By Saba Ghori, Associate Director of Social Empowerment, Women for Women International
The plight of Syrian refugees has taken center stage in 2017. The horrors of Aleppo continue to shock the world and urges us all to do more to help ease the suffering.
Arzie, a graduated woman from the Women for Women International Kosovo program, has donated 5,000 raspberry seedlings to 88 women across the country.
Women for Women International has an amazing opportunity. We have been selected as one of two non-profit partners to be featured in the Financial Times. If you are an employee there, please vote for Women for Women International to be your charity partner for 2017-18.
Rabia is a mother who has 6 children.
Sheiran, 32 (left) and Kabira, 38 (right) are sisters. Like most sisters, they laugh, learn and grow together. Unlike most sisters, they’ve had to brave separation, war and missiles to get to safety.
The theme for International Women’s Day 2017 is “Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030”. The world of work, both formal and informal, is rapidly changing for women.
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.