World Policy Institute Blog feature

International Widows’ Day: Egypt

Widows in Egypt celebrated International Widows’ Day with a Commemorative candlelight ceremony in Old Cairo. Each widow uniformly could not comprehend the notion of a celebration in her honor. Given this initial trepidation, the Global Fund for Widows was honored that nearly 40 widows joined in the festivities. The evening

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International Widows Day: In Bolivia

  The Global Fund for Widows celebrated the second annual International Widows Day, this year on June 23rd. International Widows Day, which is a day committed to raising awareness of the plight of widowhood, the vicious cycle that forces widows into destitution, as well as promotes taking action to end

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