Bringing together university women in Ireland
The purpose of the Irish Federation of University Women (IrFUW) is to bring together University Women in Ireland to uphold the aims of Graduate Women International (GWI) formerly the International Federation of University Women (IFUW) of which it is a constituent member.
The GWI is the leading girl’s and women’s global organisation run by and for women, for women’s rights, equality and empowerment through access to quality education and training up to the highest levels.
The Aims of the organisation are:
- To promote understanding and friendship among the university women of the world, irrespective of their race, nationality, religion or political opinions
- To encourage international cooperation
- To further the development of education
- To represent university women in international organisations
- To encourage the full application of their knowledge and skills at all levels of public life, whether nationally, regionally or worldwide, and to participate in the solving of these problems.