FRIDA is looking for an Advocacy Officer!

We are no longer receiving applications for this position! BACKGROUND Founded in 2010, FRIDA | The Young Feminist Fund is the only youth-led fund focused exclusively on supporting young feminist activism to advance social justice movements and agendas across the globe. We believe in the collective power, expertise, and innovation of young feminist organizers to […]

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, […]

Statement of solidarity from LAC feminists against growing global conservatism

Public statement against the global advancement of conservative governments jeopardising women’s human rights by Latin American & Caribbean Young Feminists Last November 18,2016, Donald Trump was elected President of the United States. He won 270 electoral votes with a chauvinist, racist, classist, xenophobic and misogynist discourse. Once again, we are witnesses of how a sector […]

FRIDA is recruiting advisors from the Caribbean region to join its Global Advisory Committee!

Background Since its founding, FRIDA has relied on a Global Committee of Advisors made up of mostly young feminist activists from all over the world. These Advisors play a key role in the following areas: Facilitating FRIDA’s annual participatory grantmaking process by screening applications, reviewing final results, and supporting due diligence. Supporting grantee partners’ capacity […]

Lebanese MP attacks a feminist activist: “We’ll give her a Burku’ to wear!

The following statement has been penned by members of Fe-Male, one of FRIDA’s grantee partners from the Middle East & North Africa region. It is a young feminist group based in Beirut, Lebanon.  A Lebanese lawmaker has caused an uproar among activists following a statement in which he suggested that women are sometimes to be blamed […]

New report: Global Mapping of Young Feminist Organizing

FRIDA | The Young Feminist Fund and Association for Women’s Rights in Development’s Young Feminist Activism Program are pleased to publish Brave, Creative, Resilient: The Global State of Young Feminist Organizing, an international mapping on the global state of young feminist organizing. Read and download the full report here. Read a summary of key findings and recommendations […]

Building Feminist Futures: FRIDA at the 13th AWID Forum, Brazil

We are very excited to announce that the FRIDA community will play an active role at the 13th AWID Forum in September 2016 in Bahia, Brazil. This international forum is a key space for young feminist activists to share innovation and energy from all corners of the world. It is a safe space to connect, […]

FRIDA seeks a Finance & Administration Assistant!

Background: FRIDA | The Young Feminist Fund is a young feminist-led initiative that funds and strengthens the participation and leadership of young feminist activists globally. FRIDA was created to bring new resources and opportunities to young women and transgender youth globally. We believe that supporting young feminists is key to the expansion, rejuvenation and sustainability of […]

Young Fijian Women’s Lives Matter!

Young Fijian women under 25 are currently more at risk from experiencing intimate partner violence, and young men under 35 are more likely to perpetrate violence against their wives/partners. Young women aged below 24 are significantly more likely to be living with partner violence now, compared with older women. These were among the findings of […]