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 International Association
     of  Women Police

 Our mission is to strengthen, unite and raise
 the profile of women in criminal justice internationally.

 Guiding Values of the IAWP
  - Embrace Diversity
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  - Listen to our Members
  - Operate Professionally
  - Change to Improve


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IAWP Events and Activities

  • 59th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women
    (CSW 59)

March 8 - 20, 2015.  The NGO CSW Forum Handbook 2015 provides the programme and listing of the free parallel events available.  You can download the Handbook from our website at this link.

Dear Visitor:

      From the 9th to the 20th of March in NY, the Beijing + 20 Forum will be held in parallel with the UN Commission on the Status of Women.  Thousands of NGO representatives will convene to host more than 450 parallel events. On 8 March, join New York City and UN Women for an International Women’s Day Celebration march.
     (Courtesy of UN Commission on the Status of Women CSW 59 | UN International Alliance of Women, Conference of NGOs | Soon-Young Yoon, UN Representative, Chair of NGO CSW/NY)


Tuesday 10 March 2015 beginning at 12:30 p.m. presentations on "Ending VAWG: Slavery and Trafficking Beijing+20: legal, policing, civil and social policies/best practices delivery to the most vulnerable women and girls. "

Where: Church Centre, 8th floor, Boss Room,  777 UN Plaza - at the corner of 44th ST and 1st Ave, New York, NY (USA) 

IAWP Region 18 Coordinator and Head of the Anti-Human Trafficking Unit, Ghana Police Service, Superintendent Patience Ashorkor Quaye, is presenting on "A view from the front-line: challenges faced and overcome!"

IAWP President Jane Townsley is presenting on "IAWP Initiatives ending Slavery and Trafficking: training front-line staff – pilot in the Caribbean"

See the file linked here for further details.


  • To Our Law Enforcement Colleagues

In honor of its centennial year (1915-2015), the International Association of Women Police is offering new memberships as a BUY ONE YEAR, GET ONE YEAR FREE to the first 1,915 individuals!

A Centenary Membership will cost just

  • $25 for a two-year membership for developing countries (vs. $40 regular fee for a 2-year membership) ,and

  • $40 for a two-year membership for all other countries (vs. $70 regular fee for a 2-year membership).

Centenary Memberships will have full member rights and privileges in the IAWP.

Membership renewals are not eligible and are excluded from this offer. The offer is valid February 1, 2015 through December 31, 2015.

Tell your colleagues to go to www.iawp.org on February 1, 2015, and click the link at the top right to join and pay.

Please widely share this notice. 




Announcing the 2015 International Recognition and Scholarship Program Open NOW for Nominations

The deadline for nominations is April 1, 2015




2015 Annual Recognition Program OPEN for Nominations

The deadline for nominations is March 28, 2015

  • IAWP Early Board Meeting & Strategic Planning



IAWP 2015 Annual Training Conference Open for Registration and Payment

  • All Law Enforcement Invited to Attend. Sessions for Everyone! International Speakers and Presentations.
  • www.IAWP2015.org

Cardiff Wales United Kingdom

August 23 - 27, 2015




10 Minute Video
Anne Tusiime, Gender Unit, UNMIS Sudan is Pictured Below.






New South Wales Police celebrating 100 years. Senior Constable Jenny Brown has 33 years of service in NSW. She plays an important role in addressing domestic violence. Based in the Central Hunter command, she is one of 4542 female sworn officers in the state celebrating 100 years of women in policing this month.










Throughout 2014, the IAWP is focusing on several critical issues. Read about each at their webpage link.

STOP Human Trafficking

The shameful practice of human trafficking around the world knows neither borders nor gender.









Raising awareness of the challenges facing police women in Afghanistan












The IAWP Resolutions









LISTING with Contacts (RTF)

Click for Listing of IAWP Regions with Contacts




IAWP 100 Year Celebration Coin.  Get One or More While They Last!


Celebrate 100 Year Birthday of the International Association of Women Police, 1915-2015

.Click here for details.  You can order the silver coin now!







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