The Value of Mobilizing Local Resources for Women’s Rights in the Global South and East"
Full title: "Prospera: International Network of Women’s Funds" and "Collective Change: The Value of Mobilizing Local Resources for Women’s Rights in the Global South and East: Case Studies of Ten Women’s Funds, 2015"
“The Prospera Network currently brings together 44 autonomous and independent women’s funds. Our members work in all continents and regions and provide grants in over 178 countries, their scopes can be national, regional or international.”
“Our goal is to generate the means for women’s funds to support women, girls, and trans* people to determine how they want to succeed while creating the conditions in which they are able to thrive.”
“As the global hub of women’s funds, Prospera seeks to create opportunities for greater collaboration between our members and across sectors, develop technical skills and knowledge, and mobilize resources to strengthen and support women’s funds to realize women’s rights.”
“Each year, Prospera’s members mobilize an average of $120 million to advance the rights of women, girls, and trans* people and provide over 2,800 grants to women’s organizations across 177 countries.”
Collective Change: The Value of Mobilizing Local Resources for Women’s Rights in the Global South and East: Case Studies of Ten Women’s Funds, 2015:
African Women’s Development Fund
Fondo de Mujeres del Sur
MONES, Mongolian Women’s Fund
Reconstruction Women’s Fund
Semillas, Sociedad Mexicana Pro-Derechos de la Mujer
South Asia Women’s Fund
Ukrainian Women’s Fund
Women’s Hope Education And Training, WHEAT Trust
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Library> (Local) Fundraising)
Review by Wilde Ganzen
This site is a portal to more than forty national and international funds supporting the position of women:
AFRICAN WOMEN'S FUNDS (6)
ASIAN WOMEN'S FUNDS (8)
LATIN AMERICAN WOMEN'S FUNDS (8)
EUROPEAN WOMEN'S FUNDS (11)
MULTI-REGIONAL WOMEN'S FUNDS (10)
They can be accessed through: https://www.prospera-inwf.org/#!/-member-funds/.
Very useful for those seeking support in the specific area of women rights.
Apart from this, there are ten case studies from 2015 still highly worth reading.
Finally, https://www.prospera-inwf.org/#!/-updates/ provides a long list of activities of Prospera and/or its members. These include publications, that often are accessible free of charge on this site.
Women Civil Society Organisations Case studies
Publisher/source/organization: Prospera: International Network of Women’s Funds
Place and year of issue: Ottawa, Canada 2015 (study)
Type: WebsiteCase studies