Vision:SWRGN strives for a just society where empowered gender focused civil society organisations ensure there is gender equality and equity, and women and girls, men and boys enjoy their freedom and human rights.

Mission: SWRGN is a regional gender focused network that identifies and responds to member organisations’ needs and constraints and promotes gender equality of women and men, girls and boys in all development areas. This will be achieved through research, documentation and information dissemination, awareness and consciousness raising, capacity strengthening, human rights promotion, advocacy and lobbying, resource mobilisation and networking.

Organisational Culture, Values & Principles: SWRGN and its members will strive to reflect and practise these values and principles as an integral part of their organisational culture, practice and programming

  • Gender sensitivity
  • Equality
  • Equity
  • Responsiveness
  • Community based
  • Accountability and transparency
  • Teamwork
  • Respect for diversity and rights