"I thought only men have rights to everything. I never believed that I have rights."
War has taken a lot from Solange. Her husband and three of her children were all killed by rebels, and she was raped four times by armed men in her home village in the DRC.
There is an African proverb that says: "To go fast, go alone. To go far, go together." The women we work with around the world are a testimony to how true this is.
December 1st marks World AIDS Day - a day to show support for people living with HIV and to commemorate people who have died. Uwera from Rwanda tells her story about living with HIV.
Thank you to everyone who donated on Friday - we had a fantastic response! Matching funds have now run out for today, so please check back at 12pm on Saturday 5 December.
This Giving Tuesday, six WfWI graduates want to tell you how owning a goat has udderly changed their lives!
Over the past year, more than 37,000 women have begun to rebuild their lives thanks to your support. Below we're sharing the stories of five of these inspiring women and the many things they say they're thankful for this year.
12 recommendations for the UK government from our recent workshop on Women, Peace and Security.
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.