This National Council for Research on Women primer is a composite snapshot of extreme to near poverty in the U.S. today and the special challenges it poses for women. Compiling the research of leading scholars and policy thinkers, the primer highlights the realities and (non-) choices available to women living in poverty.
In this GrantCraft guide, grantmakers and grantees describe the experience of using a "gender lens" in their work. They explain what gender analysis is and isn't - and why it can help shape more effective programs and organizations. The guide also takes a closer look at how gender analysis has led to new thinking in fields as diverse as public health, international development, juvenile justice, and youth services. And it offers additional insights and special advice on issues ranging from "What about Men and Boys" to "Uncovering Gender Assumptions."
The Open Society Economic Justice Program, via its impact investing arm, the Soros Economic Development Fund (SEDF), has committed $15 million to two women-led investment funds that advance economic and gender equity.
Since the first gathering to celebrate International Women's Day, held over a century ago, leaders have made great progress in driving gender equality. But, we still have work to do to continue advocating for women’s advancement around the world.
An open letter from the six women of the American Express Executive Committee reflects on the company’s progress, shares new commitments and programs and calls on leaders everywhere to proudly back women’s ambition.
The initiative will help women’s funds invest in their own organizations—strengthening infrastructure, leadership, communications, fundraising, learning, and other efforts—to help them maximize their impact and achieve their goals.