About Us

IAWM is a strong network of museums worldwide, who meet every four years to exchange ideas, connect with one another, and support our collective efforts to tell women’s stories. Working collaboratively, IAWM aims:

  • 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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Latest News

A Woman’s Museum For Americas No. 1 Suffragette

Failure is impossible These words addressed to the assembled women at her last women' s suffrage convention in 1906, became the motto of her fellow-combatants. Although Anthony sensed that she would not live to see women go to the polls in her lifetime, she was...

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“Be brave” like Nasrin

The Dutch resistance museum was established in 1984. Since its inception, the museum has hosted events and exhibitions related to resistance, peace and human rights annually. This year at the Dutch resistance museum, the exhibition "Be Brave" focused on three citizens...

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fair share! Visibility for Women Artists

Women artists occupied the Piazzetta in front of the Gemäldegalerie in Berlin, Germany under the motto fair share! Visibility for Women Artists on International Women's Day, Monday March 8, 2021. Between 2 and 3 p.m., a performative action took place in which female...

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Happy International Women’s Day

Shining the light on women's achivements, making the world a more equitable place, giving a new perspective of history, developing concepts for the future, and much much more ... These are the things women's and gender museums are doing every day. Celebrate...

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