Gender based violence
Beatrice is a mother who has suffered the loss of 5 of her children. In honor of Mother’s Day, we are sharing Beatrice’s story in her own words so that she can tell us how the Women for Women International program has allowed her to take better care of her children and her family.
Today we commemorate the 23rd anniversary of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda.
In light of International Women’s Day next week, we would like to draw attention to the issues of insecurity and the ways in which this affects the women we work with.
By Jenna Presta, Women for Women International Communications Intern
Before joining Women for Women International in Nigeria, Rifkatu worked tirelessly to make a living through farming and trading in order to provide for her family.
Yesterday, The Gates Foundation released their annual letter on their work that saves and improves lives in developing countries.
This blog was originally posted by WfWI President Laurie Adams on the Huffington Post on October 12, 2016.
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.