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How Women’s Funds Helped Create the #MeToo Movement thirdeyetherapy

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 19:48:09 +0000

In key respects, the #MeToo movement was made possible by decades of work by women’s funds. Hallmarks of their approach include openness, listening, and participatory grantmaking. Source: In the #MeToo Era, Here’s What Philanthropy Can Learn From Women’s Foundations — Inside Philanthropy Advertisements

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Women’s Funds Invest $58.4 Million through Partnership for Prosperity – Philanthropy Womenthirdeyetherapy

Fri, 02 Mar 2018 00:38:55 +0000

Despite an increasingly hostile climate for women and girls in the United States, with access to reproductive services being cut and campus sexual assault policies being rolled back, a partnership of women’s funds that started during the Obama administration is continuing to grow and deploy needed funds to grassroots organizations. Now, the Partnership for Prosperity,… […]

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To Reach Critical Mass for Gender Equality, Support Philanthropy Womenthirdeyetherapy

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 16:17:54 +0000

A remarkable piece recently published in Time Magazine discusses how the “structures that enable sexism are exploding,” with every day seeming to bring new bombshells. Today’s bombshells were Matt Lauer and Garrison Keillor (yes, it’s apparently true). All of this has been made possible by a culture that is finally starting to open up about the… […]

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#MeToo, and Funders of Sexual Assault Prevention thirdeyetherapy

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 19:41:57 +0000

Yes, me, too. I’ll spare you the details. The larger point for me is that being a survivor of sexual harassment and abuse, I chose to build part of my professional life around helping survivors to heal, and fight for justice. And I have done so. Over the past 20 years, I have treated hundreds… […]

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Why It’s Important to Learn About the Sustainable Development Goals thirdeyetherapy

Thu, 28 Sep 2017 18:23:32 +0000

Do you know all 17 of the sustainable development goals adopted by the UN in January of 2016?  If so, good for you. Up until today, I was mainly familiar with SDG 5: “Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls.” Now that I read Equal Measures 2030’s research showing that many policy leaders in the… […]

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Philanthropy Women Update: A Look at Our 6-Months of Growth – Philanthropy Womenthirdeyetherapy

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 19:38:55 +0000

Dear Faithful Readers of Philanthropy Women, First, of course, thank you for reading. You are bravely joining me on the sometimes harrowing adventure of learning about gender equality philanthropy. I thank you for joining me on this journey. Also, thank you to our sponsors, Ruth Ann Harnisch and Emily Nielsen Jones. You have provided an… […]

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What Happened: Clinton’s Account Reveals How Fake News Skewed the Election – Philanthropy Womenthirdeyetherapy

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 19:43:07 +0000

I’ve been listening to Hillary Clinton’s What Happened in spurts over the past few days, and it’s time to start sharing some of the highlights. In her own voice on audio, Clinton speaks on a wide range of topics. In particular, Clinton speaks with regret about taking speaking fees from large financial corporations and analyzes how… […]

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Gates Foundation Gives $20 Million to Address Gender Inequality Globally – Philanthropy Womenthirdeyetherapy

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 19:40:07 +0000

Timing couldn’t be better. Today, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announced it will give $20 million over the next three years to empower women’s organizations globally. The news comes on the same day that Equal Measures 2030 released a Gender Report along with the Gates Foundation and ONE Campaign Coalition at the United Nations… […]

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Xiomara Corpeño: Fascism Grows As Trans People Lose Human Rights – Philanthropy Womenthirdeyetherapy

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 19:39:06 +0000

Editor’s Note: The following opinion piece is part of a series being provided by Philanthropy Women to help identify and address growing threats to global human rights, particularly for vulnerable groups.  Several weeks ago, I woke up to the sound of my mother’s TV broadcasting the local morning news. “Breaking News! President Trump has reinstated… […]

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How This Nonprofit is Using the SDG’s to Help Women Thrive Globally – Philanthropy Womenthirdeyetherapy

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 19:55:17 +0000

“We see our members—grass roots organizations—as the experts,” says Emily Bove, Executive Director of the Women Thrive Alliance. Women Thrive comprises 285 organizations in 53 developing countries. Based in Washington, D.C., Women Thrive supports its member groups in advancing women’s rights globally. “We only work with groups that are engaged in advocacy,” says Bove, citing… […]

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