12.2016 issue

Bold Together Issue 05: Letter from the Editor

There is no doubt that 2016 has had its share of emotionally charged and nerve-racking moments. However, reflecting back on this year is bringing a strong sense of déjà vu. I do not remember a year in the recent past where we did not sigh with relief at its approaching end. Nor do I remember…

Reflections on Istanbul Women’s Museum Conference: Centers of Social Memory and Places of Inclusion

Contributed By: Meral Akkent, Founder and Curator, Women’s Museum Istanbul Catherine M. King, Head of Advocacy and Executive Producer, Global Fund for Women “I hate silence when it is time for speaking” – Kassia, born 810-867 in Constantinople (now Istanbul). She is the first female composer in world history whose compositions exist today and her…

In Solidarity with the Burmese Women’s Union

In solidarity with our grantee partner the Burmese Women’s Union, Global Fund for Women is disseminating the below statement shared by them regarding the humanitarian crisis in Myanmar. We recognize their bravery and exemplary work in continuing to fight for women’s rights and the rights of all human beings in an extremely challenging ongoing military…