Our history

Who we are

Pan African Women Association is an umbrella organization for Pan-African women living in Norway. It was set up in June 2003 by women from different parts of Africa, residing in Norway.


PAWA aims at providing services for African women and girls, serves as a resource and information forum on African women issues as well as provides a platform where African women can meet, network, share ideas, knowledge and experiences. We have everything for all of you. Become a member today!

Our Programs


Mental Health Awareness

We have mental health and awareness programs for the well being of African women and girls living in Norway.



We empower women and girls on various issues that can enable them to sustain themselves.


FGM prevention

Preventing and eliminating Female Genital Mutilation practices among women and girls.


Training and advocacy

We train girls and women on various issues at our regular meetings and events.



We use our network as a platform for women to meet, network and share ideas that will enhance and develop them.


Information dissemination

We provide women with relevant information that will ensure that they achieve the right services within Norway

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