Liangshan Yi Empowerment Center

July 31, 2012
Editor: Zhu Yanhong

The Liangshan Yi Empowerment Center is a non-governmental organization which was established in 2005 by scholars of the Yi nationality. It aims to promote the all-round development of women and children of the Yi nationality by empowering them and developing their abilities. The overall goal is to propel the development of ethnic minority societies.

The center's work involves helping disadvantaged children, AIDS prevention and care, training of rural women, and development of women’s livelihood, natural disaster relief efforts and more.

Their website is

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