Several Channel grantee partners are addressing the impacts of the war in Ukraine on women, in particular by providing support in the areas of reproductive health and gender-based violence. ...
FemFund Publishes Report on Feminism in Poland
Solidarity with Ukraine
To stand in solidarity with the people of Ukraine, particularly the women being forced to flee and activists taking on the role of humanitarian responders, consider supporting some of Channel’s longtime partners who are set up to get funds directly to grassroots groups on the ground and are actively engaging…...
OutRight Highlights LBQ Women’s Activism
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....
Colombia Decriminalizes Abortion
Indigenous Women in Guatemala Win Landmark Sexual Assault Case
Global Press Article Contributes to Ban on Virginity Testing in Mongolia
In a June 2021 article for Channel partner Global Press Institute, reporter Khorloo Khukhnokhoi brought attention to the practice of virginity testing on teenage girls in Mongolian schools. In November 2021, Mongolia’s Ministry of Health and Ministry of Education issued a joint regulation making the practice punishable....
President Biden Appoints OutRight’s Jessica Stern as Special Envoy for International LGBTQI Rights
Channel Partners Help Secure Legal Abortion in Argentina