FRIDA grantee advocates for sex workers rights at CSW

A conversation with sex worker rights defenders. Friday, March 18th 2016 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm at the UN Church Center, 777 UN Plaza, New York, during the 60th session (#CSW60) of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW)

Presenting FRIDA’s first-ever grantmaking report!

We’ve always been proud of the core element that shapes our funding model: participatory grantmaking. A process that puts decision-making in the hands of young feminists themselves, who, we believe, are the best experts of their own realities. In the last five years, we’ve grown phenomenally, reaching out to as many emerging groups as possible […]

FRIDA Advisor Sarah Soysa on her experience as first #4FRIDA social media curator

By Sarah Soysa, FRIDA Advisor For a week in October, I became the first-ever curator for #4FRIDA, a new guest curator project inspired by @sweden and @PeopleOfCanada. Looking at the FRIDA principles and objectives with both excitement and nervousness, I started my research to collect videos, blogs, news and articles on such diverse topics as gender, […]

#4FRIDA Blog: IT’S HER RIGHT TAKES ANOTHER STEP FORWARD! After all money is fundamental!

By Sarah Soysa for the #4FRIDA project Abortion is restricted in Sri Lanka and talking about abortion rights itself leads to a lot of stigma and discrimination. FRIDA Advisor Sarah Soysa shares her experience of mobilizing resources and funds to campaign around this issue as a young feminist activist.  Video from the IT’S HER RIGHT […]

Introducing our first #4FRIDA curator, Sarah Soysa!

Inspired by the @Sweden and @PeopleofCanada projects, FRIDA is inviting guest curators to contribute articles and posts on FRIDA’s website and social media for one week at a time. We are pleased to introduce our very first #4FRIDA Curator: Sarah Soysa! Sarah joined FRIDA’s Advisory Committee this past July 2014. You can learn more about her below and get […]