Introducing The New WPHF 40by20 for Women Campaign

Investing in Women Working to Build Peace & Respond to Crises

The Women’s Peace & Humanitarian Fund aims to support women peacebuilders and responders in 24 priority countries, calling on the world to invest in women’s untapped potential.

The Global Launch of 40by20 for Women

Our new campaign 40by20 for Women: Investing in Women Working to Build Peace & Respond to Crises aims to mobilize $40 million in financing by the end of 2020 to enhance women’s participation, leadership and empowerment in settings of conflict and crises across the globe.

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Our needs. Your support.

  • 40 million USD will mobilize support for women – with a focus on local, grassroots, and community-based organizations – in each of the 24 countries eligible for WPHF financing.
  • 2020 is the 20th anniversary of the landmark UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on women, peace and security and constitutes a bold new milestone in recognizing, quantifying and showcasing the concrete contributions made by women peacebuilders and responders to the global goals of the international community.

Empowering Women as Transformative Agents of Change

The Women’s Peace & Humanitarian Fund aims to support women’s organizations responding to crises and building peace in: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Burundi, CAR, the DRC, Haiti, Iraq, Jordan, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Myanmar, Nigeria, Palestine, the Pacific, Papua New Guinea, Somalia, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, and Yemen.

Learn more about WPHF activities and goals in countries currently receiving and seeking further WPHF support, and our full list of countries eligible for WPHF support.

Current Countries Eligible Countries

Join our movement to empower women to be a force for lasting peace. Help us reach 40 by 20 for Women working to build peace and respond to crises.


Together, we can mobilize support for women who are changing the world.


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