Strengthening South Asian Feminist Movement grants!

The call for applications (2017-18) under the South Asian Feminist Movements programme has been concluded successfully! SAWF is in the process of shortlisting organisations and will get back to successful organisations soon!

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Leading from the South is a special fund created to resource women’s rights activism in the global South (over four years), initiated by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs. It supports activism devised, implemented, and led by women’s rights organisations in the global South. The fund is being implemented by four women’s funds: Three regional Funds - African Women’s Development Fund (Africa and the Middle East), Fondo Mujeres del Sur (Latin America and the Caribbean) and South Asia Women Fund (Asia); and one global fund AYNI – the Indigenous Women’s Fund. 

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South Asia Women's Fund's Annual Report for the year 2016-17 is out! 

Leading from the South Programme Overview


Tabassum Rani, SAWF Legal Fellow, Pakistan

“The SAWF Legal Fellowship has strengthened my resolve to work for women’s rights issues in Pakistan. In my first year, I have learnt a lot about access to justice to women in different countries and this will help me reflect better on my work as I move forward.“