Global Helping to Advance Women and Children (GLOBAL HAWC) is a nonreligious, nonprofit education and humanitarian organization in consultative status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations.  Global HAWC works at the international, national, and local levels advocating to advance the health and rights and well-being of women and children and their families.  We work to strengthen families worldwide and promote family-based care for orphans and vulnerable children through our Families for Orphans projects.