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Women for Women International provides women survivors of war, civil strife and other conflicts with the tools and resources to move from crisis and poverty to stability and self-sufficiency, thereby promoting viable civil societies. We're changing the world one woman at a time.

“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.

May 4, 2016

“I just kept faith in myself, and knew we would get through it,” my mother used to tell me, when I asked how she got through a difficult childhood. 

April 25, 2016

Sitting under the shade of the acacia trees in Nyaruguru, Rwanda, 52-year-old Caritas Mukagatana lists every member of her family killed in the 1994 genocide that claimed the lives of nearly 8

April 7, 2016

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

March 1, 2016