Girls protected from the risks of child labor.


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


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


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

Investing in bold new ideas to combat gender inequality.

We are not a traditional grant making Foundation. We see ourselves at the intersection of venture philanthropy and social investment. We understand that change takes time. We also understand that to create systemic change, one has to take calculated risks and have a long term view. We do this through innovation, collaboration, scaling-up, and replication.

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Our work focuses on two areas, Disruptive Media Solutions and Institutional Development.
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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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Focus: SDG 5
If the SDGs are to be realised, women and girls, everywhere, must have equal rights and opportunity, and be able to live free from violence and discrimination. Our programmes support this vision.
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Blog 03.12.2018
WOW Festival Brazil delivers the WOW Factor
A woman is murdered every 2 hours in Brazil. This was just one of the many shocking facts I learned at this year’s WOW...


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Our partners

Collaborations for Equality

We develop long lasting partnerships with local experts, businesses and social entrepreneurs to invest in new ideas that ignite change and tackle gender inequality.

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.