The National Council of Women of Finland (founded 1911) is an umbrella organization and co-operation forum for Finnish women’s organizations that promote gender equality. Currently, the Council consists of 58 member organizations and over 400,000 women. The Council focuses on advancing and promoting women’s rights and gender equality. It supports the work of its member organizations and coordinates a constantly growing network of women’s organization as well as takes initiatives, gives statements, and consults in legislation. The Council’s work is funded by the Ministry of Education and Culture, private foundations and funds, and member organizations.
Influential women together foster and build a gender equal and sustainable society.
To advance women’s rights, gender equality, and women and girls’ human rights together with member organizations.
Transparency and equity
Politically and religiously independent
Diversity of women
Strong advocate for women’s rights
National Council of Women of Finland
tel: +358 46 922 2201
Address: Fredrikinkatu 39 C 22, 00120 Helsinki, Finland
Secretary General Terhi Heinilä
tel: +358 40 530 5544
Association Coordinator Anni Hyvärinen
tel: +358 50 388 8868
Project Manager Liisa Ketolainen, #EqualityActs Program 2018-2019
tel: +358 44 237 8069