Where we work

Where we work
Operating directly in more than 30 countries across the world, we are helping to make countries’ political systems fairer, more inclusive, and more accountable. We do this by working with parliaments, political parties, organisations responsible for elections, and civil society.

List of countries we work in:

Regional programmes
We have programmes which span more than one country currently operating in different regions around the world.
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Global Equality Project

Our programme with Kaleidoscope Trust works in 18 countries and territories across Africa, the Caribbean, Asia, and the Pacific to strengthen the inclusion of women and girls, LGBT+ people, and other people with intersecting identities and experiences in democratic processes. 

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Helping combat violence against women in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA)

WFD supports the Coalition of Women MPs from Arab Countries to combat violence against women.

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UK Political Parties International Programmes

WFD supports UK political parties to undertake direct programming.

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Western Balkans Democracy Initiative (WBDI)

The Western Balkans Democracy Initiative (WBDI) works with eight parliaments, public institutions, political parties and civil society organisations across six countries to improve representation of women, young people and persons with disabilities in political processes that impact on their lives.

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Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

The Westminster Foundation for Democracy is an executive Non-Departmental Public Body sponsored by the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office.