Association of Foreign Wives of Japanese

Supporting Women since 1969

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With nearly 500 members in Japan and around the world, AFWJ inspires women from all walks of life who are in an intercultural relationship with a Japanese partner to discover her true potential through friendship, networking, support and fun! Since 1969...(Read more...)

JoUrnal & Directory

All members have access to our online directory and receive the quarterly AFWJournal, which features writing and art by members, information on district events and services, and other official announcements.

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Every year, members from around Japan and the world gather for a weekend of fun,
learning and friendship. The convention features workshops and panel discussions on current events and topics that speak to the heart of who we are and inspire us to lead productive, fulfilled lives, as well as outings and the much-talked-about cabaret.

More about the Conventions.

Events & Special Interest Groups

Connect with friends--old and new--at local events and activities organized both in-person and online! Join one (or more!) of our 40+ online special interest groups and discover opportunities to thrive! (Read more...)

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