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Our Current Members

AWID members come from 156 countries and are researchers, academics, students, educators, activists, business people, policy-makers, development practitioners, funders, and more.

Institutional Member: The Reproductive Health Training Center (RHTC)


The Reproductive Health Training Center (RHTC), founded in 1998 and based in the Republic of Moldova, is a non-governmental organization aiming to protect and promote reproductive health and rights. RHTC works to ensure equal access to good quality reproductive health (RH) services for all women (including adolescents and women from socially marginalized groups) and to provide education on sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), particularly for medical and community members. The organization has a broad experience in developing and conducting trainings on sexual and reproductive health issues for adolescents and Y-peer educators. RHTC collaborates with the World Health Organization, the United Nations Population Fund, the Ministry of Healthcare of the Republic of Moldova, the State Medical and Pharmaceutical University “Nicolae Testemitanu”, as well as with numerous national and international non-governmental organizations focusing on youth and women’s SRHR issues. Besides being an AWID member, RHTC is also a member of the International Campaign for Women’s Right to Safe Abortion and ASTRA Network. To find out more about RHTC, please visit their website (and and their Facebook page.

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Individual Member: Osai Ojigho


Osai is a lawyer, gender advocate and human rights activist. She holds a Law degree from the University of Lagos, Nigeria and a Master’s in Law degree from the University of Wolverhampton, United Kingdom. As the Deputy Executive Director at Alliances for Africa (AfA)she coordinates the Gender Justice in Africa initiative. Osai has designed and implemented programs aimed at building capacity of community-level women leaders on issues related to human rights. She also manages an increasing docket of cases to secure redress and protection for women who suffered Sexual and Gender-based Violence (SGBV), deploying a variety of tools including mediation, public advocacy and strategic litigation. Osai is a life member of the Pan African Lawyers Union (PALU), a member of the West African Women Elections Observation (WAWEO) team, a consulting editor with openGlobalRights, as well as a vocal contributor at World Pulse. She has travelled extensively, particularly in Africa, and has contributed to and published on several colloquiums and workshops on the African regional human rights system, the African Court, women’s human rights, SGBV, gender equality and international justice.

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“I always look forward to hearing from you and you keep me going even when things are difficult. Thanks!" – AWID Individual Member, Zimbabwe

“Many thanks for this wonderful offer. I look forward to “life as an AWID member“  which I am sure will enrich our organisation and those with whom we cooperate. And at the same time I am sure that in turn we will also be able to offer something new to the network.” – AWID Member, Croatia

“Keep up the good work!” – AWID Member, The Netherlands

“Thank you for accepting me as a member and together we will work towards a world where men and women enjoy their rights without discrimination.” – AWID Member, DRC

“Thank you for all the good things you all do.” – AWID Member, USA

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AWID 2012 Annual Report

Key highlights of AWID's work carried out during 2012

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