Which country will you support?

Our Funding Board decided on a longlist of eligible countries based on the peace and security and humanitarian situation, the potential added value of the WPHF and the needs of civil society organizations on the ground.

Bangladesh

The Women's Peace & Humanitarian Fund is looking to rapidly mobilize much-needed resources to support women's organizations and the United Nations in Bangladesh to address urgent challenges facing Rohingya refugee women.

Central African Republic

In the Central African Republic, the WPHF aims to empower CSOs to promote gender inclusion in local peacebuilding initiatives, help accelerate economic recovery, and contribute to women and girls’ resilience and leadership in order to help facilitate the country’s social cohesion and political stability.

Democratic Republic of the Congo

In the DRC, the WPHF aims to ensure coordination of actions that promote women as key actors in conflict resolution, early recovery and sustainable development processes.

Haiti

In Haiti, the WPHF aims to support CSOs to reinforce protection of women and girls’ human rights, empowering them to engage in the design of activities and services to ensure their safety, physical and mental health and facilitation of economic recovery.

Iraq

In Iraq, the WPHF aims to promote and enhance women’s engagement, leadership, empowerment and participation in decision making to counter violent extremism.

Liberia

In Liberia, the WPHF aims to address strengthen the capacity of women’s organizations to contribute to key peacebuilding processes.

Malawi

In Malawi, the WPHF aims to establish and support grassroots women’s civil society networks with enhanced capacities to advocate, initiate and participate in gender sensitive humanitarian action within disaster-affected areas and refugee/IDP camps, prioritizing skills transfers and resilience building for lost livelihoods.

Mali

In Mali, the WPHF aims to reinforce and create an enabling environment for the greater implementation of the country’s women, peace and security (WPS) commitments.

Myanmar

The WPHF aims to fund civil society actors from ethnic women’s organizations and broad-based civil society peace forums, providing critical platforms where women can effectively influence their country’s peacebuilding agenda.

Nigeria

In Nigeria, the WPHF aims to support CSOs to strengthen local women’s involvement in conflict prevention, improve policy coherence and coordination between key actors, and enhance women’s meaningful participation in decision making at all levels of the country’s peace and security sector.

Palestine

In Palestine, the WPHF aims to increase the participation of women in political decision making, give voice to their protection concerns, address and prevent some of the root causes of their vulnerability to violence and build their leadership and resilience in local communities.

Papua New Guinea

In Papua New Guinea, the WPHF aims to provide assistance for women’s CSOs to advocate for the implementation of a comprehensive Women, Peace and Security Action Plan to respond to the urgent needs of the Highlands region.

Somalia

In Somalia, the WPHF aims to strengthen the capacity of women’s organizations to identify and respond to threats by establishing networks, early-warning systems and mechanisms that offer opportunities for dialogue and peaceful engagement.

South Sudan

In South Sudan, the WPHF aims to support CSOs to break down barriers to women’s effective participation in peacebuilding programs.

Sri Lanka

In Sri Lanka, the WPHF aims to provide timely investment to empower and scale up women’s CSO engagement in leadership, peacebuilding, security and mobilization of women and girls—particularly from minority groups.

Uganda

In Uganda, the WPHF aims to empower CSOs to facilitate the creation of an enabling environment that supports favorable attitudes and spaces for women’s participation and leadership.

A number of countries are already receiving funding, and doing great things.

See our current countries