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Women for Women International provides women survivors of war, civil strife and other conflicts with the tools and resources to move from crisis and poverty to stability and self-sufficiency, thereby promoting viable civil societies. We're changing the world one woman at a time.

By Women for Women International – Afghanistan

The story of Mariam’s journey was told to a member of our Women for Women International- Afghanistan team.

August 14, 2018

In July 1995, more than 8,000 Bosnian Muslims who were meant to be under UN protection were killed in an act of systematic ethnic cleansing in Srebrenica. Remembering the genocide and serving the survivors is still important. 

July 17, 2018

This week, continued violence prevented the world’s youngest country from celebrating its independence day for the third year in a row. Even as leaders attempt to secure peace and stability in South Sudan, its residents and refugees continue to experience the devastating effects of the civil war.

July 11, 2018

Written by Laurie Adams, Women for Women International’s CEO

On Saturday, June 23rd, at least 200 people were killed in northern Nigeria as a result of massive, ongoing violence between the Muslim Fulani herdsman and the Christian farmers in Plateau State.

July 10, 2018
By Sabreen Alikhan, Women for Women International 
June 26, 2018