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International Solidarity Foundation

Creating a better world for women

our mission

To create a world where no woman suffers from violence or is forced to live a life of poverty.

As a Finnish NGO, the International Solidarity Foundation has made a lasting impact in the lives of women, men, and entire communities for nearly 50 years now. We have specialized know-how in how to work with delicate issues in even very fragile communities. Over 85 000 people benefit from our work.

We work in two stradsampowering women and supporting sustainable livelihoods



Where do we work?

Kenian naisryhmä. Kuva: Open Hand Studios


Five projects creating fairer chances for women and fighting to end the female genital mutilation.

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