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Davos on women
02/02/2012 | 0 Comments
Davos on women

Source: Un Certain Genre
By: Charlotte Soulary
Davos World Economic Forum, where only 16% of attendants were women, had a session on women’s leadership. It was the first time in World economic forum’s history.
I followed …

Announcing Young Feminist Activities at the AWID 2012 Forum in Istanbul
25/01/2012 | 3 Comments
Announcing Young Feminist Activities at the AWID 2012 Forum in Istanbul

‘Ever wondered how economic power is impacting young women today?
Are you curious to find out what young women are doing to transform economic power and advance women’s rights?
Join the Young Feminist Activism Program Activities throughout …

Rio+20: UN Conference on Sustainable Development Youth Participation Guide
24/01/2012 | 0 Comments
Rio+20: UN Conference on Sustainable Development Youth Participation Guide

Source: Rio+twenties
Rio+20 is a Sustainable Development conference organised by the UN for governments with some members of Civil Society attending. It is a 3 day event that will focus on two themes and …

AWID 2012 Forum: Early bird deadline extended to January 20th
06/01/2012 | 0 Comments
AWID 2012 Forum: Early bird deadline extended to January 20th

The 12th AWID International Forum

Transforming Economic Power to Advance Women’s Rights and Justice
April 19-22, 2012 | Istanbul, Turkey

The deadline to register and take advantage of the Early Bird rates has been extended to January …

Young Feminist Wire Bids 2011 Goodbye!
23/12/2011 | 0 Comments

Dear Young Feminist Wire Community,
2011 is quickly coming to an end and so we thought we would take a moment to recap some of the Young Feminist Wire’s significant moments in 2011 as well as …

Social Media and the Girl Effect
23/12/2011 | One Comment
Social Media and the Girl Effect

Social media tools such as Twitter, Facebook, and blogs have exploded amongst young activists especially with the increase of internet accessibility in the last few years. Many young activists and organizers have …

Registration for AWID’s 2012 International Forum in Istanbul is NOW open!
13/12/2011 | 0 Comments
Registration for AWID’s 2012 International Forum in Istanbul is NOW open!

Registration for the 2012 AWID Forum is now Open!
You can register ONLINE or download the pdf forum to register by visitng the AWID FORUM WEBSITE
Registration forms are available in word format as well as formatted …

Emerging Models of Participatory Philanthropy: FRIDA | The Young Feminist Fund
06/12/2011 | 0 Comments
Emerging Models of Participatory Philanthropy: FRIDA | The Young Feminist Fund

Source: The Hauser Center for Non-profit Organizations
Original link: Emerging Models of Participatory Philanthropy
By Alexandra Pittman
What if grantmaking were revolutionalized to be a much more participatory, transparent and democratic process, where there was little …

Call for Submissions: Final Young Feminist Blogathon: Envisioning the Future
06/12/2011 | 0 Comments
Call for Submissions: Final Young Feminist Blogathon: Envisioning the Future

The United Nations named August 2010 – August 2011, the international year of youth and dedicated the year to promoting the idea of youth empowerment. As we are quickly approaching the end of 2011, the …

Call for Registrations: Young Feminist Wire E-learning Sessions – Religious Fundamentalisms
14/11/2011 | 7 Comments
Call for Registrations: Young Feminist Wire E-learning Sessions – Religious Fundamentalisms

Call for Registration
The Young Feminist Wire is announcing its FINAL call for registration for the last TWO sessions of 2011 in its e-learning series ‘Interrogating Movements’.
In response to rising social unrest all over the world, …

Young Feminist Activists Share their Feminist Stories
08/11/2011 | 0 Comments
Young Feminist Activists Share their Feminist Stories

More and more young women are experimenting with new models for leadership and social justice organizing. AWID’s young feminist activist program is interested in learning from young women about how they organize …

Gender @ G20
05/11/2011 | 0 Comments
Gender @ G20

By:  Charlotte S., a Young Feminist Wire member
In the proliferation of side-events, press releases and happenings for the pre-G20, are you asking yourself where gender is? Well, me too!
From the francophone world, we don’t find …