Resource Library

Looking for Funding? AWID Provides Feminist Donor List

Sharing a truly terrific new tool by our friends at AWID. It's a searchable donor list, making it easier for feminist and women’s rights organizations to connect with the right funders. - See more at: http://www.awid.org/resources/feminist-donor-list-who-can-fund-my-womens-rights-organizing#sthash.z3EHNkJJ.dpuf

ICTs for Feminist Movement Building: Activist Toolkit

ICTs for Feminist Movement Building: Activist Toolkit is designed for anyone who is interested in social change. For many activists, movement builders and community-based organizers, harnessing the power of information and communications technologies (ICTs) to speak out against injustice, violence and inequality can be challenging.

Your story, your voice, let it be heard

Path to Womanhood Foundation is looking to get volunteer content writers for articles OR real life stories from real life people like you and me. These will be shared on our website http://pathtowomanhood.org/ and shared across our social media accounts as well. 

Online Toolkits of A Variety of Subjects

Mindtools is a great website with a number of different toolkits on a large number of subjects including leadership, communication skills, project management, etc. The toolkits offer tips, advice, resources and videos to each of the subjects. I found some of the toolkits really useful and enjoyed looking through all the resources on the website. 

Learn to Code with Codeacademy

Codecademy is the easiest way for you to learn how to code. Codecademy is an online interactive platform that offers free coding classes in 8 different programming languages. It is very focused on learning by doing. All of the content is designed so seconds after signing up you will begin learning by actually coding in a browser. Codecademy is an entirely new, networked approach to learning where you interact with students across the globe, build amazing projects, and obtain the skills you need to succeed in today’s digital world.

Intel® Learn Mobile Skills App

The Intel® Learn Mobile Skills is the perfect app to learn the basics of using a computer and other Internet fundamentals. In just a few simple steps, you can learn about the features of a computer as well as essential skills like creating an email account and working with the Google search engine. Make the best of your computing experience with this step-by-step, user-friendly guide that includes pictorial representations and offers four different language options (English, Hausa, Swahili, Zulu).

Exclusive access to Institute for Women's Leadership Curriculum

Are you leading change in your community and looking for a new resource for yourself, your colleagues, or the community you serve?  Are you promoting gender partnership?  You are invited to access Gender Partnership Everywhere, free-of-charge, through a generous partnership offer from the Institute for Women's Leadership. 

AuthorAID - Online Course in Research Writing and Proposal Writing - Deadline to apply: 20 May 2015

> AuthorAID - Online Course in Research Writing and Proposal Writing AuthorAID announces an online course in research writing and proposal writing. The main topics are: (i) writing research papers for publication in peer-reviewed journals; and (ii) writing grant proposals to seek funding for research. The course is for researchers living and working in eligible developing countries, with emphasis on early-career researchers. Deadline to apply: 20 May 2015 at 11 pm GMT.

African Women's Decade Report (2010-2020)

Make Every Woman Count is an African woman led-organization, which serves as a mobilizing, networking, information, advocacy and training platform for African women by building their leadership capacities to influence policy and decision-making. This report published by them highlights there work to hold governments accountable for their commitments to gender equality. This includes policy decisions and treaties.

Global Status Report on Violence Prevention (WHO)

This report "assess national efforts to address interpersonal violence, namely child maltreatment, youth violence, intimate partner and sexual violence, and elder abuse. The report reviews the current status of violence prevention efforts in countries, and calls for a scaling up of violence prevention programs; stronger legislation and enforcement of laws relevant for violence prevention; and enhanced services for victims of violence." I hope you find this report interesting.

Climate Justice and Women's Rights: A Guide to Supporting Grassroots Women's Action

Climate Justice and Women’s Rights explains why supporting grassroots women is so important if we really want to make a difference on climate change. It inclues case studies and practical tips on how to get resources to local people working on women’s rights and climate change issues.  Attached below is the report and the link. Explore the Women and Climate website to for great information inforgraphics and more. I hope you enjoy.  Link to Website: http://www.womenandclimate.org

Security-In-A-Box: Staying Safe Online Toolkit

Security in a Box is a community-focused toolkit on how to create digital security when suing any type of technology. This toolkit was specifically developed for the LGBTI community in Sub-Saharan Africa but has some great tips that can apply to anyone who is using the Internet to fight for human rights. It was created to meet the digital security and privacy needs of advocates and human rights defenders.

Fundraising Guide for Women's Community-Based Organizations (English, French, Spanish)

This fundraising guide is specifically for women’s community-based organization. Within the guide there are tips on how to create buy-in, establish stakeholder groups, and gain funding for specific projects. Don’t forget to explore all the resources at the end of the guide that will provide you with more organizations to go explore. The guide is available in English, French and Spanish, which I have copied links to below. I hope you enjoy! 

Girls Not Brides Website (Reports, Infographics and more)

Girls Not Brides is a civil society partnership of more than 450 member organizations that are based in over 70 countries. Within the website of the organization are a large number of resources including published reports, info-graphics, and newsletters. There are some very powerful videos and inspirational testimonies from girls and women all around the world that has worked with this coalition. I hope you enjoy their website and find the information really eye opening and useful.   

Our Right to Safety: Women Human Rights Defenders Holistic Approach to Protection Guide (English, French, Spanish)

Women Human Rights Defenders (WHRDs) are women active in human rights defense who are targeted for who they are—because they are women as well as for what they do—because of their work defending human rights. In addition to gender, there are many economic, social, cultural and geographical factors that affect how WHRDs experience a violation. These factors include class, religion, age, language, sexual orientation, location, race and ethnicity.

Resources for Women Human Rights Defenders (English, French, Spanish)

French: Cette compilation de ressources à l’intention des femmes défenseures des droits humains en situation de risque résulte d’une étude documentaire lancée par l’Association pour les droits de la femme et le développement (AWID) en collaboration avec la Coalition internationale des femmes défenseures des droits humains, en particulier avec son Groupe de travail sur les réponses aux appels urgents.

La collecte des fonds pour une transformation sociale

Google Translate: Collecte de fonds pour la transformation sociale : Un guide pratique pour les organisations des droits des femmes est un rapport écrit par le Fonds mondial pour les femmes qui décrit comment les organisations peuvent recueillir des fonds pour différents programmes et outils et la façon d'être plus efficace . Cela inclut comment étapes et des stratégies différentes organisations peuvent prendre .

Global Fund for Women Resource Page (French)

Google Translate: Le Fonds mondial pour les femmes a mis en place une page décrivant les possibilités de financement . La page fournit une grande quantité de ressources et de listes à d'autres organisations qui fournissent également des fonds et des ressources ainsi . Je espère que vous trouverez ce site utile et sommes en mesure de gagner un peu de nouvelles informations .

A Human Centered Design Toolkit

This toolkit looks at a guide to create a Human-Centered Design project. It is a step-by-step guide that will help you solve problems and ensure that humans are at the core of the project. The toolkit will help you brainstorm ideas and use collective action in order to create solutions.

Creating a Community Video for Social Change

Participatory video, a dynamic form of social change communication, is based on the understanding that collective processes of dialogue and action can help community members prioritize local needs and identify realistic solutions. 

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