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Where We Work

 

Since 1993, Women for Women International has helped more than 500,000 marginalized women affected by war and conflict. Together with you, our supporters, we invest in women in 8 conflict-affected countries around the world to help rebuild their lives from the ground up.

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Afghanistan
Afghanistan

Since 2002, Women for Women International - Afghanistan has served more than 115,000 women through our year-long program.

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87%

of women have no formal education. 

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21-30

is the median age of women in the program. 

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62%

of women in the program are married. 

Democratic Republic of the Congo
Democratic Republic of Congo
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61%

of women have no formal education. 

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31 - 40

is the median age of women in the program. 

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15%

of women in the program are married. 

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Iraq
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12%

of women in the program have only a primary school education.

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25-30

is the median age of women in program.

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57%

of women in the program are married.

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Nigeria

Since 2000, Women for Women International - Nigeria has served more than 66,000 women through our year-long program.

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45%

of women in the program have only a primary school education.

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25-30

is the median age of women in program.

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91%

of women in the program are married.

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Rwanda
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70%

of women in the program have only a primary school education.

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31-40

is the median age group of women in program.

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64%

of women in the program are married.

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South Sudan
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48%

of women in the program have no formal education.

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31-40

is the median age group of women in program.

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62%

of women in the program are married.

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Bosnia and Herzegovina
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31%

of women are unemployed.

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$1.12

is the median income earned per day.

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99%

of women are literate.

Kosovo
Kosovo
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51%

of women in the program have some reading skills.

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41-50

is the median age of women in the program.

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83%

of women in the program are married.

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”Just as ripples spread out when a single pebble is dropped into water, the actions of individuals can have far-reaching effects.” —Dalai Lama