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Kvinna till Kvinna

National Network: 
Sweden
Address: 
Slakthusplan 3
35
12162 Johanneshov
السويد
Telephone: 
+46858889100
Fax: 
+468390376
Mobile Phone: 
+46733609125
Organisation Type: 
Non-Governmental Organization
Year of Establishment: 
1993
General Information: 

Kvinna till Kvinna is a Women´s Rights Organisation, supporting women in times of war and conflict, and ending violence against women. We are based in Sweden and we cooperate with more than 130 Women´s Rights Organisations in 20+ countries in Europe, South Caucasus, Middle East, North Africa, West and Central Africa. Number of staff: 110. Budget per year 170 milj SEK (16 milj EUR) Sources of Funding: SIDA 80 %, Other funds (EU etc) 10 %, Private fundraising 10 %

Information on most of our projects can be found in our annual reports and on our websites: kvinnatillkvinna.se kvinnatillkvinna.org  Kvinna till Kvinna cooperates extensively with international actor as UN and EU, International Feminist networks like WILPF as well as Swedish authorities and civil society networks like Concord Sverige. Kvinna till Kvinna is also a member of EPLO(European Peacebuilding Liaison Office).

Mission and Objectives: 

To support women in times of war and conflict and end violence against women. We support partner organisations, their projects and sometimes their core funding. We support networking for Women´s Rights Defenders. We advocate for women´s rights in high level forums and at national levels and we support women´s participation in peace processes. 

Main Projects / Activities: 

We support a vaste number of projects promoting women´s rights initiated by our partner organisations. We take part in an extensive number of regional and international forums like the African Comission on Human and People´s Rights (yearly), The Commission on the Status of Women (UN yearly) We also take part in EU Advocacy for Country Reports for countries in f ex The Balkans. 

How can you contribute to the Network in your country?: 

We have started a Sweden Program with an aim to target girls and young women who are new in Sweden - migration experience. This program provides information on women´s and girl´s rights and also empower the participants own agency. Our long time work in conflict affected areas adds valuable experience and understanding to this context. We are now also planning to expand our activities in Sweden. 

Why do you want to join the ALF Network?: 

To exchange valuable learnings and findings in working towards a more inclusive and equal society for women and girls with migration experience. How Kvinna till Kvinna as an organisation can contribute to a more effective integration in the Swedish Society. We are especially interested in learning from grassroot organisations, and many of them are represented within the Anna Lind Networks.

Contact (1) Full Name: 
Anna-Carin Hall
Job Title: 
Press Officer
Head of the organisation: 
Petra Tötterman Andorff, Secretary General
Contact (2) Full Name: 
Charlotte Dos Santos Pruth
Job Title: 
Senior Advocacy Advisor

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