About us

RURAL WOMEN NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, ROMANIA, is a non profit, non-governmental organization, founded in 1997. It has 15 branches all over Romania. Our members represent a rich range of social levels: from business women to housekeepers or unemployed; from young girls to old women; from illiterate ones to university graduates, living and working in rural areas - from the most developed to isolated ones.

The mission of RWNA is to ensure equal chances with other social categories and to reach a real social protection for its members. The association encourages initiatives and entrepreneurship in valorizing local heritage.

  • to encourage rural women’s initiatives and entrepreneurship
  • to support women professional integration and their economical/social independence
  • to promote local and national traditions

Latest News

Solidarity Labs
16 April 2021

On the 15th of April, ANFMR took part in an online training called Solidarity Labs, as part of a new Europe for Citizens Programme project called valUE - Solidarity Matters in a Leading EU, which involves partners from 8 different countries: Belgium…


Demining of forest in Croatia
15 December 2020

In 2021 Croatia is still dealing with mines and other explosive remnants from the 1991-1996 war, and these still affect the safety of the local population. Since the war in the 1990s, Croatia has had a large number of km² contaminated by mines and…


Curiosity from Romania in the forestry sector
16 November 2020

In the last weeks, the project partner of FOREST, Rural Women National Association, has organised different meetings at the Technological High School, in Rucar, Arges country, with the particular focus to analyse the state of art of forestry workers…