Giving to the causes of women and girls
Podcast "Philanthropy in question(s)" - Episode 10
Giving to the causes of women and girls - Dale, Ackerman, Mesch, Osili and Garcia
Who is giving to women's and girls' causes? Why?
Anne Monier presents an article by Elizabeth Dale, Jacqueline Ackerman, Debra Mesch, Una Okonkwo Osili, and Silvia Garcia published in 2018 entitled "Giving to Women and Girls: An Emerging Area of Philanthropy."
Through analysis of both quantitative and qualitative data, this U.S. survey sheds light on the characteristics and motivations of those who give to women's causes.
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The four main ideas of the article:
Anne Monier revisits the big research questions developed by Elizabeth Dale, Jacqueline Ackerman, Debra Mesch, Una Okonkwo Osili, and Silvia Garcia in their article:
Who gives to women's and girls' causes?
Is giving to women related to giving to other causes?
What motivates giving to women?
What are the barriers to giving for women?
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Other articles on the topic
Dale, Ackerman, Mesch, Osili and Garcia, "Giving to women and girls: an emerging area of philanthropy" , Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, vol. 47, n°2, 2018, pp. 241-261
Goss, Kristin A. “Foundations of Feminism: How Philanthropic Patrons Shaped Gender Politics.” Social Science Quarterly, vol. 88, no. 5, [University of Texas Press, Wiley], 2007, pp. 1174–91
McCarthy Kathleen, « Women and Philanthropy », Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations, Vol. 7, No. 4, 1996, pages 331 – 335
Ostrander Susan A., « Moderating Contradictions of Feminist Philanthropy: Women's Community Organizations and the Boston Women's Fund, 1995 to 2000 », Gender and Society, Vol.18, 2004, No. 1, pages 29 – 46
Special Issue « Women and Philanthropy ». Voluntas : International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations, Vol.7, n°4, December, 1996
Site du Women’s Philanthropy Institute + rapport sur giving to women: https://scholarworks.iupui.edu/bitstream/handle/1805/26857/wgi21-report.pdf
Skidmore, Ackerman and Bergdoll, "Less than 2% of all US giving supports women’s and girls’ charities" , The Conversation, 29 octobre 2021
Chales Sellen, "Giving while female: Women are more likely to donate to charities than men of equal means" , The Conversation, 25 février 2021
"Philanthropy and gender equality - Insights on philanthropy for gender equality" , OECD report, 2019
"Engaging philanthropy to promote gender equality and women's empowerment", United Nations report, 2010
Emma Goldberg, "Breaking up the philanthropy 'boy's club'", New York Times, 30 septembre 2021
Lunch & Learn 39: "Philanthropy, a path to empowerment for women?"
Anne Monier, "La philanthropie des femmes, un phénomène invisibilisé" , The Conversation, 22 mars 2021
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