Policy

Since 2016, The MATCH Fund has partnered with Nobel Women’s Initiative to #ShiftThePower.

Nobel Women’s Initiative and The MATCH Fund are two Canadian non-profit and non-partisan organizations with distinct international mandates. Together, we are united in advocating for more direct funding to women’s rights organizations and movements throughout the world.

Press Releases
Game Changer: Canada’s New Feminist Approach Makes Canada a World Leader June 9, 2017
Longstanding Feminist Organizations Weigh in on a Feminist Canadian Budget February 17, 2018

Earned Media
Time for Trudeau to Move On from Photo-Op Feminism: Toronto Star. Shree Paradkar. April 28, 2017
Politique d’aide internationale féministe et recherche universitaire: May 27, 2018

Op-Eds
How Feminism Can Stop Wars: iPolitics. Leymah Gbowee and Yanar Mohammed. April 12, 2017
Malala Believes in Canada. Let’s Prove Her Right: Huffington Post. Jess Tomlin. April 17, 2017
Canada Walks the Talk on Global Women’s Rights: Globe and Mail. Jess Tomlin and Rachel Vincent. June 12, 2017
Include Women-Led Organizations in Canada’s Reproductive Health Projects: Globe and Mail. Dr. Musimbi Kanyoro and Theo Sowa. July 20, 2017

By introducing a Feminist International Assistance Policy last June, Canada took an important step. Now, as the 2018 G7 host, Canada has an opportunity to deepen this commitment for a true global impact.

  • Jess Tomlin (The MATCH Fund) and Liz Bernstein (Nobel Women’s Initiative) share their perspective in the Ottawa Citizen.
  • 60+ feminists came together from around the world to create a shared feminist vision for the G7. You can read it here.
  • Learn more here on the W7’s official website.
  • Watch the video below.