About Us

"Women Who Won War" is an online platform that provides a feminine perspective on the narratives of women in conflict zones.

In times of war, the experiences of women are often stereotyped, relegating them to the role of victims—wives, mothers, and daughters of heroes or casualties. “Women Who Won War” aims to create spaces for women to narrate their stories in diverse ways.

The initiative goes beyond mere storytelling; it offers support, training, and guidance to female journalists operating in conflict zones, with a particular focus on the Middle East and North Africa. The goal is to empower them to tell and portray stories from a feminist perspective that is more considerate of our human diversity.

Women Who won the war, founded by Mais Katt, a Syrian investigative journalist specializing in conflicts, this project was established under the “JIM HOGE Legacy Fellowship offered through the International Center for Journalists ICFJ.

We deliver in-depth stories and investigations focusing on women in conflict zones.
Our core areas of interest include equality, migration, climate, conflict, and corruption. We work across media formats, video, podcasts, and online interactive creative forms.
We strive to shed light on the diverse experiences of women in these critical contexts.