FORBES: Gender Justice Funders Address Impact Of COVID-19 On Women And Girls

“The COVID-19 pandemic is hitting women and girls the hardest, especially those from low-income communities. A recent study in the U.K. finds that women were about one-third more likely than men to work in a sector that has been shut down, as they make up the bulk of retail and hospitality workers. In the face of gender

BLAVITY: Organization Launches $2M Fund To Help Support Survivors Of Violence From Disenfranchised Communities During Pandemic

“As several states have issued stay-at-home mandates to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus, concerns have arisen about the safety of women and girls. According to the Collective Future Fund, violence against women and girls of color and those in the LGBTQ, Indigenous and immigrant communities increases during a crisis. To combat the harrowing reality some

Announcing Survivor Safety and Support Fund

COVID-19 is exposing long-standing disparities and inequities created by unjust policies and systems that have left communities vulnerable, in spite of powerful mobilizations by grassroots movements. Millions of people who work in essential care and service industries including homecare workers and house cleaners, restaurant, grocery, and delivery workers, and health and child care providers, are

New $20 Million Fund Aims to End Workplace Sexual Harassment

A new Fund was launched with $20 million initial commitments by 11 U.S. funders, aiming to end workplace sexual harassment. It is temporarily named The ​Collaborative Fund for Women’s Safety and Dignity. Workplace sexual harassment gained worldwide attention thanks to the #MeToo movement, which was founded by Tarana Burke in 1997 and has grown exponentially over the last two

Bonnie Chiu, Forbes