Women have always been the backbone of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. Scroll down to meet some of the inspiring women within our Movement.
“Simply being there helps more than we can imagine”
” Believe in your goals, and go for them”
”I feel really honoured and proud to have been acknowledged”
Analysis shows that women’s jobs are 1.8 times more vulnerable during the coronavirus pandemic than men’s jobs: Women make up 39% of global employment but account for 54% of overall job losses as of May 2020.
Making a change by raising awareness
“It is important to be a cheerleader for other women”
”My motivation has always been to help people in need”
When women are included, peace negotiations are 35% more likely to succeed.