Grantee name: The Center for Women's Global Leadership (CWGL)
Mission: The Center for Women's Global Leadership develops and facilitates women's leadership for women's human rights and social justice worldwide.
Location: New Brunswick, NJ, USA
YouTube Channel: www.youtube.com/user/CWGLRutgers
Channel Grant: In 2010 Channel made a grant to support the Charlotte Bunch Women’s Human Rights Strategic Opportunities Fund at the Center for Women’s Global Leadership (CWGL) at Rutgers University through the Rutgers University Foundation.
The Charlotte Bunch Women’s Human Rights Strategic Opportunities Fund is located in the Rutgers University Foundation and allows CWGL to annually support initiatives that are of strategic significance in seizing important political opportunities for the advancement of women’s human rights globally. The fund is intended to be utilized, for example, to organize strategic conversations among diverse players in the advocacy for women’s human rights; to finance research and/or writing on critical issues related to women’s human rights; or to support women’s human rights defenders. It is intended to have the flexibility to remain innovative and respond to fluid, diverse, and evolving needs in the women’s human rights movement.
Charlotte Bunch is the Founding Director and a Senior Scholar at CWGL. (2010)
Photo courtesy of CWGL.
Impact: A group of independent experts ranked CWGL as one of top five rated organizations working in the field of ending violence against women internationally on Philanthropedia, a division of Guidestar.