The ANEF (National Association for Feminist Studies) aims to develop feminist studies and promote their dissemination in France and abroad.

ANEF brings together academics, researchers, students and other women working in feminist research and teaching across academic disciplines, both within and outside institutions.

ANEF publishes and disseminates the ANEF Bulletin, which serves as a platform for the exchange of ideas and debate. It also informs about courses, conferences, calls for proposals and publications in France and abroad.

It promotes the creation of research programmes, seminars and conferences.

It aids in the development of university programmes in feminist studies.

It supports calls for the creation of teaching and research positions, as well as archival and documentation posts in feminist studies.

It participates in editorial projects (e.g. the "Feminist Library" collection published by Harmattan).