What We Are Reading: July 2021

What We Are Reading: July 2021

How to decolonize is one of the thorniest questions in the development aid industry. “Time to Decolonise Aid,” a report pulling together the insights from a 2020 consultation with 158 activists, academics, decision-makers, journalists, and practitioners adeptly...
What We Are Reading: June 2021

What We Are Reading: June 2021

From June 11-13, G7 leaders met in Cornwall for their first meeting since 2019. Headlines were dominated by Brexit, vaccines, and China. As predicted, the final communique included a number of key points on gender equality: recognition of the disproportionate impact...
What We Are Reading: May 2021

What We Are Reading: May 2021

A  new AWID report,  Where is the Money for Feminist Organizing?  analyzes the budgets of feminist and grassroots women’s rights organizations and the funding flows from bilateral and philanthropic donors.  Despite an increase in donor interest in funding gender...
What We Are Reading: April 2021

What We Are Reading: April 2021

To date, gender lens investing and climate-smart investing have been largely siloed. This report argues that their integration “can unlock huge untapped opportunities.” The Equality Fund is honoured to be tagged in the report as an investment and grant-making actor...
What We Are Reading: March 2021

What We Are Reading: March 2021

The opening pages of novel The Pull of the Stars describe bus riders’ reaction to a man’s explosive cough: “The mass of bodies leaned away…. It could signify the harmless common cold or be a nervous tic, caught like a yawn by just thinking about it. But at the moment...

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