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 […]

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 […]

Global Day of Action for Safe Abortion

Around the world, young women are disproportionately affected by a patriarchal system which shames, stigmatizes and in many cases makes illegal access to abortion services. This lack of access to safe, legal, and secure abortions affects young women’s opportunities in education, employment, family relations and their futures. It reflects a significant and persistent infringement on their […]

Presenting FRIDA’s Annual Report 2015! #BloomingAhead

Did you know in 2015, FRIDA gave out 71 grants to radical, trail blazing young feminist groups? That we grew from an organisation of 3 to 7 staff members? And that was just the start…2015 was FRIDA’s Year of Blooming! Today we present the 2015 FRIDA Annual report. A colorful riot of stories, quotes and […]

Outside the Lines of Gender: FearlesslyFRIDA in Indonesia

‘I am as you are.’ It’s begun: #ColoringOutsideTheLines and creating art that is both fierce and fearless! #FearlesslyFRIDA began its global art tour with Transvoice, a young feminist group based out of Bogor in West Java whose mission is to empower the transwoman community by raising awareness about their rights. The Fearless Collective and Transvoice […]

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)

Digital StoryTelling

Listen to the stories that make up our movement

Personal stories are a powerful tool for social change. Young feminists attending the Young Feminist Convening organized by FRIDA and partners in May 27-29, 2014, in Thailand, learned exactly that and so much more during a workshop on Digital Storytelling. We are excited to share with you the opportunity to listen to the stories of courageous […]