Who We Are
Empowerment Center for Women (ECW)—a national women led organization empowering Afghan women and girls since 1997 in Afghanistan. ECW is thematically working in Gender Justice, Food Security and Livelihoods, Women Economic Empowerment, Child Protection, Education and Good Governance. Evidence based advocacy, accountability, networking and capacity building are the skilled areas of the track record of ECW’ experience for the policy led protection of women and girls at village/provincial and national level. Working since 1997, ECW has executed around 141 projects with 38 funding agencies across five regions of Afghanistan.
We work towards ensuring a life free from inequality and discrimination for every woman.
To support the expansion of assets and capabilities of Afghan women to participate in, negotiate with, influence, control and hold accountable institutions that affect their lives.