4,048

Girls protected from the risks of child labor

1,396,000

Listeners tuning into Radio Nisaa in Palestine, and the Arabic radio fiction across the Middle East and North Africa

23,003

Girls (and boys) provided with a quality education and vocational training in Afghanistan

9,856

Women artisans and construction workers have been supported by WomenChangeMakers social entrepreneurs

About us

Accelerating progress for women and their communities.

The Womanity Foundation is an independent private foundation established in 2005.

Guided by our vision of a world where all women and men have equal and full social, economic and political participation, the Womanity Foundation undertakes to empower girls and women to shape their future and accelerate progress within their communities. We do this through innovation, collaboration, scaling-up, and replication.

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Priorities
Over ten years the Womanity Foundation has prioritized four key strategic areas where we are having impact in the lives of women and girls, and their communities.
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Message from the President
Businessman, entrepreneur and founder-president of the Womanity Foundation Yann Borgstedt tells us more about his passion for working for social good.
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Goodwill Ambassador: Rosanna Arquette
Rosanna Arquette joins the Womanity Foundation in its mission to empower women and girls around the world.
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People
We are inspired everyday by the people we work with. Find out more about Womanity's board of directors, and staff team.
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Blog
1 Billion Rising: Escalating the Call for Revolution
09.02.2016
What is One Billion Rising? One Billion Rising is the biggest mass action to end violence against women in human history. The campaign, launched on Valentine’s Day 2012, began as a call to action based on the staggering statistic that 1 in 3 women on the planet will be beaten or raped during her lifetime.
News
Womanity Foundation raises CHF 2.6 million thanks to the generosity of over 1000 guests at its gala evening
05.02.2016
Events
Womanity Gala 2016 Sets New Record
05.02.2016

10 Years of Womanity

Check out our 10th anniversary films and infographics, and make a make a pledge for women and girls' empowerment

Our partners

Collaborations for Equality

Partnerships with energetic and diverse networks of private sector leaders, civil society organizations and philanthropic foundations are a hallmark of Womanity’s work.

Our partners help us improve the lives of girls and women by lending their expertise, promoting what we do, and by inspiring us through their creativity.