WWA was deeply affected by the loss of their President Mrs J. Gurmit Singh on 13th June 2015. She stood for friendship , complete trust and concern for one another . Her irrepressible energy sincerity and warmth made her the most loved in the organization. She will be remembered always for the development of WWA. The Executive Committee of WWA elected Ms. Jasjiwan Kaur as the new President of the War Widows Association.

War Widows Association, New Delhi, India

Essentially a pressure group, we respond to queries and requests from war widows who want their rights to be honoured.

We play the role of a support group ensuring that widows and their families are able to access all their entitlements, pension and other benefits.

Community members Community members in a meeting

We are involved in:

  • Counseling widows who have lost their partners in areas of conflict and war.
  • Representing war widows at National events organized in remembrance of those who have lost their lives in the service of the Nation.
  • Building relationships with ex-servicemen organization and other organization working for widows
  • Keeping in touch with government departments dealing with rehabilitation and resettlement.
  • Raising funds for those widows and their families who need extra support for the welfare and education of their children.

We are a registered organization under the Society registration act of 1860 and our number is 5230 of 1971-1972.

Head Quarters: Shaheed Bhawan,18/1, Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, New Delhi , 110067, India.
Telephone No. 91-11-26965825/ 91-11-26965494

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Have applied for ECOSOC status and now waiting for their final letter accepting WWA as a member. This will open up opportunity in future for WWA members participating in UN events.


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