Our Vision:

A secure world for women to exercise their basic human rights independently, transforming lives in their family and community.

Our Mission:

Empower women to optimise their potential through information and communication tools, skills and knowledge for social change with positive impact.

Our Objectives:

  1. Enhance sustainability by providing advocacy, education and employment opportunities, with an emphasis on diversity.
  2. Bringing together creativity, skills and knowledge, recognising achievements, encouraging leadership.
  3. Maximise BAWS’s potential through learning, monitoring and evaluation for positive impact.

Services we provide

BAWS offer a wide range of services to women in the community such as:

  • Advocacy and Campaigning
  • Information, Advice and Guidance
  • Counselling
  • Education and Employment Support
  • Signposting women to specialist services
  • Supporting the development of leisure and recreational activities
  • Training and vocational activities
  • Drop-in facilities for isolated and hard-to-reach women and families
  • Saturday Supplementary School
  • Afghan Senses and Allotment


10 Years On

This documentary was made to mark 10 years of the British Afghan Women’s Society and to celebrate some fantastic achievements.