Women

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.

Defying fear: a Nepali woman’s dream to don the uniform

Mamta grew up fearing police officers — until she participated in our football clinic and met some of them on the pitch.

Hidden Heroes of a “Faceless War” – a Photo Blog from Yemen

How have two years of war affected ordinary people in Yemen? Learn more about their daily lives, hopes, and struggles with our photo blog.

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.

Reclaiming Identity: a Sri Lanka War Survivor’s Quest

To escape the horrors of war, Thanuja shed her identity. Now, she’s reclaiming it — and building a society that looks past ethnic differences.