Pan African Women’s Organization

“The Pan Africa Women’s Organization (PAWO) was founded in 1962 in Tanzania a year before the establishment of Organization of Africa Unity (OAU) now AU. Our continent historically has been blessed with numerous female revolutionaries as the story of the formation of PAWO tells us. The history of formation of PAWO takes us back to May 1958 Congress of International Democratic Federation of women that took place in Vienna Austria, African women were represented.” Hon. Eunice Iipinge

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