The All India Women's Conference (AIWC) was created for the purpose of improving women's education in India. Today, it is one of the oldest women's organizations in the country. The AIWC currently has 100,000 members in 500 branches throughout India, engaged in work on a range of issues, including education, development, economic empowerment, and social welfare. The organization also runs 150 educational institutions, and its headquarters are located in New Delhi, India.
Encyclopedia of Gender and Society
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