Womankind Worldwide

At the Crossroads: Women's Rights After 2015

Lee Webster | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK
Lee Webster

Global policy frameworks may feel a long way from the realities of women's lives. Yet these frameworks lay out fundamental rights and freedoms, and are an important tool for women's rights organisations to advocate for improvements in the lives of women.

What the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict Means for Women's Rights Organisations

Lee Webster | Posted 12.08.2014 | UK
Lee Webster

It's been quite a week. Foreign Secretary William Hague has described the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict as an "important moment in history" and that he challenges anyone to hear the testimonies of survivors and not take up the cause to end sexual violence.

41 Things I Have Learnt From Shaving My Head

Amisha Ghadiali | Posted 05.02.2013 | UK
Amisha Ghadiali

At first it didn't even occur to me to shave my head. Instead I most of my 21 inches inches off it, which were donated to The Little Princesses Trust to make wigs for kids with cancer, leaving just half an inch of hair.

Three Butterflies Lunch Empowers Women

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.11.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Women from across the globe joined for Womankind Worldwide's Three Butterflies second annual lunch event at The Savoy Hotel, London, last Friday. T...

Empowering Women Over Lunch: Three Butterflies Event

Posted 08.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle

HuffPost UK Lifestyle are really excited to be partnering with Womankind Worldwide's Three Butterflies second annual lunch event. The organisation ...

The Hair Donation

Amisha Ghadiali | Posted 16.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Amisha Ghadiali

I recently wrote about my decision to cut off my hair. Well I did it... Due to my nervousness I didn't go hard on my fundraising as I got an offer to do the haircut and just went with it.

Make My Hair Count

Amisha Ghadiali | Posted 25.09.2012 | UK
Amisha Ghadiali

Cutting off women's hair has often been used as a punishment in conflict or in prisons. For many women their hair is an important part of their identity. And the style that they choose to wear is an important expression of who they are.

Stand Up For Womankind Worldwide

Amisha Ghadiali | Posted 08.05.2012 | UK Comedy
Amisha Ghadiali

Welcome to the 101st International Women's Day, it's strange that we still need a day just for women, but you don't have to look far to find out why.