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Bethan Cansfield

Opinion Bethan Cansfield and Chiara de Luca 28 April 2021

Re-imagining feminist philanthropy in Poland

Feminist movements face growing hostility in Poland due to political unrest and shrinking civic space driven by the rise of ultra-right authoritarianism. Peaceful protests and solidarity demonstrations for LGBTI and women’s rights have recently been …

Opinion 1 Bethan Cansfield and Chiara de Luca 3 January 2021

The pandemic and its shadow: lessons in standing with women’s rights organisations

As the world grapples with the Covid-19 pandemic, a shadow pandemic of violence against women and girls is emerging around the world. Like many organisations, the Sigrid Rausing Trust’s grantees are sounding the alarm about …