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
 31
Founded by
Founders: Professor Ishrat Shamim, President, CWCS
Founder gender: All female
Leadership
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
 1,120
Global average
 120

Organisational performance

Financials
2018
Centre for Women and Children Studies (CWCS)
 $86,390
Bangladesh average
 $1,292,923
Global average
 $60,523,670

Social

Likes (2019)
Centre for Women and Children Studies (CWCS)
 72
Bangladesh average
 32,050
Global average
 24,405
Twitter
Followers (2019)
Centre for Women and Children Studies (CWCS)
 4
Bangladesh average
 77,147
Global average
 15,113

Data notes

Last updated: 25/04/2020
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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