Spring Break Used for Helping Others

San Jose Mercury News

Thousands of students are spending their vacations learning about global warming or helping Hurricane Katrina victims rebuild their homes on "alternative spring breaks"—service trips run by non-profits to boost awareness of world problems. How much impact can college students have on a world crisis of this size? A lot, according to Anne Firth Murray, a Stanford professor and activist who founded the Global Fund for Women.

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What Women Really Want

Audio Interview

Questioning the role and relevance of the women's movement today, they discuss what it means to be a feminist, some of the differences (and similarities) for women in the Global North and South and even the role for men.

 

Meeting on Domestic Violence and Trafficking Held in San Francisco

HindustanTimes.com

The first ever one-day symposium titled "Ending Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking in the 21st Century" attracted about 450 participants including business leaders, health care providers, educators, advocates, faith leaders and policy makers. In the workshop titled 'Confronting Global Human Trafficking: an International Perspective on Violence Against Women', Kavita Ramdas, President and CEO of Global Fund for Women opined, "Trafficking is more than a legal and a law enforcement problem. We look at trafficking as a human rights issue."

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SF Hosts Hosts First-Ever Summit on Combating Twin Crimes of Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking

Local Business Executives, Health care Providers, Legal Experts, Advocates and Faith Leaders Take Action to End Violence Against Women. Studies Show Nearly Half of All California Human Trafficking Occurs in Bay Area; Domestic Violence Fall-Out Costs Business Billions Each Year

SAN FRANCISCO -- Today, hundreds of business leaders, health care providers, educators, advocates, faith leaders and policy-makers gathered in San Francisco for the first-ever "Ending Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking in the 21st Century" summit.

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Global Fund for Women Appoints Shalini Nataraj as Vice President of Programs

Former Associate Director of the Reebok Human Rights Award Program to Provide Grantmaking Leadership to Largest Funder Focusing on Women's Rights Internationally

SAN FRANCISCO – The Global Fund for Women announced today the appointment of Shalini Nataraj as the new Vice President of Programs, effective March 1, 2006.

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