Examples of Mama Cash grantee partners

 

Germany
International Women Space (Voice)
This refugee-led women's group works to change the German legislative framework regulating the status of asylum seekers, particularly the recognition of gender-based persecution as a reason for women to be granted asylum. The International Women Space provides women a safe space to meet and tell their stories and raises awareness that these stories of persecution are political.

Serbia
Iz kruga-Vojvodina (Body)
A feminist disability rights organisation, Iz Kruga Vojvodina engages with the women’s and disability rights movements, the government and the public about the rights of disabled women in the Serbian province of Vojvodina. The group works to secure human rights for women with disabilities through policy advocacy and addresses the relationship between sexuality, gender and disability through art and performance.

Peru
Asociacion de Trabajadora Sexuales Mujeres del Sur (Money LR)
Mujeres del Sur is an organisation in Peru led by women sex workers. The group offers support and training to its members to build their capacities to find collective solutions to the challenges they face such as police harassment, economic exploitation and violence in the workplace. Mujeres del Sur advocates for the regulation and legalisation of sex work and for sex workers to be able to access sexual health and social services.

Peru
ESTRATEGIA Centro de Investigación para el Desarrollo (ECID) (Money EJ)
This women's land and property rights organisation was founded by women architects, urban planners and activists from Lima. The group works with community women to secure land tenure, lead community-based advocacy campaigns for women's land rights and promote women's leadership in decision-making and policy formation at community and national levels.

Turkey
5Harfliler (Voice)
This feminist group of bloggers works to influence the way that mainstream media portrays women’s rights and gender equality in Turkey. 5Harfliler publishes articles on its website, providing a feminist analysis of everyday events, including those that are not considered to be about “women’s interests” such as science, literature and politics. 5Harfliler facilitates the presence of women’s voices and experiences on the internet to challenge their exclusion and raises public awareness on sexism in Turkey.

Zambia
Transbantu Association Zambia (Body)
This organisation supports the trans and intersex community, primarily young people, in Zambia through outreach and practical support, including peer support groups, counselling and emergency shelter. It aims to build a strong trans and intersex movement through training and capacity building, and advocates for policies and institutional practices that respect the human rights of trans and intersex people.

Philippines
AMIHAN Northern Mindanao (Money EJ)
AMIHAN is an organisation of peasant and Indigenous women in the agricultural sector, advocating for recognition of their land and economic rights. The group supports women human rights defenders in Northern Mindanao who are speaking out against evictions, destruction of property and confiscation of community land which results from land deals and feudal land policies. The group also runs a climate change response programme which supports communities affected by natural disasters.

Sri Lanka
Red Flag Women’s Movement (Money LR)
This group of women workers in Sri Lanka is supporting workers from the tea and rubber plantation, garment and domestic work sectors to take up leadership in trade unions. RFWM is building the capacities of women workers to address women’s labour rights and advocate for the inclusion of issues such as minimum wage and health and safety in policy regulations, as well as for women’s participation in the leadership and management of the companies.