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Closing the digital gender gap in partnership with Google this International Women’s Day

For International Women’s Day this year, we are excited to be partnering with Womenwill, an initiative by Google, to raise awareness about the gender gap in technology and raise money to support programs designed to help women make the most of the online world. Technology—access to it, control of it, and the ability to create…

Inspirational Quotes For International Women’s Day 2022

YOUR GIFT DOUBLED TO SUPPORT GENDER JUSTICE MOVEMENTS Make your International Women’s Day Gift today and it will be matched dollar-for-dollar (up to $25,000) to power gender justice movements that center the voices of those most marginalized. MATCH MY GIFT > Around the world, feminist leaders are courageously fighting to alter the course of history….

Join the International Day of Action for Women’s Health

May 28 is the international day of action around women’s sexual and reproductive health and rights – and mobilization now is more essential than ever before.   Rollbacks on women’s rights in the form of extreme anti-abortion policies – in Alabama, Georgia, Ohio, and Mississippi – are threatening the health and lives of women in the U.S.    This dangerous trend is reverberating worldwide.   The…

Why 'Resist & Persist' is the Perfect Theme for September 28th, and Every Day

Written by Musimbi Kanyoro, President & CEO, and Leila Hessini, Vice President of Programs. Originally published in Huffington Post.  In today’s world, women’s sexual and reproductive rights, including the right to safe, legal, and affordable abortion are being attacked and rolled back by those in positions of power. In far too many places, abortion remains…

African women cheer for their rights

Women’s Human Rights

Global Fund for Women’s approach focuses on winning rights for women, girls, and all historically marginalized people. Women’s human rights are essential to achieving gender justice globally. Learn more about gender justice here. What are women’s human rights? Women’s rights are the fundamental human rights that were enshrined by the United Nations for every human…

News Release: Global Fund for Women and International Museum of Women merge

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – March 5, 2014 – In a bold move to increase awareness and action on vital global issues for women, Global Fund for Women and the International Museum of Women (IMOW) today announced they have merged. The merger brings together Global Fund for Women’s expertise on issues, grantmaking, and fundraising with IMOW’s…

Shika

Shika/Shieko Reto (she/her) is a visual artist from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, whose work features trans women’s experiences from Malaysia, LGBTQIA+ rights, environmental concerns, and human rights issues.

Qańtar Samal

Qańtar Samal (she/her) is a Kazakh digital artist from Aktobe. In her work, she shares her vision of Kazakh/Central Asian culture and its connection to the local queer community.

Amplify Her Voice

× Share Facebook Twitter Copy Link Help amplify the voices who change our world.   Global Fund for Women supports women-led groups who are demanding rights and making history in their own communities. But too often, these women leaders go unheard. For International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month, use your voice to support courageous activists…

Embrace Isirika: Musimbi Kanyoro's TED Talk on Equal Generosity

Isirika. It’s one word with a meaning powerful enough to mobilize and inspire an entire community. Watch Global Fund for Women’s President and CEO Dr. Musimbi Kanyoro’s TED Talk, released for International Women’s Day 2018. It’s time to embrace isirika – a Maragoli word that means ‘caring, together, for one another’ or equal generosity – and help…