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Tanzania Emergency Appeal

Our partner Women’s Legal Aid Centre (WLAC) is dealing with a desperate situation in the refugee camp they work in. Recent political unrest in Burundi has forced over 50,000 people to flee to Tanzania. Women refugees are extremely vulnerable, both …

Change your World in 2015 and beyond!

Ever wondered how you could change the world around you? Lee Webster, Head of Policy and Communications, shares her insider tips and insights on campaigning for change

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.

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

CSW 59 Political Declaration: A step backwards

At CSW this week women’s rights organisations are disappointed by the Political Declaration adopted by governments

Delhi Bus Rape: Enough is Enough

Patriarchal attitudes, beliefs and social norms must be extinguished if we are ever to truly end violence against women and girls

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.

‘By changing social norms and with greater gender equality we can end violence’

Baroness Northover speaks to Womankind Worldwide about her department’s work to end violence, including FGM and early and forced marriage.

Find out a little bit more about Zambia

Women in Zambia face many challenges; they are left behind in education, political representation and the economy. But this isn’t the whole story…

Musasa: A safe place for women

Our partner Musasa in Zimbabwe gives women who have experienced violence a safe place to stay. They then give them the tools to rebuild their lives.