Dreaming Big in Idlib

Shadia’s struggles inspire her to one day become a doctor.

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WFP/Nathalie Magnien

‘I discovered a new world’ when I became a Storyteller

3 women, 3 very different stories, 1 training program—giving vulnerable young people a voice.

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Anna Watts

Championing Women and Girls Around the World

Meet our Spring grantees for the Catherine Bertini Trust Fund for Girls' Education

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WFP/Saikat Mojumder

‘We Can Now Collect Food With Dignity’

Rohingya women share their stories

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Joseph Kaifala

Breaking the Cycle of Illiteracy for Women and Girls

On World Food Day, World Food Program USA is proud to announce our recipients of the Fall 2017 Catherine Bertini Trust Fund awards—Caravan to Class in San Francisco, California and…

Ash Kosiewicz

Clay stoves created by women in West Darfur sit ready to be used for cooking.
WFP/Marco Frattini

How Safe Stoves Are Lifting Millions of Women Out of Poverty

This International Women's Day, we're highlighting one of the smartest—and simplest—innovations to improve the lives of women and girls.

Lauren Carter

Courtesy of Kawinzi Muiu

One Woman’s Fight for Gender Equality

Courtesy of Kawinzi Muiu Kawinzi Muiu. Kawinzi Muiu, who grew up studying African writers like Chinua Achebe alongside stanzas from Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, learned the importance of education and…

Ash Kosiewicz

Courtesy of Nancy McGirr

Giving Girls a Chance at Greatness

On International Women’s Day, World Food Program USA is proud to announce our recipients of the 2017 Catherine Bertini Trust Fund awards -- nonprofits Fotokids in Guatemala and Landesa in…

Ash Kosiewicz

A group of smiling young girls gathers around a large bowl of food
WFP/Sébastien Rieussec

Empowering Girls Through School Meals in Mali

WFP is joining with the African Union to mark the second Africa Day of School Feeding on Wednesday, March 1, 2017.

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Kuli Kuli Foods

Empower a Woman, Feed a Generation

If women farmers had the same access to resources as their male counterparts, the number of hungry people worldwide could drop by nearly 20 percent, according to the United Nations.…

Ash Kosiewicz

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