Responding to conflict
Conflict Response Countries
Currently, we are operating in Syria, in partnership with Women Now for Development.
The resurgence of violence in Syria left even more women and girls displaced and disempowered by conflict, health crises, and lack of resources — and vulnerable to exploitation and abuse. In partnership with Women Now for Development, we are investing in women and girls' opportunities and independence.
Through vocational and professional training, women will learn marketable skills — and can receive grants to start a business, earn an income, and support their families. Online courses further women and girls’ education to teach them literacy and numeracy so they can access and protect their basic human rights.
Past Conflict Response Fund Grants
Women from our programme in Iraq share messages of hope with the global sisterhood.
Our Country Director in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Audry Shematsi reflects on 60 years of independence, power of women and progress towards gender equality.
Due to the coronavirus crisis, many of the women we serve have had to stay at home, unable to make money for their family and attend training at Women for Women International. Our team knew that these women would still need support, so they looked to mobile phones for solutions.