IAWM

“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?

IAWM Statement Against Violence Against Women

The IAWM stands strong against violence against women. Read our statement in honour of 25 November here.

 

Latest News

March for women’s rights in Italy

On Saturday, 15th October 2022 the streets of Bolzano (Italy) were filled with people protesting for women's rights. The second women's march took place in Bolzano with the motto "Shaking up the region" and the women's museum Meran participated in the organization of...

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Bringing “Herstory of the War” from Ukraine to Slovenia

Last week, Tatiana Isaieva from the Gender Museum was a guest at the Museum of Recent History Celje. At the event in the museum she presented the work of the Centre for Gender Culture and the story of the creation of the Museum of Women's and Gender History. During...

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Conference: Abortion rights – let’s talk about it

Although abortion is legal in Italy, low-threshold access to safe interventions is often impeded. The conference aims to be an opportunity for exchange and discussion on how to elevate abortion to be a universal human right. After the contributions of various experts...

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A wonderful film about the women’s museums in Fürth

“Fürth without Women’s Museum? Unthinkable!”: Whether in English, German or Spanish – colorful posters are drawing attention everywhere in Fürth. Many pedestrians may learn for the first time that there is a women’s museum in their city – and that it has to close...

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