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Bisi Adeleye-Fayemi

Analysis Bisi Adeleye-Fayemi 1 March 2007

From Queretaro to Accra – Why are women’s rights losing out?

‘Where is the money for women’s rights?’ This is a question that brought together over 300 women’s rights organizers in Queretaro, Mexico, 9-11 November 2006, at the invitation of the Association for Women’s Rights and …

Editorial Bisi Adeleye-Fayemi 1 June 2003 For Subscribers

Editorial – Grantmaking at a distance

Three years ago I had lunch with a foundation executive who was interested in supporting an emerging philanthropic institution in Africa. Our discussion was going well until he asked ‘So you will be a regranting …

Special feature Bisi Adeleye-Fayemi 1 June 2003

Why we need local grantmakers

When I was asked to write this article, my instructions were to talk about local ‘regranting’ organizations such as the African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF). I cringed when I heard the word. My difficulty with …