wasiama@yahoo.com


National Council on Women and Development (NCWD)
placed in the President's office
P.O. Box M 53
Accra, Ghana
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
Accra
Ghana
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
Accra
Ghana
Tel: (233-21) 772574
Fax: (011 233-21) 772621


Progressive Women's Credit Union
Box 1519 Cape Coast
Ghana
(0233-42) 30573
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
Ghana
(Environment)


Sungsim Women's Association
PO BOX 97, Damongo
Northern Region, Ghana
Email: powerinlarabanga@yahoo.com
url: www.sungsimwomensassociation.org


Syanshiegu Women's Association
Groundnut Oil Extraction Association
P.O.Box 798 Tamale
Ghana
(Handicrafts, Small enterprises)


Telania Women's Association
P O Box 1 Navrongo
Ghana
(Agriculture, Livestock)


Thirty-First (31st) December Women's Movement
Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings
P.O. Box 065, OSU
Accra
Ghana
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
Accra
Ghana
Tel: (233-21) 228282 Ext. 38
Fax: 234-1 269 1746


Women in Management Resource Center
P.O. Box 50, Achimota
Accra
Ghana
Tel: +233 21 401 681 or +233 21 401 683
Fax: +233 21 667 681
E-mail: gimpa@ncs.com.gh
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
email: renae@womeninprogress.org
website: http://www.womeninprogress.org
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
ACCRA
GHANA
W.A.
Tel. No. 021 762538
E-mail Matinan@aol.com


Women's Studies Collection
University of Science and Technology Library
Kumasi
Ghana
Tel: +233 51 60133 or +233 51 60212
Fax: +233 51 60137
E-mail: ustlib@ust.gn.apc.org
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
P.O.Box 2989
Accra, Ghana
(Credit, Savings)


Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA)
Adabraka (Near Holy Sprit Cathedral)
P.O. Box 1504
Accra, Ghana
Tel: 22867


Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) Of Ghana
Castle Road, POB 1504
Accra
Ghana
Tel: 220567/221944
Fax: 0223-24 665960



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