Women's rights

Periods of transition are a crucial moment to secure progress made in women’s rights and prevent a roll back of protections.

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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.

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Ever since I can remember I have been moved by inspiration. 

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"I learned from Women for Women International training that it is good to have more than one source of income,” says Patience. 

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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.

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"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.

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Hannah Wright reflects on the longstanding disparities in the women, peace and security global agenda. 

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As the 15th anniversary of the landmark UN Security Council Resolution 1325 nears on October 31st, the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security (GIWPS) released a new

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Earlier this week, world leaders unanimously adopted another resolution to support women in conflict-affected countries at the UN Security Council in New York.

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As global leaders adopt a new development agenda, Women for Women International is sharing lessons with partners and allies to ensure women in the poorest countries are not left behind. 

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