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Feminist Organisational Capacity Strengthening

IWDA’s Feminist Organisational Capacity Strengthening (FOCS) Toolkit is designed to support women’s rights organisations to further align their operations with feminist principles.

The guide includes

Practical suggestions on planning FOCS processes

Facilitation skills and approaches relevant for FOCS processes

Suggestions for creating safe, reflective spaces in FOCS meetings and workshops

Target group: This guide is for anyone working with Feminist Organisational Capability Strengthening (FOCS) modules — from staff in International Women’s Development Agency (IWDA), partner organisations or other women’s rights organisations to facilitators working with these organisations.
Language: English
Credit: The Feminist Organisational Capacity Strengthening (FOCS) Toolkits were written by Gender at Work associates Carol Miller, Shawna Wakefield, Joanne Sandler, David Kelleher and Virisila Buadromo in deep consultation with International Women’s Development Agency (IWDA) staff and partner organisations across Asia and the Pacific.
Artwork concepts and illustrations by Viola Design.
Copyright © IWDA 2021
Website: IWDA | International Women’s Development Agency

Feminist Organisational Capacity Strengthening

IWDA’s Feminist Organisational Capacity Strengthening (FOCS) Toolkit is designed to support women’s rights organisations to further align their operations with feminist principles.

The guide includes

  •  Practical suggestions on planning FOCS processes

  • Facilitation skills and approaches relevant for FOCS processes

  • Suggestions for creating safe, reflective spaces in FOCS meetings and workshops

Target group: This guide is for anyone working with Feminist Organisational Capability Strengthening (FOCS) modules — from staff in International Women’s Development Agency (IWDA), partner organisations or other women’s rights organisations to facilitators working with these organisations.
Language: English
Credit: The Feminist Organisational Capacity Strengthening (FOCS) Toolkits were written by Gender at Work associates Carol Miller, Shawna Wakefield, Joanne Sandler, David Kelleher and Virisila Buadromo in deep consultation with International Women’s Development Agency (IWDA) staff and partner organisations across Asia and the Pacific.
Artwork concepts and illustrations by Viola Design.
Copyright © IWDA 2021
Website: IWDA | International Women’s Development Agency

Support / Credit

This collection of tools and resources is based on numerous activists’, movement’s and organization’s work and time.

We recommend that you support and credit the work behind the resources you download, by donating, or in other ways supporting groups and organizations behind the tools you use.

Bearing in mind that women’s- feminist- and LGBTIQ+ organizations are acutely underfunded globally, despite the important work they carry out.

Background / Who we are

This site was developed by a Feminist Network in Denmark, consisting of 4 civil society organizations, LGBT+ Denmark, Action Aid Denmark, The Danish Family Planning Association, and the Women’s Council Denmark. 

The Feminist Network was formed to guide our own working methods in a more feminist direction. And to inspire and be inspired by the vast amount of knowledge, experience, and practice within the many feminist traditions and movements globally.

The site is an effort to share this with others. And to give visibility and credit to the producers of the many valuable resource and toolkits that are accessible online.

Contact info: kvr@kvinderaad.dk

Support / Credit

This collection of tools and resources is based on numerous activists’, movement’s and organization’s work and time.

We recommend that you support and credit the work behind the resources you download, by donating, or in other ways supporting groups and organizations behind the tools you use.

Bearing in mind that women’s- feminist- and LGBTIQ+ organizations are acutely underfunded globally, despite the important work they carry out.

Background / Who we are

This site was developed by a Feminist Network in Denmark, consisting of 4 civil society organizations, LGBT+ Denmark, Action Aid Denmark, The Danish Family Planning Association and the Women’s Council Denmark. 

The Feminist Network was formed to guide our own working methods in a more feminist direction. And to inspire and be inspired by the vast amount of knowledge, experience, and practice within the many feminist traditions and movements globally.

The site is an effort to share this with others. And to give visibility and credit to the producers of the many valuable resource and toolkits that are accessible online.

Contact info: kvr@kvinderaad.dk