Forum for Women and Development (FOKUS)

ECOSOC Status: Special Consultative
Type: NGO working on Crime
Address: Storgata 11, 155 Oslo
Country: Norway
Region: Europe
UN Languages:
Other languages:
  • Education
  • Research
  • Training
  • Victim Protection
  • Anti-Human Trafficking
Short description:
FOKUS – Forum for Women and Development – is a knowledge and resource center for international women’s issues with an emphasis on the spreading of information and women-centered development cooperation. It also serves as an umbrella organization which as of February 2012, consisted of 74 women's organizations and women's committees in political parties, trade unions, and solidarity and aid organizations.
The organization's primary goal is to contribute to the improvement of women’s social, economic, and political situation internationally. It has also been involved in the fight against human trafficking.
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