Who we are
We intervene quickly when activists are poised to make great gains or face serious threats to their lives and work. We use online, text and mobile funding applications to respond to requests from women’s human rights defenders within 72 hours and have funds on the ground within 10-15 working days.
UAF A&P builds the resilience of women’s rights and the rights of non-binary human rights defenders and their movements through the following Programs:
- Rapid Response Grantmaking: We award rapid response grants to women and non-binary human rights activists in Asia and the Pacific. Activists apply for grants of up to $5,000 USD in any language on any day of the year and are guaranteed a response within 72 hours.
- Enabling Defenders
- Activating Philanthropy
- Knowledge Building and Learning
We value our community and treat all data with respect and care. We exercise care for the privacy of members of our community and use data only in service of advancing our charitable mission. By visiting this website, you are consenting to the privacy policies described below. If you do not agree with our privacy policies, please do not use the website.
For almost all sections and features of this website, you are not required to submit personal information. There are certain actions and areas of the site where you may provide personal information. They are:
- Applying for and receiving a grant
- Making a donation
We use IP addresses to analyse trends, administer the site, track how our supporters use our site, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information. We also collect and store certain other information regarding our users’ use of the Website so that third parties may provide us with reports and analysis regarding usage and browsing patterns of the Website.
Except as might be required by law, we do not share, sell, rent or otherwise disclose any information we receive from you with any third parties.
Urgent Action Fund uses various security measures to ensure the safety of your personal information. We follow best practices regarding network and server configuration, firewalls, security patches, and other measures to protect all data on Urgent Action Fund systems. However, we cannot guarantee that these measures will prevent the theft or unintentional disclosure of personally identifiable data.
Links to Other Sites
We provide links to other Web sites that may contain information of interest to our visitors, and for the purpose of submitting online donations. UAF A&P takes no responsibility for and exercises no control over, third part organisations’ privacy policies, security practices, views, or the accuracy of any information contained on other such Web sites.
UAF A&P strives to provide a Web site that is accessible to all visitors. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have problems accessing any part of our website.
Correction/Updating Personal Information
If your contact information changes, email us at email@example.com and we will update your information. UAF A&P does not sell/trade/rent or otherwise disclose our users’ contact information to third parties.
The General Data Protection Regulation
The General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) is a European Regulation concerning the use and processing of personal information. We are committed to processing your information in compliance with the GDPR upon its effectiveness on May 25, 2018.
We will use reasonable efforts to securely process all personal information in line with the rights specified under the GDPR, in particular those related to the following requests:
- Access to your personal information;
- Correction of the personal information that we hold;
- Deletion of your personal information;
- A restriction of processing of your personal information;
- Transfer of your personal information to another party; or
- Objection to processing of your personal information based on the UAFA &P’s legitimate interest (or those of a third party) to use it and there is something about your particular situation that causes you to object to such processing.
We consider that the UAF A&P has a legitimate interest in collecting and processing your information. We are committed to advancing the human rights of women, girls, and transgender people and to supporting organisations advancing human rights and pursuing these aims is not in conflict with your rights. This provides our lawful basis to use your personal information, within the limitations set forth herein.