Congratulations to Dr. Denis Mukwege for being named one of TIME's 100 most influential people!
"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.
"My wife is not educated, but now I am helping her study," says Said Merwais with a smile, during an interview at our offices in Afghanistan.
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 program.
As global leaders adopt a new development agenda, Women for Women International is sharing lessons with partners and allies to ensure women in the poorest countries are not left behind.
Around the world, women in 155 countries face legal restrictions on the economic opportunities available to them, according to the recent World Bank Group’s report Women, Business and the Law 2016, which highlights the challenges women face in the global eco
WfWI's Senior Director of Communications, Amber Khan, recently sat down with Lina Rozbih at Voice of America News - Dari for an interview broadcast across Afghanistan to discuss the prevalence of violence against women worldwide.
Communications Officer Amanda Strayer recently sat down with Afghanistan Deputy Country Director to discuss the Men’s Engagement Program (MEP).