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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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When art an activism are brought together, they have the incredible power to overcome cultural and language barriers, allowing marginalised voices to take centre stage. Learn more about the courageous women daring to use art to challenge the status quo and drive positive change in their communities. 

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Anna Orel, Iryna Andreieva and Anna Mnishchenko from our partner organisation in Ukraine share their experience of war and supporting women, two years after the war in Ukraine started.

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In December 2023, Sara Bowcutt, Women for Women International - UK's Managing Director, went on a donor trip with our partner Allen & Overy to show them the amazing impact our Stronger Women, Stronger Nations programme can have on the lives of women survivors of war. We asked her to reflect on the trip and share three of her favourite highlights.

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Shop with purpose this Giving Tuesday. You can stand in solidarity with women survivors of war while shopping with our partners.

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This month, we celebrated our 30th Anniversary with a special evening at the V&A Museum. In her speech, our Managing Director Sara Bowcutt, reflected on the power of sisterhood to transform and rebuild lives following war.

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Here are some of the books that help our Managing Director, Sara Bowcutt, connect with women survivors of war. Books have the unique ability to transport us into the lives and emotions of others; to bridge borders and build empathy and understanding. Explore these titles, all written by women who have experienced conflict first-hand or from those who have witnessed the bravery of such women.

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Year after year, the 11th October marks International Day of the Girl – but this must be more than just another day in our calendars. Every day, girls continue to feel unsafe and unheard. This has to change. Read about how our global team and programme participants are paving the way for a brighter future for the next generation of women and girls. 

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Last week, global leaders met for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Summit, part of the annual United Nations General Assembly. These high-level talks mark the halfway point to the 2030 deadline of achieving the SDGs. Read about how our work aligns with the Goals, and where our data helps to paint a more nuanced picture of global progress.

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Hear from Kyra Guenther, President of St Andrews Women for Women International Student Society. She shares her experiences and top tips after leading this incredible award-winning Student Society, which has supported women survivors of war for more than 10 years. 
Thank you, St Andrews Women for Women International Student Society!

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