Our vision is to create a world in which all women determine the course of their lives and reach their full potential.
By Justine Kavira Valemberi, Women for Women International - Democratic Republic of Congo
On Mother’s Day, thousands gather to honor the strong and loving women in their lives who have raised them into the people they are.
Beatrice is a mother who has suffered the loss of 5 of her children. In honor of Mother’s Day, we are sharing Beatrice’s story in her own words so that she can tell us how the Women for Women International program has allowed her to take better care of her children and her family.
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.
"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.
“Facing adversity, building resilience, and finding joy.” Inspiring words from Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg’s new book Option B.
This blog was written by Monica Agene, a staff member at the Women for Women international Nigeria Office
I am in charge and control my turf
Wielding my power like a king on tour
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.
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