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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.


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

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

1st Monday of each month
Next: 12 September 2016 (Moved due to Labor Day to the 2nd Monday)
Time: 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

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

Contact: Maya Arellanes for more details.

Our New Neighbors

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Women of the World shared AJ+'s Man Smuggles Toys (And Joy) Into Syria.

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He lives in Finland and risks his life to bring joy to Syrian kids. Meet the toy smuggler of Aleppo.

Women of the World shared Christiane Amanpour's video.

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“Please, save them. They are human beings like you.” It’s the plea from Alan, a disabled Syrian refugee, who has now been moved to a hotel near Athens. “Please, don’t forget” those still i...

Women of the World shared Channel 4 News's Human rights lawyer takes on ISIS.

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Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney is fighting for the rights of the Yazidi people. She wants to build a case against so-called Islamic State and take it to the International Criminal Court.

Women of the World shared Channel 4 News's Inside an Aleppo hospital.

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A family is reunited in Aleppo after the father desperately searched five different hospitals to find his injured child.

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Amy Dott Egan HarmerSo heartbreaking! I know many people who think, "why don't refugees just return to their homes and make things better," this is why they come. There are no options for safety and survival in their homeland.

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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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