Author Archive:

Kavita Ramdas

Special feature Kavita Ramdas 1 March 2002

‘Afghanistan is everywhere,’ Afghan women remind us

The Afghan Women’s Summit for Democracy in Brussels in early December 2001 brought together over 40 Afghan women activists.[1] The aim: to give voice to Afghan women’s aspirations and demands as the world begins to …

Special feature Kavita Ramdas 1 December 2000

Reaching beyond the comfort zone – the challenge for grantmakers

In every country, women and girls are among the poorest of the poor, the most marginalized and disempowered sections of society; they face repeated violations of their basic human rights. Often women are the backbone …