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The Huairou Commission empowers grassroots women’s leadership in the development of resilient communities through global and local initiatives.

Invest in Local Leadership

We provide facilitation and training for local grassroots women to emerge as powerful international leaders.

Develop Resilient Communities

We provide support and microfunding for resilience-focused community development work globally.

Grow the Global Network

The Huairou Global Network connects grassroots women and grassroots organizations internationally.

Engender Policy & Implementation

We introduce a woman’s perspective to public policy internationally and work to implement change locally.



2030 Agenda

Seventh International Anti-Street Harassment Week

April 5, 2017

The Huairou Commission is proud to participate in the seventh annual International Anti-Street Harassment Week, observed from April 2 to 8. We are joi...


Senior Staff Changes at the Huairou Commission

March 30, 2017

In late March, the Huairou Commission Board of Directors announced the departure of Katia Araujo, Director of Programs, and Maureen Friar, Executive D...

2030 Agenda

CSW61 and Women’s Economic Empowerment

March 30, 2017

Working under the priority theme “Women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work,” thousands of women’s activists gathered in New York fro...

Cimate Change

March in Montreal: Fifth Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in the Americas

March 30, 2017

Joining delegates from 50 countries and territories from across the Americas, four Latin American representatives of the Community Practitioners Platf...


Local to Global: A #GrassrootsLegacy in Brooklyn

January 19, 2017

Jan Peterson is the Chair of the Huairou Commission Board of Directors. She is a community organizer and movement builder. She is a grandmother, a men...

2030 Agenda

Quito Round Up: Setting the Stage at the Grassroots Academy

November 23, 2016

In the days leading up to the Habitat III Conference, the Huairou Commission hosted an International Grassroots Academy in partnership with our local ...


Huairou Commission is ready to engender New Urban Agenda
implementation. See us in action at the UN-Habitat Governing Council.

May 8 – 12, 2017  |  Nairobi, Kenya

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