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Women for Women International provides women survivors of war, civil strife and other conflicts with the tools and resources to move from crisis and poverty to stability and self-sufficiency, thereby promoting viable civil societies. We're changing the world one woman at a time.

Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton sat down with CNN’s Chief International Correspondent Christiane Amanpour at our annual Luncheon, which raised $1.2 million for women survivors of war. They discussed the importance of women's involvement in peace and security around the world.

May 25, 2017

 Our vision is to create a world in which all women determine the course of their lives and reach their full potential. 

May 22, 2017

“At the community level, I am active, especially in some cases related to women. I advise women, and people in the community are happy about my activities.” Women for Women International - Afghanistan graduate

May 22, 2017

Our new Associate Director of Marketing and Communications, Sara Bowcutt, just returned from a visit to Women for Women International in Kosovo. She shares her impressions of how our presence in Kosovo has helped foster a sense of community after the devastation of war. 

May 2, 2017

"It was amazing to see that for once we didn’t speak about kids, or stress or running around but we shared stories about sisterhood and the meaning of it all," shares Women for Women International sponsor Anne, who recently hosted a Share lunch to raise support for women survivors of war.

April 15, 2017

Depending on where she lives, a woman's chances of surviving child birth vary dramatically. With a new addition to her family, Katie Allen, our Policy and Programme Grants Manager, considers the differences between her families experience of childbirth compared with the experiences of the women that participate in Women for Women International programmes. 

March 23, 2017