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Activating Girls and Women for a More Just and Equitable World

Rise Up activates women and girls to transform their lives, families and communities for a more just and equitable world through investment in local solutions, strengthening leadership, and building movements. Since 2009, Rise Up’s powerful network of over 600 leaders have successfully advocated for 120 new and improved laws and policies impacting the lives of 135 million people in Africa, Latin America, South Asia, and the U.S. Learn more…

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Rise Up Leader Applications Now Open in Rajasthan


We’re launching a new cohort of Rise Up Leaders in Rajasthan, India! Visionary leaders age 18 to 35 years, residing and working in Rajasthan, are invited to apply to participate in our intensive Leadership Accelerator program! Learn more and apply today.

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2020 Annual Report


In a year like no other, Rise Up Leaders overcame tremendous challenges to improve the lives of 4.7 million people through new and improved laws, policies, and programs.

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