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Women’s voices

We aim to amplify the voices of the women we work with in our partner organisations, and the women they support. You can also read contributions from our staff, volunteers and supporters.

Girl Summit 2014 – Ending early and forced marriage and female genital mutilation by Helen Horn CEO

Our CEO discusses the Girl Summit, the first major international event to look at early and forced marriage and female genital mutilation

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Empowering women and their communities to abandon female genital mutilation

Ahead of the Girls’ Summit read our case study on empowering women and their communities to abandon female genital mutilation

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When women’s rights abuses are reported, we are the first port of call

Bondu Manyeh, Director of Granceland Sierra Leone, describes why she started counselling women who had experienced violence

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Pushing for women’s rights

Our Head of Programmes reports on a visit to Zimbabwe where she met with a community educator working for one of our partners

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UK Government launches new National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security: 2014-2017

Abigail Hunt reports on the new National Action Plan, launched at the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict...

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Women’s leadership and political participation in Ghana

Following a visit to Ghana our Programme Manager tell us how our partners are improving women's leadership and political participation

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Our partners’ views on the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence

To mark the upcoming Global Summit to End Sexual Violence we ask Womankind partners what they want world leaders to commit to

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Broadcasting Women’s Rights in Liberia

To mark Africa Day (25th May) Jessica Monson looks at the work of our partner LIWOMAC in Liberia

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