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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

Face to face training: Gender analysis and planning

This course will enable you to effectively and systematically analyse contexts and plan development and humanitarian programmes from a gender equality perspective.

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Raising Women’s Voices: Recommendations for the European Commission & United Nations

We, the members of the Count Me In! Consortium (CMI!), applaud the European Commission’s investment of EUR 500 Million to the United Nations for women’s rights and ending violence against women. At a time when closing spaces increasingly constrict and threaten women’s rights, these funds are highly promising.

Source: AWID, as part of the Count Me In! Consortium

Gender at Work Book Club

The mission of the Bookclub is to unite diverse voices from within and outside the Gender at Work network and discuss books, articles, films and other media that challenge our assumptions, stretch our boundaries and ignite our passion.

Online course: International Women's Health and Human Rights

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What happens when an African Feminist dies?

Massan d’Almeida, a feminist organizer from Togo and the founding and outgoing Executive Director of ROFAF (AWID institutional member) tells stories about unpaid labour, dwindling resources, what happens when an African women human rights defender dies alone, and why it is important to dare and tell these stories.