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Global Impact of the Dobbs Decision

On January 22, 2024, Fós Feminista released a new report titled “The Global Impact of the Dobbs Decision on Abortion Laws, Policies, Legislation, Narratives, and Movements: Findings from Colombia, India, Kenya, and Nigeria” which contends that the Dobbs Decision has already had severe repercussions on sexual and reproductive health, rights, and…...

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Report Released on Marginalized and Displaced Women

Women’s Regional Network (WRN), a longtime Channel grantee partner, has released three new reports. For over the past decade, WRN has been conducting “feminist qualitative participatory research” called “Community Conversations”. This research focuses on marginalized women in conflict zones, particularly in Afghanistan, India and Pakistan. The three reports document the…...

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NYT Features CREA’s Work on Disability and Sexuality

CREA, a long-time Channel grantee partner, in partnership with T Brand Studio, the content studio of the New York Times, has published “Disability, Sexuality and Consent: How Activists are Reshaping the Narrative”, an article featuring seven disabled activists and their experiences working to advocate for disability, sexuality and consent....

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AIL Announces New Educational Project

Afghan Institute for Learning (AIL), a long-time Channel grantee partner, has partnered with TV Meraj, a private project of the Sakena Fund, to produce Meraj Academy....

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FLD Honors 2023 Human Rights Defenders

Front Line Defenders, a Channel grantee partner, announced the five winners of the 2023 Award for Human Rights Defenders at Risk on May 23, 2023 at a ceremony in Dublin (see video below)....

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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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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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Mongolian Women’s Fund Influences CEDAW Process

Representatives of the Mongolian Women’s Fund (MONES), a Channel grantee partner since 2007, participated in the 82nd CEDAW Session (June 13, 2022 – July 1, 2022) in Geneva, Switzerland and helped ensure that the concerns of women from Mongolian civil society were included in the CEDAW Committee’s Concluding Observations to…...

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