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Sadia, a Women for Women International participant in South Sudan. Photo Credit: Charles Atiki Lomodong

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Recent coverage

3 OCTOBER, 2017 | MINT VELVET

Brita talks about her motivation and inspiration in becoming a fierce campaigner for women's rights, equality and development.

27 SEPTEMBER, 2017 | THE POOL

Dame Helen Mirren shares what sisterhood means to her and how the idea of sisterhood is the communication and support between women of different races, cultures and religions.

JUNE 2017 | MARGUERITE LONDON

Brita shares intimate insight into her work, what inspires her, what it takes to be an independent woman and a leader. She also discusses her exciting new book project!

17 MAY, 2017 | VOGUE

This exciting collaboration with some of the world’s most influential creatives will see pieces of art inspired by the iconic flip-flop brand auctioned off to raise funds for Women for Women International.

24 MARCH, 2017 | TRF

The Thomson Reuters Foundation draws on Women for Women International's experience in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq to highlight the impact that working women can make on a community looking to move past conflict.

8 MARCH, 2017 | INSTYLE

Game of Thrones Star Sophie Turner sheds light on why she chose to support Women For Women International and how her eye-opening trip to Rwanda inspired and motivated her to join the sisterhood.

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8 MAY, 2017 | WOMEN'S WEAR DAILY

Designer donations from Charlotte Olympia, Edeline Lee and Temperley London made up Women for Women International's chic car boot sale.

8 MARCH, 2017 | BBC WOMAN’S HOUR

To kick-off International Women’s Day 2017, Women for Women International – UK’s Executive Director, Brita Fernandez Schmidt, shared issues close to her heart on BBC Woman’s Hour.

10 NOVEMBER, 2016 | MATCHES FASHION

Brita Fernandez Schmidt, our Executive Director, discusses what she thinks makes Women for Women International's work so vital and what she believes to be the most successful element of the program.

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.

19 JUNE, 2016 | IBT

Women for Women International are now working with women displaced by conflict living in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. The International Business Times writes about how these women are starting to set up their own businesses.

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MARCH 7, 2015 | THE GUARDIAN

Nicky Bullard, creative director at LIDA, explains a new campaign for Women for Women International which aims to link up successful women in developed countries with women survivors of war.

NOVEMBER 21, 2014 | RED MAGAZINE

Women for Women International UK's fashion show and Auction on November 20th was a great success, raising funds for women survivors of war.

JUNE 13, 2014 | MARIE CLAIRE UK

Brita Fernandez Schmidt shares what actions are need to end sexual violence in conflict, drawing on the experiences of women graduates of Women for Women International’s programmes.

DECEMBER 3, 2013 | THE GUARDIAN

As Women for Women International marks its 20th anniversary, graduates of its programme in Afghanistan, Rwanda, Kosovo, and South Sudan share their stories of transformation and hope.

What we do

Women for Women International helps women survivors of war rebuild their lives. We have over 20 years of on-the-ground experience working with women in countries affected by conflict.