These organisations include Division for the Advancement of Women (Daw), International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women (Instraw), Office of the Special Adviser on Gender Issues and Advancement of Women (Osagi), and United Nations Development Fund for Women (Unifem).
What does AoW stand for?
AoW stands for Advancement of Women (various locations)
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We have 24 other meanings of AoW in our Acronym Attic
- Association of Old Vehicle Clubs
- Arbeitsgemeinschaft Obere Vils Ehenbach (German municipal association)
- Agent-Orange Victim Fund (Red Cross of Vietnam; est. 1998)
- Aesthetics of Video Games
- Alliance of Vojvodina Hungarians
- Als Odde Vandski Klub (Danish: Als Odde Waterski Club; Als Odde, Denmark)
- Angiographic Occult Vascular Malformations
- All Occasions Video Production (Pasadena, Australia; est. 1997)
- Act of War Direct Action (game; usually shortened to Act of War)
- Advanced Open Water (PADI)
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UN Women will merge the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) with its three existing sister UN entities working on gender issues--the Division for the Advancement of Women (DAW), the Office of the Special Adviser on Gender Issues and Advancement of Women (OSAGI), and the UN International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women (INSTRAW).
Deloitte is committed to the recruitment and advancement of women through initiatives such as its Middle East DRAW (Deloitte Retention and Advancement of Women) programme designed to ensure Deloitte is the place where talented high performing women in the region can find outstanding careers.
The groups represented at this meeting included Canadian Council of Muslim Women, Canadian Federation of University Women, Canadian Research Institute of the Advancement of Women, FAFIA, Federation des femmes du Quebec, National Association of Women and the Law, National Council of Women, and the National Organization of Immigrant and Visible Minority Women.
The enhanced participation of women in development, gender equality, and the advancement of women in education, health, and employment will be the focus of the UN meeting.
The center also provides information on scholarships, awards, work-life effectiveness and the professional advancement of women and minority-group members.
The advancement of women physician executives is not without barriers, however.
A capacity crowd at the Briefings on the Status of Human Rights for Women Around the World (held at the United Nations on October 8, 2002, sponsored by the LWVNYS and the LWVNYC) heard Jane Connors, Chief of Women's Rights, UN Division on the Advancement of Women, explain how the UN Commission on the Status of Women monitors compliance by countries which have ratified CEDAW (Convention for the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women).