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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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Globally, femicide is the leading cause of premature deaths of women. Audrey Mugeni, a member of our global Women for Women International global team, shares her expertise on the issue - which affects women in conflict and fragile states more than anywhere else in the world. 

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Following the UK Government's inquiry into extreme poverty, we set out the challenges the Government face to ensure their approach to extreme poverty meets the needs of marginalised women living in conflict-affected countries.

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This Women’s History Month, harness your #PowerToChange by investing in these values-led brands and help to change the world, one woman at a time. From fashion to homeware to food, we are proud to work with partners that reflect the skills learnt by women in our programmes.

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In the Democratic Republic of Congo, restrictive gender norms make it difficult for women to purchase land in their own name. Read Gorette, Furaha and Gentille's stories - three of our programme graduates who have defied the odds and now help other women to do the same.

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Women have the #PowerToChange the world. We see it happen all the time. In the face of inequality and conflict, women make small, positive changes which in time have a lasting impact on their families, on their communities and on society as a whole. Meet Buki and Chro, two members of our global team who are using their power to create a ripple effect of change.

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On International Women’s Day 2022, we want to elevate the voices of the changemakers in the countries we work. These are women who are demonstrating their #PowerToChange social norms and are committed to creating a ripple effect for generations to come. Meet Khalida, Latifa and Zainab - women in our global team who have shared their inspiration, changes they've seen, and their hopes for the future.

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Feed your mind this Women's History Month with female authors whose powerful words and stories will inspire you to use your #PowerToChange. 

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