A sia P acific F orum on W omen L aw and D evelopment (APWLD). APWLD is an independent, non-government, non-profit, organization. It is human rights network of 150 members: lawyers, academics, social scientists and grassroots women’s organisations
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APWLDis an independent,
non-government, non-profit, organization. It is
human rights network of
social scientists and
grassroots women’s organisations
from 23 countries of
the Asia Pacific region
This is a field which is not only fraught with complexities but it is also a field in which results can be expected only on a very long term basis. However, investments in the development of women is very essential for it means the direct development of the human resource potential of half the nation.
(Nimalka Fernando – Regional Coordinator 1989)
Asian Social Forum, Hyderabad,SUPPORTED MOVEMENTS … the participation of marginalised members in peoples’ fora -
Work in collaboration with partners/Co-organising regional and sub regional consultations and meetings for women fisherfolk, indigenous women, peasant women, Dalits and other marginalised groups
Food Sovereignty /TNCs out of Agriculture!