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Women for Women International Joins Coalition of Partners to Announce “Girls, Women and the Global Goals,” at 2016 Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting
September 20, 2016 | Washington, D.C.
June 29, 2016 | Washington, D.C.
In Iraq, Refugee Crisis Worsens as Displaced Syrian and Yezidi Women’s Needs Are Not Addressed, Says Women for Women International
June 20, 2016 | Washington, D.C.
April 14, 2016 | Nigeria
Rebuilding Kosovo: Walnut Tree Seedling Campaign Creates Opportunity for Donors to Invest in the Environment and Women’s Economic Empowerment on International Women’s Day 2016
February 18, 2016 | Washington, D.C.
January 11, 2016 | Washington, D.C.
November 16, 2015 | Washington, D.C.
November 4, 2015 | Washington, D.C.
Women for Women International Issues Statement Calling for Investments to Support Skill Building and Trainings in Camps and Host Communities
September 3, 2015 | Washington, D.C.
July 7, 2015
May 5, 2015 | New York City
March 25, 2015 | Kabul, Afghanistan
March 3, 2015 | Washington, D.C.
February 26, 2015 | Washington, D.C.
November 10, 2014 | Washington, D.C.
September 8, 2014 | Washington, D.C.
Nigerian Country Director, Ngozi Eze, releases statement regarding the kidnapping of more than 250 young women and girls from a school in Chibok in the Borno state of Nigeria.
May 2, 2014 | Jos, Nigeria
March 19, 2014 | Washington, D.C.
The Board of Directors of Women for Women International announced the search for its next chief executive in a statement released by Danuta Lockett, Chair of the Board of Directors.
June 28, 2013 | Washington, D.C.
The WOC will serve as a center of excellence and innovation supporting women’s economic and social development in the region through training, employment, and business opportunities.
May 30, 2013 | Washington, D.C.
The WOC is an environmentally friendly, multi-use facility where design, function, and development come together.
December 11, 2012 | Washington, D.C.
Women for Women International (WfWI) condemns the assassination of Najia Sediqi, the regional head of the Afghan Ministry for Women’s Affairs for Laghman province.
December 6, 2012 | Washington, D.C.
Women for Women International mourns the loss of Aloisea Inyumba, the Rwandan Minister of Gender and Family Promotion, who led efforts to bring healing and justice to the people of Rwanda after the 1994 genocide.
November 28, 2012 | Washington, D.C.
Due to recent violence in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Women for Women International (WfWI) announced today it temporarily suspended program operations out of our offices in Goma for the safety and security of our staff and the women in our program.
November 5, 2012 | Washington, D.C.
Women for Women International [WfWI] announced today that actress and humanitarian Lucy Liu will be the honored recipient of the organization’s 2012 Champion of Peace Award.
July 9, 2012 | Washington, D.C.
Today, Women for Women International (WfWI) recognizes the one-year anniversary since South Sudan declared independence from Sudan.
June 11, 2012 | Washington, D.C.
WfWI Supporter, 90-year-old Holocaust survivor Margit Meissner, will travel to Rwanda June 24th – 30th, to meet two women survivors of the 1994 genocide, one whom she has sponsored through WfWI’s programs and the other whom she will sponsor in the upcoming year.
May 8, 2012 | Washington, D.C.
WFWI Partners with Space NK Apothecary in Launching "IN PEACE" Perfume. Proceeds of sales will benefit women in war-torn countries.
April 27, 2012 | Washington, D.C.
Since the end of March, aerial and ground attacks on both sides of the border have resulted in numerous casualties, including children. Over 35,000 people have been forced to flee for their safety.
March 15, 2012 | Washington, D.C.
Support will continue for the women of South Sudan, who have been deeply affected by ongoing violence and growing food insecurity, and for efforts to establish lasting peace in the war-torn region.