International Anglican Women's Network Logo IAWN, the International Anglican Women's Network, was formed in November 1996 to be the organization through which the voices of Anglican women would be reported to the Anglican Consultative Council. The IAWN Steering Group for 2012 - 2015 was elected in June 2012. The International Anglican Women's Network is one of the networks of the world wide Anglican Communion. Within official church structures, it reports to the Anglican Consultative Council and the Standing Committee. More

International Anglican Women's Network - Mission Statement

Our Vision

To be a bold and prophetic voice for Anglican women throughout the Anglican Communion and in the wider world.

Our Purpose

To enable and empower all women of the Anglican Communion to work cooperatively at national, provincial and communion-wide levels to strengthen the ministries of women in God’s world and to ensure women are influential and equal participants throughout the entire Anglican Communion.

Way forward, 2009–2012

  1. Elimination of all forms of violence against women and children, especially trafficking.
  2. Elimination of extreme poverty, by ensuring access to health care, safe water, and employment opportunities.
  3. Promotion of gender equality throughout the Anglican Communion.
  4. Combating HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis.
  5. Promotion of gender budgeting, which is a key to all of the above.


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