Begum Ra’ana Liaquat Ali Khan

Begum Ra’ana Liaquat Ali Khan The All Pakistan Women’s Association (APWA) is one of the longest running and prestigious social welfare organisations in Pakistan and was founded in February 1949 by Begum Ra’ana Liaquat Ali Khan (wife of the first prime minister of Pakistan), to encourage the women of Pakistan to participate in the public, economic and cultural life of the country.

Mrs Laila Haroon Sarfaraz

Mrs Laila Haroon Sarfaraz President of APWA (Pakistan) Laila Sarfaraz is a well-known and respected philanthropist in Pakistan and has been President of the All Pakistan Women’s Association since 2004, working towards consolidating the organisation and reviving its reputation as an organisation for women, by women.

Mrs Bashan Rafique

Mrs Bashan Rafique Chair of the UK APWA Board of Trustees Bashan Rafique, M.A. English Literature, has worked within the Inland Revenue, financial services and property development. She has been a prominent member of many fundraising committees representing Pakistan in the United Kingdom for the last twenty years. She is the Honorary Cultural Patron at Asia House, a Exec. Vice President of the International Alliance of Women and Governor at South Camden Community School – London.

Pakistan Flood Relief Appeal

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Projects and Plans

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About the UK APWA

Pakistani women in the UK, especially those above the age of 50. ...

About the UK APWA

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The Launch of The UK ALL PAKISTAN WOMEN‘S ASSOCIATION held at The Lord Speakers Apartment in the House of Lords, on the5th of July 2010.

Above from left to right are:
Baroness Flather, Patron President Laila Haroon Sarfaraz, Lord Speaker Baroness Hayman, Bashan Rafique Chairperson The UK APWA, Mrs Ghazala Shaikh, Chairperson UK APWA Birmingham, Mrs April Riddle Gow Chairman of the Patrons ,At Asia House

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Goals & Objectives

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Overarching Charitable Objective

  • To prevent or relieve the poverty and sickness and promote the mental, physical, sexual and emotional health of Pakistani women in any part of  the world.
  • To promote equality of opportunity between Pakistani women and men in any part of the world.
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Latest News

IAW 36TH TRIENNIAL CONGRESS

The International Alliance of women 8th to 15th September.

IAW and the UK APWA are looking forward to welcoming delegates from over 50 countries at the congress in historic surroundings in central london, and we need your presence and support to make it a success.

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The UK APWA Dinner Celebrating the Women of Pakistan

There are several different ways that you can support us with this event:

1. Sponsor a table at the event
Sponsorship of £5000 will buy you to a table for 10 guests. Corporate sponsors will alse have their details included in the special program for the evening.

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Celebrating the Women of Pakistan

I am delighted to inform you that The UK All Pakistan Women's Association is having its first major fundraising event on the 26th of June 2011 at the Marriot Hotel, Grosvenor Square Mayfair, London, W1K 6JP. The funds raised will be used for the benefit and development of the women of Pakistani orgin in the UK and Pakistan.

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The UK All Pakistan Women’s Association (UK APWA)

The UK All Pakistan Women’s Association (UK APWA) has recently been registered with the Charity Commission in the United Kingdom (www.charitycommission.gov.uk). 

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About APWA UK

The All Pakistan Women’s Association (APWA) is one of the longest running and prestigious social welfare organisations in Pakistan and was founded in February 1949 by Begum Ra’ana Liaquat Ali Khan (wife of the first prime minister of Pakistan).

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