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In modern wars, it’s dangerous to be a woman. During the Rwandan genocide, up to 500,000 women were raped, sexually mutilated, or murdered.

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Sheiran, 32 (left) and Kabira, 38 (right) are sisters. Like most sisters, they laugh, learn and grow together. Unlike most sisters, they’ve had to brave separation, war and missiles to get to safety.

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The peace, security and prosperity of the United States rests heavily on peace, security and prosperity around the world. Women for Women International believes that the United States can best promote our own national interests by remaining engaged in the world aroun

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The theme for International Women’s Day 2017 is “Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030”. The world of work, both formal and informal, is rapidly changing for women.

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Our friends at Wanderlust + Co have joined us to celebrate International Women's Day

Blog by Jenn Low, founder of Wanderlust + Co 

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"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.

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Before joining Women for Women International in Nigeria, Rifkatu worked tirelessly to make a living through farming and trading in order to provide for her family.

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Yesterday, The Gates Foundation released their annual letter on their work that saves and improves lives in developing countries.

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Our Sponsorship Spotlight will feature supporters who generously support our work.

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Every day, Afghan people are confronted by war, government instability, and terrorism which have pervaded this nation for decades. These volatile factors have impacted women directly.

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