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The latest news from Womankind Worldwide and our partners around the world, plus our comments on international women’s rights stories in the UK news.

UK Aid Match Appeal Raises Almost £300,000 to Stop Violence

A huge thank you to everyone who has helped us to raise over £298,000 through our UK Aid match appeal which will help our partners in Kenya and Tanzania to end violence.

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#SayHerName : Police Brutality Against Black Women in the US

A new report #SayHerName documents the stories of Black women who have been killed by police and experienced gender-specific forms of police violence

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Injustice is never someone else’s problem

Bethan Cansfield, Womankind's Policy and Advocacy Manager, reports on the WILPF Conference on Women, Peace and Security and some of the key debates and discussions

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Nepal Earthquake – the importance of working with local organisations

Womankind Worldwide Interim CEO, Susana Klien, writes about the Nepal Earthquake and the importance of working with local organisations

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‘My husband was an abusive man for many years’

Shocking case of man reportedly supergluing wife’s vagina should lead to robust action to tackle violence

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No more shoestrings! Women’s rights leaders discuss strategies to secure financing for women’s rights and gender equality

No more shoestrings! Programme Manager Catherine shares some thoughts on what she has seen at CSW 59 in New York so far.

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Where would we be without women’s rights organisations?

As the UK Government announces new funding for civil society organisations - we reflect on the vital work of women's rights organisations around the world

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No more shoestrings! Womankind parallel event at CSW 59

Speakers from women's rights organisations will talk about the challenges in funding their work during Womankind's CSW 59 parallel event.

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