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Opinion Halima Mahomed and Ndana Bofu-Tawamba 9 August 2022

Centring pan-African philanthropies amid the shifting global socio-political and economic order

There is no question that we are living in unprecedented times. The past three years, marked by the onset of Covid-19, were an era on its own. While a global challenge, the notion of the …

Opinion Ndana Bofu-Tawamba, Virisila Buadramo, Vinita Sahasranaman, Lorena Medina, Terry de Vries, Laura Carvajal and Kate Kroeger 10 December 2021

Transforming philanthropy with feminist principles

We are living through transformative times. As the Covid-19 pandemic and the climate crisis accentuate systemic economic, racial, and global inequalities, as human rights and democracies are under siege, and as social movements call attention …

Special feature 3 Ise Bosch and Ndana Bofu-Tawamba 3 December 2019

Philanthropy is a feminist issue

If humanity is to progress philanthropic resources need to support women’s voices, choices, participation, education, livelihoods and more In May 1983, the New York Times published an article entitled, ‘Feminist Philanthropy Comes Into Its Own’, …

Special feature Ndana Bofu-Tawamba 3 September 2019 For Subscribers

How to create gender justice in Africa

Building movements is the key to supporting women’s rights across the continent and giving power to community activists Founded in 2001, Urgent Action Fund-Africa (UAF-Africa) is a pan-African and feminist fund which uses a rapid-response …