Centre for development and population activities CEDPA

CEDPA equips and mobilizes women and girls to achieve gender equality. Their equality is essential to building stronger families, communities, and societies. We envision a world in which women and girls are able to fulfill their dreams free from the constraints of poverty and inequality and in which their full worth is realized and valued. We work so that women can control more resources and contribute meaningfully in decision making at all levels … (full text Mission).

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About: Founded in 1975, the Centre for Development and Population Activities (CEDPA) is an internationally recognized non-profit organization that improves the lives of women and girls in developing countries. 

Our approach is to work hand-in-hand with women leaders, local partners, and national and international organizations to give women the tools they need to improve their lives, families and communities.

CEDPA’s programs:

  • increase educational opportunities for girls and youth;
  • ensure access to lifesaving reproductive health and HIV/AIDS information and services; and
  • strengthen women’s ability to become leaders in their communities and nations.

Through sub-grants and technical assistance to local partners, CEDPA strengthens community organizations for lasting change. We have awarded nearly $100 million in sub-grants to local organizations and women’s groups throughout our 30-year history.

With a global training program, CEDPA has trained more than 5,200 women, men and youth who are now leading change for women and girls in countries from Albania to Zambia. These alumni reinvest the skills they gained in CEDPA workshops through their work to deliver health services, improve education programs, advocate policy reform and lead their nations.

CEDPA’s headquarters are in Washington, DC, and we have offices in India, Nepal, Nigeria, and South Africa.

With our many worldwide partners, CEDPA is building a groundswell of change agents for effective international development.

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