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June 13, 2014 | Marie Claire UK
WfWI-UK’s Brita Fernandez Schmidt shares what actions are need to end sexual violence in conflict, drawing on the experiences of women graduates of WfWI’s programs.
June 13, 2014 | Sky News
At the close of the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict, WfWI-Kosovo’s Iliriana Gashi calls for greater efforts to involve survivors in developing solutions to this global challenge.
June 10, 2014 | The Guardian
WfWI’s Country Directors from Nigeria and Bosnia and Herzegovina join global women leaders and activists to share important strategies for ending sexual violence in conflict.
May 31, 2014 | Today BBC Radio 4
WfWI-UK Executive Director Brita Fernandez Schmidt discusses the global prevalence of violence against women, particularly in conflict-affected countries, and the need to end impunity for such crimes.
May 19, 2014 | The Tavis Smiley Show
WfWI’s Amber Khan discusses the importance of investing in education and strategies to empower women and girls to prevent violence against them, following the kidnapping of hundreds of Nigerian schoolgirls.
May 2, 2014 | WBEZ's Worldview
WfWI-Nigeria Country Director Ngozi Eze discusses the recent abduction of more than 200 schoolgirls from Chibok, Nigeria and the security threats women face across the country.
April 11, 2014 | Sky News
WfWI participants in Afghanistan, Nigeria, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Kosovo share what their lives are like and how they are working to strengthen their families and communities.
March 8, 2014 | BuzzFeed
In Rwanda, graduates of WfWI’s program use their new skills in brickmaking to make half a million brick for a Women’s Opportunity Center that invests in marginalized women’s potential.
March 8, 2014 | Huffington Post
In celebration of International Women’s Day, WfWI’s former President and CEO Afshan Khan shares the opportunities that exist to invest in the untapped potential of women around the world.
February 24, 2014 | Woman's Hour BBC Radio 4
WfWI’s Seida Saric shares how WfWI was founded during the Bosnian War, the experiences of women during the war, and the struggles they continue to face 20 years later.
January 9, 2014 | Bloomberg News
WfWI-Afghanistan graduate Zarghuna has overcome poverty to build a thriving embroidery factory in Kabul, but concerns about long-term security threaten the progress she and other women have made.
December 4, 2013 | The New York Times
At WfWI’s 20th anniversary gala, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks about the importance of WfWI’s mission and the need to include women for real peace and security.
December 4, 2013 | ABC News
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg call for greater gender equality as a way to build peaceful, thriving democracies at WfWI’s 20th anniversary gala.
December 3, 2013 | The Guardian
As Women for Women International marks its 20th anniversary, graduates of its program in Afghanistan, Rwanda, Kosovo, and South Sudan share their stories of transformation and hope.