Influence decision in the home and community
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.
Florence, Godelive, and Nazera did not have a say in the U.S. election, and yet it may have a profound effect on their lives.
We believe that empowering women economically is not only the right thing to do to honour the world’s commitment to human rights—it is also the smart thing to do for development, economic growth and business.”
A historic milestone occurred last week that many thought was impossible: the government of Colombia and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) rebel movement signed a peace agreement, more than five decades after the start of what became the Western Hemis
Breaking Silos: Gender and the Sustainable Development Goals
In a small, garage-like building in northern Iraq, Seve wakes up each morning not knowing how she’ll provide for her six children.
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.
"I learned from Women for Women International training that it is good to have more than one source of income,” says Patience.
"I thought only men have rights to everything. I never believed that I have rights."