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Feminist Care & Protection

On May 15, 2023, the Urgent Action Sister Funds, a global consortium of feminist funds, released a new report titled “How Can We Ground Ourselves in Care and Dance Our Revolution?” The report emerges out of an accumulation of UAF’s decade-long research on global feminist movements. Its findings represent UAF’s…...

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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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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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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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Countering 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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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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FRIDA Spotlights New Grantee Cohort with Zine

FRIDA The Young Feminist Fund, a long-time Channel grantee partner, announced their newest cohort of grantee partners on November 6, 2023. This new cohort consists of 98 grantee partners from 57 countries and 6 regions. The “Taking Flight” Zine, produced by FRIDA, highlights these new grantee partners and their work....

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Report Released on Supporting Women Environmental Defenders

Global Greengrants Fund, a former Channel grantee partner, in collaboration with the Global Alliance for Green and Gender Action (GAGGA) and Strengthening Accountability in the Global Economy (SAGE) Fund released a new report on Oct. 24, 2023 called “Women on the Frontlines of Extractivism: How funders can support women environmental defenders”....

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VidaAfrolatina Announces New Cohort of Grantees

On September 4, 2023, VidaAfrolatina, a Channel grantee partner, began announcing the members of their second cohort of grantees through a week-long social media campaign. The new cohort consists of 17 organizations “doing transformative work to cultivate the healing of Black women and girls in Latin America” and end sexual violence…...

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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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