Putting Words into Action: Personal Reflections on Supporting Narrative Change
Over the last two years, Fund Program Officer James Savage has helped a cohort of four human rights groups in four different countries explore the value, tools, and tactics of successful narrative-building. In a new essay, he explains how aligning principles with practice, addressing the power dynamics of collaboration, and nurturing an ecosystem for narrative power can help narrative work succeed.
What Does Feminist Funding Really Look Like?
It has almost become a donor mantra: invest in women and girls. But the vast majority of international aid is allocated without a feminist analysis, and that’s a problem. This article in Alliance Magazine summarises some of the learning from our new report, exploring how feminist funding can be conducted and why support grassroots feminist movements is so important.
Taking to the streets: How will social movements change human rights advocacy?
Social movements like Black Lives Matter are shaking the status quo and creating political reform. Some long-time activists, however, fear that movements’ visibility and success have sidelined vital human rights groups that spent decades building an architecture for justice. Writing in Alliance Magazine, our CEO Regan Ralph, figures out how to bring these forces together. Photo: A protestor in Minsk, Belarus in 2020 Jana Shnipelson/ Flikr