Global Press Training Manager Wins News Award

The Online News Association (ONA) announced on September 15, 2022, that Manori Wijesekera of Global Press is the winner of the 2022 ONA Community Award.  Global Press has been a Channel grantee partner since 2010. ...

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Global Press Received Award for Women’s Rights Reporting

One World Media recognized longtime Channel grantee partner Global Press with a One World Media Award at an event on June 16, 2022. The awards celebrate “the media’s best coverage of the global south, spotlighting underreported stories that break stereotypes, change the narrative and connect people across cultures.” ...

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CEDAW Committee Preparing General Recommendation on Indigenous Women

Indigenous women’s groups and their allies including several Channel grantee partners (the International Indigenous Women’s Forum or FIMI, JASS, and WHRI) have been waging an advocacy campaign for several years for a General Recommendation (GR) on Indigenous women and girls....

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FLD Honors 2022 Human Rights Defenders at Risk Awardees

As part of their 2022 Human Rights Defenders at Risk Awards, Channel partner Front Line Defenders (FLD) recognized awardees from Afghanistan, Mexico, Sudan and Zimbabwe working on human rights issues such as sexual harassment in the workplace, forced and child marriage, forced disappearances, and Indigenous rights....

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Goldman Environmental Prize Honors Indigenous Land Defenders from Ecuador

On May 25, 2022, the Goldman Environmental Prize honored Alex Lucitante and Alexandra Narvaez, grantees of Channel partners Global Greengrants and Cultural Survival....

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“Between Fresh Water and the Tides” Celebrates 10+ Years of Feminist Holistic Protection

On May 19, 2022, the Mesoamerican Women Human Rights Defenders Initiative (known as IM-Defensoras) released a book, “Between Fresh Water and the Tides” – the first of several publications to share what they have learned from their work over the past decade, especially in relation to Feminist Holistic Protection (FHP).  ...

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GPI’s Duty of Care Program Wins World Changing Ideas Award

On May 3, 2022, Channel partner the Global Press Institute (GPI) was recognized as part of Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas Awards. More specifically, GPI’s Duty of Care program was honored. ...

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ICAN Contributes to “Race, Power, and Peacebuilding” Report

On April 26, 2022, Peace Direct published a report, “Race, Power, and Peacebuilding” in collaboration with Channel grantee partner the International Civil Society Action Network (ICAN) as well as the Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict (GPPAC), and United Network of Young Peacebuilders (UNOY)....

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WLP’s Partner in Morocco Fights for Women’s Equal Land Rights

Since 2007, Channel partner the Women’s Learning Partnership (WLP) has been working on collective land issues with L’Association Démocratique des Femmes du Maroc (ADFM) and the Soulaliyates, rural tribal women in Morocco. Over the years, this collaboration has resulted in advocacy campaigns, communications workshops, provincial and national land reforms, and…...

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The Guardian Highlights IJDH’s Work Combating Rape

In April 2022, The Guardian highlighted Channel partner the Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti (IJDH) in an article on their work to win justice for women and girls who have been raped and experienced other forms of sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV)....

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