Mama Cash changes the world
Mama Cash supports women and girls' human rights organisations and initiatives working at the crossroads of the themes of body, money, and voice.
Our grantees fight for the right to decide about their bodies and to live in safety. They work to gain economic justice and independence. They stand up to be seen and heard in their families, towns, cities, regions and nations. They are a growing number of women's funds around the world that give to women's and girls' human rights organisations and initiatives in their regions.
Read about our themes:
Theme - Body
Safety, the right to decide about one's own body, and a culture of peace are the foundation women and girls need to enjoy their rights and develop their potential.
- safety at home and in public spaces
- full agency over our bodies, sexuality, and reproduction
- the right to choose our partners freely
- ending practices such as female genital mutilation, ‘honor' killings and dowry deaths
- the right to decide about our gender identity and expression
Theme - Money
When economic systems and social traditions guarantee womens and girls' full economic rights and opportunity, all societies will thrive.
- economic systems that don't exploit women, girls, or anyone
- equal pay for equal work and health and safety protections on the job
- enforcing local and international labor laws
- building leadership among the most disenfranchised women workers, such as domestic workers and sex workers
- stopping the trafficking of women and girls
- winning the right to control our finances, own land, and inherit property
- sustainable economic practices that don't damage or destroy the environment
Theme - Voice
When women and girls learn, create, speak, decide, and guide, limiting traditions and laws change.
- decision-making and leadership in families, communities, nations, and international forums
- using arts, media, and popular culture to transform attitudes and behaviours
- participation in peace building and peacemaking
- strengthening and sustaining the human rights and social justice movements of women and girls