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Many countries have struggled with food insecurity and hunger problems in the past, but recent events like the war in Ukraine have exacerbated these issues.
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Testimonies from Afghanistan these days confirm that the situation for women there remains critical.
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Nine months after first reporting her story, Sian Norris speaks to an Afghan women’s rights activist in hiding and still hoping to flee to the UK.
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Marianne Kajokaya, Women for Women International's Country Director South Sudan, recently spoke with iNews about the crisis women are currently facing and the ripple effects of the war in Ukraine.
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DRC Country Director Rachel Boketa speaks to Vox about the ripple effects of rising fuel prices.
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In a recent interview with Die Welt, a German newspaper, Women for Women International coordinator spoke about how everyday life has changed for her and other women in Afghanistan since last August.
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Mother's Day is a chance to celebrate, pamper and shower moms with love. But for many moms around the world, this Mother's Day will still see them struggling to make ends meet.
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While women are still attempting to call for equal rights on the streets, most are now just trying to stay alive. Arizoo sits down with iNews to tell her story.
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Storai Ahmadi joins Al Jazeera Stream to discuss women's rights in Afghanistan
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Sophie Turner, actor and Global Ambassador, celebrated International Women’s Day with Women for Women International
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NBC News spotlights brands that pledged to give back throughout Women's History Month.
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Stylist highlights 10 activists and campaigners making a difference for women around the world.
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In honor of International Women's Day, the TODAY Show highlights brands that give back
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Arizoo Sadaat explains what has changed in women’s lives and which WfWI programs have resumed.
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Storai Ahmadi, Afghanistan program coordinator for Women for Women International, explains how economic activities and travel restrictions have eliminated women's professional lives since the fall of Kabul and weighs in on how numerous women's rights advocates were forced to flee.
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Marie Clarke, vice president of global programs,  explained how Women for Women International is attempting to help get people out of Afghanistan following the Taliban’s takeover of the country.
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CEO Laurie Adams opens up about calling on the Biden administration to invest in resources for women fleeing Afghanistan and those who remain.
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Women for Women International's Marie Clarke offers her perspective on the evacuation of Afghans.
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Marie Clarke details response to the rapidly evolving crisis in Afghanistan, and what the future may hold for women.
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An open letter to Boris Johnson, signed by Women for Women International, Gender Action for Peace and Security, and more than 100 other signatories calls for visas, safe exit and humanitarian care.
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Marie Clarke describes the future of women's rights in Afghanistan now that the Taliban has taken over.
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Cinama talks about entering the Stronger Women, Stronger Nation's program and her experience and work as a vocational trainer for Women for Women International.

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Bukola Onyishi, country director for Nigeria, explains how WfWI’s empowerment programs help women like Harriet 'find their voices.'
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