Florence, Godelive, and Nazera did not have a say in the U.S. election, and yet it may have a profound effect on their lives.
WfWI’s partner, Free Yezidi Foundation (FYF), based at the Khanke IDP camp in the Duhok Province in Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI), caters to the needs of 640 Yezidi women, most of whom are former ISIS hostages.
Onyishi Bukola Adeola serves as the Country Director for Women for Women International – Nigeria, where she manages programmes that have served more than 60,000 women since 2000.
Onyishi Bukola Adeola serves as the Country Director for Women for Women International – Nigeria, where she manages programs that have served more than 57,000 women since 2000.
In February 2016, Mandana Hendessi, WFWI-Afghanistan Country Director, participated in a Parliamentary Briefing hosted by Lord Mitchell and Women for Women International.
In her small shop in the Srebrenica-Potočari Memorial Center, 65-year-old Fazila sells flowers to mourners and visitors who come to honor and remember the 8,000 men and boys who were massacred there in July 1995.
Our annual House of Lords luncheon in 2016 focused on the current situation for women in Afghanistan, where Women for Women International has been working since 2002.
As part of a special week focused on the work of our organisation in Afghanistan, we held an online Q&A with Mandana Hendessi OBE, Women for Women International - Afghanistan Country Director, on Wednesday 24th February.
On July 26, U.S. Ambassador at Large for Global Women's Issues Catherine Russell and U.S.
Thousands of dresses fluttered from washing lines strung across the football pitch in Pristina, Kosovo on Friday as our staff and Kosovo Country Director Iliriana Gashi joined their country’s leaders and citizens at an art installation to raise awareness for survivor