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New Online Feminist Healing Space Launched

FemFund Poland, a Channel grantee partner, in collaboration with Women’s Fund Armenia and Women’s Fund in Georgia, have launched Feminist Healing Space, an online space focused on collective healing, healing justice, and feminist values. With the support of Fenomenal Funds, a feminist funder collaborative, the space serves “as a library…...

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Feminist Activism Without Fear

Urgent Action Fund for Feminist Activism (UAF), a Channel grantee since 2006, has launched a new campaign called,  Feminist Activism Without Fear: Facing Risks with Collective Power and Care. This new initiative “not only amplifies the voices of feminist activists facing reprisals but also serves as a vital resource for…...

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New Report Highlights The State of Funding

On April 2, 2024, Global Greengrants, a previous Channel grantee, released a new report titled “A Holistic Approach to Funding Women Environmental Defenders”. The report highlights the state of funding at the intersection of women, the environment, and gender-based violence and provides recommendations for a holistic approach to funding women…...

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New Report Analyzes 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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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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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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New Fossil Fuel Treaty

During COP28, Colombia alongside Palau, Samoa, and Nauro signed on to the Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty, a global and multi-faceted approach to building international pressure for a transition towards clean energy, bringing the total number of countries signed on up to 12. This comes after Antigua and Barbuda and Timor-Leste joined…...

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WEI Founder Honored With Human Rights Award

Stephanie Ortoleva, an international human rights lawyer and founder of Women Enabled International (WEI), a longtime Channel grantee partner, was honored with the United Nations Association of the National Capital Area (UNA-NCA) 2023 Perdita Huston Human Rights Award....

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New Report Highlights Abortion Rights and WHRDs

On November 24, 2023, Amnesty International published a new report, titled “An Unstoppable Movement: A Global Call to Recognize and Protect Those Who Defend the Right to Abortion” which highlighted women’s human rights defenders (WHRDs) and emphasized the need for “an end to the stigmatization of abortion rights defenders”, a…...

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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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