Traditionally, charity has allowed women to carve a place for themselves in the public sphere and to gain a great influence in various areas whereas the government’s doors were closed off to them. Their participation in philanthropy has become more than a vector for social and political recognition, it is a way to accelerate the process towards equality of the sexes. In countries around the world, the feminist movement has been and remains supported by philanthropists and charitable organizations. This edition brings together references that shed light on the relationship between philanthropy and the feminist social movement. Read more here.