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The story behind the cashMama Cash was the first international women’s fund in the world. Today, we fund and support women’s rights initiatives around the globe that challenge the root causes of injustice. Activists and donors join with Mama Cash to advance social change that starts with gender equality and respect for the human rights of everyone.
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Ebola in Sierra Leone: ‘we feel like a pariah nation’
Sluggish courtrooms, swamped clinics and parents forgoing food are becoming the norm as Ebola opens cracks in Sierra Leonean society
How to invest in girls’ rights effectively
What works for girls? In 2006, the Nike Foundation approached six intermediary funders with this question, including Mama Cash. Together, they set up the Grassroots Girls Initiative. The programme, which received 20 million dollars in support from Nike, was recently completed. In eight years time, Mama Cash has learned a lot about supporting girls’ rights activists effectively.