Fundraising can be fun! Lessons from a feminist group in Zambia

Money makes a huge difference in the life of a young feminist group. Because with more resources, young feminist groups have been able to amplify their organizing around some of the most pressing issues that we face in the world today. And money is also one of the key things that young feminist groups lack. […]

“Finding the common ground”: In conversation with two young feminist groups

What happens when two young feminist groups, divided by geographies and united by their passion, come together? We tried to find that by getting in touch with Sondos Shabayek, Project Director at The BuSSy Project and Nishma Jethwa, the Director of Strategy & Legal Counsel at Strategic Advocacy for Human Rights (SAHR). They are both FRIDA’s grantee partners from […]

Inspiring Revolutions of young feminist groups!

We don’t want to sugarcoat. We are living in a chaotic world shaped by prejudices, discrimination, injustice and ignorance about pressing realities. We realise it can be a daunting task to stay positive and continue the work with the same amount of enthusiasm every day. We recognise it can sometimes even feel lonely to be […]

2016: The Year That Was

Messages of support and love poured in as we asked the twitterati to show some collective #feministsolidarity this #IDAHOT2016

Outside the Lines of Spirit: FearlesslyFRIDA in Brazil

‘Nós Protegemos O que Nos Protege’ ‘We Protect What Protects Us’ The small town of Olivenca in Brazil is charmingly unassuming, but its winding streets and bridges are full of histories. Four hundred and fifty years ago, its shores were first touched by Portuguese ships, and home to one of the biggest massacres of Indigenous […]

Here’s an election to believe in!

Dear allies, colleagues, friends, FRIDA | The Young Feminist Fund is calling for nominations for up to 6 enthusiastic and dedicated feminists to join our Board of Directors! ABOUT OUR BOARD FRIDA’s Board uses a multigenerational approach that amplifies young feminist leadership! The Board is composed of three Executive positions (Chair, Secretary, and Treasurer) that are […]

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Call for advisors from MENA region to join FRIDA’s advisory committee!

FRIDA is recruiting passionate and committed young feminist activists from the Middle East and North Africa region to join its Global Advisory Committee! We are looking for individuals located or from the following countries where we do not currently have advisors and/or need more advisory support:  Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Sudan, Tunisia, Bahrain, Iraq, […]

Living and learning feminism with young girls in Lucknow

This blog has been penned by Gopika Bashi, one of our advisors from the Asia Pacific region. To read more about FRIDA’s advisory committee, click here. As feminists, our most basic task is  to fight patriarchy. And we do that by weeding it out at its roots. We call out misogyny, chip away at limiting ideologies, […]

Building and bonding over feminist futures: Reflections from AWID Forum

The recently concluded AWID Forum in Bahia, Brazil was a critical space not only for members of the FRIDA community but feminists, human rights defenders and activists alike to gather in the same place and discuss, dialogue and ideate on how we can collectively build a feminist future for our world. An international forum of […]

Practising individual and collective self-care at FRIDA

The following article has been penned by all team members of FRIDA with special guidance and support by María Díaz Ezquerro Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare. – Audre Lorde As you know, FRIDA team members (staff, consultants and interns) work from all around the […]