Sara’s Story – Ex Syrian Prisoner of War

Please note we have changed the names featured in this story to protect those personal identities. Sara’s Story – Ex Syrian Prisoner of War We met Sara who had been relocated to Reyhanli with her 2 sons, having formerly lived in Homs, Syria. What immediate struck us upon meeting her was how beautiful but also […]

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Dumping Ground

Hey guys, we are currently at this dumping site in Blantyre Malawi, as you can see it is a huge pile of trash. This is where women from around here who don’t have jobs come to collect food and things to sell to make a living, children also come here to spend their days when […]

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#AnotherMother

We are very excited at Forgotten Women and would like to thank ‘Never Fully Dressed’ for their invaluable support for our ‘Another Mother’ campaign which is aimed at helping women out of the poverty trap for good. ‘Never Fully Dressed’ has created a rad tee that supports Forgotten Women. £5 from each tee goes directly […]

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The devastating impact

The devastating impact of the famine and conflict on women and girls The humanitarian situation in East Africa continues to deteriorate, and there is a high risk the country will face its third famine in 25 years. More than 6.2 million people – half of the total population are in urgent need of humanitarian aid, […]

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The Feminisation of Poverty

In recent years there has been a larger focus on global economic inequalities. There is a growing awareness that a small minority of people control the world’s wealth. According to the UN, the richest 2% of the population owns more than half of the wealth in the world, roughly 223 trillion dollars. Moreover, the richest […]

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Break the cycle

Women and girls spend 90% of their income on their families. Investing in them is the quickest and surest way to break the cycle of poverty. #OtherMother

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