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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
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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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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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As we resume operations in Afghanistan, the country is facing a new emergency. International aid has been frozen and the country is on the brink of economic collapse: the banks have run out of cash, there is no money to pay salaries and not enough food for people. 

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Join our global sisterhood in shopping with purpose this festive season with our Gifts for Good Guide. Discover an amazing selection of present ideas for your loved ones (or yourself!) that make a true difference to women survivors of war.

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Accelerating gender equality requires breaking the silence on unacceptable norms. Women must have the tools to stand up for themselves, their sisters and their daughters. But women can’t do it alone – especially in some of the world's more conservative communities. Men and women working together is the only way to change the traditional and social norms that discriminate against women and restrict their freedoms.

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COVID-19 has led to the first rise in extreme poverty in a generation, pushing 47 million women and girls into extreme poverty. Women in conflict-affected countries are most likely to be at the bottom of the economic pyramid. But we can't lose hope.

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Through the Conflict Response Fund, we are embarking on a mission to reach women and adolescent girls in Northern Rakhine State, Myanmar. Learn more about our project objectives and how you can offer your support.

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