First Steps Womens Centre Dungannon

First Steps Womens Centre Dungannon

Sponsor a Woman Survivor

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Rahila, a Women for Women International programme participant.

Right now, there are hundreds of women waiting to enrol in our programme in Afghanistan, Nigeria, and the Democratic Republic of Congo. You can help by sponsoring a woman today.

The women waiting to enrol are living in countries that have been devastated by war, where rape is commonplace, where they have been forced from their homes, where they hope and pray for the safety of their children. But your 12-month commitment of £22 a month can change the entire life of the woman you sponsor.

I am not exaggerating—your sponsorship of £22 a month can change a woman’s life FOREVER.


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Where Women Work

Where Women Work newsletter

Prime employers are forging gender parity worldwide

Be inspired by the awesome women whose work and careers are truly rocking with tremendous support from their employers. Join them - whether you're an intern, apprentice, graduate, experienced professional, career returner or executive.

Flexible working? No problem! Top benefits? Absolutely! Diverse inclusive work culture? For sure!

Latest news and opportunities from prime employers for women

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100 Years since women had the right to vote!

Ladies, raise your glasses! Next week marks 100 years since a landmark law gave women in the UK the right to vote — and we have a lot to celebrate. Since that historic ruling, life has improved drastically for women in this country. 

But fast forward to 2018, and opportunities are still limited for women and girls around the world, all because of sexist laws that belong in the 1900s. Like the suffragettes before them, inspiring young women like Sonita Alizadeh and Nujood Aliare fighting to end misogynistic practices like child marriage — and today, they need your help.

Ladies, turn the clock forward 100 years — take action to end child marriage for a better future for women and girls. 

Meet Samira, whose story is both tragic and inspiring. In Bangladesh, where Samira is from, over half of girls marry before the age of 18 — and they are often submitted to horrific violence from their husbands.

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Dame Helen Mirren's #MessageToMySister


Join our Patron Dame Helen Mirren and send a #MessageToMySister between 1st – 8th March. You can send a message online at

You can also share a message of support on social media using #MessageToMySister and tagging @womenforwomenUK.

We will deliver the messages directly to women in our programmes in countries affected by conflict – showing that there are men and women all around the world who care. 

There’s never been a more important time to put the spirit of sisterhood into action. Together, our messages will say: we are standing with you.

Please send a #MessageToMySister today. 

Send a powerful message on International Women's Day.

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We know how powerful it is for a woman survivor of war to hear the words: you are not alone.

That’s why this International Women’s Day, we’re organising a very special delivery.

We’re asking people like you, all over the world, to send a #MessageToMySister – just a few simple words on a postcard, to express solidarity and support for women living in some of the world’s most dangerous places.

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Solar Sisters are energy pioneers

Solar Sister entrepreneurs

Add some sunshine to your day with this inspiring story of Women for Women International - Nigeria graduates who won an award for selling solar lamps and encouraging clean energy use in their communities.

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The impact of your support: 2017 in review

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Thank you for your support in 2017

At Women for Women International, we are starting 2018 by thinking back over the highlights and successes of the past year. We have put together a selection of our favourite images and stories from 2017 that reflect the positive impact of your support.

Your support helped us enrol more than 15,000 new participants in our programme last year. These are 15,000 individual stories of strength, opportunity, and hope.

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