Channel Partner Leaders Address Protests in Iran

Several prominent voices in the press addressing the protests in Iran that began in September 2022 after the death of Mahsa Amini while in police custody have been long-time Channel partners including Mahnaz Afkhami, Founder of Women’s Learning Partnership (WLP), and Sanam Naraghi Anderlini, MBE, Founder and CEO of International…...

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Women Cross DMZ Leader Awarded the 2022 Peace Summit Medal

Christine Ahn, Founder and Executive Director of Women Cross DMZ, a long-time Channel partner, received the 2022 Peace Summit Medal for Social Activism, which is awarded every year during the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates to a human rights activist in recognition of the positive impact of social activism…...

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Ukrainian Women’s Fund Director Receives Award from Hillary Rodham Clinton

On Dec. 5, 2022, Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton presented the 2022 Hillary Rodham Clinton Awards at Georgetown University to five women doing extraordinary work to address sexual violence in conflict zones and encourage women’s meaningful participation in recovery and peace processes. ...

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Channel Grantees Support Women Impacted by War in Ukraine

Several Channel grantee partners are addressing the impacts of the war in Ukraine on women, in particular by providing support in the areas of reproductive health and gender-based violence. ...

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FemFund Publishes Report on Feminism in Poland 

FemFund, the Polish women’s fund and a new Channel grantee as of early 2022, released a report on the current state of feminist organizing in Poland The Feminist Fund Report: Where There Is Oppression, There Is Resistance! in November 2022....

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CEDAW Committee Adopts General Recommendation on Indigenous Women and Girls

On October 26, 2022, the Committee of the UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Again Women (or CEDAW) adopted a General Recommendation (39) on Indigenous Women and Girls....

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4W Initiative Honors Two Women with UNESCO Chair Award

The 4W Initiative of University of Wisconsin – Madison recognized and honored two leaders, Jensine Larsen and Bendettah Muthina Thomas, with the UNESCO Chair Award – Promoting Gender Equity, Wellbeing and a Culture of Peace, at an event on October 14, 2022....

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WRN Convenes Afghan/Canadian Women’s Symposium 

In light of the ongoing humanitarian and human rights crises Afghan women face, the Women’s Regional Network (WRN) recently convened The Afghan/Canadian Women’s Symposium: Building a Better Future Together, Sept. 26 and 27, 2022, in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada....

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Mina’s List Urged Passage of the Afghan Adjustment Act 

Channel grantee partner Mina’s List has posted a call with information about the Afghan Adjustment Act, a bipartisan bill that, if passed by Congress, would create a path to permanent legal status for Afghans evacuated to the United States....

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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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