Well done to all of the nine runners who completed the London Marathon 2012 and raised over £18,000 for Womankind. Could you be one of them in 2013?
In Nepali culture women who are widowed must follow a strict set of rules, such as wearing dull colours or white for the rest of their lives, and are excluded from social gatherings.
Imagine your father pulling you out of school and marrying you off to fund your brother’s education. This is a reality that concerns many young women in rural Zambia.
Our Chair Julie writes about an interesting discussion with Saathi, one of our partners in Nepal, about whether a women’s organisation should fund projects for men.
We ran a two-day fundraising and marketing workshop in Addis Ababa for Womankind’s four partner organisations in Ethiopia: AWSAD, ICEDA, KMG and Siiqqee.
Rosie ran the London Marathon on Sunday to raise money for Womankind. Watch her video diaries and see how she’s getting on in training!
Womankind’s Chair Julie has been travelling in Nepal with our Programme Manager, visiting our partners. First, she meets the Feminist Dalit Organisation.
The Coalition of Women and Girls living with HIV (COWLHA) in Malawi congratulates Her Excellency, Mrs Hilda Mtila Banda for being the first woman president of Malawi.
Policy Manager Lee Webster digs through the jargon to discover what the government’s new National Action Plan means for women living in conflict.
Programme Manager Catherine visits Ghana’s Volta region to meet our partner FIDA-Ghana, who train community women to provide vital emotional support and guidance to women affected by HIV and AIDS.
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