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 […]

#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 […]

Salud Mujeres: We believe in women and their decisions

Founded in 2008, Salud Mujeres provides free and timely information to Ecuadorian women on how to safely terminate a pregnancy using medication to prevent unnecessary deaths of women resulting from unsafe, clandestine abortions. Their hotline enabling women to make informed decisions about their lives and bodies is the first one of its kind in Latin America. […]

Meet FRIDA’s New Grantees

In November 2013, FRIDA was able to award 4 additional grants to the organizations that received the second highest number votes from our Grant Cycle 2013. We are happy to introduce our new grantees, the young feminist groups from Nepal, Burkina Faso, Egypt and Ecuador!   Women’s Empowerment and Resource Center – Radio Udayapur, Nepal […]