National:

Police:   117  
Ambulance:   101  

Medical Help

  1. Mauritanian Association for the Health of Women, Children and Development
    Provides medical and health care assistance for women.
    Address: BP 4472, Nouakchott, Mauritania
    Phone: 222 2 57 139
    Fax: 222 2 59 010
  2. Mauritanian Association for the welfare and rescue the child and the mother
    Provides assistance for young, new and expectant mothers, maternal health care and address violence.
    Address: Tevragh - Zeina 532, PO Box 2537, Nouakchott, Mauritania
    Phone: 222 25 99 72
    Fax: 222 25 45 05
    E-mail:
    ambsem@iiardd.mr.ong 

Legal Help

  1. Association for the defense of the rights of women and children
    Provides legal aid, awareness and legal representation for women.
    Address: UTM Building, Apartment No. 2, BP 3542, Nouakchott, Mauritania
    Phone: 222 525 0204/630 5364
    Fax: 222 529 0107
    E-mail:        
    addfe@hotmail.com 

Education and Empowerment

  1. Mauritanian Union of Women Entrepreneurs
    Provides capacity building and training programs for the economic independence of women.
    Address: Shopping center Chinguetty, BP 2858, Nouakchott, Mauritania
    Phone: 222 25 37 88/25 01 72
    Fax: 222 25 37 75
  2. International Association of Francophone women of French-speaking countries
    Provides education and training and capacity building for women, and legal awareness rights.
    Address: BP 71, Nouakchott, Mauritania
  3. Association of Women of West Africa
    Provides education, empowerment programs and training for women.
    Address: BP 2627 Nouakchott, Mauritania
    Phone:        222 512 65
    Fax:        222 513 58
  4. APEM
    Provides training and capacity-building programs for women
    Address: BP 5275, Nouakchott, Mauritania
    Phone: 222 40 303
    Fax: 222 40 395