Welcome to AAWON

The Association for the Advancement of Womanhood
The organization is set to put African women in the heat of the global vortex; the focus here is to bring the African woman to the digital world and the digital world to the African woman. This, we believe will help propel the image of the African woman, and will uplift her in the scheme of things. To be sure, the fact that women, as a group, are ignored in the political-economic decision making process in Africa is a pointer to the low level of importance placed on the intelligence of the gender. Thus the organization will focus on the following objectives…Read More
Association for the Advancement of Womanhood (AAWON) is a non-governmental organization set up to uplift women and unite the female gender across Africa. The main focus here is simply female empowerment and the elevation of the female role in the public space as well as the private space.

To raise the status of African women by building confidence in their ability to achieve whatever goals they set for themselves.

To bring African women together in a manner that will get them to share ideas, compare experiences and generally network with each other in other to assist and encourage each other to progress.

To teach, equip, and develop African women; to become computer literate, and to use the knowledge to improve their socio-economic status.

To inspire African women, in the homeland or the Diaspora, to strive for the best and achieve their most important dream of being the best they can be.


Our Programs

Maiden Edition of AAWON’s WEP

MAIDEN EDITION OF AAWON’S WOMEN EMPOWERMENT PROGRAM (WEP) The  Women Empowerment Program (WEP), Organized by AAWON, made its debut on the 26th of October 2013 . This epoch-making event saw women from all walks of life. This year’s AAWON WEP program saw a larger percentage of Market women who thrung-in in their numbers to witness this life-changing event, which has been carefully crafted to empower, inform and educated them on ways to achieve financial independence and business expansion. The guest Read More...

Women Empowerment program in Accra Ghana

AAWON: EMPOWERING AFRICAN WOMEN SMEs THROUGH ICT In line with the objective of providing computers and training for 1000 African women in the next 5 years, AAWON, Association for the Advancement of Womanhood has been training women on the need to standardize their trade in preparation for their entering the e-commerce world. In the past few months, series of seminars have been organized by the organization for women in Ghana and Nigeria. Another of such training came up recently in Accra, Read More...


On the 3rd of June, 2014, Our Organization Organized a Pre-training Seminar to sensitize some grass-root women in Dugbe, a suburb of Ibadan in Oyo state. This Seminar was a pilot programme designed to create awareness of our skill Acquisition Workshop scheduled to hold later this year. This programme was witnessed by Mr. and Mrs. Oduniyi, a guest representative of the “Care for Africa Foundation”, UK- Our partner Organization. Other Guest Speakers present at the event were; Mrs Omowunmi Read More...

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