99 per cent of official development assistance funding for gender equity remains in the hands of governments, development agencies or mainstream organisations.  The authors argue that direct funding to feminist movements and organisations provides better outcomes for all stakeholders. Based on two decades of experience the report describe how current ‘modalities of funding’ are failing to make any meaningful or lasting impacts in achieving gender equality and/or empowerment.  This report examines 9 leading gender programs to identify ‘enabling practices’ that can be replicated, increased in scale and scope in the sector.  The report identifies ‘stumbling blocks’ and practical steps to overcome.

  • Staszewska, K
  • Miller, K
  • Lever, E