Funding Courage: Securing Justice for Women in Nepal

Securing Justice for Women in Nepal

Urgent Action Fund has launched a new video -- Funding Courage: Securing Justice for a Women in Nepal. This short film tells the story of activists, like Dr. Renu Adhikari in Nepal, who work daily to end sexual violence in their communities and to create swift and accessible paths to justice for survivors.

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  • April 1, 2015

    Urgent Action Fund is delighted to welcome Charlotte Bunch to our Board of Directors. Her tremendous leadership and expertise will guide and strengthen our work as a rapid response grantmaker for women’s human rights... Read More

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  • March 27, 2015

    Our Program team was thrilled to participate in UAF's biennial South Asia regional advisor convening in Nepal last month. Women leaders from across South Asia joined us for three days of discussions, breakout groups, and... Read More

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  • March 23, 2015

    Despite ongoing threats, harassment and violence, these courageous activists remain steadfast in their commitment to advancing the rights of women and trans* people, embodying the resilience of movements for peace and equality... Read More

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  • March 20, 2015

    We are thrilled to announce that our program staff will now be based in Oakland, CA and New York, NY. This shift is part of our ongoing commitment to expand Urgent Action Fund’s advocacy and alliance-building efforts to advocate for the rights of women’s and trans* human rights defenders... Read More

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