“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 […]

The beginning of a colorful collaboration

As you know, we have been sharing, sneaking and inserting posts for the last couple of months about FRIDA turning five. In case you missed them, you can click here to read our birthday blog and the story behind our five amazing years (and counting!) of funding young feminist organizing globally. But today, we want […]

Climate Justice is Gender Justice: Reflections from #COP21

FRIDA advisors Alina Saba and Ayesha Constable attended the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference (#COP21) that was held in Paris in December 2015. Here they pen their experience as young feminist activists at a critical global forum. To know more about FRIDA’s advisory committee, click here.  One of the first things we noticed and experienced […]

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 […]

Sign-up for our Guests on the Wire 2-part Series on Security & Self-care

  Sign-up for our Guests on the Wire 2-part Series on Security & Self-care   **Deadline for registration is December 14th** The YFA Program at AWID and FRIDA | The Young Feminist Fund is excited to be co-hosting a 2-part ‘Guests on the Wire’ series discussing issues of security and self-care The 2-part ‘Guests on […]

Introducing our first #4FRIDA curator, Sarah Soysa!

Inspired by the @Sweden and @PeopleofCanada projects, FRIDA is inviting guest curators to contribute articles and posts on FRIDA’s website and social media for one week at a time. We are pleased to introduce our very first #4FRIDA Curator: Sarah Soysa! Sarah joined FRIDA’s Advisory Committee this past July 2014. You can learn more about her below and get […]

#4FRIDA

#4FRIDA Guest Curator Project

Inspired by the @Sweden and @PeopleofCanada projects, FRIDA will begin inviting guest curators to contribute articles and posts on FRIDA’s website and social media for one week at a time. We are piloting this project starting 20 October 2014! Look out for the #4FRIDA hashtag that indicates a curated post. We’ll reveal and introduce our first #4FRIDA Curator […]

September Photo of the month

September Photo of the Month

Our photo of the month from September is entitled “Scenarios”. It comes from the Sistah2Sistah Mentoring Program for Girls initiated by WOMANTRA in Trinidad and Tobago. They explain the story behind this action-packed photo: We were all in a circle (mentors and mentees) and had to take turns running to a spot and freezing in […]