About Us

About Us:

     Centre for Women and Girls (CWG) was founded as a secular non-profit organization, and registered under the Manipur Societies Registration Act, in 2006. The office is at Lhunnajang Village under Tengnoupal district, which borders Myanmar and through which the Asian Highway-1 passes, connecting India to Southeast Asian countries. The office is located along this highway, 50 km south of Manipur’s capital, Imphal.

Our team at CWG consists of local tribal women and youth who are committed to serve their communities that, apart from being racked by decades of armed conflict and displacement, also have to contend with the onslaught of modern technology. We try to empower poor and marginalised communities through education and capacity-building. We fight against different forms of violence, discrimination and sexual exploitation of women and children.

CWG was formed with a clear objective to promote collective action for equal participation of women in all governing structures and decision-making processes. We work for the reformation of certain tribal customary laws and practices that hinder socioeconomic justice for women. Women and youth take the centre-stage in our activities, be it the creation and implementation of local-resource management programs, or creating awareness about the dangers of substance abuse.

Operational areas:

     Operational areas: CWG works primarily in Chandel and Tengnoupal Districts, bordering Indo-Myanmar on the (Asian Highway) AH-1. CWG also works at the State, Regional and National levels by networking and alliances with other likeminded NGOs, Civil Society Organizations and Government agencies on our thematic issues It has areas of 3313 sq km with a population of 144028 (69485-F and 74543- M) sex ratio is 932 while Manipur has total population of 2,721,756 (1,351,992- F and 1,369,764-M) sex ratio is 987 as per Census of India 2011, paper two, volume 1 of 201. About 20 different communities The Nagas and Kukis are the two prominent ethnic community and others like Meiteis, Muslims, Nepalese, Bengalis, Beharis, Tamils and Punjabis are the habitants of Chandel and Tengnoupal districts.

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