Making gender equality a reality.


Our members have spoken - gender equality can't wait!

Over the summer, Women Thrive Alliance members launched a global campaign for gender equality, #AchieveSDG5.

Happy 71st UN. Now let’s push for transparency, equality and representation

Posted by Emily Bove

Today is the United Nations’ 71st birthday. If we look back to that very first year, the UN has come a long way. With 193 countries represented and an annual budget of more than $5.4 billion, it is the most influential international organization the world has ever known.

Three Things I Learned a the 13th AWID Forum

Posted by Emily Bove

The AWID Forum was a time for celebration, reflection and creativity.

International Day of the Girl Child and the Grassroots Advocacy Change-Makers

Posted by Martijn Vermeersch

This year marks the one-year anniversary of the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), an ambitious global agenda to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all by 2030.

#FeminstFridays: Defending Women Human Rights Defenders

Posted by Noel Schroeder

Our first #FeministFridays discussion today explored how development organizations can better support women human rights defenders. We talked with two prominent campaign organizers supporting women human rights defenders in Egypt and Iran who shared their strategies, insights, and needs.