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Breaking the culture of silence on rape in Nigeria

Grace and Hadiza are two brave women who are challenging norms and making their voices heard as they advocate for change in their communities in northern Nigeria. Using radio, they are helping women to speak up against gender-based violence and empowering them to get the medical and legal support . Graduates from the Stronger Women, Stronger Nations Programme, these two women are an example of what can be achieved when women believe in the #PowerToChange accepted norms.


Celebrate the power of women this March

If you’re looking for a gift for your mum this Mother’s Day, wanting to celebrate the powerful women in your life for International Women’s Day, or simply feel in need of a well-deserved treat for yourself during lockdown, why not shop with companies that are powering meaningful change for women survivors of war? Mark women’s history month by using your #PowerToChange when shopping -because when we use our power together, we can change the world!


Virtual Book Club: Rage Becomes Her

As part of our campaign #PowerToChange, we held a Virtual Book Club on World Book Day with Soraya Chemaly discussing her book 'Rage Becomes Her'.  Watch the recording of the discussion to learn about the power of using anger as a force for positive transformation.


Running around the world for women survivors of war

A true member of our global sisterhood, Lootie is currently running around the world in support of the women we serve. In this blog, she shares the reason behind her support and journey and some useful training tips for our #SheInspiresMe Squad.


Time for a transformation

At a time when progress on women’s rights is coming under increasing threat, our new brand will allow us to reach and connect with more people like you, so we can ultimately serve more women survivors of war.