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Catherine Townsend

Conference reports Catherine Townsend 2 February 2015

IHRFG conference brings new clarity about priorities of human rights funders

I’ve just returned from the International Human Rights Funders Group (IHRFG) conference in San Francisco. IHRFG is an international network of private philanthropic institutions and public grantmaking charities committed to advancing human rights around the …

Opinion Catherine Townsend 1 June 2014

Why so little funding for people with disabilities?

Look around and most likely you know a friend, family member or neighbour who has a disability. Yet in many parts of the world, people with disabilities are chained to a tree for years on …