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Feminist philanthropy

Revolutionising philanthropy across Asia and the Pacific

Tulika Srivastava 3 December 2019 For Subscribers

Feminism’s purpose is to disrupt power and funders who support it need to embrace this principle to achieve genuine gender justice Feminism is about disrupting power, so feminist philanthropy is about challenging and disrupting the …

Climate change is not gender neutral

Carla López Cabrera, Daniëlle Hirsch and Zohra Moosa 3 December 2019 For Subscribers

A feminist approach rooted in local communities can provide a powerful source of protecting the environment and achieving gender justice In mid-2016, the Canadian company Orezone Gold Corporation arrived in Bomboré, a town in the …

The future of foundations is female

Katja Wagner and Anke Pätsch 3 December 2019 For Subscribers

Even if the steps that German foundations are taking towards gender equity are cautious, they are carrying the sector in the right direction Inspired by the work of international foundations, in 2017 the Association of …

A world free from violence: let’s move

Monica Dennis, Priscilla Hung and Pamela Shifman 3 December 2019 For Subscribers

NoVo’s Move to End Violence ten-year history has instructive lessons for dismantling structures and narratives of oppression In the past decade, we’ve seen an alarming increase in policies that undermine human rights, and a continuing …

Global Updates

Alliance magazine 3 December 2019

This is our round-up of philanthropy news around the world featured in the December 2019 issue of Alliance: The Americas Rockefeller Foundation forms new commission to end energy poverty New online hub to help funders better …

A man’s call for gender equality: Why feminist philanthropy helps us all

Peter Schattner 29 November 2019

One in three women globally experience violence in their lifetime. If gender-based violence were a disease, it would be the largest epidemic we’ve ever known. 650 million women worldwide have suffered the consequences of child, …