• Tales of a Local Trafficking Survivor: Theresa Flores


    Published August 26, 2015 This event will feature local survivor Theresa Flores: a woman who was trafficked out of her own home at the age of 15. She wrote the book about her story: Slave Across the Street available in our st ...

    Tales of a Local Trafficking Survivor: Theresa Flores
  • ‘The Scarlet Cord’ Movie


    Published August 17, 2015 World Premiere Grand Rapids, MI – September, 2015 – Women At Risk, International will be hosting a  movie premiere on Tuesday, September 15, at the Grand Rapids Public Museum from 6-8pm wit ...

    ‘The Scarlet Cord’ Movie
  • Micro-loans of Love


    Published August 7, 2015 Empowerment, a basic need to be able to work with dignity, has often been unfulfilled for many of the women entering WAR, Int’l programs. These women need to know that they are a valuable part of th ...

    Micro-loans of Love
  • Keep Kids in Vietnam Warm This Winter


    Published July 31, 2015 Winter in the Highlands of Vietnam can be brutal. Weather conditions are harsh. Many of the children do not have adequate shoes, warm coats or blankets for their beds – basic necessities we often ta ...

    Keep Kids in Vietnam Warm This Winter
  • 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


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.