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Strong Women Strong World

Every woman and girl has a right to reach her full potential

At World Vision, we believe ending extreme poverty is possible

But it won’t happen as long as half the population is held back. Women and girls in extreme poverty face unique obstacles in every stage of their lives that hold them back from living positive and prosperous lives.

World Vision intentionally focuses on women and girls in every aspect of our work, because we know that when women and girls are empowered, everyone wins.

By joining World Vision’s Strong Women Strong World movement, you can help every woman and girl reach her full potential. 

Help us reach and empower more women and girls.

Women and girls in poverty face more obstacles simply because they were born female

The end of poverty begins with her

Gender equality is key to effective development and creating a peaceful and stable world. When women and girls enjoy equal rights, freedoms, access and opportunities – children are better cared for, families are stronger, communities are more prosperous, and progress is accelerated.

That is why we've been a global leader in gender equality for decades. It's integrated into everything we do, at each stage of a woman’s life.

How we empower women and girls

We work with children and youth, men and women, community and faith leaders to create environments that enable women and girls to overcome the unique obstacles and barriers they face.

We reach and empower the world’s most vulnerable women and girls by providing them with access to healthcare, water, education, protection and economic empowerment, so that she, her family and her community can thrive.

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How to get involved

Help us empower women and girls

World Vision’s Strong Women Strong World is a movement of people who believe gender equality is key to effective development and creating a peaceful and stable world. Who stand for equal rights, freedoms, access and opportunities for women and girls – so that families are better cared for, communities are more prosperous, and progress is accelerated.

Together with our UK partners, we aim to empower over 6 million women and girls to live safer, healthier and more prosperous lives by 2024, through our programmes in the areas of Water, Education, Child Protection, Mother and Child Health, and Economic Empowerment.

SIGN UP to join the movement and mobilise your network, influence and resources to help vulnerable women and girls around the world reach their full potential.

DONATE to the Strong Women Strong World fund and help us reach and empower women and girls in the areas of Health, Water, Education, Child Protection and Economic Empowerment.

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