About Us

IAWM is a strong network of museums worldwide, meeting every four years to exchange ideas, connect with one another, and support our collective efforts to tell women’s stories. Working collaboratively, IAWM has six key goals.

Our Goals

  • To promote culture, arts, education and training from a gender perspective;
  • To foster exchange, networking, mutual support and global cooperation among Women’s Museums;
  • To conduct research and the development of projects, exhibitions, new initiatives, community activities, seminars and conferences;
  • To promote and strengthen the acceptance of Women’s and Gender Museums worldwide;
  • To achieve international recognition in the world of museums; and
  • To advocate for women’s rights and a gender democratic society.

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Statement Against Violence Against Women

IAWM stands against violence against women. Read our statement here.

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IAWM is funded by membership dues and donations from supporters like you. Please consider making a gift in support of our goals by clicking the button below.

Latest News

Gender Museum Ukraine presents: HerStory of the War

In the project "HerStory of the War" women tell their personal stories about the the Russian-Ukrainian war in Ukraine. They share their thoughts, feelings, experiences, losses and tell about their life destroyed by the war. The aim of the project is to create an...

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Welcome to our new member: Istanbul Gender Museum

Established in October 2021 (Official registration 14 February 2022) by 18 volunteer women of different ages (between 30 and 73) and different background and expertise to open alternative spaces for discussing gender roles in all areas such as in women's history,...

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Women’s contributions to national independence in Argentina

***read Spanish below*** The Museo de la Mujer in Buenos Aires has recently opened the new exhibition "Mujeres por la independencia nacional", which shines a light on the contributions of women to the national independence in Argentina. CURATORIAL AXIS: The denial of...

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