Supporting rural Southern women as human rights leaders to end poverty

Peace Development Fund Spotlights Turn South

We are pleased to announce Peace Development Fund selects Turn South: Southern Women for Change to spotlight in its Grassroots Funding Week. Turn South is one of three organizations highlighted today, April 26, for our efforts to tackle poverty. During this innovative funding initiative taking place April 23 – 28, PDF is sharing the work of prospective grantees promoting human…

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Community Members in Spartanburg SC affirm Women’s Rights as Human Rights

Turn South in partnership with Ubuntu Institute for Community Development (UICD) hosted an educational workshop and dialogue session in Spartanburg, SC on March 18, 2017 in celebration of Women’s History Month.

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Why the UN is investigating extreme poverty … in America, the world’s richest nation

Ed Pilkington reports on UN representative Philip Alston’s mission to the U.S. to assess “…can Americans enjoy fundamental human rights if they’re unable to meet basic living standards?”

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