8 MARCH, 2018 | HUFFINGTON POST
Talatu Salihu, a Social Empowerment Officer with Women for Women International in Nigeria shares her story of growing up as a girl in Nigeria, a country where girls face discrimination right from birth. Growing up, Talatu had the ambition of being educated and to be economically and socially independent which was frowned upon in her society.
8 MARCH, 2018 | MARIE CLAIRE
This International Women's Day, we want to send a powerful message of sisterhood to women in countries affected by conflict and show them that they are not alone. The #MessageToMySister campaign is making a genuine difference in the lives of the women we serve.
6 MARCH, 2018 | ELLE
ELEMIS is helping us to change the lives of women affected by war and conflict by donating £1 to Women for Women International every time someone shares a #MessageToMySister this International Women's Day.
8 FEBRUARY, 2018 | WHO WHAT WEAR
Chinti & Parker is celebrating female empowerment and the fight for women's right with their new collection of cashmere knits and T-shirt. 100% of profits from the range will be donated to support our work with women survivors of war.
6 FEBRUARY, 2018 | BRITISH VOGUE
Our Executive Director, Brita Fernandez Schmidt, discusses the inherent inequality in our society in her blog post for British Vogue and what we can do to redress it.
19 JANUARY, 2018 | HUFF POST
It is time to turn resolutions into reality and address women's experiences of violence, abuse and disempowerment in conflict-affected countries. Our Executive Director Brita Fernandez Schmidt explains how the UK's National Action Plan On Women, Peace and Security is a step in the right direction.
9 JANUARY, 2018 | THOMSON REUTERS FOUNDATION
Our Executive Director, Brita Fernandez Schmidt, comments on the powerful impact campaigns like #MeToo have on individuals and how ‘hashtag activism’ helps to change attitudes and challenge rape culture on social media.
26 OCTOBER, 2017 | RED ONLINE
Women's equality is everyone's business, that is why Women for Women International is working together with men to bring about change that benefits us all. Read about how our Men's Engagement Programme is changing communities for the better.
18 OCTOBER, 2017 | HUFF POST
Women for Women International and 20-first are tackling gender inequality and discrimination from countries affected by conflict to boardrooms and homes across the West, making equality everyone's business.
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.
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.
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.
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.