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Why is the world unfair to women? Ten reasons and one response

Women’s Bank work for women’s rights by supporting women’s education and livelihoods in fragile countries. Livelihood activities offer training in entrepreneurship, marketing and managing finances. Creating cooperatives and savings groups…

”I no longer get conned at the market” – Literacy training boosts sense of self-worth of women in Central African Republic

…25 women three times a week The Women’s Bank project runs from 2018 to 2020 and incorporates subsistence, education, and peace work All activities are held in the women’s native…

Nepal

…to be an effective framework for ensuring employment and livelihood outcomes after vocational education. Entrepreneurship continued to gain importance in 2020 where Women’s Bank has been supporting women’s saving and…

Cambodia

…own livelihood and achieve financial independence in the poor countryside. The cooperation of the Women’s Bank with our local partners helps women earn their own livelihood and engage in small-scale entrepreneurship….

Uganda

…their self-employment opportunities and income levels. In 2021, Women’s Bank savings groups reached 8,594 women through training sessions and savings groups and loans granted by the groups to female entrepreneurs…

South Sudan

…were happy with the peace process. Women and youth groups continue to work for peace in the area through dialogues and events, like sports tournaments. Dialogues led by women in Gumuruk,…

Myanmar

…protracted crisis. 29 groups of women assistance were given to secure livelihoods. More than 40 public schools to be part of a three-year career counselling pilot project thanks to our…

Somalia

…it formed an important milestone for reconciliation. We also supported the founding of the BAYWAN network of women’s organisations in South West State. The network promotes a statute to ensure…

Central African Republic

…training literacy teachers for adult women groups. FCA supports parents’ associations to encourage commitment to their children’s education. Awareness raising campaigns are carried out on the importance of education with…

Kenya

…processing honey. Women and youth play a significant role in peacebuilding in areas where FCA supports reconciliation between disputing tribes. In 2019, more than 270 former warriors and ten women’s…

Jordan

…and by helping youth find jobs, engaging in cooperation with businesses, and supporting the establishment of small enterprises. We strengthen local competencies and youth employment by providing training in student…

Syria

…The consequences have been particularly dire for children and youth. More than a decade of civil war has forced millions of Syrian children and youth out of school. Finn Church…

Harvesting equality in Nepal: FCA & partners talk climate resilient development at major UN gathering on gender equality

…gender equality and women’s empowerment, FCA and Nepali partners discussed the effects of climate change on women while sharing practical solutions. Gender agenda for women in Nepal CLIMATE CHANGE and…

Women-led businesses are bringing change in Myanmar

…and develop income-generating activities. Women participated either as members of the Women Empowerment Committee or as part of a Women-Led Cooperative. Women participate either as members of the Women Empowerment…

‘At night I was afraid someone would come’

…Dalit community in Kanchanpur district, FCA has been working with its local partner organisation NEEDS Nepal to support women’s equality and livelihood opportunities. The work targets particularly vulnerable women. In…

FCA in the Central African Republic – work for peace

…club has become famous in Mbaiki for the fact that women and men go there at the same time. This salon is for both men and women. Posters on the…

International Women’s Day – Dora Kaiza is FCA Uganda’s first female driver

International Women’s Day – Dora Kaiza is FCA Uganda’s first female driver On International Women’s Day 2024, we focus on investing in women. The following is a guest contribution from…

FCA contributing to profound shift in women’s political participation in Somalia

women’s participation. There have been numerous occasions, workshops and discussions, where the importance of women’s engagement has been debated.” The GESI project worked with clan elders so that they support…

FCA supports fostering inclusive governance in Jowhar, Somalia

…of those, three are women were elected, most notably Madina Addow Ali, a renowned women’s rights activist. Moreover, ten candidates represent the youth of the district in the newly elected…

The Women of Raqqa – Fighting for Their Right to Study

finish tests. The women of Raqqa are doing whatever they can to fight for a better future. THE CITY OF RAQQA in Northern Syria, along with its surrounding regions, were…