From US $40 Billion to US $2 Billion: unpacking the real numbers behind Generation Equality funding pledges

The Generation Equality Forum (GEF) closed in July with the announcement that US $40 billion was pledged to advance gender equality worldwide. Four months after the GEF, we are still waiting for UN Women to make the full details of funding commitments publicly accessible.

New Brief: Where Is The Money for Feminist Organizing?

Data Snapshots and A Call to Action

The need to resource feminist movements in all their boldness and power has never been greater. Our new Where Is The Money?  brief shows just how much women’s rights organizations and feminist movements continue to be systematically under-resourced.

Autonomous Resourcing: How Can Activists Resource Our Own Activism?

While we advocate for more and better resources for feminist movements, we must also name and claim the numerous and powerful ways feminist movements fuel social change with our own resources. In partnership with feminist activists from Argentina, Costa Rica, Georgia, and Indonesia, AWID co-curated a conversation on feminist experiences and learning on how to mobilize resources that are autonomous, and self-generated by and for feminist movements.

Overlooked and underfunded: The Fiji Women’s Fund reflects on the struggle to resource women’s rights and feminist organisations in the Pacific.

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Where is the money for feminist organising? New analysis finds that the answer is alarming.

The global pandemic has exposed the deadly consequences of decades of disastrous, neoliberal policies. The obliteration of our basic social protections, in particular the privatisation of health, coupled with the climate crisis, have been devastating for people and our fragile planet. 

How funders can resource feminist movements: concrete practices to Move More Money to the Drivers of Change 

This report by AWID and Mama Cash, in the context of our Count Me In! partnership, contains key practice-based insights on HOW funding modalities can succeed in providing sustained and direct resources to feminist movements in all their richness, boldness and diversity.

High hopes and high expectations for resourcing feminist movements: recommendations to the Equality Fund

AWID’s report presents how activists themselves define what is needed in this moment and how funders can support feminist realities in all their richness, boldness and diversity.

New report: Moving More Money to the Drivers of Change - How funders can resource feminist movements.

This report by AWID and Mama Cash, in the context of our Count Me In! partnership, contains key practice-based insights on HOW funding modalities can succeed in providing sustained and direct resources to feminist movements in all their richness, boldness and diversity.

Toward a feminist funding ecosystem: A framework and practical guide

Imagine the world we could create together if feminist movements were abundantly resourced. In our new report, Toward A Feminist Funding Ecosystem, we explore what it would take to make this a reality.

Webinar summary: Data, Resources and Women’s Rights

On Thursday, 19 May 2016, the Resourcing Women’s Rights team at AWID facilitated a webinar focused on the role data plays in influencing funding and resource availability for women’s rights organizing.