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Tag Archive: Global Fund for Women

February 3, 2015

IHRFG’s 2015 San Francisco Conference: Turning Up the Volume for Human Rights

By Clare Winterton, Vice President of Advocacy and Innovation at Global Fund for Women

IHRFG recently held its semi-annual conference in San Francisco. Following the event, we will share reflections from the grantmakers who came together to explore timely issues in human rights grantmaking. Click here to read more lessons and join the conversation! As the VP for Advocacy and Innovation at Global Fund for Women, I attended my first IHRFG conference with one… Read more

June 2, 2014

Learning Visit Reflection: The Paradox of the BRICS

By Shalini Nataraj, Director of Advocacy and Partnerships at Global Fund for Women

IHRFG recently held a Learning Visit in Rio de Janeiro exploring the changing dynamics of human rights and global philanthropy in emerging economies. Over the coming weeks, we will share reflections from participants. Click here to read more lessons and join the conversation! The 3-day Learning Visit to Brazil offered a substantive opportunity to learn about the political formulations of the BRICS –… Read more

June 18, 2012

Rocky Road to Gender Equality in Latin America

By Erika Guevara-Rosas, Director of the Americas at Global Fund for Women

Originally published in Foreign Policy in Focus, May 30, 2012. The increased participation of women in traditional politics in Latin America has made headlines for several years now. Last month, The New York Times published an analysis of the 2012 Women in Politics Survey of UN Women and the Inter-Parliamentary Union by Luisita Lopez Torregrosa…. Read more