solidarity statement

The Women’s Revolution in Sudan: We stand in solidarity with feminist activists fighting for their freedom

Military forces have violently cracked down on civilian protesters in Sudan over the past year, killing more than 100 people and injuring over 500 in a recent weekend in June alone. Protesters have been bloodied, burned, gang-raped, and killed, some disfigured and thrown into the Nile. The numbers of dead and injured may be far…

We Stand in Solidarity with Sri Lanka

We stand in solidarity with Sri Lankans in grief and shock after gruesome terror attacks killed over 300 people and wounded more than 500. The eight bombs in three cities tore walls out of hotels and erupted in churches celebrating Easter mass. The attacks targeted the Christian community but the loss spread across Sri Lankan and…

Cyclone Idai: Standing in Solidarity with the Feminists Driving Recovery Efforts

Tropical Cyclone Idai rampaged through Mozambique, Malawi, Zimbabwe, and Zambia last month, washing away homes, bridges, schools, and entire neighborhoods. The flooding created inland “oceans” and has been described as one of the worst disasters ever to strike the southern hemisphere. Overall, more than a thousand people have been killed and hundreds of thousands are in need of aid. The World…

Deadly chaos in Nicaragua: Condemning government violence and repression

Global Fund for Women stands in solidarity with women in Nicaragua who are demanding an end to government repression and violence toward protesters and a peaceful and democratic solution to the current political crisis. In mid-April several protesters were killed in clashes with pro-government groups, and security forces and many more were injured while protesting…