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I believe, as president of NCWS, you have a lot of work ahead, especially with diversity and denial of equal rights and opportunity for women

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Until women are free the world is in chains.
End violence against women and girls.

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DigitALL: Innovation and technology for gender equality

Bringing women and other marginalised groups into technology results in more creative solutions and had greater potential for innovations that meet women’s needs and promote gender equality.

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Join us and let's make history together

Who we are

National Council of Women’s Societies, also known by its acronym NCWS, is a Nigerian non-governmental and non-partisan women’s organization composed of a network of independent women organizations in Nigeria binding together to use NCWS’ platform to advocate gender welfare issues to the government and society.

We promote the economic and social welfare and progress of Women, youth, people living with disabilities and children, laying special emphasis on education and training, health education, skills and vocational education, entrepreneurial education, economic and social employment.

Our vision

NCWS, women together

To bring all Nigeria women together under one umbrella irrespective of our profession, religion, tribe, place of origin, age, class or creed, social standing or other distinction.

Our Mission

To promote the welfare of humanity, our people, the Societies and families should disseminate knowledge and provide a better standard of living for all.

To awaken and encourage in women the realisation of their responsibilities to the community and the nation in general


Hajia Lami Adamu Lau

Why you should be a member

The National Council of Women’s Societies (NCWS) provides a wide range of services and programs that support and empower women in Nigeria. Here’s an outline of some of the key services provided by NCWS:

  1. Advocacy and awareness-raising campaigns
  2. Health services
  3. Education and skill-building
  4. Economic empowerment
  5. Social and cultural programs
  6. Legal support and advocacy