Women’s Initiatives Network (WIN) is a Netherlands-based non profit organization dedicated to gender equality and empowerment of women and girls in the Netherlands and in African Post Conflict/Fragile States.
Created in 2010, WIN is a vibrant and ever growing network of women and men with a wide range array of expertise in numerous areas, especially in gender-sensitive programming and women economic empowerment as well as community/rural development and employment.
WIN also benefits from the dedicated support of a number of volunteers interested in our cause.Learn more
Learn more how you can participate in WIN and start creating real change in the world.
It is a well-known fact that economic support given directly to women in developing countries often yields better economic and social returns to their families/communities than when given to their male counterparts. Yet women in African post conflict/fragile states who are at highest risk are still largely without much need support and are economically disadvantaged.
We believe women have a key role to play in overcoming poverty in Africa moreover “overcoming poverty is not a gesture of charity. It is an act of justice” – Nelson Mandela.
WIN promotes the economic empowerment of women from post conflict and African fragile states whether they are living abroad or at home. We do so by helping them with:
You can participate in WIN either as a supporter or as a beneficiary.
Membership to WIN as a supporter is open to anyone female or male with a passion to support initiatives lead by women from Africa. Support can be through self-funded volunteering, training, coaching, funding and networking.Become a Supporter
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