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.


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.


In Colombia, WPHF is enabling women’s meaningful participation in the implementation of the peace agreement and ensure women’s active engagement in the country’s peacebuilding and recovery efforts.

Democratic Republic of 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.


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


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.


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


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.


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.


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.


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.

The Pacific: Solomon Islands, Fiji, Vanuatu & Samoa

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.


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.

We have a wide range of countries eligible for support.

See our eligible countries