Giving Compass' Take:
- Feminism is a valuable lens that can help us better understand gender equity and help eliminate violence against women and girls.
- How can donors help implement a feminist approach to funding organizations focused on helping women and girls? How can funders help drive gender equity forward?
- Read these lessons on a feminist approach to philanthropy.
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It’s not uncommon these days to hear: “What is the point of feminism in 2023? Haven’t we already achieved gender inclusivity and equality?”
The answer is no. We haven’t.
Many organizations have worked toward achieving gender equality for decades, yet so much is yet to be done.
Today, girls and women continue to face barriers and challenges derived from structural discrimination based on sex and gender and discriminatory social norms. In this context, feminism can be seen as a movement to put an end to sexism, sexist exploitation, and oppression and to achieve full gender equality in both law and practice.
Read the full article about feminism and gender-based violence by Sophie Salmore at Global Citizen.