I am a female, in Canada, in the year 2014.
The above statement requires thanksgiving, praise, and sheer reverence for my complete and utter fortune. Because I am very aware that not every woman is as lucky as I.
Are you a female, in Canada, in the year 2014?
Changing the world for women has to start with helping them live through the realities they face today. But in order to make real progress, we must also find ways to change those very realities. That’s why The MATCH Fund is committed to helping women hold the ground they’ve gained, while they look for new ways to break ground in securing the basic human rights they seek.
The MATCH International Women’s Fund works to increase the resources available to women’s organizations striving for change in their communities.This approach means that they are not a traditional charity. Direct-grant making ensures that money and resources reach the hands of women working for change in their communities. They support projects that dismantle barriers, challenge perceptions, change behaviours and, ultimately, transform society for a more equal world. From supporting education-based initiatives that also generate income to aiding survivors of violence by building capacity with midwives; the Fund is working to strengthen the ability of grassroots women’s rights organization to plan, respond and track their actions.
The rights of women around the world is an integral issue that warrants more discussion. As such, I’d like to invite you to the #MATCHGirlTalk Twitter Chat on Wednesday, October 8th at 7:00pm EDT. We’ll share ways to get informed and get involved. And to thank you for your participation, we’ll have hundreds in gift cards up for grabs.
Please, join us for a compelling and comprehensive discussion, because transforming society is not easy. Stopping the cultural, societal and physical oppression of women requires new thinking and novel solutions – innovations which harness new ways to bring about social change. RSVP below to indicate your attendance and to be eligible for prizing (Canadians only).
*Please be sure to enter your Twitter Handle “@yourTwitterhandle” in the Link/Blog Title field, and your Twitter URL “www.twitter.com/yourtwitterhandle” in the Link Field*
What a great organization. I would be proud to participate!
Thanks Tammy, I agree. See you there!
This sounds like a wonderful organization. I can’t wait to learn more about it.
Thanks for your support, Heidi!
wow this is awesome , great thing for sure :)
Hope to see you there, Treen :)
This must be new! I can’t wait to learn more about it, thanks for the chance girlie.
Thanks for coming out to learn more!
Sounds like an amazing organization ! I will be sure to visit them and read up on their work as I won’t be at the twitter chat. :)
Please do Flora, and thanks for your support as always!
What a wonderful organization! I’ll see you at the party :)
See you soon Jodi!
Hope you can join us!
This should be a very education talk. Looking forward to it
Thanks, Melinda – see you tonight!
Sounds like great organization that I want to learn more about!
Please do look into MATCH to learn more, Victoria!