Players of People's postcode lottery support women survivors of conflict
Transforming women's lives in Afghanistan and the Democratic Republic of Congo in 2021
Launching a new programme in Iraq
Building brighter futures in DRC
In a powerful article published by the Independent in June 2019, we were able to help elevate the voices of women in DRC who have been affected by sexual violence.
As a result of the programme, women reported increased decision-making on health, finances, and family planning. With 14 savings groups operational and mobilising $7,656 on average, members have been able to access small loans to face the COVID-19 crisis. The funding also contributed to educating women and their communities on preventing the spread of COVID-19.
HELPING WOMEN IMPACTED BY COVID IN NIGERIA
Strengthening solidarity and self-reliance in Afghanistan & DRC
We will also work with male community and religious leaders in DRC and Afghanistan to create an enabling environment for women’s empowerment and include them in the journey towards equality. Women for Women International know from experience that it is essential to work with men in order to ensure the success of our programmes.
We are all activists film
In 2020, funds were used to deliver our global campaign for the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, urging people to take action to tackle the 'shadow pandemic' of violence against women.
About People's Postcode Lottery
- People’s Postcode Lottery manages multiple society lotteries promoted by different charities and good causes. People play with their chosen postcodes for a chance to win cash prizes. A minimum of 32% from each subscription goes directly to charities and good causes in Britain and internationally. Players have raised more than £600 million so far. For details of the charities and good causes which are promoting and benefitting from the lottery draws, please visit www.postcodelottery.co.uk/good-causes/draw-calendar
- It costs £10 a month to play and winning postcodes are announced every day. The maximum amount a single ticket can win is 10% of the draw proceeds. For details, please visit www.postcodelottery.co.uk/prizes
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