Monthly Archives: October 2011

One Hundred Women: The unseen powerful women who change the world

Two of our volunteers describe an inspiring evening at the One World Action 100 Women awards ceremony at the King’s Fund in London last week.

31 October – more than just Trick or Treat

31 October isn’t just about pumpkins and trick or treat: 11 years ago today the UN Security Council adopted a new resolution which recognised the impact of conflict on women.

United we stand… Women politicians in Zimbabwe

“We can’t let the men see any areas of weakness. They will use those as an excuse to throw out all of our recommendations. We must have a united front.”

Working for women’s rights in Peru

Despite recent economic growth and a constitution that affords equality, Peruvian women continue to face challenges as they attempt to exercise their rights

Win a pair of tickets to see Death and The Maiden, starring Thandie Newton

We are offering two tickets to see the Olivier Award-winning and critically acclaimed Death and the Maiden, starring Thandie Newton.

How does Womankind guard against corruption?

There have been some concerns in the media about UK aid and corruption, especially in post-conflict countries. How does Womankind guard against corruption?

Womankind’s Nepal partner FEDO wins Emma Humphreys Memorial Prize

Our partner Feminist Dalit Organisation have won the Emma Humphreys Memorial Prize international award for their great work tackling violence against women.

Women in Ghana driving success

One of our brilliant volunteers reports back from the event in Parliament last week at which our Ghana partners spoke about their work.

“I was so glad of how interested people were of what is happening in Ghana”

Mahmood from our Ghana partner Amasachina reflects on his time in the UK raising awareness of Amasachina’s work to reduce women’s susceptibility to HIV.

Practical ways to get women into politics in Zimbabwe

Womankind trustee Kate Rutherford meets with women from WiPSU – an organisation devoted to supporting women in politics in Zimbabwe.