Learn more about the work of the Women's Peace & Humanitarian Fund

We support women civil society partners in countries facing dire peace, security and humanitarian challenges.

Afghanistan

In Afghanistan, WPHF is channeling urgently-needed financing to grassroots women’s organizations working to sustain their operations and respond to COVID-19 and its urgent gender dimensions.

Bangladesh

In Bangladesh, WPHF is channeling critical programmatic and institutional support to local women’s organizations working at the forefront of COVID-19 pandemic response.

Burundi

In Burundi, WPHF is working to promote the leadership of women and their organizations through community level economic empowerment projects while supporting advocacy initiatives in the field of peacebuilding and recovery.

Colombia

In Colombia, WPHF is enabling women’s meaningful participation in the implementation of the gender provisions of the country's peace agreement, ensuring women’s active engagement in peacebuilding and recovery efforts while supporting women's response to COVID-19 on the front lines.

Democratic Republic of Congo

In the DRC, WPHF aims to ensure the financing and coordination of local actors that promote women as key actors in ending violence against women, protecting human rights, leading humanitarian response and building economic resilience toward sustainable peace.

Ethiopia

WPHF is supporting grassroots women’s organizations in Ethiopia working to enhance women’s meaningful participation in humanitarian and crisis response and the protection of women and girls.

Haiti

In Haiti, WPHF is supporting local women's organizations to end violence against women and girls, protect human rights and respond to COVID-19 on the front lines.

Iraq

WPHF is supporting local civil society organizations in Iraq to increase women’s and girls’ participation in conflict-prevention efforts and enhance the inclusiveness and gender-responsiveness of humanitarian action and crisis response.

Jordan

In Jordan, WPHF is providing vital support to women Syrian refugees in the realms of economic empowerment, protection of their human rights and combating sexual and gender based violence.

Lebanon

WPHF is channeling rapid financing to local civil society organizations in Lebanon to enhance women’s participation in the response and recovery processes in the wake of Beirut’s August 2020 port explosion.

Liberia

In Liberia, WPHF is supporting women to contribute to peace by financing local CSOs working to end gender-based violence, promote women's rights and advance gender equality in conflict settings.

Malawi

In Malawi, WPHF is supporting women to build sustainable peace by financing a range of local CSO projects that aim to end sexual and gender-based violence, protect women’s rights and advance gender equality in settings of conflict and crises.

Mali

In Mali, WPHF is supporting women to contribute significantly to the restoration of peace by financing projects that significantly enhance women's participation in peacebuilding and economic recovery.

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, WPHF is supporting women to contribute to lasting peace by financing a range of local CSO projects that aim to end sexual and gender-based violence, protect women’s rights and respond to COVID-19 in settings of conflict and crises.

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, WPHF is supporting women’s CSOs working to end violence against women and promote human rights and gender equality in crisis and conflict settings.

Philippines

WPHF is supporting the capacity of local women’s organizations in the Philippines addressing humanitarian needs and contributing to lasting peace in their communities.

South Sudan

WPHF is strengthening the institutional capacity of grassroots organizations in South Sudan to increase women’s meaningful participation in COVID-19 response and enhance women’s participation in peace processes.

Sudan

In Sudan, WPHF is channeling urgently-needed financing to grassroots women’s organizations working to sustain their operations and respond to COVID-19 and its unique gender dimensions.

The Pacific: Fiji, Palau, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga and Vanuatu

Across the Pacific, WPHF is supporting the development of an innovative and sustainable model of engaging women’s civil society organizations and mainstreaming gender into humanitarian response.

Uganda

In Uganda, WPHF is supporting women to contribute to peace by financing local CSOs working to end gender-based violence, promote women's rights and advance gender equality in conflict settings.

Ukraine

WPHF is rapidly mobilizing flexible institutional and programmatic funding to local civil society organizations and women’s activists in Ukraine working to provide critical humanitarian assistance to women refugees and IDPs and protect women and girls affected by the conflict against sexual and gender-based violence.

Yemen

In Yemen, WPHF is filling crucial funding gaps for local women's organizations, supporting them to sustain their operations and respond to the urgent gender dimensions of the COVID-19 global pandemic.

We have a wide range of countries eligible for support.

See our eligible countries