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Gender philanthropy

A reflection on feminist philanthropy

Manuel Litalien 23 January 2020

In March 2018, the New York Women’s Foundation (NYWF) announced that its partnership with the Women’s Funding Network (an international network of more than 100 women’s funds and foundations) successfully mobilized $58.4 million, part of a five-year commitment of $100 million, …

What can we learn from a feminist approach to philanthropy?

Daniel Ferrell-Schweppenstedde and Cleodie Rickard 18 December 2019

Funding movements and shifting power to the global south A recent Alliance magazine event on feminist philanthropy saw an excellent panel discuss a broad range of fascinating questions, such as: What is feminist philanthropy? How …

Philanthropy has a huge role to play in empowering women in the Middle East

3 Amal Al Kathiri 6 December 2019

Saudi women have a crucial role to play in the development of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the wider region, and, in my role as Executive Manager of National Initiatives at Alwaleed Philanthropies (AP), …

‘We know the system is broken – if it wasn’t, we wouldn’t be here.’

Amy McGoldrick 3 December 2019

The Equality Fund (EF) announced itself in London recently as a ‘ground-breaking collaboration’ delivering momentum for women’s movements, while driving the cultural, economic and political changes required to make global gender equality a reality.  The …

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, …