All India Women’s Education Fund Association (AIWEFA)
- Type of Organization:
- Global Network, International Network, National NGO
- Membership Base:
- National, Regional
- Geographic Focus:
- Global South, SAARC countries
- Mission Focus:
- Education, Gender Rights and Equity, Sustainable Development
- Primary UNFCCC Constituency:
- Women and Gender
AIWEFA is an NGO founded in 1929 under the leadership of Mahatma Gandhi to inculcate a scientific temper in women’s education. In 1932, AIWEFA established the Lady Irwin College, New Delhi.
Today AIWEFA campaigns and mobilizes nationally and internationally through its field projects, seminars, workshops, conferences, publications and networking to bring about a sustainable approach to human development and advancement of weaker sections.