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

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), …


Is philanthropic crowdfunding a growing industry?

Claire van Teunenbroek 5 December 2019

What are the characteristics and recent developments of crowdfunding worldwide? Crowdfunding markets have experienced a severe growth in recent years; however, this was mostly among non-philanthropic platforms (Chervyakov & Rocholl, 2019). Philanthropic crowdfunding builds on …


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Alliance magazine 4 December 2019

Philanthropy is growing but it needs critical friends to keep challenging the field to serve with maximum impact and accountability. We want to ask hard questions of philanthropy which it can’t or won’t ask if …

Philanthropy is a feminist issue

1 Ise Bosch and Ndana Bofu-Tawamba 3 December 2019

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’, …

All change at Robert Bosch Foundation | Interview: Sandra Breka

Charles Keidan 3 December 2019 For Subscribers

Sandra Breka was appointed to the Board of Management of the Robert Bosch Stiftung, Germany’s second-largest foundation, in September 2017. Since then, she has led a process which has involved the foundation turning itself inside …

The global force of feminist philanthropy

Alliance magazine 3 December 2019 For Subscribers

A snapshot of the ecosystem of coalitions, initiatives and movements doing the heavy lifting to promote gender equality and women’s rights Beyond the binary Jessica Horn, director of programmes at African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF) …

Why feminism is liberating for men

Tobias Troll 3 December 2019 For Subscribers

Liberation awaits men who dare to stimulate debate about the male condition, and enables them to embrace the feminist call for systemic change Twenty years ago, my partner – at the time avidly absorbing the …

Dismantling patriarchy in Africa

Dr Awino Okech 3 December 2019 For Subscribers

Women’s funds in Africa are harnessing clear ideological objectives to create a more just, inclusive and equitable society through their philanthropic endeavours Resolving gender inequality can only be achieved by dismantling patriarchy – a system …

Transforming African philanthropy through a feminist lens

Rudo Chigudu 3 December 2019 For Subscribers

Though it has subverted the idea of the North-South flow of philanthropy, African philanthropy continues to develop. To achieve long-lasting change an African feminist approach is needed According to 2017 Organisation for Economic Co-operation and …

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 …