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New Report Emphasizes Anti-Gender Backlash

On March 1, 2024, Lisa VeneKlasen released a working paper titled “Anti-Gender Backlash: Where is Philanthropy?”. Produced in collaboration with the Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex and funded by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), the paper is part of Countering Backlash, Reclaiming Gender Justice,…...

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Responding to Earthquake in Morocco

In response to the Friday, Sept 8, 2023 earthquake in Morocco, several Channel grantee partners have created campaigns to gather funds for locally-led efforts and affected communities. The 6.8 magnitude earthquake hit Marrakesh, a city in central Morocco, and its surrounding areas, resulting in more than 2,800 deaths, thousands injured,…...

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UN Human Rights Prize Awarded to DRC Activist

On July 20, 2023, the United Nations General Assembly announced the five winners of the 2023 UN Human Rights Prize. Julienne Lusenge, president of Women’s Solidarity for Inclusive Peace and Development (SOFEPADI), was one of five awarded the Prize....

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Providing Support to Turkey & Syria Earthquake Relief Efforts

On Feb. 6, 2023, a magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck parts of Turkey and Syria.  As per a CNN live report from a week later, more than 36,000 people were killed and tens of thousands injured by the massive earthquake....

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Indigenous Women in Guatemala Win Landmark Sexual Assault Case

On January 24, 2022, Guatemala’s highest court convicted five men for the rape of 36 Indigenous Maya Achi women during the height of the country’s civil war in the 1980s. This landmark victory comes as a result of mobilizing by the women affected with the support of Channel partner the…...

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DRC Activist Awarded Humanitarian Prize

Julienne Lusenge, the founder of multiple organizations working to combat sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was awarded the Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity on Oct. 9, 2021....

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Legal Empowerment Fund to Tackle Global Justice Gap

The Fund for Global Human Rights (FGHR) recently announced the Legal Empowerment Fund, a bold new initiative with the aim of closing the global justice gap....

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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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Online Collective Security Resource Created

In wake of worsening violence against human rights defenders, Channel grantee partners Just Associates (JASS) and the Fund for Global Human Rights (FGHR) collaborated to create a “Power and Protection” multimedia resource page that provides insights from dialogues with activists, NGOs and donors from around the world....

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‘Reclaiming Civic Space’ New Edition of Sur

On January 16th, 2018, Channel grantees Fund for Global Human Rights (FGHR) and Conectas Human Rights launched the 26th edition of Sur-International Journal on Human Rights....

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