The drivers and consequences of poverty are gendered: women are more vulnerable and denied opportunities.
“At the community level, I am active, especially in some cases related to women. I advise women, and people in the community are happy about my activities.” Women for Women International - Afghanistan graduate
By Justine Kavira Valemberi, Women for Women International - Democratic Republic of Congo
Beatrice is a mother who has suffered the loss of 5 of her children. In honor of Mother’s Day, we are sharing Beatrice’s story in her own words so that she can tell us how the Women for Women International program has allowed her to take better care of her children and her family.
This blog was written by Monica Agene, a staff member at the Women for Women international Nigeria Office
I am in charge and control my turf
Wielding my power like a king on tour
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.
The peace, security and prosperity of the United States rests heavily on peace, security and prosperity around the world. Women for Women International believes that the United States can best promote our own national interests by remaining engaged in the world aroun
"Despite numerous obstacles and challenges, International Women’s Day is a day to celebrate an exciting future for women’s rights and gender equality. Sponsor a sister today and help us to transform the lives of women survivors of war," shares our Executive Director, Brita Fernandez Schmidt.
The theme for International Women’s Day 2017 is “Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030”. The world of work, both formal and informal, is rapidly changing for women.