Afghanistan: One Year Later

Women in Afghanistan are starving and have lost access to their hard-earned rights, education, and jobs. Urgent action is needed.

You can stand with Afghan women today.

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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 conflict-affected countries

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

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

Dancing in the Mosque by Dr. Homeira Qaderi
Dancing in the Mosque by Dr. Homeira Qaderi

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Join the Power Up Club for £7 or more by the end of August and you’ll receive a FREE copy of Dancing in the Mosque by Afghan author and activist Dr. Homeira Qaderi.

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When women use their power, they reinvest it in their families, their communities, and their countries. 

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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.

Our 2021 #SheInspiresMe Squad took part in the Royal Parks Half Marathon, Virtual London Marathon and Hackney Half Marathon, raising over £17,600 collectively.
Our 2021 #SheInspiresMe Squad took part in the Royal Parks Half Marathon, Virtual London Marathon and Hackney Half Marathon, raising over £17,600 collectively.

RUN, SWIM AND CYCLE FOR WOMEN SURVIVORS OF WAR

JOIN OUR #SHEINSPIRESME SQUAD

Do you want to challenge yourself this year? We're thrilled to have places for Swim Serpentine, the London to Brighton Cycle, the Royal Parks Half Marathon and the virtual TCS London Marathon in 2022. Take your pick!

We would love for you to join our #SheInspiresMeSquad.

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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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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.


Photo in the top banner: Women for Women International programme participant, Afghanistan, 2017. Photo Credit: Rada Akbar.