Association of African Women for Research and Development
AAWORD is a pan-African, non-governmental organization which conducts and supports research, training, publishing and advocacy activities. The AAWORD documentation centre began in 1990 and provides information on gender and development issues. The documentation service is used by AAWORD members, associates, researchers, and students. In addition to its national chapters in Africa, AAWORD has representatives in Europe and the Americas.