Women for Women International's ambassadors play a key role in helping women survivors of war rebuild their lives by creating public awareness of the issues and helping to mobilise resources. Read more about our ambassadors.
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14 April, 2016 | NIGERIA
The Store and Brewer Street Car Park Present the #SheInspiresMe Car Boot Sale in Aid of Women for Women International
06 APRIL, 2016 | LONDON
17 January, 2017 | REFINERY29
Women for Women International – UK is proud to support the Women’s March on London. On Saturday 21st January, women and men around the world will come together to take part in the Women’s March, a global movement to unite against inequality.
11 November, 2016 | Marie Claire
"Women’s Rights are human rights and human rights are universal and the incoming US government has an important role to play in the protection of these rights," writes Women for Women International - UK Executive Director, Brita Fernandez Schmidt.
11 NOVEMBER, 2016 | refinery29
Women for Women International hosted the UK premiere of a documentary about the horrific rapes that took place during the genocide in Rwanda in 1994. Read the interview with award-winning director, Michele Mitchell.
10 NOVEMBER, 2016 | Matches Fashion
Women for Women International - UK Executive Director, Brita Fernandez Schmidt, reflects on the women who have inspired her, "I can trace back the important decisions in my life to the people who have inspired me – and the women who inspire me more than anyone else are the women I have met in the countries where Women for Women International operates."
4 October, 2016 | Harpers Bazaar
Women for Women International - UK was proud to benefit from a special online auction organised by Harper’s Bazaar UK and Paddle8. The auction featured works by 15 leading international female artists and was curated by Women for Women International - UK Trustee, Hikari Yokoyama.
4 OCTOBER, 2016 | the independent
"I am really passionate about building the confidence of women who have suffered the unimaginable — bereavement, torture, sexual violence. Fashion can play a very important role in this for many women around the world," writes Brita Fernandez Schmidt, Women for Women International - UK Executive Director, in the Vogue feature.
08 August, 2016 | HEARST EMPOWERING WOMEN
"With the rise of brutal armed conflicts and extremism we are currently seeing unprecedented levels of violence against women, which means there has never been a greater need for the work of Women for Women International to support women survivors," writes Dame Helen Mirren about her motivation to support Women for Women International - UK.
19 JULY, 2016 | Women's Marketing
Charlotte Tilbury reflects on supporting women survivors of war, "Not only do I aim to help Women for Women International by raising money through the Hot Lips collection, I have also called on the powerful, influential women I know to help raise awareness of their cause and highlight the hidden suffering of so many women."
30 JUNE, 2016 | Good Housekeeping
"Women bear the brunt of modern conflict. Many experience torture, brutality and horrific sexual violence. Their basic rights, freedoms and dignity are often targeted as a tactic of war," Dame Helen Mirren said in a statement.
23 JUNE, 2016 | Vanity FAIR
We team up with Charlotte Tilbury who has introduced Hot Lips, a collection of 12 lipsticks, each inspired by the world’s most influential and mesmerising women. £1 from each lipstick sold in the first two months will go directly towards our work.
19 June, 2016 | INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TIMES
Displaced women are setting up businesses in Iraqi Kurdistan after escaping Islamic State.
6 April, 2016 | International Business Times
Women for Women International - Rwanda Country Director Antoinette Uwimana shares how women have led her country’s recovery since the genocide, and how WfWI’s programmes have invested in women since 1997 to help them rebuild.
14 March, 2016 | The Guardian
Mandana Hendessi, WfWI - EMEA Regional Director, joined a panel of experts to discuss the obstacles to gender equality and how to address them.
8 March, 2016 | Stylist
Besarta Zhugolli, a Women for Women International graduate from Kosovo, joins other 30-year-old women in sharing their experiences and hopes for the future.
7 March, 2016 | Good Housekeeping
Get involved with the #SheInspiresMe campaign to make a difference for women survivors fo war on International Women's Day.
29 January, 2016 | RED MAGAZINE
#SheInspiresMe, who inspires you? The launch of Women for Women International's #SheInspiresMe campaign.