Decrease Font Size Reset Font Size to Default Increase Font Size

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: Public Support Organization (PSO)


Public Support Organization (PSO), founded in 2010 in Pakistan, is a non-governmental organization working to generate positive change in policies and institutions in order to support sustainable development. PSO does so by mobilizing and encouraging women’s leadership and empowerment, engaging youth and other marginalized groups. The organizations’ objectives include promoting higher standards in practices and education regarding reproductive health and family planning; supporting and organizing charitable activities on education, health, environment, and justice; taking necessary action in human rights violations by providing free legal aid; and promoting and distributing resources highlighting human rights issues. PSO envisions a democratically fair and progressive society, free of poverty and injustice. To find out more about PSO, please visit their Faceboook page.

Read more Institutional member profiles here

For more information contact:

Individual Member: Marion Duquesne


Marion is a young woman from France. She completed a Bachelor’s Degree in History and specialized in gender history in her Master’s studies. Her thesis focused on lesbians in the second wave French and Italian feminist movements. And she received a second Master’s Degree in International Cooperation, Humanitarian Action and Development Policies from the Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. Marion also spent some time working for non-governmental organizations in the slums of Buenos Aires, at Plan France, and completed an internship in New Delhi with UN Women India. She is also a board member of Les efFRONTé-e-s, a French feminist association and volunteers as a news researcher for the NGO A Safe World for Women. She dedicates her life to defending and raising awareness of women’s rights and is currently searching for work internationally in the field of women’s rights and development.

To connect with Marion, please write to

Read more individual member profiles here

For more information contact:


Forum 2008 Speakerphone

“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

Where are AWID's members located?

Browse our interactive map to find out:

AWID 2012 Annual Report

Key highlights of AWID's work carried out during 2012

Read more


Log in or create a user account to comment.