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Analyzing Funding to Indigenous Women

In March 2024, International Funders for Indigenous Peoples (IFIP) and International Indigenous Women’s Forum (FIMI), two Channel grantee partners, released a new report titled “Leaders and Stewards: Global Analysis of Funding to Indigenous Women”. The report seeks to “assess the progress, funding status, and challenges in funding for Indigenous Women’s…...

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Feminist Activists Take on COP28

The 2023 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference of Parties (COP28) is being held in Dubai from November 30th to December 12th. Several current and past Channel grantee partners, among others, are preparing for the conference....

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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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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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Leading from the South Initiative Receives 5 More Years of Funding from Dutch Government

The Leading from the South (LFS) initiative, developed by Channel grantee partner the International Indigenous Women’s Forum (FIMI) and the African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF), Fondo Mujeres del Sur (FMS) and Women’s Fund Asia (WFA), has received five additional years of funding from the Dutch government....

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FIMI’s Joan Carling Receives Champions of the Earth Award

On September 26, 2018, Joan Carling, a member of the Board of Channel grantee the International Indigenous Women’s Forum (or FIMI), has been awarded the prestigious Champions of the Earth Award for her lifetime achievements defending the environment and indigenous rights....

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Report Launched on the Status of Funding for Indigenous Women’s Groups

Three Channel partners – the Association for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID), the International Indigenous Women’s Forum (FIMI), and International Funders for Indigenous Peoples (IFIP) –...

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