The Huairou Commission develops strategic partnerships and linkages among grassroots women’s organizations, advancing their capacity to collectively influence political spaces on behalf of their communities and enhance their sustainable, resilient community development practices.
The Huairou Commission is a global membership and partnership coalition that empowers grassroots women's organizations to enhance their community development practice and to exercise collective political power at the global level.
Driven by grassroots women's organizations from around the world, the members and partners of the Huairou Commission believe it is in the best interest of local communities and the global development field for grassroots women leaders to expand their participation and leadership in community development work on the issues that affect their daily lives. Huairou Commission members and partners believe grassroots women's participation in local to global decision-making is a reliable route to achieving gender equitable, pro-poor policies and investments.
The Huairou Commission is structured as a global membership coalition of women's networks, non governmental and grassroots women's organizations in more than 50 countries. HC has institutional and individual partners who share our political vision and commit to concrete, ongoing work with the Huairou Commission, leveraging and sharing their credibility, information and resources to advance grassroots women's position and priorities. HC establishes and models transformative partnerships between grassroots women and professionals.