Over 80 percent of the people living in poverty in Memphis are women and children. It takes a lot of courage in such circumstances for a person to make changes that improve not only her life but the security of generations to come.
Access to health services is a basic human right. Yet, around the world, women and girls are fighting to maintain and gain access to health services. In California, Proposition 85 was another potential barrier to women and girls’ health.
After Hurricane Katrina, Jackson, Miss. saw an influx of individuals looking for shelter and work. Dress for Success® Metro Jackson’s was able to provide support to the newcomers, a large number of whom were low-income women.
Ever since she was a little girl, Maribel Villalobos Ruiz has been aware of gender issues. When she was five she attended community trainings with her mother, as both had survived psychological violence.
Since the moment Marcelina Bautista migrated to Mexico City, she has been involved in the world of domestic work. She was a domestic worker for many years and is thoroughly familiar with all of the pros and cons of the profession.
Member funds often grapple with unique organizational development opportunities and challenges. To take the mystery out of strategic planning, Women’s Funding Network offers members Smart Growth: A Life Stage Model for Social Change Philanthropy. The model provides a road map for organizational growth and effectiveness.
Australia’s homegrown Women Mobilising Millions is expanding a global movement of women and men who recognize that without the full involvement of women and girls, efforts to build peace, stability, and equality will fall short.