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Q&A: Ending Violence Against Women and Girls in India

November 25, 2021 Vinayak Pawar

Fund program consultant Vinayak Pawar explains why violence against women is such a problem in India, how the pandemic has made it worse, and what grassroots human rights defenders are doing to support survivors and challenge patriarchal systems.

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Step Up, Not Back: Solidarity Through Grant-Making in Central America

November 8, 2021 Clare Gibson Nangle

Central America is one of the deadliest regions in the world for human rights defenders. That’s why a collective of leading donors—including the Fund—is calling on other grant-makers to dedicate resources for safety, security, and psychosocial support. Here are four key ways that funders can show solidarity with Central American activists through their grant-making.

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What can the UK do to help defend open societies around the world?

October 19, 2021 James Savage

Foreign Policy Centre

Civic space is under attack on every continent. To really be a force for good in the world, the UK government must be prepared to champion civil society and unfettered civic space through innovation and collaboration with like-minded partners. As we look ahead to a decade of enormous challenges, active diplomacy and multilateral solutions could make all the difference.

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