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WINGS Forum 2020: Focus not only on sharing generosity, but sharing power

26 November 2020
Elika Roohi

The 2020 annual WINGS forum was meant to happen in Nairobi, a celebration of the organisation’s 20th anniversary with their first conference in Africa. Of course, this year made other plans – so this week the WINGS seminar launched online, with an introductory session attended by participants from all over the world contemplating the theme ‘imagine’. The international virtual gathering was yet another sign of our connection with one another, said WINGS Executive Director Benjamin …

Opinion

Reflecting on 25 years of progress for gender equality – and how far there is to go

25 November 2020
Carola Carazzone

Twenty-five years ago, the World Conference on Women in Beijing adopted a Platform for Action that transformed national and international policies almost all over the world, recognizing that women’s rights are human rights. It impacted not millions, but billions of people. Since 1999, 25 November has marked the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. The International Days of the United Nations are a powerful information and dissemination tool and a standpoint: this …

Opinion

Repair, recycle, renovate?

25 November 2020
Christian Hänel

What Europe and the transatlantic relationship can expect from a United States with Joe Biden as President. An Irish-American Catholic …

News

Australian Philanthropy Awards recognise excellence and innovation

24 November 2020
Alliance magazine

The recipients of the sixth annual Australian Philanthropy Awards have been announced, recognising excellence and innovation in the sector ‘at …

Opinion

Managing neutrality paradox dilemmas by confronting their sources

24 November 2020
Mahathi Kumar

For a platform like GlobalGiving, which has nonprofit partners all over the world, each home country’s reality varies. This lends …

Opinion

Covid-19 accelerates positive change in the way philanthropy operates

23 November 2020
Donzelina Barroso

Funding global health issues through networked and systems approaches offers greater opportunity for impact during the crisis and beyond. The …

News

No easy answers: Podcast episode explores complexities of effective philanthropy

22 November 2020
Alliance magazine

The most recent episode of the Giving Done Right podcast looks at the complexities of being an effective philanthropist and …

Opinion

How the public health system in Brazil was strengthened during the pandemic

22 November 2020
Andrea Wolffenbuttel

The story of an emergency fund structured in one week that raised $8 million. When I look back and see …

Opinion

Why do feminists continue to receive just 1% of all gender equality funding?

21 November 2020
Esther Lever and Kasia Staszewska

The answer lies, in part, in how funders fund. Feminist movements are key drivers of transformative and lasting change; the …

News

Emissions reduction moving too slowly and in wrong direction, finds ClimateWorks report

21 November 2020
Alliance magazine

In order to meet limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius – the number agreed as part of the 2015 …

Practical advice

Lessons for successful feminist funding partnerships

20 November 2020
Rosa Bransky

While the Global Resilience Fund has been an experiment in rapidly resourcing feminist activists in responsive and participatory ways, it …