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Cuidado: Machismo Kills. But One City in Colombia is Putting Women First thirdeyetherapy

Sat, 27 May 2017 21:40:01 +0000

If you’ve ever had the notion that your big strong male partner is going to protect you and provide for you, you are not alone. This cultural norm runs particularly deep in Latin cultures, where the term machismo is positively identified by traditional men who see it as their duty to protect and provide for… […](image)

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Uncovering America’s History of Black Female Philanthropists: Madam C. J. Walker thirdeyetherapy

Sat, 27 May 2017 21:37:34 +0000

American women have not generally been celebrated for their philanthropic activity, so it shouldn’t be surprising that African-American female philanthropists are especially invisible in contemporary culture. But that wasn’t always the case. In the early 20th century, African-American women were engaged in a literal battle for survival in a segregated and violently racist nation. One… […](image)

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Want to Activate Gender Equality Movements? Get to This Conference – Philanthropy Womenthirdeyetherapy

Sat, 27 May 2017 21:34:55 +0000

Since its launch in May of 2016, I have started following Ellevate Network on my Twitter feed, and I am always impressed by the quality of their material on both gender equality and gender lens investing. Now, the new startup that aims to capture the $11 trillion women’s investing market, is holding a conference in… […](image)

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The Global Women’s Philanthropy Network Aligning Health with Human Rights for Women and Girls – Philanthropy Womenthirdeyetherapy

Tue, 23 May 2017 14:44:31 +0000

Some of the wealthiest women in the world deploying vast fortunes with gender lens grantmaking: This is the future of philanthropy. But gender norms of the past still haunt many women philanthropists. “Women told us that they would be at a cocktail party, and people would come talk to their husbands, but not them.,” said… […](image)

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Promote Sound Judicial Decisions for Gender Equality with Gender Justice Uncovered Awards thirdeyetherapy

Mon, 22 May 2017 18:41:46 +0000

As a social worker, I know too well how local justice systems do not always render judgements that best serve women and girls. I have had the experience of counseling domestic violence survivors still suffering major injuries from a recent assault, telling me that the offender is already back on the street, and they are… […](image)

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Afghan Women Get Timely Support from Big Foundations – Philanthropy Womenthirdeyetherapy

Fri, 19 May 2017 15:43:03 +0000

“There are men who mistreat and abuse girls and women who have no place to live,” says one 19-year-old female shelter resident in Afghanistan, who ran away from home when her father tried to trade her for a young bride for himself after her mother died. It’s stories like these that suggest timing could not… […](image)

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Can Philanthropy Do More to Impact Gender Norms? – Philanthropy Womenthirdeyetherapy

Thu, 18 May 2017 14:30:36 +0000

It’s always interesting to drill down on a specific population, such as young Latina women, and consider the implications both for that community and for other marginalized communities. A new report, Gender Norms: A Key to Improving Outcomes Among Young Latinas does just that. The report, prepared in partnership with Hispanics in Philanthropy and Frontline… […](image)

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Jackie VanderBrug Featured at Women’s Fund of RI Event in Providence – Philanthropy Womenthirdeyetherapy

Wed, 17 May 2017 14:22:19 +0000

The world of gender lens investing has yet to be even marginally explored for all its potential, especially given that we know that only 1.1% of assets under management in the asset industry are controlled by women and minorities. That’s why it’s exciting to learn that the Women’s Fund of Rhode Island is hosting an… […](image)

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#GirlsAre: Clinton Foundation Brings Together Over 40 Partners for Girl Athletes – Philanthropy Womenthirdeyetherapy

Wed, 17 May 2017 14:21:03 +0000

The #GirlsAre campaign coordinated by The Clinton Foundation last year was so successful at galvanizing media and action for girl athletes, they are doing it again for a second year. That’s a very good thing, because data shows that girls in the U.S. are far less likely than boys to engage in the recommended amount… […](image)

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Millennial Women Beg to Differ: Generational Differences in Women’s Giving – Philanthropy Womenthirdeyetherapy

Wed, 17 May 2017 14:19:27 +0000

Fidelity Charitable has come out with a new report on trends in women’s giving, and it is definitely food for thought for anyone in the women’s philanthropy field. The report delves into generational differences in giving between Millennial women and Boomer women. Before talking about the report’s findings, I want to draw attention to the… […](image)

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