Grantee Profile

Sociedad Mexicana Pro Derechos de la Mujer

Grants to Sociedad Mexicana Pro Derechos de la Mujer

  • $600,000Active Strategy

    2013 (Duration 3 years)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    MEXICO CITY, MEXICO — A grant of $600,000 to Sociedad Mexicana Pro Derechos de la Mujer (Semillas) will support its Rural Reproductive Health Initiatives program to fund six locally based indigenous women's organizations to design and implement projects to improve the reproductive health of indigenous youth in Mexico. Semillas will provide organizations with funding as well as technical assistance and strategic support to build connection with larger agencies and to strengthen outcomes.

  • $150,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    MEXICO CITY, MEXICO — Sociedad Mexicana pro Derechos de la Mujer will organize international exchanges for organizations specializing in maternal and reproductive health from Mexico, India and Nigeria, to share strategies for holding governments accountable on these issues. A meeting in Oaxaca, Mexico, in early 2012 and follow-up exchanges will provide opportunities to share examples from these and other countries and help prepare for 2015 – the target date for the completion of the Millennium Development Goals. Some funds will support the ICPD+20 review by the Latin American and Caribbean Women's Health Network, with a special focus on Mexico.

  • $750,000Active Strategy

    2010 (Inactive Grant)

    MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions

    MEXICO CITY, MEXICO — To purchase office space and contribute to an endowment (over two years).

  • $700,000Active Strategy

    2010 (Duration 3 years)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    MEXICO CITY, MEXICO — To strengthen local capacity and organizing to decrease maternal mortality in rural indigenous areas of Mexico (over three years).

  • $150,000Active Strategy

    2008 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    MEXICO CITY, MEXICO — To support grassroots projects to prevent maternal mortality and improve young people's sexual and reproductive health and rights in Chiapas, Guerrero and Oaxaca.

  • $25,000Active Strategy

    2007 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    MEXICO CITY, MEXICO — In support of the 7th International Conference on HIV/AIDS.

  • $20,000Active Strategy

    2007 (Inactive Grant)

    Human Rights & International Justice

    MEXICO CITY, MEXICO — To support a planning meeting for the broader human rights community to develop common strategies for advancing human rights in Mexico (over one year).

  • $470,000Active Strategy

    2006 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    MEXICO CITY, MEXICO — In support of a program to strengthen the leadership capacity of indigenous women to decrease maternal mortality and improve the population's reproductive health (over three years).

  • $250,000Active Strategy

    2006 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    MEXICO CITY, MEXICO — In support of local organizations' initiatives for improving youth reproductive and sexual health or decreasing maternal mortality (over thirty four months).

  • $660,000Active Strategy

    2003 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    MEXICO CITY, MEXICO — In support of leadership development among individuals working in reproductive and sexual health and rights, especially in areas related to young people and maternal mortality and morbidity (over three years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Sociedad Mexicana Pro Derechos de la Mujer $3,775,000 between 2003 and 2014.

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