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Global Fund for Women

November 2011



Pondering Her Power

Learn how a fishpond in coastal Kenya puts a feminist spin on the old adage, "teach a man to fish and he'll eat for a lifetime." Read more »

Real Results for Girls

memuna students

Sexual harassment in classrooms is one reason for low enrollment of girl students in Benin, West Africa. Read how Global Fund grantee, SIN-DO, helps girls like 12-year-old Nehivena go back to school. Meet Nehivena »

Your Impact in Burma

burma stop rape

Thanks to the 28,300 Global Fund supporters who conveyed concern for women in Burma. We just got back from delivering your signatures to Joanne Sandler, in the office of Michelle Bachelet, Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women. See your impact »

Remembering Patsy Preston


Before it became popular in U.S. philanthropy, Pasty Preston had already laid the foundation for investing in girls’ education. While we mourn her passing, we celebrate her life as a revolutionary philanthropist and tireless advocate for women and girls. Learn more »



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