Aawaz – The Voice of Asian Women Across the Nation

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AAWAZ is a local registered charity, established in 1997. The charity works with women and families, with those people who are in most need.  The name AAWAZ mean “Voice” in Urdu and is the “voice” of Asian women across Lancashire and nationally.

The charity’s work revolves around the principle of self-help, equipping women and families to learn to help themselves, so that the culture of dependency can be broken down. Aawaz through its work aims to bring about better understanding between communities, aiding integration and harmony.

The organisation’s head office is in Hyndburn Lancashire. AAWAZ on average engages with over 300 women a week who all have different needs, but the main thrust of its work is to assist women in their personal development, helping women to improve their English language communication skills. Aawaz work holistically, helping women to improve their health and wellbeing. Our projects can assist you to learn new skills, build your confidence and move you toward other mainstream learning opportunities, volunteering and paid employment.

For more information, please contact us on 01254 398176

Website www.aawaz.org.uk or email us on info@aawaz.org.uk

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