Women for Women International

Improving the lives of socially-excluded women and their families

Afghanistan
2011 - 2014

Since 1993, Women for Women International has helped marginalized women in countries affected by war and conflict. They believe strong women build strong nations, and offer support, tools, and access to life-changing skills to move from crisis and poverty to stability and economic self-sufficiency. A grant from HDF supported their mentoring initiative to provide over 15,000 women with life skills and vocational training, as well as opportunities to start viable businesses in their communities.


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What works to prevent sexual violence against children?

The data is clear: Sexual violence affects girls and boys in every country around the world. For far too long it has been a silent pandemic, with little awareness of the scope, scale, and consequences of the problem or understanding of potential solutions. That silence has allowed violence against children to perpetuate.

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TED talks ending violence against children

The challenge to end violence against children took centre stage at TEDSummit 2019 in Edinburgh. Howard Taylor, Executive Director of End Violence Against Children, explored the truly devastating scale of violence against children and the truly unprecendented opportunity we all…

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Why is birth registration so important?

Plan International┬┤s Birth Registration Innovation Team are bringing 6 key principles of innovation to this challenge. They have developed a tailored innovation process to create sustainable and scalable solutions for birth registration. Understand Contextual Constraints: What differentiates constraints from pain…

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