Huairou Commission

Championing the essential work of grassroots women leaders around the world

Huairou Commission is a women-led social movement of grassroots groups from poor urban, rural and indigenous communities in 45+ countries who collectively work for transformative change that improves the living conditions, status, and quality of life of women, their families and municipalities.

Partnerships with facilitating NGOs, research, development agencies, local authorities and other actors committed to accelerating grassroots women’s empowerment and inclusive, just and resilient communities are central to the Huairou Commission’s work.

Latest news and articles

Moving the Needle – Coastal Risk to Resilience

Bringing together local stakeholders, investment, and international cooperation creates opportunities to transform from risk to resilience.

From Risk to Resilience

What are the five resilience attributes that help resilience flourish?

Women Raise the Roof

Organisations like Mahila Housing Trust and Slum Dwellers International work with women to design safe, resilient housing solutions.

Winners of the Catalytic Grant Awards

Three teams will be awarded with a $5000 grant. The award is a joint effort from Climate Justice Resilience Fund (CJRF), Global Resilience Partnership (GRP), and International Centre for Climate Change and Development (ICCCAD).

Want Peace and Security? Start by Fixing the Global Food System

Ahead of the 2021 UN Food Systems Summit researchers push for the need to prioritize solutions that contribute to sustainable and just food system transformations