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Photo Essay: Claiming space with a North African feminist festival

This autumn brought the third edition of Chouftouhonna, the Tunis International Feminist Art Festival. Chouftouhonna is an intersectional feminist space by and for women, questioning gender roles and breaking the importance of patriarchy. 

Source: Nora Silva and AWID

The Gender Dynamics of Myanmar’s Rohingya Crisis

As the world watches, “a text book example of ethnic cleansing” and the world’s fastest-growing refugee crisis is underway in Myanmar (also known as Burma). AWID spoke to women activists in Myanmar to shed light on the different factors driving this unprecedented human rights and humanitarian crisis and its many gender dimensions.

Source: AWID

The Gender Dynamics of Myanmar’s Rohingya Crisis

As the world watches, “a text book example of ethnic cleansing” and the world’s fastest-growing refugee crisis is underway in Myanmar (also known as Burma). AWID spoke to women activists in Myanmar to shed light on the different factors driving this unprecedented human rights and humanitarian crisis and its many gender dimensions.

Source: AWID

Fondo de Mujeres del Sur: “It’s the women who are deciding how to spend the money”

AWID spoke with Luz Aquilante, Executive Director of Fondo de Mujeres del Sur (FMS, Women’s Fund from the South), about the work they have been doing for ten years, providing support and mobilizing resources for feminist and women’s movements in countries such as Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay and more recently also in 21 countries across Latin America and the Caribbean. 

Source: Fondo de Mujeres del Sur and AWID

Fondo de Mujeres del Sur: “It’s the women who are deciding how to spend the money”

AWID spoke with Luz Aquilante, Executive Director of Fondo de Mujeres del Sur (FMS, Women’s Fund from the South), about the work they have been doing for ten years, providing support and mobilizing resources for feminist and women’s movements in countries such as Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay and more recently also in 21 countries across Latin America and the Caribbean. 

Source: Fondo de Mujeres del Sur and AWID

Fondo de Mujeres del Sur: “It’s the women who are deciding how to spend the money”

AWID spoke with Luz Aquilante, Executive Director of Fondo de Mujeres del Sur (FMS, Women’s Fund from the South), about the work they have been doing for ten years, providing support and mobilizing resources for feminist and women’s movements in countries such as Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay and more recently also in 21 countries across Latin America and the Caribbean. 

Source: Fondo de Mujeres del Sur and AWID

How to spend EUR 500 million: women's rights groups on European UN grant

We welcome this week’s announcement of a EUR 500 million commitment for work to end violence against women and girls. But there are important caveats.

Source: AWID and Open Democracy 50.50

How to spend EUR 500 million: women's rights groups on European UN grant

We welcome this week’s announcement of a EUR 500 million commitment for work to end violence against women and girls. But there are important caveats.

Source: AWID and Open Democracy 50.50

How to spend EUR 500 million: women's rights groups on European UN grant

We welcome this week’s announcement of a EUR 500 million commitment for work to end violence against women and girls. But there are important caveats.

Source: AWID and Open Democracy 50.50

Co-creating Feminist Futures: The journey continues

A year ago today, 1,800 feminists and women’s rights advocates from all corners of our movements gathered on the shores of Bahia for the 13th AWID International Forum.

Source: AWID Forum