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Opinion

When it comes to refugees, German foundations can do more and better

8 December 2017
Susan Hennessy

Living in Uganda between 2013 and 2105 and now in Berlin has given me a unique insight into attitudes of citizens and the responding governments and agencies of two countries which opened their borders to those in need. In recent months, Alliance has featured responses from German foundations to the refugee crisis. While these highlight individual positive stories, the whole picture is much bleaker and though much of the fault for this lies with the …

Opinion

Our voices are strong: why self-led activism works

7 December 2017
Susan Jessop and Kellea Miller

Every voice matters. But impoverishment, injustice and violence in communities around the world routinely serve to silence women, girls and trans people. This leaves them little choice but to fight to be heard and to have a say in the decisions that affect their lives. And they are doing just that. In villages, towns and city squares, in schools, health centres and courtrooms, through print, electronic and online media, feminist activists are raising their voices …

News

Sasakawa launches first gender-lens Asian impact investment fund

6 December 2017
Alliance magazine

Japan’s Sasakawa Peace Foundation (SPF) has launched Asia’s first impact investment fund specifically aimed at the empowerment of women.  Through …

News

Philanthropy and the media

5 December 2017
Alliance magazine

Alliance magazine has today launched its latest issue on philanthropy and the media. In the special feature, Alliance editor, Charles Keidan and …

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Inviting nominations for the Fifth Olga Alexeeva Memorial Prize

4 December 2017
Alliance magazine

The Fifth Olga Alexeeva Memorial Prize will be awarded to an individual who has demonstrated remarkable leadership, creativity and results …