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

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The problem of mandatory formalization in financial inclusion

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WfWI’s partner, Free Yezidi Foundation (FYF), based at the Khanke IDP camp in the Duhok Province in Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI), caters to the needs of 640 Yezidi women, most of whom are former ISIS hostages.

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Twenty-seven Women for Women International Rwanda Program graduates will be among the hospitality team to support the operations of the new Marriott Hotel in Kigali. The hotel hosted a grand opening today, Tuesday, October 4.

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“I just kept faith in myself, and knew we would get through it,” my mother used to tell me, when I asked how she got through a difficult childhood. 

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Sitting under the shade of the acacia trees in Nyaruguru, Rwanda, 52-year-old Caritas Mukagatana lists every member of her family killed in the 1994 genocide that claimed the lives of nearly 800,000 people in just 100 days.

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In her small shop in the Srebrenica-Potočari Memorial Center, 65-year-old Fazila sells flowers to mourners and visitors who come to honor and remember the 8,000 men and boys who were massacred there in July 1995.

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We are excited to share with you an interview with Beverly Thompson, a Women for Women International super-supporter who recently visited Rwanda.

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