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The road ahead to 2015: Next stop, New York

Womankind is calling on senior government representatives from around the world to ensure women’s rights are prioritised during a ‘Special Event on the post-2015 development agenda’ on the 25th September.

Honouring Ethiopian mothers breaking the cycle of FGM

For Mother’s Day this year we’re honouring the mothers in Ethiopia who are breaking the cycle of Female Genital Mutilation with the help of our partners.

A brutal reminder of the danger still facing Afghan women

In the week that one of the most powerful women in the world visited Afghanistan, two more women were murdered in different parts of the country.

The two faces of Ghana

Our Ghana Programme Manager Catherine reflects on Ghana’s economic prosperity and wonders how inclusive it really is.

Current challenges for women’s rights and development

Women’s rights are currently high on the international development agenda. But how do we make sure our cause is being championed in the right way?

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?

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.

After the Millennium Development Goals: what do women want?

With less than four years before we hit the 2015 deadline for the Millennium Development Goals we ask what comes next for women.