In a small, garage-like building in northern Iraq, Seve wakes up each morning not knowing how she’ll provide for her six children.
“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.
Last week, I attended the CSO (civil society organisation’s) day of the ‘supporting Syria and the region conference’ in London, hosted by the UK, the UN, Germany, Norway and Kuwait.
Friday, September 11, 2015 (London) – The conflict in Syria has been called the ‘greatest humanitarian crisis of our generation’. War has been raging for more than four years and 11.5 million Syrians have been forced to flee their homes.
For more than 20 years, Women for Women International has supported over 462,000 of the most marginalised women in eight countries devastated by conflict.
I don’t know about you, but I find it very difficult to read the news these days. The conflict in Syria has been raging for more than four years.
Mandana Hendessi, WfWI EMEA Regional Director, talks about her recent visit to Kawergosk Refugee Camp, northern Iraq.
Sara is a divorced single mother who has survived war and exile from her home country. She says she has been inspired by her trainers to keep working and striving.
War has almost always been a part of Regina’s life. It forced her to drop out of school, led her to flee to the Democratic Republic of the Congo with her family, and even took the life of one of her eight children.
Edita Veseli, a Life Skills manager for WfWI-Kosovo, shares the story of how women in the program inspire her and each other.