About: Mama Cash is a(n) nonprofit organization based out in Amsterdam, Netherlands. It is known for research contribution in the topic(s): Women's history & Social change. The organization has 2 authors who have published 2 publication(s) receiving 4 citation(s).
Abstract: The women's funding movement has contributed to and been a product of women's rights movements around the world. This article looks at the history of Mama Cash, the first international women's fund, to chart how the effort to mobilise resources for women's rights activism has been going – before and since the Fourth World Conference on Women held in Beijing in 1995.
TL;DR: It is argued that it is urgent that funders resource artivist work and recognize the value it has in effecting political change.
Abstract: This article looks at the practice of combining art and activism—‘artivism’—by feminist activist groups around the world. It argues that who tells the story matters fundamentally, that it is crucial that women, girls, and trans and intersex people represent their own experiences, and that the use of art for political advocacy can reach new audiences in new ways, opening up eyes, hearts and space for dialogue. The article argues that it is urgent that funders resource artivist work and recognize the value it has in effecting political change.
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