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Fund 101: What Is Legal Empowerment?

September 25, 2021 Aimee Seligstein

What is legal empowerment? Legal empowerment is a key pillar of human rights work. It is an approach that enables communities facing injustice to use legal mechanisms to pursue transformative improvements to laws and systems. In other words, legal empowerment…

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Fund 101: What Is Civic Space?

July 26, 2021 Lydia Cocom

Civic space is under attack—but what does that actually mean? James Savage and Lydia Cocom explain what civic space is, why it’s so important for democracy, and how we can help activists push back on closing space.

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How to Finance a Gender-Equal Recovery to COVID-19

July 8, 2021 Maria Alesi

In a speech to the United Nations Human Rights Council, Maria Alesi explains why women have been disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic—and how policymakers can ensure the recovery puts equality first.

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