IAWM

“The women are the ones who write the history of the world! There has to be a women’s museum in every country of this world.”

Shirin Ebadi

Winner of the Nobel Peace Prize (2003) and official godmother of IAWM

Welcome to the International Association of Women’s Museums (IAWM). We are thrilled to share with you our organization and members, which seek to provide women’s museums – and those who work with them – a place to share and collaborate. Learn about our history, our goals, and our members.

Are you a women’s museum or just want to know more?

Conference News

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IAWM Conference 2021 Hittisau
August 31 – September 3, 2021
Frauenmuseum Hittisau / Austria

The International Association of Women’s Museums (IAWM) and Frauenmuseum Hittisau invite you to join us at the 6th International Conference of Women’s Museums. It is a forum for over 60 museums and initiatives from five continents to discuss birth cultures, gender equality, globalization and sustainability as well as the future of women’s museums. For the first time in its history, the IAWM conference will be hosted as a hybrid event. Check the conference website for more information.

Latest News

Frauenmuseum Hittisau: Special Commendation 2021

  Women’s Museum Hittisau received one of six Special Commendations of the European Museum Award 2021. This award honors museums that are new and innovative. The main prize, the EMYA 2021, was given to the Naturalis Biodiversity Center (Netherlands) at the online...

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New exhibition at Girl Museum: Girl Activists

Girl Museum invites you to see the new exhibition "Girl Activists". Girl activists have taken center stage in media and culture. From all corners of the world, girls are standing up for their rights, the rights of others, and the rights of planet Earth. These girls –...

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Solidarity support to women and the colombian people

Colombia is currently going through a violent military repression perpetrated by the State against the recent protests and the announcement of the anti-popular economic measures that President Duque intends to promote, which is exacerbated by the context of the global...

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