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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.

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

"Despite numerous obstacles and challenges, International Women’s Day is a day to celebrate an exciting future for women’s rights and gender equality. Sponsor a sister today and help us to transform the lives of women survivors of war," shares our Executive Director, Brita Fernandez Schmidt. 

March 7, 2017

On February 22nd, Women for Women International launched its position paper on the Global Goals – how we contribute to them and our lessons, evidence and recommendations for others.

March 1, 2017

"I wanted to share with you my impressions and to tell you how grateful I am to you because seeing the impact of our work here and meeting so many women has inspired me deeply," writes our Executive Director, Brita Fernandez Schmidt.

February 24, 2017

Find out how Evan Frenkel turned a dinner party with a few close friends into an opportunity to raise the voices of women everywhere.

January 25, 2017

On 21st January, Women for Women International - UK will join the Women’s March on London because it has never been more important for women and men to come together to foster equality. We march to ensure the voices of women everywhere are heard, and no woman is forgotten.

January 20, 2017