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Red Umbrella Fund is the first and only global fund dedicated to supporting the rights of sex workers.
It was established in 2012 to respond to the lack of funding available for sex workers’ rights organising. In line with its core values of autonomy and ownership, Red Umbrella Fund is a sex worker-led, participatory fund.
17 December: International Day to End Violence against Sex Workers – Red Umbrella Fund commemorates and looks ahead!
International Day to End Violence against Sex Workers Red Umbrella Fund commemorates and look ahead The International Day to End…Read More
After a few unsuccessful applications by my organization, Bar Hostess Empowerment & Support Programme (BHESP), to the Red Umbrella Fund,…Read More
‘Innovation and iteration’ was the key theme of the January the International Human Rights Funders Group (IHRFG) conference in San…Read More
The very first session of the funders’ Working Group on Participatory Grantmaking was organised at the International Human Rights Funders…Read More
Crossposted from OpenDemocracy If money is power, then control over money has to be democratized. What if grants to social…Read More
Anne Gathumbi, Programme Manager at the Open Society Initiative for Eastern Africa, Kenya, outlines why she is proud to be…Read More
Miriam Edwards, members of the International Steering Committee (ISC) of the Red Umbrella Fund, Executive Director and founding member of…Read More
In 2012, a new and innovative global grantmaking mechanism for and by sex workers was launched: the Red Umbrella Fund…Read More