Reports

“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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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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Brazilian Groups Respond to Pandemic with Solidarity and Resistance

Channel partner ELAS+, the Brazilian women’s fund, hosted a livestream on March 23, 2022 where they launched a unique and vital research report, “Activism and Pandemic in Brazil.”...

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DAWN Investigates Feminist Challenges in a Digital World

In March 2022, Channel partner DAWN released the year’s first “DAWN Informs,” a periodical publication highlighting the organization’s latest analyses, critiques, and commentaries. This edition was titled “Feminist Challenges in a Digital World.”...

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IJDH Responds to Haiti’s UN Human Rights Council Review

On January 31, 2022, the United Nations Human Rights Council held Haiti’s third Universal Periodic Review (UPR) as an evaluation of the country’s human rights compliance. The Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti (IJDH), long-time Channel grantee partner, responded to this UPR in a couple webinars....

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FLD Details Threats to WHRDs Including Pegasus Attacks

In January 2022, Channel partner Front Line Defenders (FLD) released a report featuring accounts from women human rights defenders (WHRDs) on the impact of ongoing Pegasus spyware attacks....

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OutRight Releases Reports on Iraq and Afghanistan

In January 2022, Channel partner OutRight Action International, along with Human Rights Watch, published a report on increased threats to LGBT people in Afghanistan after the Taliban takeover. In February 2022, OutRight partnered with the group IraQueer to release a similar report on the lives of queer women in Iraq....

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Channel Partners Propose “Fund Us Like You Want Us to Win”

In December 2021, Channel partners Global Network of Women Peacebuilders (GNWP), International Civil Society Action Network (ICAN), and Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF), along with the Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict (GPPAC), Kvinna till Kvinna, and MADRE, prepared “Fund Us Like You Want Us…...

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FRIDA Reflects in “What the Water Brings” Report

In late 2021, Channel partner FRIDA Young Feminist Fund published a holistic reflection on their work in climate and environmental justice over the past three years in a report, “What the Water Brings.”...

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“Time To Decolonize Aid”: WCAPS Contributes to New Report

A powerful report, “Time to Decolonize Aid,” which calls on international aid organizations to decolonize aid and tackle structural racism head-on was published on May 10, 2021....

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