Cultural Survival Responds to COVID-19 in Indigenous Communities

On June 18, 2020, Channel grantee partner Cultural Survival launched a mapping project (see map below) to document and disseminate data that illustrates the impact of COVID-19 on Indigenous Peoples and communities as part their broader effort to respond to the growing crisis with a holistic, multi-layered approach....

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GFW Fundamental Docu-series Now Streaming

Channel grantee partner, Global Fund for Women (GFW) and two-time academy award-winner Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy partnered to create Fundamental–-a documentary film series about feminist grassroots movements and community leaders across the world....

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Mary Lawlor Appointed UN Special Rapporteur on HRDs

On March 12th, 2020, Mary Lawlor, the founder of long-time Channel grantee partner Front Line Defenders (FLD), was appointed as UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders....

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Our Rights, Our Safety Toolkit for Defenders Launched

Channel grantee Just Associates (JASS) launched a new 5-module toolkit for women activists and defenders everywhere: Our Rights, Our Safety: Resources for Women Human Rights Defenders. ...

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Communications Revolution in Human Rights

Channel grantee partner, the Fund for Global Human Rights, in collaboration with JustLabs, published a new learning paper on narrative strategies for human rights funders, activists and civil society....

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Abortion Decriminalized in Oaxaca

On September 25th, 2019, abortion was decriminalized in the state of Oaxaca following an intense period of campaigning. Channel grantee partner, Consorcio Oaxaca, played a key role in the process by working at the forefront of the pro-choice movement alongside other feminist women’s organizations, establishing alliances with women senators, and…...

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WLW’s Historic Win In Colombia

In a groundbreaking case, Channel grantee partner, Women’s Link Worldwide (WLW), successfully advocated on behalf of their client Helena* in Colombia. During the armed conflict in Colombia, the FARC guerrilla group recruited 14-year-old Helena and forced her to use contraceptives and to have an abortion in inhumane conditions. “You can’t…...

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AWID releases “Toward A Feminist Funding Ecosystem”

Channel grantee partner, Association For Women’s Rights in Development (AWID), published their new report, “Toward A Feminist Funding Ecosystem.” The report explores what it would take to create a world where feminist movements were abundantly resourced....

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WRC Receives Disability Inclusion Award

On June 12th, 2019, Channel grantee partner, the Women’s Refugee Commission (WRC) received InterAction’s 2019 Disability Inclusion Award. Founded in 1984, InterAction is the largest alliance of international NGOs and partners in the United States....

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“1 in 5” Women with Disabilities Transforming Movements Report

On June 25th, 2019 Disability Rights Fund (DRF) released their “1 in 5” report which features women with disabilities sharing the impact DRF’s funding has had on them. Highlighted in the report is the fact that one in five women are women with disabilities and how these women are leading…...

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