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American Women's Club of Hamburg

Introduction

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Our club is a proud member of FAWCO, and as a member of the American Women's Club of Hamburg, you are automatically a member of FAWCO

Founded in 1931, FAWCO is a global women’s NGO (Non-Governmental Organization), an international network of independent volunteer clubs and associations comprising 64 member clubs in 34 countries worldwide, with a total membership of around 12,000. FAWCO serves as a resource and a voice for its members; seeks to improve the lives of women and girls worldwide, especially in the areas of human rights, health, education and the environment; advocates for the rights of U.S. citizens overseas; contributes to the global community through its Task Forces and The FAWCO Foundation, which provides development grants and education awards. Since 1997, FAWCO has held special consultative status to the UN Economic and Social Council.

Mission  Statement

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 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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