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WOMEN & DeMOCRACY

Working towards women's economic & political participation and good democratic governance

ABOUT W&D

Founded in 2016, Women & Democracy NGO (W&D) is a leading non-profit organization, working towards women's economic & political participation and good democratic governance in the Maldives. Presently, W&D’s work falls into three main activities:

  1. Advocacy and awareness: to raise awareness and advocate for women’s empowerment and good democratic governance in the Maldives

  2. Project based: whereby we undertake projects annually to create a meaningful impact in the Maldivian community

  3. Research based: whereby we conduct research on vulnerable populations and on women’s state in all aspects of life and recommend policy reforms

W&D remains amongst the most respectable women’s rights NGOs in the country, with an Executive Board of 5 members, technical full-time staffs, over 50+ active volunteers, and coordinators established in all 20 geographic atolls of Maldives.

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meet the team

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SAFAATH AHMED,

Founder & President

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SAJIDHA MUFEED,

Secretary General & 
Spokesperson

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MOHAMED NAZEEL

 Board Member

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SHEEZA AISHATH,

Vice President & 
Board Member

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Maryam Thasannum Waheed,

Board Member

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Fathimath Ifa,

Board Member