Trincomalee District Women Network (TDWN)



Sri Lanka


Trincomalee District Women Network (TDWN)

Beginning as a project of the group Trincomalee District Youth Development 'AHAM,' TDWN became a separate organization in 2009. TDWN’s major programs include improving gender power relations, coordinating village development, providing support to IDPs and fostering economic development.


Empowering Women and Building Gender Equality

Purpose: To combat gender- and ethnic-based inequality and violence through a strong network of women activists leading public advocacy actions and organizing community discussions of women’s rights and women affected by violence.

Project Grant Amount $20,000
Total Grants Received $97,170
Years Supported 5
Theme Civil and Political Rights
Population Served Migrants, Refugees and IDPs, Religious/Ethnic minorities, Women