Women for Women International staff mourn the loss of a valued colleague killed while advancing our life-changing work in Afghanistan.
Our Policy and Programme Grants Manager, Katie Allen, recently visited Nigeria and had the opportunity to learn more about the powerful impact of engaging men in women's empowerment. Read her blog here.
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.
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.
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.
Congratulations to Dr. Denis Mukwege for being named one of TIME's 100 most influential people!
For more than 10 years, Women for Women International's team in Afghanistan has worked to engage male leaders in Nangarhar province through our men’s engagement programme. The province is among the most conservative and patriarchal regions where we work.
"I thought only men have rights to everything. I never believed that I have rights."
On November 11, 2015, Women for Women International honored Dr. Denis Mukwege at the 2015 Annual Gala in New York for his tireless work to advocate for an end to sexual violence in conflict.