Feminist movements have the power to disrupt the status quo and radically alter the course of history. Despite new challenges and the rollback of rights for trans- and cis-gender women, girls, and historically marginalized people, we saw that when activists rise to the moment, they can achieve deep, lasting change—change that keeps us hopeful for…

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16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence: Ending Gender-Based Violence in the Garment Industry

By Sangeeta Chowdhry  A garment worker in Delhi, India, highlighted how common and insidious gender-based violence is in the workplace when she recounted a close call. She watched a young man on the factory floor follow a woman to the ladies’ washroom and wait outside, blocking her in, an action she knew to be menacing. The…

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Women's Platform for Peace

Grantees and beneficiaries

The Peace, Security, and Cooperation Framework for the DRC and the region: A FRAMEWORK OF HOPE Global Fund for Women is partnering with the Office of the Special Envoy of the United Nations Secretary-General to help women bring peace to the Great Lakes Region of Africa, where war has traumatized the Democratic Republic of Congo…

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