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”
Only 24.3% of all national parliamentarians were women as of February 2019, a slow increase from 11.3% in 1995.
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.