• APWA

    All Pakistan Women's AssociationAPWA is one of the prestigious social welfare organizations in Pakistan and was founded in February 1949 by Begum Ra’ana Liaquat Ali Khan. It is a non-profit and non-political Pakistani organization whose fundamental aim is the furtherance of the moral, social and economic welfare of the women of Pakistan. Read More
  • Begum Ra’ana Liaquat

    Founder of APWABegum Ra'ana Liaquat Ali Khan was the wife of First Prime Minister of Pakistan; Liaquat Ali Khan. She was one of the leading woman figures in the Pakistan Movement and served as the executive member of Pakistan Movement committee working under Muhammad Ali Jinnah. She was the First Lady of Pakistan Read More
  • Begum Hidayatullah

    Former PresidentBegum Daulat Anwer Hidayatullah was a founder member of the All Pakistan Women's Association and was later appointed life president after the demise of Begum Raana Liaquat Ali Khan. A deeply devout woman, she donated generously for social uplift and religious causes. She was like a nucleus of the APWA family. Read More
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Services provided by APWA

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APWAA Short Introduction

The All Pakistan Women's Association, or APWA, as it is commonly known, is a non-profit and non-political Pakistani organization whose fundamental aim is the furtherance of the moral, social and economic welfare of the women of Pakistan.

It was founded in 1949 by Begum Ra'ana Liaquat Ali Khan, a famous activist for women’s rights, who said that the role of women is no less important than that of men.

  • Social Services

    APWA industrial school conducts short cutting and sewing courses for young girls. APWA runs vocational training for women through 49 centers all over Pakistan. These centers teach skills such as stitching, Embroidery, Computer training etc.                                      Read More
  • Women Empowerment

    APWA believes in economic independence for women. They support product development and its marketing through cottage industry shops, providing opportunity for women to earn an income. It also celebrates International Women’s day every year.                                     Read More
  • Health

    APWA has 25 health facilities including family welfare centers, maternity homes and hospitals that are affordable for low income families specially women’s reproductive health care. It also works to create awareness among people about immunization, family planning etc. Read More
  • Education

    APWA has 32 schools offering education covering all provinces of Pakistan. All the schools provide children, especially girls from low-income communities with quality education. APWA manages 2 colleges, 3 women’s hostels and an orphanage.                   Read More
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