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11 OCTOBER, 2023

24 AUGUST 2021 | The leaders of the G7 countries need to do more to ensure that ending the “forever war” in Afghanistan does not result in a forever crisis. Chaos at the airport in Kabul is making it impossible for at-risk women and girls to reach evacuation flights. Governments need to step up to assist immediate evacuation efforts and also provide investment for the long term future of those who remain.

6 MAY 2021 | Brita Fernandez Schmidt, Executive Director of Women for Women International - UK, responds to UK Aid cuts made to Women for Women International projects by the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office.

18 JANUARY, 2019 | We are pleased to announce that Women for Women International has joined the UN Global Compact.

In December 2018, Women for Women International wrote to the United Nation's Secretary General, H.E António Guterres to express our support for the ten principles of the UN Global Compact with respect to human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption.

22 NOVEMBER, 2017 | Women for Women International and its affiliate organisation in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Žene za Žene welcome the landmark decision to convict Ratko Mladic for war crimes, genocide and crimes against humanity, and violations of the laws or customs of war.