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British Council

Our work

We work with partners from different sectors to influence institutional and organisational level policy and practice to create more opportunities for women and girls. This includes representation in decision making and influencing how priorities are met through the provision of public goods, services and information.

Our programmes focus on four main themes:

  • leadership and participation in decision-making including in conflict and peacebuilding
  • prevention of violence against women and girls 
  • gender equality in education
  • women’s economic empowerment.


Our projects and programmes include: