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Explore the stories of changemakers around the world and the projects we support to help raise the next generation of leaders in the fight for gender equality.

Stories

Iraq: Empowering Yezidi Women to Lead After Trauma

By Pari Ibrahim In 2015, CHIME FOR CHANGE and Gucci supported the Free Yezidi Foundation with a grant to construct a women’s center in an internally displaced persons camp in Northern Iraq. Below, Pari Ibrahim, founder of the Free Yezidi Foundation, describes the challenges that the Yezidi people – especially women – face, and how […]

Listen to CHIME FOR CHANGE on the Gucci Podcast

The latest episode of the Gucci Podcast features CHIME FOR CHANGE creative collaborators MP5 and Adam Eli in conversation with  Emmy-nominated producer and publisher Ariel Wengroff as they discuss the next phase of CHIME FOR CHANGE, “To Gather Together”. Visual artist MP5 shares about her experience collaborating with Gucci Creative Director Alessandro Michele to create […]

I Was Fourteen When I Found Out What Human Trafficking Means

By Agnes Igoye This is how old I was when the Lord’s Resistance Army raided my home village in Eastern Uganda. As a teenager, I was quickly cast aside for sexual exploitation by the LRA Commanders in charge of triage. They wanted virgins, the younger the girl, the better. I narrowly escaped them by following […]

Join Us on International Women’s Day

On March 8, International Women’s Day, join us in supporting projects that help to raise the next generation of leaders in the fight for gender equality. We are pleased to partner with the following non-profit organizations globally who are working with women activists to realize a more equitable world: Equality Now: connecting and mobilizing young women […]

To Gather Together: CHIME Celebration at Gucci Wooster Bookstore

Last night, CHIME FOR CHANGE supporters gathered together at the Gucci Wooster Bookstore in New York City to celebrate the next chapter of CHIME FOR CHANGE. Susan Chokachi, President and CEO of Gucci America introduced a conversation with CHIME FOR CHANGE creative collaborators, MP5, Adam Eli and Jade Jackman. MP5, a visual artist, collaborated with Alessandro […]

The Future is Fluid: Gender and Gen Z

The Future is Fluid, a short film by Jade Jackman and Irregular Labs in partnership with Gucci and CHIME FOR CHANGE, premiered during the Sundance Film Festival. Representing voices from Brazil, Canada, India, Italy, Singapore, South Africa, the UAE, the United Kingdom and the United States, The Future is Fluid explores what gender means to […]

BUILDING ON GUCCI’S CULTURE OF PURPOSE, THE NEXT PHASE OF CHIME FOR CHANGE SEEKS TO HARNESS THE POWER OF A NEW GENERATION TO ACCELERATE PROGRESS TOWARDS GENDER EQUALITY

Gucci launches the next chapter of its CHIME FOR CHANGE campaign with new creative identity, dedicated ArtWalls, non-profit projects and creative collaborations. Gucci debuted the next chapter of its CHIME FOR CHANGE campaign today under the banner “To Gather Together,” a call for the global community to unite in support of gender equality. “Every person […]

CHIME and Artolution: Transforming the Lives of Refugee and Vulnerable Communities around the World through Public Art Programming

Fostering Empowerment and Social Justice through Self-Expression and Gender Equity

GEN Z AND FLUIDITY

CHIME FOR CHANGE and Irregular Labs partnered to release the second edition of the biannual The Irregular Report, exploring the theme of Fluidity.

New CHIME FOR CHANGE Projects with Non-Profit Partners

Building on its six-year legacy of funding more than 425 non-profit projects with156 partners in 89 countries, directly benefiting more than 570,000 girls and women globally and reaching more than 3 million family and community members, CHIME FOR CHANGE is pleased to announce its support of the following new projects with global partners working to […]

A Letter from CHIME FOR CHANGE Managing Editor Mariane Pearl

The world has evolved significantly since we first launched the CHIME FOR CHANGE campaign, in 2013.

CHIME in Italy: Supporting Justice for Women and Girls in Italy

Empowering youth to address gender-based violence in Italy through innovative, interactive programming

CHIME in Brazil: Increasing Women’s Political Participation and Representation with UN Women Brazil

Enhancing women's political participation and representation in Brazil

CHIME in India: Changing Women’s Lives with I Was A Sari

Providing regular income, dignity and access to opportunity for women in Mumbai

CHIME and Youth Leaders Around the World: Women Deliver’s Young Women’s Leadership Initiative

Connecting outstanding young advocates with the platforms, people and resources to amplify their influence

CHIME in the United States: Transformational Change through the Innovation Grants Initiative with the Ms. Foundation for Women

Funding innovative approaches to movement-building and activism, especially among women of color in the United States.

SOUTH SUDAN MY NAME IS ANNA: THE STORY OF SOUTH SUDAN’S ONLY FEMALE EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

My parents weren’t happy when I chose to become a journalist. They said one day I was going to die for it.But I told them that everyone dies eventually and if God decides that it’s my time to go while working as a journalist, so be it.

CAMEROON: TEEN MOTHER BECOMES MORE THAN A NURSE

The evening when my son was born, I was 13 years old and six months pregnant.

WHEN A WOMAN INSPIRES ANOTHER: A LETTER TO MY GRANDMOTHER

Dear Grandmother, I wanted you to know that wishing to follow in your footsteps – in my generation – has led me to create a mobile app and a platform for women worldwide.

SPAIN: THE SOUNDTRACKS BEATING GENDER VIOLENCE

In Spain the issue of gender violence is constantly in the news. Here, over nine hundred women have been murdered by their male partners or exes over the past fifteen years and a 150,000 women have reported physical abuse in 2017 alone.

GUCCI AND UNICEF’S GIRLS’ EMPOWEMENT INITIATIVE

As part of its longstanding partnership with UNICEF, Gucci is proud to be a founding partner of the Girls’ Empowerment Initiative.

Iraq: Hope Against Genocide

I’ll never forget the day back in the early eighties when, at the tender age of four, my life was turned upside down forever.

IRAQ: WOMEN’S VOICES WITHIN

In March of 2015, CHIME FOR CHANGE conducted a journalism and storytelling workshop in Erbil, Iraq for Yazidi and Christian refugees who had fled ISIS.

CHIME in the Arab Region: Connecting and Mobilizing Activists for Gender Equality with Equality Now

Connecting and mobilizing young women activists to drive progress on human rights in the Middle East and North Africa

CHIME in Hong Kong, Brazil and Mexico: Catalyzing Next Gen Leadership for Gender Equality with the Global Fund for Women

Building the pipeline of young leaders in Hong Kong, Brazil and Mexico, who are organizing across issues and developing innovative approaches to create social change.

GUCCI AND CHIME FOR CHANGE PARTNER WITH IRREGULAR LABS FOR GEN Z REPORT ON FLUIDITY

This latest issue of the report explores the theme of Fluidity, and features sections on Gender, Economics, Politics & Activism, Education, Creativity & Culture, and Science & Technology.

GUCCI AND CHIME FOR CHANGE PARTNER WITH ARTOLUTION TO FOSTER EMPOWERMENT AND SOCIAL JUSTICE THROUGH SELF-EXPRESSION AND GENDER EQUITY

#GucciArtWall: the House dedicates its global murals to Artolution on World Refugee Day, June 20

France: Women Bylines Paris

14 female journalists participated in CHIME FOR CHANGE’s second Women Bylines workshop in Paris. Co-hosted by Gucci and the Kering Foundation with support from Hearst Magazines, the five-day workshop provided writers, filmmakers and photographers with intense journalism training and professional mentoring to support the production of underreported stories affecting women. Participants covered topics from violence […]

GUCCI AND CHIME FOR CHANGE PARTNER WITH UNICEF AND BEYONCÉ TO BRING CLEAN, SAFE WATER TO WOMEN AND CHILDREN IN BURUNDI

On the occasion of World Water Day, Gucci and CHIME FOR CHANGE announced today a new partnership with Beyoncé and UNICEF USA to bring clean, safe water to the children of Burundi, known as the “Heart of Africa.”

France: Time to Shift Balance

I grew up in the South of France, and for all the hype about how liberated French women are, men there were considered worthier by virtue of their gender alone.

CHIME FOR CHANGE’S WOMEN BYLINES PROGRAM RETURNS TO BRING POWERFUL AND UNDERREPORTED STORIES OF WOMEN TO A GLOBAL AUDIENCE

By Nadia Mansoor Muslims are the new black, and who do we have to thank for it?

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