Our sisters are graduating!

Graduation is a time for pride and celebration. Celebrate and cheer on a program graduate for all she has achieved. Join us in congratulating the hard work and resilience of these women by sending a card today!
Our sisters are graduating Graduation is a time for pride and celebration

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"Last year, more aid was spent on refugee resettlement within donor nations than in the countries where displacement crises originated. What we focus on is the symptom, not the solution."

Great article in The Guardian that strengthens the argument for our program. We go in and we stay there for an average of 5 years.
Last year more aid was spent on refugee resettlement within donor nations

Outnumbering refugees two to one: how the world ignores war's greatest scandal

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Happy Monday from rainy DC! Our #MondayMotivation quote this week is a reminder that sometimes we just have to let life happen and keep moving forward.
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“Our work helps women who have directly been impacted or displaced by war and conflict. Their needs are immense”- Women for Women International President Laurie Adams
Our work helps women who have directly been impacted or displaced by

An Interview with Activist, World Traveler, and Women for Women International President Laurie Adams | fbomb

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She started out as an anti-apartheid activist in college. Today, she is the President of Women for Women International. Learn about the life and personal journey of Laurie Adams.

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She started out as an antiapartheid activist in college Today she is

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Happy Friday! This is Ceserine. Ceserine lived in the forest but moved to the village after being raped by eight men in front of her children. Being with the community of other women in our program has saved her and she feels full of joy coming to the meetings and classes.

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Happy Friday This is Ceserine Ceserine lived in the forest but moved
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Happy #ThrowbackThursday! This week we are highlighting #Rwanda gender advocate Judith Kanakuze!

Judith Kanakuze lost nearly every member of her extended family during the Rwandan genocide. They were attacked and killed after seeking sanctuary at the Catholic Church in Kibuye. Like many genocide survivors, she believed she was spared for a purpose. A nutritionist by training, Ms. Kanakuze was...
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We're so excited to share this blog today written by Justine in our DRC office! Meet Rebecca who bakes and sells bread to support her family. #SheInspiresMe

"The relationship with her husband is not the only thing worrying Rebecca. South Kivu province, where Rebecca lives with her family, has suffered inter-ethnic armed conflicts that have plunged the local populations into poverty. Despite...
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Rebecca: A Story of Hope | Women for Women International

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International #DayofFamilies was yesterday and the UN Women Chief of Research and Data sat down to talk about how women are integral members of the family.

"Women's earning capacity, especially if their employment is regular and comes with social protection coverage, not only strengthens their voice and bargaining power within and outside the family, it often enables their families to escape...
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International DayofFamilies was yesterday and the UN Women Chief of Research and

Take Five: Families are changing, policies impacting them must change too

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One of the 10 most important decisions a mother can make for her family: EARNING AN INCOME.

The proportion of women who earn an income remains at 50% globally. Read more about how we help women refugees rebuild their lives: bit.ly/2ajp9mL
One of the 10 most important decisions a mother can make for

In Iraq, Syrian and Yezidi Women Struggle to Rebuild Their Lives | Women for Women International

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Happy Mother’s Day! Celebrate mothers, daughters, sisters, and grandmothers with a $50 gift to help women survivors of war.

Thank you for helping mothers worldwide rebuild their lives and support their families.
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Give a Mother’s Day gift that matters!

A goat can help a woman feed her family with milk, cheese, and yogurt—and provide a source of income. A sewing basket can help a woman start an in-home tailoring business and support her family.

Browse our gift catalog today and choose a meaningful Mother’s Day gift before it’s too late!
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#MothersDay is this Sunday! Who will you be celebrating on this special day?

Meet Sandrine. #SheInspiresMe. For all the other mother’s in the world, Sandrine has a piece of advice this Mother’s Day. She says, “Keep learning. You don’t have to stop learning just because you became a mother. Prepare a good life for your children by finding new ways to work and save money so you can buy things...
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A Mother Earns an Income and Saves for Her Child | Women for Women International

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#MothersDay is this Sunday! Who will you be honoring on that special day?

We honor Nvou from Nigeria. Nvou is a survivor of domestic violence, poverty, and ethnic conflict. Through all of this hardship, Nvou has always done everything she could to support and protect her children. #SheInspiresMe

Read Nvou's story here:
MothersDay is this Sunday Who will you be honoring on that special day

My Daughter Has a Right to Education | Women for Women International

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It's almost #MothersDay! Who are the important women in your life you will be celebrating this year? We celebrate Rabia, a participant in our #Afghanistan program who now can earn money to support her family!
Its almost MothersDay Who are the important women in your life you

A Mother Finding Strength After Change | Women for Women International

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Dance in the Democratic Republic of Congo is helping society heal emotionally.

"When he dances, Boley tries to use the entire space. Huddled on the floor, shaking, his face full of sadness, he is reliving the fear created by conflict during his childhood. Then, he stretches out his arms and legs, forming a star, an example of what he hopes is Congo’s bright future."

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Dance in the Democratic Republic of Congo is helping society heal emotionally

A Step Forward: Inside the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s Burgeoning Dance Culture

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Mother's Day is just around the corner! We are celebrating by sharing stories of mothers in our program who have endured to take care of their families.

Beatrice may have struggled in her life, but she has always done what she could to protect her family. This is what mother’s do. We are so proud of Beatrice for her strength and her perseverance in the face of difficulty. Happy Mother’s Day...
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Mothers Day is just around the corner We are celebrating by sharing

A Mother Finding Hope Again After Loss | Women for Women International

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A #meningitis outbreak in #Nigeria reinforces why developing health & wellbeing in our program is so important.

Why it Matters: Basic health education and connecting with local care providers enables women to best protect themselves and their family's well-being.
A meningitis outbreak in Nigeria reinforces why developing health wellbeing in our

Pain and panic as northern Nigeria races to contain deadly meningitis outbreak | Top News | Reuters

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For nearly 25 years, we've worked in some of the most dangerous places to be a woman. Our work is nowhere near finished.
For nearly 25 years weve worked in some of the most dangerous

Women for Women International: Who We Are

Since 1993, Women for Women International (WfWI) has served more than 462,000 women survivors of war around the world.

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We would like to celebrate this moment with our #Nigeria office!
We would like to celebrate this moment with our Nigeria office

Chibok girls’ release, second anniversary gift to Nigerians –Buhari

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