Annual General Meeting – 2015

We invite you to join us as we reflect on all that we have accomplished together over the past twelve months and as we look ahead to the opportunities 2015/2016 brings. WHEN Wednesday, June 3, 2015 | 4pm – 6pm WHERE The MATCH International Women’s Fund Office | 1404 Scott Street | Ottawa | K1Y[…]

MATCH Manitoba Luncheon

You’re Invited!

MATCH Manitoba invites you to their Fundraising Luncheon for The MATCH International Women’s Fund. Sunday, February 1, 2015 1:30pm – 3:30pm Neechi Commons, 865 Main Street, Winnipeg, MB Speakers: Kenny Daodu: Action on Violence against Women in Nigeria Diane Redsky: Action on Violence against Women in Canada Tickets: $45.00 with tax receipt for $20.00. For[…]

Finding Beauty in the Middle

It is no secret that in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), women face incredible obstacles. Decades of conflict and insecurity has caused mass displacement, high civilian casualties, and greatly reduced the educational and economic opportunities for women. Sexual violence has reached epidemic proportions, with one report indicating that an average of 48 women are raped[…]

Voices for Change 2014

Young women play an important role in driving positive social change in their communities. Join us for our third annual Voices for Change Conversation Series, as we bring together young international women’s rights activists and young Canadian changemakers to discuss the important intersections of their work and the role of innovation in advancing equality. This[…]

Meet the 2014 Sister-to-Sister Mentorship Participants

Join us this fall when we again partner with the Nobel Women’s Initiative to present our annual conversation series, featuring the voices and stories of NWI’s 2014 Sister-to-Sister Mentorship participants. Watch our website for more information about our upcoming events in Toronto and Ottawa in late September/early October. In the meantime, we’re thrilled to introduce[…]

Kye Marshall & Don Thompson Duo

Jazz for Social Change

Groovy Music. Great Cause. Hey, Toronto! This June, break out your dancing shoes and get ready to celebrate with The MATCH Fund. On Sunday, June 8 we’ll be at The Heliconian Club for an afternoon of great jazz music all for a good cause. “I’ve always wanted to use my music to support social justice,[…]

2014 Annual General Meeting

Annual General Meeting – 2014

Since our last AGM, we launched The MATCH International Women’s Fund, held our first global call for proposals and selected our first round of grantee partners. We invite you to join us as we reflect on all that we have accomplished together over the past twelve months and as we look ahead to the opportunities[…]

16 Days of Activism

Speaking Out on Violence Against Women

Violence against women is one of the world’s most prevalent human rights abuses – it is estimated that 35% of women worldwide have experienced either physical and/or sexual intimate partner violence or non-partner sexual violence.1 In some countries, that number skyrockets to 70% – almost three-quarters of the entire female population.2 Violence against women is[…]

Young Women’s Rights Activists: Conversations in Canada 2013

The next generation of women’s rights activists are here Around the world we have witnessed the power of young women’s leadership in driving social change for women. This September, join MATCH International and Nobel Women’s Initiative for our speakers series on the importance of young women’s leadership, activism and innovation in the pursuit of global[…]