First Steps Womens Centre Dungannon

First Steps Womens Centre Dungannon

What does Sisterhood mean to you?

What does sisterhood mean to you? We asked women around the world and their answers are surprisingly similar.  

Reem, a Syrian refugee in our programme in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq told us:
“Sisterhood is a balm for the soul and a medicine for the wounds I have received. We rejoice toget

her, we exchange secrets and celebrate together.”

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You can change a woman's life today!

Women for Women International

I wanted to share with you an experience from my visit to Women for Women International in Rwanda last week, where I had the opportunity to meet my sister Brigitte. I call Brigitte my sister because I am sponsoring her to participate in our year-long training programme.

Last Thursday, we drove from the Rwandan capital Kigali for over 4 hours to reach Nyaruguru, in the far south of Rwanda. There are currently 500 women participating in the Women for Women International programme in this area and one of them happens to be my sister, Brigitte! 

Brigitte has already had such a tough life and she is only nineteen. 

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Women thriving in careers with top employers

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Educate girls and you educate generations

UNHCR knows that women with a secondary education are more likely to ensure that their own children go to school. If you educate girls, you educate generations. Read about the impressive work of UNHCR and consider whether a humanitarian career could be the next move for you.

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Women for Women News

Women for Women International

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Luncheon in New York 


“Women’s rights is the unfinished business of the 21st century," said Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton, who sat down with CNN’s Chief International Correspondent, Christiane Amanpour, at our annual Luncheon in New York earlier this month. Learn more

Ann's Share Lunch

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We are finalists! Financial Times Seasonal Appeal 2017

Women for Women International

Women for Women International has been selected as one of two finalists in the running to become the chosen charity for the Financial Times Seasonal Appeal 2017. This amazing opportunity would be truly groundbreaking for Women for Women International and our work, helping us to enrol thousands of women onto our training programme next year. 

The final decision is now in the hands of Financial Times global staff, who will be voting for their chosen charity between Monday and Friday next week.

We are reaching out to you, as one of our valued supporters, to ask for your help:

  1. Speak to any connections you have at the Financial Times and tell them about the crucial work we do to support women survivors of war. Inspire them to vote for Women for Women International by sending them Seve's story of survival. 

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Superb Career moves for talented Women

Join the Where Women Work Black Book for high talent


Want a confidential tap on the shoulder if your dream job comes up? Want to understand the transferability of your skills and experience? 
- Join Global (UK, US, Europe) Black Book
- Join Asia Pacific Black Book

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Women at Avanade are working on some very exciting Big Data projects

"I'm helping build a digital strategy and consulting practice to supports clients through transformation," says STEM graduate Violetta who embarked on Avanade’s 15 for 15 STEM scholarship programme. Avanade is hiring exceptional women, join them!   More ...

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Dame Helen Mirren becomes our Patron

"With the rise of brutal armed conflicts and extremism we are currently seeing unprecedented levels of violence against women, which means there has never been a greater need for the work of Women for Women International to support women survivors." Dame Helen Mirren

As a strong woman and powerful advocate for equality, Dame Helen Mirren is an inspiration for many women the world over, making her perfect for the role of Women for Women International’s first ever Patron. 

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