Think tank

Centre for Women and Children Studies (CWCS)

CWCS

Dhaka, Bangladesh

Centre for Women and Children Studies (CWCS) is a non-profit and non-political organization for encouraging, sponsoring and promoting multi-disciplinary basic and action research aimed at burgeoning socio-economic development of women, men and children. The Centre was established in April 1994 to develop pro-women policy planning in Bangladesh and its implementation in a more meaningful way. It primarily acts as a pressure group to lobby with the policy planners and decision-makers. The vision of the Centre is the inclusion of women in policy agenda to ensure equality in socio-economic, legal and political spheres leading to distributive justice.

Contact details

Website:
www.cwcsbd.org

Address:
92 New Eskaton Road, Dhaka-1217, Bangladesh

Country:
Bangladesh

Sub-region:
Southern Asia

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Dhaka district (head office), Satkhira district (project office) and all-over the Bangladesh
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1994
Age (years)
Centre for Women and Children Studies (CWCS)
 27
Bangladesh average
 27
Global average
 30
Founded by
Founders: Professor Ishrat Shamim, President, CWCS
Founder gender: All female
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Professor Ishrat Shamim, President
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2020): Professor Ishrat Shamim, President, CWCS
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2019): Professor Ishrat Shamim, President, CWCS
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2019
Centre for Women and Children Studies (CWCS)
 23
Bangladesh average
 1,139
Global average
 121

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
Centre for Women and Children Studies (CWCS)
 4
Bangladesh average
 38
Global average
 33
2019
Centre for Women and Children Studies (CWCS)
 4
Financials
2018
Centre for Women and Children Studies (CWCS)
 $86,390
Bangladesh average
 $1,292,923
Global average
 $61,483,954

Social

Likes (2021)
Centre for Women and Children Studies (CWCS)
 192
Bangladesh average
 24,685
Global average
 31,384
Likes (2019)
Centre for Women and Children Studies (CWCS)
 72
Twitter
Followers (2021)
Centre for Women and Children Studies (CWCS)
 6
Bangladesh average
 6,017
Global average
 18,429
Followers (2019)
Centre for Women and Children Studies (CWCS)
 4

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Information supplied by organisation, Organisation´s website, Suggested by Multilateral Organisation experts
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