09 Apr 2018

It only works when everyone plays

The International Center for Research on Women’s new study on male engagement to foster gender equity was officially launched in Washington D.C. mid-February.
The Report and Executive Summary are already accessible.

09 Jun 2016

Tostan’s spark

How do you empower people to change? When communities decide for themselves that the time is right to change.This is the beauty of the Tostan approach and of their programme in Senegal.

12 Feb 2016

Taking control in adversity

“My name is Padma. I’m 21 years old and I live in a small village in Pali District, Rajasthan, India. My journey so far, notwithstanding my youth, has been filled with harsh realities – things I never expected could happen to me.”

02 Feb 2016

Helena’s fruits of resilience

Discover the inspiring story of one of the champions of WFP’s school feeding programmes in Mozambique. We met her during a field mission and will never be able to forget her endurance, strength and courage.

16 Oct 2015

Investing in women

A new report released today and produced in partnership with Cartier Philanthropy encourage entrepreneurs, impact investors and philanthropists to promote gender equality through social enterprise.

22 Jun 2015

Congratulations, it’s a girl!

“You rarely hear those words in Kosovo”, says Merita. “Because girls and women don’t count that much. But things will change. I can feel it”. Merita lives in Begracë, in the municipality of Kačanik, in Kosovo.

02 Mar 2015

International Women’s Day

On International Women’s Day, 8 March 2015, we’ll be celebrating extraordinary, inspiring women and girls who fight for a better life - for themselves, their families, their countries and ultimately our world.

29 Jan 2015

“Grandmothers with healthy porridge”

As part of a programme to combat malnutrition via female entrepreneurship, infant flours are manufactured and then prepared and sold by women entrepreneurs in market kiosks in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.

19 Jan 2015

Saving to create a better future

Cartier Philanthropy has been invited by CARE to attend a meeting of Rosana, a Village Savings and Loan Association (VSLA) at Carrefour, south of the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince.

05 Dec 2014

Helping women in war-torn Kosovo

Last October, we visited the Women for Women International (WfWI) programme in Kosovo which focuses on giving socially-excluded poor women access to knowledge and resources to help them build better lives.