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Women for Women International helps women survivors of war rebuild their lives

531,498 women survivors of war reached in 14 post-conflict countries

1 in 3 women experience sexual or physical violence in their lifetime

85p of every £1 we raise supports women survivors of war

Art therapy helps women and children heal from the trauma of war. Photo credit: Berreginia
Art therapy helps women and children heal from the trauma of war. Photo credit: Berreginia

Art Therapy for Women Fleeing Ukraine

90% of redugees from Ukraine are women and children

The road to recovery for these women won't be easy but, in partnership with Bereginia - Mariupol’s Women’s Association, we are standing alongside them every step of the way by providing services that can help them rebuild their lives- one of them being art therapy. ⁠
 

Syrian Refugees in Iraq

“What of our unfulfilled promises?”

Situational Assessment and Policy Brief on Syrian women refugees’ experiences in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq: Syrian refugees living in Iraq share their experiences, challenges and calls for action.

The Power Up Club is a passionate, dynamic and determined group of Women for Women International supporters with a common purpose: growing women’s power globally and building a more equal, peaceful and prosperous future. Photo: Steve Murigi
The Power Up Club is a passionate, dynamic and determined group of Women for Women International supporters with a common purpose: growing women’s power globally and building a more equal, peaceful and prosperous future. Photo: Steve Murigi

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FEATURED BLOGS

The amount of forcibly displaced people has reached a staggering number—over 100 million according to UNHCR—and the number only continues to increase. This World Refugee Day, learn about the state of refugees today.


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Latifa Faqirzada worked for Women for Women International - Afghanistan for nearly four years. With the help of the UK government, she left Kabul in August 2021 during the final days of the US/UK troop withdrawal. She is currently residing in London and advocating for the women who remain in Afghanistan. This blog is her personal story.


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The realities and experiences of the most marginalised women affected by conflict are unlikely to be captured in official, national-level data. That's why we started publishing data from the women in our programmes in 2017 - increasing their visibility. Read our top 10 highlights from our monitoring and evaluation data on how our work aligns with the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

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Our Story

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Since our origins during the Bosnian war in 1993, Women for Women International has reached 531,498 marginalised women in 14 conflict-affected countries.


When war and insecurity take hold, women bear the heaviest burden of violence, poverty and inequality. Learn more about why supporting women survivors of war is so important.


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Read the stories of the incredible women survivors of war that Women for Women International supports.