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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.

Hearing of Nelson Mandela’s death took me back several years to the time I spent living and working in South Africa, the unified “rainbow nation.”

December 12, 2013

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton’s remarks upon accepting the “Champion of Peace” Award at Women for Women International’s 20th Anniversary Gala Celebration

December 3, 2013

At Women for Women International, we continually assess the impact of our program on the women we serve to ensure it meets women where they are, and helps them move towards achieving their goals and dreams.

November 1, 2013

Brita Fernandez Schmidt, executive director of Women for Women in the UK, joined the 2013 Peace March in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The following is an extract from her blog, where she highlights the work Women for Women are doing in Bosnia. 

July 24, 2013

It’s mango season in Yei. After weeks of heavy downpours, the ripe, delicious fruit is literally falling off the trees, providing a ready, nutritious source of food and income.

May 13, 2013