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.
Influence decision in the home and community
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.
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.
“She found me empty, but left me a totally different person,” says Francoise Niyodusaba about Jane Abatoni, her life skills trainer. “She inspired me to hope again and feel alive again.”
When Remzije lost her husband at a young age and was left to raise their five children alone, she never imagined she would become a local business leader.
WfWI's Senior Director of Communications, Amber Khan, recently sat down with Lina Rozbih at Voice of America News - Dari for an interview broadcast across Afghanistan to discuss the prevalence of violence against women worldwide.
There is clearly a strong economic argument for investing in women – but I am not interested only in the economic aspect... I am passionate about the fact that it is the right thing to do.
WfWI’s Senior Director of Communications, Amber Khan, discusses how WfWI’s work among the most marginalised women in countries affected by conflict is helping close the global gender gap.
WfWI’s Senior Director of Communications, Amber Khan, discusses how WfWI’s work among the most marginalized women in countries affected by conflict is helping close the global gender gap.