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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.

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“Facing adversity, building resilience, and finding joy.” Inspiring words from Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg’s new book Option B.

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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

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Today we commemorate the 23rd anniversary of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda.

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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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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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8 November, 2016 – H.E. Mrs. Jeannette Kagame, the First Lady of Rwanda, and the First Lady Mrs. ‎Claudine Talon of Benin, toured the Urugo Women’s Opportunity Center near Kayonza today.

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In a small, garage-like building in northern Iraq, Seve wakes up each morning not knowing how she’ll provide for her six children.

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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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