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NGONational Federation of Women's Institutes (NFWI)

National Federation of Women's Institutes, 104 New Kings Rd, London, SW6 4LY

Telephone020 73719300
Background Information

The National Federation of Women's Institutes is the national organisation for 7,500 autonomous local Women's Institute (WI) groups. The WI exists to help women lead more fulfilling lives, by encouraging women to participate in their communities and in wider public life, and by teaching new and traditional skills. The WI was founded in Canada in 1897, by Adelaide Hoodless. Charity no. 803793 Source:

Year Created1915
Other Names / Antecedent Bodies
Related Organisations

ACWW (Associated Country Women of the World); Trade Justice Movement; Transport 2000

KeywordsEducation; Gender; Recreation & sport.
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