• White Ribbon Week – Pornography and its harmful effects


    Published October 9, 2015 Pornography. What do you think of when you hear that word? For many wives of pornography addicts, this word sends chills down the spine. In fact, in a recent survey of 63 wives of self-identified sex ...

    White Ribbon Week – Pornography and its harmful effects
  • Bakery Programs: More than Just the Icing on the Cake


    Published October 2, 2015 Maly and her friend Choum peer anxiously around the huge, sugar-flower covered wedding cake, straining for glimpses of the expo attendees as the doors to the great hall open. Surely people will come t ...

    Bakery Programs: More than Just the Icing on the Cake
  • Self-Defense Seminar


    Published September 23, 2015 Have you always wanted to take a self-defense class? Well now is your chance! Women At Risk, International will be hosting one on Saturday, October 10, from 9:00 a.m. to noon. Jaci, who comes from an ...

    Self-Defense Seminar
  • Rescue without Thinking


    Published April 14, 2015 Giving in everyday life Sometimes giving can be tricky. When you’re already paying for food, clothing, heating, internet, water, gas, education, insurance, and anything else you may need to get by, ...

    Rescue without Thinking
  • Circle Tour:
    Traveling toward freedom


    Published November 11, 2014 “We are not all meant to run safehouses, but we are all called to be safe places.” These words of WAR, Int’l president Becky McDonald encourage each person to take action in a way that is unique ...

    Circle Tour:</br>Traveling toward freedom
  • Beyond The Jewelry


    Published October 23, 2014 The Path to Restoration and Empowerment In the early hours of the morning, a woman huddles in the corner of a dark, damp, musty room, and dreams of the life she so desperately yearns for. She has no e ...

    Beyond The Jewelry


Women At Risk, International (WAR, Int’l) is a Grand Rapids-based, nonprofit organization, established to create circles of protection around at-risk women and children. Through culturally sensitive, value-added intervention projects and partnerships, we provide safe places to heal from abuse, trafficking, exploitation, and more. Our passion is to empower survivors to live and work with dignity and hope.

WAR, Int’l enables the creation safe places for women and children and also gives voice to their silenced cries. By educating communities about risk issues and providing individuals with practical ways to take action, we extend our reach through you.

Our programs and partnerships span the globe, reaching over 40 countries, including the United States. Each month, additional projects and partnerships are formed, increasing our ability to offer the rescued and at-risk a “hand-up” instead of a handout.

Understand the Risks

Discover helpful tips, action plans, and ways to protect the innocent from the hands of the trafficker.

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What can I do?

There are many ways you can get involved NOW, from volunteering your time to raising awareness.

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Shop with a Purpose

A treasure chest of hand-crafted gits made by or sold in support of at-risk and rescued women worldwide.

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ECFA is an accreditation agency that provides organizations like WAR, Int’l  with financial accountability. As an ECFA member, WAR, Int’l aligns its practices with high steward standards, ensuring excellence and honesty in all its financial dealings. To view a complete list of stewardship standards, please visit www.ecfa.org.