Organizations

Women for Women International

About Women for Women International

Women for Women International supports the most marginalized women in countries affected by conflict and war. The organization’s programs enable women to earn and save money, improve health and well-being, influence decisions in their home and community, and connect to networks for support. By utilizing skills, knowledge, and resources, women are able to create sustainable change for themselves, their family, and community. Along with helping more than 478.000 women in the past 20 years to rebuild their own lives and those of their families and communities after war, Women for Women International uses its voice to call global attention to the unique role that women play in advancing peace throughout society.

Work area

Advocacy, Education, Campaigns

Motto

One woman can change anything, many women can change everything.

Country Offices

Afghanistan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Congo, Iraq, Kosovo, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Sudan, United States

Quickfacts

Founded: 1993
Location (HQ): United States
Scope: Global
Focus area: Women

Does this organisation offer paid Internships?

No

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About the author

Ada Hasanagic

Ada Hasanagić is a human rights professional currently working as a researcher at the Delegation of the International Committee of the Red Cross in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Previously, Ada graduated with honors from the Sarajevo School of Science and Technology and the University of Buckingham in the fields of Political Science and International Relations. Also, she earned a master’s degree in Democracy and Human Rights from the University of Sarajevo and University of Bologna.