Together we are stronger
Our global community helps us to serve women survivors of war in conflict-affected countries. Together, we are building a better, more peaceful and prosperous world for women everywhere.
Find out how our star supporters have helped even more women gain the skills they need for a brighter future.
St Andrews Women for Women International Student Society
Founded in 2013
Since their inception, St Andrews Women for Women International Student Society has supported over 120 women survivors of war through our Stronger Women, Stronger Nations programme.
Maret Zillman, St Andrews society 2023/2024 president, shares: “As president of the Women for Women St Andrews Society, it is a great honour to be surrounded by so many inspiring women who are passionate about supporting our Sisters in Iraq and Nigeria in building a better future for themselves and their families.”
Women on a Mission
Non-profit organisation aiming to raise awareness and funds to support women survivors of war
These adventurous women have supported women survivors of war for a decade by challenging themselves to the most perilous expeditions around the globe. From their first Jordan expedition in 2013, to their mountain bike challenge in Ethiopia in 2017, and in 2023 their Namib Desert expedition - every year these adventurers are always on a mission to help even more women build a brighter future for themselves.
To date, they have raised over $1million for women accross the globe.
Back again for more exciting challenges, in 2023 our #SheInspiresMe Squad took on the Brighton Marathon, London Marathon, Hackney Half Marathon, Swim Serpentine, and the Royal Parks Half Marathon to raise vital funds for women survivors of war. Together, they raised over £16,000 – that’s enough for 60 women to enrol in our Stronger Women, Stronger Nations programme. Go team!
#ShakeItIn Sisterhood Danceathon
Sunday, 25th June 2023
On Sunday, 25th June at Siobhan Davies Studios in London we challenged 37 supporters to #ShakeItInSisterhood for six hours to raise vital funds for women survivors of war. We partnered with SOS Dance who brought us six incredible routines led by A-list choreographers Li Li Hodge and Kelechi Nwanokwu. Aimie Atkinson and Abbie Quinnen were our wonderful Event Champions who together with SOS Dance and our guests helped contribute to such an amazing, empowering day.
Our amazing dancers were able to raise over £21,000, helping us enrol 79 women survivors of war in our Stronger Women, Stronger Nations.
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Inspired by our Stronger Women, Stronger Nations programme for women survivors of war, the Power Up Club is a space for committed supporters to come together, develop their knowledge and skills, and drive the changes they want to see in the world.
Women on a Mission founder and Women for Women International Champion Christine Amour-Levar shares how her organisation has supported women survivors of war for over a decade through exciting challenges.
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!
Selina took on the Cape Wrath Ultra and made it to the end despite injury, inclement weather and huge ascents. She also raised over £7,000 for women survivors of war!
We asked Ruth to share what inspired her and the team to come together and complete their very own 500 for 500 challenge in support of women survivors of war.
Anna Rust discusses the domino effect of feminism and how supporting women away from home can impact women everywhere.
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.
Mira Borggreen shares her experience of being part of the global sisterhood - from attending #SheInspiresMe LIVE 2.0 to becoming a sponsor and supporting a woman survivor of war.
Art Consultant Carrie Cunningham shares the inspiration behind a new all-woman Art Show raising funds for Women for Women International
Cindy, Julie and Jen are fans of our Ambassador Gillian Anderson and supporters of our work with women survivors of war.
"Words like ‘empowerment,’ ‘equality,’ ‘feminism,’ can sound so big that sometimes it’s hard to gauge the first step in joining such a dynamic and quickly growing global movement." Women for Women International Ambassador, Tom Burke, provides his 5 tips for men on how to be better allies to women.
In November 2017, 12 women embarked on a two-week Mountain Biking Expedition across the Danakil Depression of Ethiopia, to raise funds for our work with women in countries affected by conflict.
Selina McCole, one of our amazing supporters takes on the Marathon des Sables (MDS) also known as the toughest footrace on earth, to raise funds for our work with women survivors of war.