Breaking Through: Gender Equality in Asia & the Pacific
In 2008, Global Fund for Women launched the Breakthrough Project –– a three-year, $2.2 million investment to catalyze strategic, breakthrough, actions to advance gender equality in Asia and the Pacific. A new, independent evaluation of the project documents impact and captures learning.
What injustices do women and girls in Asia and the Pacific face?
Girls and women in Asia each year who are never born due to prenatal sex selection or who die prematurely from abuse or maternal mortality.
Of judges in India believe it is justifiable for a man to beat his wife. (Despite existing laws criminalizing domestic violence.)
The number of days off per week that most women domestic workers (i.e. live-in maids, cooks, nannies) are permitted.
How did Global Fund for Women catalyze change?
Read the Report
Read the External Evaluation
Breakthrough Evaluation: An External Rights-Based Evaluation of Grantmaking for Gender Equality by Brooke Ackerly