Connect ~ Support ~ Empower
Widows for Peace Through Democracy partners with numerous organisations and widows’ associations worldwide.
Our focus is widows in conflict and post conflict zones.
Here you will find links to our partners and associated organisations, news reports and data on the status of widows.
Partner organisations in Cameroon
Committee of Assistance To The Needy Woman of Cameroon (CAFENEC)
The Cameroon Necessary Woman Assistance Committee (CAFENEC) is a non-profit and non-political women's association.
Partner organisations working in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)
Common Cause UK
Common Cause UK works to support and empower Congolese women in the UK and to enhance the quality of life of Congolese families, in order to contribute to the achievement of sustainable development in the UK and abroad.
Works to relieve women from poverty, and facilitate their integration and participation in their host country.
Works to provide women with appropriate facilities, including but not exclusively limited to education, cultural heritage where they could develop their skill and their untapped potential.
Raises the Voices of Congolese Women in the UK on issues of peace and security and human development in the DR Congo.
Common Cause UK,
The Froud Centre,
No 1 Toronto Road,
London E12 5JF.
Partner organisations in Ghana
Mama Zimbi Foundation
P.O.Box AT 651
Tel: +233-244261200, +233-244340484
Widows and Orphans MovementWe are a Non-Profit Organisation focused on helping alleviate the plight of widows and orphans in the Northern region of Ghana.
Box 582, Bolgatanga
Partner Organisations in Kenya
The Rona Foundation
The Rona Foundation conducts psycho-social support, life skills, and Para-legal and income-generating programs including micro-finance, tailoring, organic vegetable farming, and beads-making for rural widows in Kenya.
Rona currently serves more than 8000 widows in Siaya County, clustered in over 60 widow groups, and has become a model that has now been replicated in 12 counties in Kenya through county chapters.
Partner organisations in Nigeria
WIDO Enugu, Nigeria (Widows’ Development Organisation)
Partner organisations in Tanzania
Women’s Legal Aid Centre - United Republic of Tanzania
Partner organisations in Uganda
Hope for Widows Project
Jane Opolot, Founder/Executive Director
Woman of Purpose
P.O. Box 300
Tel: +256 772 481 883 | +256 755 410 174
Partner organisations in Zambia
Kondwa Children’s Centre, Zambia
- Myanmar (Rohingya)
- Sri Lanka
Partner organisations in Afghanistan
Women's Capacity Building and Development Organisation (WCBDO)
Women’s Capacity Building and Development Organisation (WCBDO) is a non-governmental and non-profit organisation in Kabul, formed by a group of dedicated young Afghan Women to promote women’s rights, capacity building and education.
It registered in 2010 with the Ministry of Economy and Ministry of Women’s Affairs.
Partner organisations in Bangladesh
Bangladesh National Women Lawyers' Association (BNWLA)
Bangladesh National Women Lawyers’ Association [BNWLA] is a lawyer’s association based in Dhaka. It was established in 1979.
Its main goal is “to create equal opportunities and equal rights for every woman and child in the country.”
BNWLA promotes the rights and status of women lawyers alongside fighting for access to justice for all women & children particularly for the most disadvantaged and deprived women and children in Bangladesh.
Partner organisations in India
ActionAid Association is an organisation working for social and ecological justice. ActionAid has been engaged with the most marginalised communities in India since 1972.
Together with supporters, communities, institutions and governments, we strive for equality, fraternity and liberty for all.
ActionAid Association works in 24 states and two union territories, with several partners and allied organisations.
The Guild for Service, N India Chapter
The Guild For Service is a national voluntary developmental organization in consultative status with the ECOSOC of the United Nations.dedicated towards the empowerment of marginalized women and children.
Through various projects, women and children affected by conflict situations and other unfortunate circumstances are empowered economically, politically and socially by ensuring them their rights.
Partner organisations in Iraq
Women's Human Rights Center (WHRC)
208/39, Al Diwanieh Al Qadsiesh, Iraq,
Widows Training and Development Center
Ms. Salma Jabou, Supervisor
Arassat Alhendia, Karada
Bothoor Alkhaer Human Organization
Supporting vulnerable Iraqi women, especially widows in Diyala
Contact: Maysaa R. Jawad Al Tameemi, Lecturer at Diyala University
Partner organisations in Myanmar
Arakan Rohingya National Organisation (ARNO)
The Arakan Rohingya National Organisation (ARNO) emerged in 1998 as a broad-based organisation of the Rohingya people with a pledge to promote ‘Rohingya unity’ and to realise the hopes and aspirations of the Rohingya people.
ARNO is a diplomatic and advocacy organization made up of Rohingya leaders.
It is based in the United Kingdom.
Partner organisations in Nepal
Women for Human Rights, single women group (WHR)
Organization in Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)
Baluwatar, Kathmandu, Nepal
P O Box 8973 NPC 427
Partner organisations in Sri Lanka
SSFF SRI LANKA (Small Fishers’ Federation)
- Bosnia and Herzegovina
Partner organisations in Kosovo
Women for Women, Kosovo [Serbia]
Partner organisations in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Women in War
facebook: Women in War https://www.facebook.com/pages/Women-in-War/442058322592283
Feminist Anti-Militarist Cooperative, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Partner organisations in Colombia
ABColombia is the advocacy project of a group of five leading UK and Irish organisations with programmes in Colombia: CAFOD, Christian Aid UKI, Oxfam GB, SCIAF and Trócaire. Amnesty International and Peace Brigades International (PBI) are observers.
Founded in 1997 to work on the question of forced internal displacement, it has since expanded its mandate to cover human rights and development.
ABColombia’s purpose is to influence decision makers in the UK and Ireland and, through them, European level decision making with a view to resolving the human rights and humanitarian crisis in Colombia and achieve a lasting peace and equitable and sustainable development.