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, […]

Talking Sexual Health in Zambia

A Visit with FRIDA Grantees Copper Rose At the end of May, Boikanyo Modungwa, FRIDA’s Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer visited our grantee partner Copper Rose in Lusaka, Zambia. Copper Rose, a FRIDA grantee partner since December 2015, is changing the lives of young women and girls by educating them on their sexual and reproductive health rights […]

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Help us raise $20,000 for young feminist activism!

We need you, as a friend of FRIDA, to activate your networks, spread the word and help raise a critical $20,000 for young feminist leaders so they can use it to change the world! Over the last 5 years, we’ve witnessed an incredible bloom of co-creation, collaboration, creativity and colour in young feminist organizing. We’ve seen […]

Join us and show #feministsolidarity for LGBTQI communities around the world

This May 17 on International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, we’re asking FRIDA supporters all over the world to share why they think it’s important to stand with the LGBTQI community. Join us! #feministsolidarity The rights of LGBTQI (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans*, Queer, and Intersex) communities to freely express themselves and live quality and […]

Kicking their way inside soccer stadiums!

Open stadiums is a nation-wide campaign which has gained international attention through its very public and legitimate defy of the ban. Semanur Karaman interviewed the faces behind the campaign to understand their aspirations for Iran and expectations from the global feminist movement. Football is a multi billion-dollar industry which is highly politicized across the globe.  Take […]


When did FRIDA begin? Who founded it and where? These are difficult questions for us. FRIDA – the idea, the mission, the institution – was conceived and created by so many young feminist activists and their allies that it’s hard to pinpoint a date and time. No matter what origin story we tell, there is […]

Africa Convening: some critical thinking, sharing and reflections

FRIDA held its first ever regional convening for grantee partners in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) in Nairobi, Kenya from the 11th – 13th August 2015: an exciting and rare opportunity that brought together 9 of the 10 grantee groups in the region (all from different countries), with two participants from each group. Five of us from […]

Recruiting: Hub Conversation Facilitator (Volunteer)

In February 2015 FRIDA launched the FRIDA Hub to create a secure online space for young feminist activists to share knowledge, experiences, and continue to organize in the advancement of human rights. We are currently recruiting ‘Hub Conversation Facilitators’  who will be responsible for facilitating online conversations within the FRIDA Hub platform. A Hub Conversation is […]

Juliet Katongole: Breaking Out The Fear

“…I really didn’t know where I got the courage, and I talked about our security, health issues…”   listen to ‘Juliet Katongole: Breaking Out The Fear’ on audioBoom “I never knew about activism when I was doing sex work. Until I joined a group of sex workers that were organized by men who had funding […]

Michelle: My First Time

listen to ‘Michelle: My First Time’ on audioBoom “It was my first time. It didn’t hurt although I expected it to. I think that helps, doesn’t it? You expect the worst and then it never really meets up to expectations. Plus, all my friends were doing it. It was time to see what all the fuss […]