Semia - Fondo delle Donne is the first Italian Feminist Fund to support organisations, groups, collectives, and activists committed to making Italy a more inclusive, fair, and safe country for girls, women, transgender and non-binary people.

Semia was born from the initiative of a group of women - activists, third-sector professionals, and philanthropists - who share the vision of a peaceful future in which any person can enjoy full rights, participation and representation and can live and love with dignity and freedom, in harmony and respect with the planet.

Semia – Fondo delle Donne Ente Filantropico è il primo fondo femminista italiano.

Why an Italian Feminist Fund

There is a large gender equality gap between Italy and the rest of Europe, and our indicators are worsening. Strong cultural stereotypes characterise our country, where the female employment rate is the lowest in Europe. In addition to this, Italy faces a growing, worrying wave of male violence against women, fierce discrimination against LGBTQI+ people, and a constant struggle for the full recognition of the reproductive rights of Italian women and girls. 


Semia News

Non solo Violenza…

Semia lancia la sua pionieristica indagine conoscitiva sul movimento femminista contemporaneo. La prima anticipazione del rapporto “Il movimento femminista italiano: analisi conoscitiva, sfide e sostenibilità”, inedita fotografia delle organizzazioni italiane in sostegno della parità di genere, verrà presentato il 14 dicembre alla Casa internazionale delle Donne in via della Lungara, 19 a Roma.

Our goals

Increase the financial and organizational resources for the feminist movement in Italy to improve its operations and inpact

Strengthen the national feminist networks by creating spaces and platforms for collaboration, share of ideas, and communication

Promote a stronger connection between the Italian feminist movements and the international feminist ecosystem

Registra la tua realtà nel nostro database del movimento italiano per i diritti di genere

If your organisation, group, network or collective works to promote and safeguard gender rights, you can join our database by completing a short questionnaire.

Are you a feminist, transfeminist or gender organization working in Italy?

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