Women for Women International's Response to the UK Government's Strategy for International Development
17 MAY 2022 | The UK Government must go further to ensure they listen to marginalised women and girls to inform their approach to International Development.
G7 must not abandon the women of Afghanistan and should keep promises to at-risk women of safe passage out of country
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.
20 AUGUST 2021 | Activists, Policy Experts, and NGO Leaders Come Together in Letter Urging the Biden Administration to Honour its Commitment to Support Afghan Women.
28 JUNE 2021 | After 13 and 8 years respectively, Brita Fernandez Schmidt and Shivonne Graham have decided to move on from Women for Women International.
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.
16 JUNE 2020 | Women for Women International is deeply concerned about today’s announcement of the merger of the Department for International Development (DFID) with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO).
Adapting and innovating to address the global health crisis.
25 OCTOBER 2019 | Women for Women International Team in Iraq Warns of Ongoing Challenges, Dangers for Refugees
10 OCTOBER 2019| The withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria will strain the already dire situation for displaced people in the region. There is an urgent need to support women survivors and refugees
17 JULY 2019| Women for Women International responds to the UK’s first Voluntary National Review of progress towards the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, and the International Development Committee’s report on the UK VNR released yesterday.
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.