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Rebecca Hanshaw

Analysis Chrissy Cattle, Rebecca Hanshaw and Fabiola Quesada-Andrade 19 April 2022

Funding a movement-led approach to end gender violence in Perú

How do you make a difference on the other side of the world? In 2021, the Old Dart Foundation (ODF) embarked on a bold new partnership with Global Fund for Women, investing in a movement-led …

Opinion Rebecca Hanshaw 15 December 2021

How can we measure the impact of philanthropy in supporting community-led change

This article is part of a series of articles about Community-Led Philanthropy, co-hosted by GlobalGiving. The conversation explores the ways philanthropy can support community-led change. If philanthropy is genuine about supporting community-led change, funders need to …

Opinion Rebecca Hanshaw 15 November 2019

Shifting power to resist the rights backlash with trust based philanthropy

In a world of populist, ‘punching down’ and divisive politics, trust is a commodity in short supply. A bleak reality, and one with significant consequence for individuals, communities, nations – and philanthropy. Regardless of where …

Analysis Rebecca Hanshaw and Claire Hickson 12 June 2019

Shifting the power: when it comes to women’s rights it’s not (just) what you fund, it’s how and who you fund

Against a backdrop of growing global threats to women’s rights, we are also witnessing a profound moment for progress. Women and girls are rising up, leading movements, and creating transformational change in their communities and …