Local Funding for Human Rights

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The sub-debate theme of articles explores the strategies that human rights groups around the world are exploring or could possibly explore to obtain local sources of support for their activities.

 

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Building communities to boost local fundraising

July 27, 2017
BY: Sadhana Shrestha
EspañolनेपालीFrançais

Fundraising should never just be about money—it must also be about raising ...

Fighting misconceptions and logistics to raise funds in Brazil

August 31, 2016
BY: Ana Valéria Araújo, Maíra Junqueira 
PortuguêsEspañol

Logistical issues and lack of awareness among Brazilians have created ...

Cross-movement organizing in Mexico leads to new resources

June 21, 2016
BY: Jenny Barry
Español

Feminists and environmentalists are coming together in Mexico to form ...

Migrants are driving innovative campaigns for female refugees in Germany

May 23, 2016
BY: Claudia Bollwinkel
Deutsch

Activists are using a multi-van in Germany to help female refugees cope ...

Local funding is not just an option anymore—it’s an imperative

May 10, 2016
BY: Jenny Hodgson

As local rights groups seek alternative funding sources, the closing space ...

Building community around women’s rights: feminist philanthropy in Serbia

March 11, 2016
BY: Zoe Gudovic
Español

Becoming agents of change for women’s rights in Serbian society requires ...

Rethinking progressive NGO funding in Israel

February 5, 2016
BY: Hillel Ben-Sasson
Español

Marked as traitors by the dominant Right for relying on foreign aid, Israeli ...

Sustainability through direct dialogue: a Latin American success story

February 3, 2016
BY: Mariela Puga, Luz Aquilante, Natalia Eberbach
Español

Building a culture of giving in Latin America takes creativity, persistence ...

Getting creative with local resource mobilization in Hong Kong

January 20, 2016
BY: Linda To
Français

To get funding amidst intense non-profit competition in Hong Kong, human ...

Insisting and resisting: women’s funds lead the way for local philanthropy

January 7, 2016
BY: Lucía Carrasco Scherer, Christen Dobson
EspañolFrançais

Women’s funds are gaining increasing recognition at the local and international ...

Mongolia’s economic crisis: an end to corporate social responsibility?

December 3, 2015
BY: Bolor Legjeem

Despite an economic crisis, some Mongolian companies still respond to ...

Can celebrities and fashion magazines in Mexico really influence social change?

November 25, 2015
BY: Jenny Barry
Español

Partnering with celebrities and seeking visibility is key to mobilizing ...

Do-It-Yourself-Aid: alternative funding sources for rights work?

April 21, 2015
BY: Anne Meike Fetcher
Español

Is “Do-It-Yourself-Aid” the answer to funding rights work? Anne-Meike ...

An alternative to international aid

February 25, 2014
BY: Nora Lester Murad
Españolעבריתالعربية

Nora Lester Murad describes a new alternative to international aid and ...

Exploring local possibilities for local rights

February 20, 2014
BY: Okeoma Ibe
Français

Designing and planning solutions to human rights problems from thousands ...

To raise funds, Indian rights groups must emulate the country’s newest political party

January 28, 2014
BY: Ajaz Ashraf

Donations by ordinary citizens to India’s newest political party, the ...

 

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