The Slovak-Czech Womens Fund was established at the beginning of 2004 as the sole grantmaking organization dedicated to advancing womens rights both the Czech and Slovak Republics. The main objective of the SCWF is to improve the status of women in the Slovak and Czech societies and to contribute to increased visibility and power of the womens movements in both countries. SCWF supports actions and initiatives that promote equal opportunities for women and men, combat all forms of violence against women, protect womens human rights, prevent human trafficking, empower Roma women, and eliminate gender stereotypes. SCWF also supports initiatives that tackle issues that most other donors shy away from, such as lesbian rights and the reproductive rights of women.
Since its inception, SCWF has awarded 154 grants in the total amount of $560,000 USD.
Monday, April 27, 2009
6:30 9:00 PM
116 East 16th Street, 7th Floor [map]
New York, NY
Light food and beverage will be provided.
Suggested donation of $20. No one will be turned away due to lack of funds.
Limited seating for this event. Click here to RSVP.