The Network of African Women with Disabilities


The Network of African Women with Disabilities (NAWWD) is a group of regional , national , local and individual professionals with disabilities. The NAWWD was established in 2004 during a meeting attended by 44 women with disability from 19 countries in Saly , Senegal. the NAWWD was formed with the aim of promoting mainstream issues of women with disabilities in Africa enabling them to participate meaningfully in the planning , implementation and monitoring of programs concerning themselves.

Our Vision

NAWWD is an inclusive African society where the rights of women with disabilities are protected , promoted and realised while its mission is to be committed , through participation , mainstreaming , and alliance building at all levels, to achieve equality social / legal justice , peace , inclusive development and the elimination of all forms of discrimination for all women with disabilities .