Grantee Profile

Development Alternatives with Women for a New Era

Grants to Development Alternatives with Women for a New Era

  • $300,000Active Strategy

    2015 (Duration 2 years, 11 months)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    SUVA, FIJI — Development Alternatives with Women for a New Era (DAWN) is a Global South-based research and advocacy network dedicated to advancing sexual and reproductive health and rights .. In this project, DAWN members participate in national, regional, and global meetings to advocate for strong language in international agreements and for implementation of commitments. To monitor implementation, DAWN is conducting formative research to establish reproductive health "observatories" in three regions. To prepare the next generation of advocates, DA WN hosts an intensive training institute and mentors young people.

  • $375,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    SUVA, FIJI — The International Women’s Health Coalition (IWHC), the Realizing Sexual and Reproductive Justice (RESURJ) network, and the Development Alternatives with Women for a New Era (DAWN) will work as an alliance to advocate for reproductive health in the upcoming reviews of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) Program of Action, the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), and the Rio conference on sustainable development. DAWN and IWHC will host global strategy meetings, carry out regional and national training workshops for advocates, conduct country case studies to identify challenges and opportunities in reproductive health, and participate in the preparatory and official ICPD, MDG, and Rio review processes

  • $300,000Active Strategy

    2005 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    SUVA, FIJI — In support of analysis and advocacy linking sexual and reproductive health and rights to the Millennium Development Goals in countries of the Global South (over three years).

  • $300,000Active Strategy

    2001 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    SUVA, FIJI — To support a program on health sector reforms and reproductive health (over three years).

  • $25,000Active Strategy

    1999 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    SUVA, FIJI — To support an regional meeting in Africa to analyze the implementation of the Cairo agenda on reproductive health and rights.

  • $49,500

    1995 (Inactive Grant)

    Population

    SUVA, FIJI — To support activities related to the Fourth World Conference on Women and related work on reproductive health and rights.

  • $210,000

    1992 (Inactive Grant)

    Population

    SUVA, FIJI — To support a program on population and reproductive rights (over two years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Development Alternatives with Women for a New Era $1,559,500 between 1978 and 2016.