Photo of the Month: August 2016

We are smiling from ear to ear as we share this month’s photo of the month. It is a beautiful representation of all our achievements this past year, when we bloomed not only as an organization but also as a movement. A significant year, when we grew from strength to strength, the picture above is […]

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 […]

Photo of the Month: July 2016

This month’s photo is a collage of the several learning visits that we have been fortunate to be a part of. FRIDA is proud to support over 70 young feminist groups spread over 5 regions in the Global South. We maintain our relationships with these amazing groups virtually but sometimes we get the opportunity to […]

Launching our second impact report on LBTQI issues

The rights of Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Intersex (LBTQI) community members to freely express their full identities and live free from violence have become critical rights to protect for many movements, including feminist movements. In our last call for proposals in 2015, FRIDA received 34 applications from groups whose primary focus area is LBTQI rights. […]

FRIDA special impact report on ending forced marriage

Forced marriage is, unfortunately, a grave reality in many communities around the world. It has become a social phenomenon and a common practise in several developing countries, and is often a result of cultural, religious and even economic reasons that disproportionately affects girls and women. As forced marriages are often unofficial and undocumented, specific and […]

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 […]

Introducing Boikanyo Modungwa, Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning Officer

We are pleased to welcome Boikanyo Modungwa as Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer as we continue to grow in our reach to our grantee partners spread all across the globe. She will help us in ensuring in key aspects of FRIDA’s work that include programs, capacity building with young feminist activist groups around the world and […]