Gender Equality

Unless the needs of all are addressed, peace is unlikely to hold. In many places, half of society is excluded from decision-making, peace processes, and leadership because they are female. We build the skills of women and girls, from national politicians to small business owners, to lead for the good of all. We also partner with men and boys to promote positive qualities of what it means to be a man.

Congolese Army Wife Stands Up Against Domestic Violence

Inspired by our human rights training for the Congolese Army, Sylvie Mirindi launched her own program to protect women from domestic violence.

Fatima takes a stand: a young Moroccan’s journey to empower youth

22-year-old activist Fatima Benoughazi is on a mission to stop the recruitment of young Moroccans into violent extremist groups.

Former Nepali combatant picks a new fight… against gender inequality

After the Nepalese Civil War ended, Dambara was left with nothing— until our training turned her into an activist for women’s rights.

La Pépinière: Empowering Women and Girls in the DRC

Funded by DFID, the project La Pépinière tackles the damaging societal norms preventing women and girls from achieving their full potential.

Building a united front of women leaders

Across the Middle East and North Africa, we planted the seed for a united front that can advance the cause of women rights.

Nigeria’s ‘Mama Gender’: from child bride to gender activist

Known as ‘Mama Gender,’ Nigeria’s Ene Ede is working to ensure that women are equally represented in politics, media, business, and within the home.

Congolese Army Wife Stands Up Against Domestic Violence

Inspired by Search – DRC’s human rights training for the Congolese Army, Sylvie launched her own program to protect women from domestic violence.