Violeta Mulaj meticulously flipped through her portfolio booklet of handicrafts and tailoring works. An old sewing table and machine sat in the corner, and its creations hung from every spare space and ledge.
“There are two Afghanistans – one dominated by the headlines of violence and the other captured in the untold stories and actions of courageous activists and everyday Afghans working to rebuild,” shared Pulitzer-Prize-winning journalist David Rohde during Women for W
UN Women have launched their new report “Progress of the World’s Women 2015-2016: Transforming Economies, Realising Rights."
It was great to see so much support for women’s rights over the weekend - especially as 2015 is such an important year for women’s rights.
When her husband died suddenly a few years ago, Roseline, age 50, knew she needed to find a way to support their eight children on her own.
It takes a lot of courage to advocate for yourself and your dreams. Maryam was inspired to return to school and become a teacher after enrolling in the WfWI program.
“I always knew that women were powerful,” says Tiffany Reed, who has sponsored several women through Women for Women International’s program over the past few years.
After losing her husband at a very young age, Remzije Berisha was left alone with her five children and without any income or support.