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How David Defeated Goliath: Volunteering for Womankind

Womankind volunteer, Laura, reflect on her experiences and why a partner-centred approach is the way to make real change.

BBC Lifeline: The Filming

See the photo story behind the filming of our BBC Lifeline Appeal, with Womankind staff, the BBC and the women and partners we work with

Womankind and partners to launch Post-2015 campaign at the UN

Womankind and our partner organisations will travel to New York to launch a new campaign, “Don’t roll back on women’s rights”.

Five Achievements in 2013

Five Achievements in 2013

Mayanie now has a future

21 year-old Mayanie is being supported by the Women’s Partnership for Justice and Peace (WPJP) in Sierra Leone after suffering abuse at the hands of her husband.

‘I had worked hard but he kept saying all the property was his’

Varaidzo Chinodya, aged 53, was helped by the Zimbabwe Women Lawyers Association (ZWLA) when her husband demanded a divorce and threatened to leave her homeless.

Changing attitudes towards domestic violence

Domestic violence affects women in every part of the world. But a new international survey suggests that attitudes to domestic violence are changing for the better.

Why support women’s rights organisations?

Why support women's rights organisations? History has shown that women’s rights movements and organisations are a vital catalyst for gender equality.

Effects of violence against women in Ghana

In a guest post Patricia Isabella Essel from our partner WiLDAF Ghana explains the impact of violence against women on Ghana’s social and economic growth.

“I cried for two weeks, but Graceland did not give up on me”

Eleven years ago, during Sierra Leone’s civil war, Adama’s family were killed in front of her. She was captured and repeatedly raped. Now our partner Graceland is helping her to rebuild her life.