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Widows for Peace Through Democracy has a growing global network, with network members and partners throughout the world.
Our focus is widows in conflict and post conflict zones.

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  • Cameroon
  • DRC
  • Ghana
  • Kenya
  • Nigeria
  • Tanzania
  • Uganda
  • Zambia

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.

B.P.: 13 282 - Yaounde, Cameroon
Tel: + 237 79 97 52 59/ 98 62 01 26
Facebook Page
Read about CAFENEC here.

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.

Enquiries/further information:
Common Cause UK,
The Froud Centre,
No 1 Toronto Road,
Manor Park,
London E12 5JF.
Email: commoncauseuk@hotmail.co.uk

Partner organisations in Ghana

Mama Zimbi Foundation

P.O.Box AT 651
Achimota Market
Accra, Ghana
Tel: +233-244261200, +233-244340484

Facebook Page
Contact: mamazimbifoundation@gmail.com

Widows and Orphans Movement

We are a Non-Profit Organisation focused on helping alleviate the plight of widows and orphans in the Northern region of Ghana.

Box 582, Bolgatanga
UER, Ghana
Website: https://sites.google.com/site/widowsorphansmovement/home

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.

Website: http://www.ronafoundation.co.ke/ Facebook Page

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: Families with children and the Cow Scheme
Woman of Purpose has over 20 widows' groups coming together to solve their problems and improve their income and homes. Over 200 widows benefit from the Cow Scheme.

Hope for Widows Project

Project Details

Website: www.womanofpurpose.co.ug


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


  • Afghanistan
  • Bangladesh
  • India
  • Iraq
  • Myanmar (Rohingya)
  • Nepal

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 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,
Tel: 0096436649011

Widows Training and Development Center

Ms. Salma Jabou, Supervisor
Arassat Alhendia, Karada
Baghdad, Iraq

website: www.widows-iq.org
mobile: +964 7904649937, +964 7709279409
email: elaraml@yahoo.com, wtdcalaraml@gmail.com

Bothoor Alkhaer Human Organization

Supporting vulnerable Iraqi women, especially widows in Diyala

Contact: Maysaa R. Jawad Al Tameemi, Lecturer at Diyala University

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Bothoor-Alkhaer-Human-Organization/294713377283674

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
Tel:  +977-1-4446020      
Fax: +977-1-4413868
Website: www.whr.org.np
Facebook: www.facebook.com/WHRNepal

  • Kosovo
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina

Partner organisations in Kosovo

Women for Women, Kosovo [Serbia]

Partner organisations in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Women in War

website: www.womeninwar.org
facebook: Women in War https://www.facebook.com/pages/Women-in-War/442058322592283
contact: nermina@womeninwar.org

Feminist Anti-Militarist Cooperative, Bosnia and Herzegovina

website: http://solidarityfundforwomen.wordpress.com/info/
contact: trbonja.nermina@gmail.com

  • Colombia

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.

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Global Partners

Global Fund for Widows

The Global Fund for Widows is a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering widows and female heads of households to overcome poverty through skills-based training, job creation, and micro-finance.

Widows Rights International (WRI)

Widows' Rights International is a UK based nonprofit, non-governmental organisation working in the field of human rights for widows.


Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF)