• More than 2.5 million people have been displaced by the Darfur Conflict. 85% of refugee camps are made up of women and children.

  • Education and team-building within the refugee camps helps generate long-term stability for individuals and families.

  • Training, awareness, support and guidance help women provide food, healthcare and education for their families.

  • Teaching and utilizing income generating skills encourages financial self sufficiency.

  • Darfur Women Network, Inc. encourages personal empowerment and positive self transformation of Darfur refugee women and girls.

We work to empower Darfuri women so that they can help their families and their communities!

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About The Conflict

From 2003 to present day, the Sudanese Government and its proxy militia launched a violent and brutal ethnic cleansing campaign against unarmed civilians. Learn More

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Our Organization

The Darfur Women Network, Inc. (DWN) was founded by Darfuri native Mastora Bakhiet, to carry out the mission, activities, and legacy of the Darfur Women Peace and Development Network, Inc., founded in 2007. Learn More

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Our Mission

Our mission is to raise awareness, provide education, use programming, assist and encourage refugee women, girls and families displaced by the Darfur conflict both in Chad and the United States.  Learn More