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Gender activism is yielding significant dividends as funding for women’s rights initiatives reach unprecedented levels. The African Women’s Development Fund has made great strides in driving donor funding towards more impactful causes with partnership initiatives such as Leading from the South, Amplify Change and the recently announced Equality Fund.
But this is not nearly enough, according to AWID’s Kasia Staszewska, Tenzin Dolker and Kellea Miller. The totality of funding for Gender Equality that goes to women’s organisations pales in comparison to the amounts that go to international organisations based in the donor countries. Read the article here