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The Power of Stories to Secure Rights for Refugee Women

Sana Saleem is a Pakistani journalist, blogger, and co-founder of Bolo Bhi, a NGO that supports freedom of expression through multimedia and advocacy campaigns…

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Ending Gender-Based Violence: The Intersection of LGBTI & Women’s Rights

UAF grantee and advisor, Nevin Öztop, reflects on the work of her organization, Kaos GL, in addressing gender-based violence in Turkey and the Middle East…

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Meet Urgent Action Fund’s New Board Members

We are delighted to welcome three new members to our Board of Directors. Their leadership and expertise will guide and strengthen our work as a rapid response grantmaker for women’s…

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Reflections from the Dublin Platform

Development & Communications Officer, Danny Kaufman, shares lessons from the Seventh Annual Dublin Platform for Human Rights Defenders, which brought together 140+ activists from 94 countries…

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Why Does Women’s Equality Matter?

Executive Director, Kate Kroeger, reflects on the importance of women’s rights and the role that UAF plays in supporting feminist activists paving the way in our new Blog About Your Work section…

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The Power of Stories to Secure Rights for Refugee Women

Learn how a Pakistani woman is using the power of storytelling (and a rapid grant from UAF) to change the lives of refugee women in Hong Kong…

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Remembering Sunila

Please join UAF in remembering and honoring the life of our former board chair, Sunila Abeysekera, who passed away on September 9, 2013. Sunila’s leadership and activism shaped UAF’s vision for equality and justice…

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Women’s survival strategies in Chechnya: from self-care to caring for each other

Open Democracy recently published an article by UAF Director of Programs, Keely Tongate, on the importance of sustaining activism in Chechnya. Check it out!

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Urgent Action Fund is Hiring!

Are you interested in joining UAF’s dynamic team in Oakland, CA? We are currently seeking qualified candidates for a Program Officer. Learn more about this exciting opportunity…

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UAF makes its first-ever grant to support LGBT rights in Burma

Burmese activists respond to horrific abuse of LGBT people by police. “On the nights of July 6th and 7th, twelve gay and transgender people were arrested…

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