Zero Violence

smiling Zimbabwean girl dances and sings for a crowd

Our Goal

An end to gender based violence

What We Do

We fund and advocate for women’s and girls’ participation, empowerment, and peace building while challenging laws, policies, cultures and behavior that perpetuates discrimination, violence and abuse.



Success Stories

What it Takes to End FGM

schoolgirls in sub-Saharan Africa

Creating an alternative rite of passage

Ask Questions, Incite Peace

Israeli women in military uniforms

Charting a more humane Israeli society

Worth the Risk

portrait of women's human rights defender Mónica Roa

Facing death threats to defend women's rights



Impact Reports

Breaking Through

cover of impact report showing women harvesting. Cover reads BREAKING THROUGH The Global Fund for Women Impact Report: Gender Equality in Asia & the Pacific

Gender equality in Asia and the Pacific

The Congo Report

Cover of impact report reading Funding a Women's Movement Against Sexual Violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo: 2004-2009

Funding a Women's Movement Against Sexual Violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Grassroots Girls Solutions

portrait of women's human rights defender Mónica Roa

Eradicating gender-based violence in schools