In 2022 CMI! supported more than 994 WROs and 953 WHRDs to strengthen the capacities of activists, organisations and movements. Ongoing organising, movement support and mobilising of WROs and communities around the world led to encouraging successes in changing norms, policies and practices. Read the full Annual Report report here.
“Realise more long-term, core, and flexible funding going directly to self-led Global South feminist organisations working on the ground instead of intermediary organisations. Sign partnerships for 10-20 years and fund us every five years with regular reviews. Be bold!” This is one of the many solid recommendations that Alma Magana and Nikita Patodia put forward […]
In 2021 CMI! supported more than 284 women’s rights organisations and 4309 women human rights defenders to strengthen the capacities of activists, organisations and movements. Ongoing organising, movement support and mobilising of feminist organisations and communities worldwide led to encouraging successes in changing norms, policies and practices. Read the full Annual Report report here.
Change is invariably catalysed by those who experience injustice and know what needs to change. Women’s rights organisations and women human rights defenders are the drivers of social, economic and political change. Yet women’s rights organisations are severely underfunded: only 1% of gender equality funding from international institutions and governments goes to autonomous groups led by […]
Every day we witness how the capitalist economic system is fuelling inequality, injustice and climate crisis. Count Me In! (CMI!) and the Power Up! (PU!) consortia organised a roundtable conversation * to discuss feminist economic alternatives (FEAs) that break away from the violent and exploitative nature of capitalism to centre care, and seek to sustain […]
We know that “feminist activism works”. We see the evidence every day in the brave and visionary work of the grantee-partners we are privileged to support. These feminist groups work locally in their communities, as well as nationally, regionally and internationally, to create greater freedom and justice for women, girls, and trans and intersex people […]
What is the current status of the world when it comes to women’s rights and gender equality? Read our baseline report including a detailed analysis of the 26 countries where CMI! operates.
REPORT: Moving More Money to the Drivers of Change – How bilateral and multilateral funders can resource feminist movements
Feminist movements are key drivers of transformative and lasting change. Yet they continue to receive just 1% of all gender focused aid. The case for WHY feminist movements need more and better funding has long been made, and is increasingly heard. Now HOW funding moves needs to change. AWID and Mama Cash, in the context […]