Women's rights

They call themselves “Agaseke”. It’s because they had “a vision ahead of them,” they explain, as they sit together weaving baskets and making beads.

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This week, people across Rwanda are coming together to remember the terrible genocide 21 years ago, and to stand together for the future of their country.

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Nigeria has elected a new president. But what role did women play in the elections?

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This Saturday Nigerians will finally go to the polls after elections were postponed in early February for six weeks. But how involved are Nigerian women in the election process? 

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From WfWI trainer to Provincial Council Member in Parwan, Afghanistan, Hosai Bayani’s unlikely journey demonstrates the impact women leaders are having on a changing country.

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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.

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Women gain the knowledge and confidence 
to participate in decision-making in their

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Breaking the cycle of violence isn’t easy. But by sharing and applying what she learned in the WfWI training program, Mary was able to put a stop to the violence in her home.

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When Christiana was unable to become pregnant and bear children, her husband became abusive. She found support in her network of friends in the WfWI training program.

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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.

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