Empowering Women - the Best Vaccine Against Aids

THE COMMONWEALTH

Most policy makers have failed to address that one of the most significant causes for the continued devastation wreaked by this disease is deep patterns of systemic and intense discrimination against women—their lack of voice, and the lack of real choices in their lives as a result of entrenched gender inequality and inequity.

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Kavita N. Ramdas is Interviewed by David Brancaccio

NOW WITH BILL MOYERS

"Even organizations like the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund are talking about the fact that investing in girls education is perhaps the single most leveraged investment you can make for the social political and economic development of a developing country."

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Women & Philanthropy Presents 2004 Lead Award To Kavita N. Ramdas

WASHINGTON DC – Women & Philanthropy (W&P) is proud to announce the selection of Kavita N. Ramdas, President and CEO of the Global Fund for Women, for its highest honor: The LEAD Award (Leadership for Equity and Diversity).

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Her Majesty Queen Noor and Nancy Pelosi Join GFW to Announce Endowment for the World's Women

Dignitaries gather in San Francisco to support fund that addresses urgent challenges to women's rights globally

SAN FRANCISCO – International women's rights leaders join the Global Fund for Women, the only US-based foundation that exclusively funds women's right's groups overseas, to announce today the Investing in Women Campaign. The Investing in Women Campaign is a groundbreaking effort to provide a significant infusion of money to respond to the urgent challenges confronting women around the world.

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Global Fund for Women Receives Highest Rating from Charity Navigator

America's largest independent evaluator of charities rates Global Fund as "exceptional" in fiscal management

SAN FRANCISCO -- The Global Fund for Women, the only US-based foundation that exclusively funds women's right's groups overseas, has been named a four-star charity by Charity Navigator, the largest independent evaluator of charities in the US. The Global Fund for Women received a four-star rating for exceeding industry standards and outperforming most charities in the area of strong fiscal management.

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