Rape

Thousands of dresses fluttered from washing lines strung across the football pitch in Pristina, Kosovo on Friday as our staff and Kosovo Country Director Iliriana Gashi joined their country’s leaders and citizens at an art installation to raise awareness for survivors of sexual violence during the Kosovo War.

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Thousands of dresses fluttered from washing lines strung across the football pitch in Pristina, Kosovo on Friday as our staff and Kosovo Country Director Iliriana Gashi joined their country’s leaders and citizens at an art installation to raise awareness for survivor

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This week, people across Rwanda are coming together to remember the terrible genocide 21 years ago, and to stand together for the future of their country.

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“When a woman in our program has the courage to tell her Life Skills trainer ‘I have been raped,’ we refer her to Panzi Hospital,” explains WfWI – Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Acting Country Director

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I was born in 1975. I wanted to be a doctor when I was young. But I had to stop secondary school when my father died. I was very sad and even angry to have stopped going to school, but I had no choice as my mother was sick and I had to work to support her.

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I was a happy woman, wife, and mother before the war came to my front door. After high school, I wanted to earn some money and explore the city so I went to be a babysitter for a family in Bukavu.

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Tony Gambino is a member of the Board of Directors and also served as the Interim Chief Executive Officer of Women for Women International in 2014. An internationally recognised expert on the Great Lakes Region of Africa, Mr.

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Antoinette Uwimana serves as the Country Director for Women for Women International – Rwanda, where she manages programmes that have served more than 75,000 women since 1997.

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Iliriana Jaka Gashi serves as the Country Director for Women for Women International – Kosovo, where she manages programmes that have served more than 33,000 women since 1999.

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Seida Saric serves as the Director of Žene za Žene International Association Sarajevo, an independent local organization dedicated to wo

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