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Critical Service

Empowered women create opportunities for themselves, their families, and the communities around them.  Self-sufficiency ensures respect. 

Custom Service. Just in time.

Get Involved

Whether donating items, volunteering your time or skills, or sponsoring a refugees needs monetarily, Women of the World has many ways that you can get involved.

You can MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN A REFUGEE’S LIFE.

Help your new neighbors

Our Ladies' Stories

These stories of courage and resilience restore our hope for humanity. Some stories contain violent content.

Read Their Stories

Sponsor a refugee woman in need...

WoW offers the right solution and never takes no for an answer. For as little as $10 we can overcome obstacles and get our ladies on the road to self-reliance.
Support a Custom Solution

What We Stand For

  • Supporting Refugee Women

What We Do That Is Different

  • Ongoing Support:  We are there for refugee women after their other caseworkers’ mandate has ended.
  • Customized:  Our services are unique to each individuals, since their needs and goals differ.
  • Woman Focused:  WoW is the only non-profit serving the unique needs of women in the refugee community.

What We Must Do

  • Supporting Case Management,
  • Partnering in Health & Human Rights Services
  • Support social network development & classes in English
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What We Believe That Is Different

  • Empowering women is fastest way to enabling financially sustainable refugee communities
  • We ensure that the heartwarming and fulfilling nature of doing for others is conveyed in training women to be self-sufficient.

Join Our Next Volunteer Orientation To Learn More

Date:
1st Monday of each month
Next: 11 July 2016 (NOT 4 July)
Time: 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Where:
Women of the World Offices
3347 South Main Street
Salt Lake City, Utah 84115

Contact: Maya Arellanes for more details. maya@womenofworld.org

Our New Neighbors

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WoW Facebook Posts

Women of the World shared UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency's video.

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency
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They say refugee - we say talent! Not to mention ambition, dignity, skill, pride ... future.

Women of the World shared TED-Ed's What does it mean to be a refugee?.

TED-Ed
What happens when someone flees their country?
What is the difference between a refugee and a migrant?
What duties and responsibilities do host countries have towards refugees?
Discover the answers in this TED-Ed video. Lessons worth sharing.
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Around the globe, there are over 60 million people who have been forced to leave their homes to escape war, violence and persecution. Learn more about their difficult journeys on #WorldRefugeeDay:

I just gave a woman at the local market from Europe (she wouldn't say where, I think she was a little afraid if I didn't "like" the country I wouldn't help her) with her daughter a little gift card for groceries and your phone number and address. I hope she reaches out to you all. ... See MoreSee Less

Layla

Beautiful inside & out. Originally from Morocco, Layla has now made Salt Lake City her home.… read more

Stepping Back From the Ledge As Sisters

“I want to kill myself. I don’t want to live anymore.”   What horrors did this young mother from Congo experience for her to utter these words in front of her young children?… read more

Celebrating and Honoring Our New Neighbors

This year the 4th Annual Fashion Show was themed around the popular meme “Stepping Up.” Women of the World is constantly looking for ways to highlight the progress that our ladies are making in overcoming the odds and integrating into their communities  in Salt Lake... read more
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