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Three young deaf women killed in Haiti for speaking Sign Language

They were hard working women who had gone to Port-au-Prince to purchase supplies for their food business. Monique and Vanessa were members of a deaf network of artisans who had begun making and selling small wallets, purses, and were learning to sew school uniforms. Sophonie was a mother of six and active in her church … Read more…

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Deciding for all or all deciding? Exploring Participatory Grantmaking

By Katy Love, Senior Program Officer at WikiMedia Foundation for Alliance Magazine ‘Innovation and iteration’ was the key theme of the January the International Human Rights Funders Group (IHRFG) conference in San Francisco. In the opening plenary, speakers noted that the ‘innovation’ of community involvement and participation in grant decisions would be one of the topics … Read more…