Even though I have now been to Srebrenica and to Bosnia multiple times, what happened there never fails to move me on the deepest level.
Brita Fernandez Schmidt, executive director of Women for Women in the UK, joined the 2013 Peace March in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The following is an extract from her blog, describing her experience and impression during the 120km long walk.
Thousands of dresses fluttered from washing lines strung across the football pitch in Pristina, Kosovo on Friday as our staff and Kosovo Country Director Iliriana Gashi joined their country’s leaders and citizens at an art installation to raise awareness for survivors of sexual violence during the Kosovo War.
Thousands of dresses fluttered from washing lines strung across the football pitch in Pristina, Kosovo on Friday as our staff and Kosovo Country Director Iliriana Gashi joined their country’s leaders and citizens at an art installation to raise awareness for survivor
I don’t know about you, but I find it very difficult to read the news these days. The conflict in Syria has been raging for more than four years.
“There are two Afghanistans – one dominated by the headlines of violence and the other captured in the untold stories and actions of courageous activists and everyday Afghans working to rebuild,” shared Pulitzer-Prize-winning journalist David Rohde during Women for W
It’s no surprise that mothers have a great impact on their children’s educational achievements. In the developing world, a mother’s level of education can determine her child’s chance of survival.
Mandana Hendessi, WfWI EMEA Regional Director, talks about her recent visit to Kawergosk Refugee Camp, northern Iraq.
Around the world, mothers are united by their shared experiences, for the sacrifices they make to put their children's needs first, and for the inspiration they give us all.
A report about the parliamentary briefing on women's rights in Nigeria hosted by Lord Mitchell and Women for Women International in February 2015.