We’re writing a new chapter for women and minorities

"Gazeta Wyborcza" was created in 1989 to help build democracy and civil society in Poland. In 1999, as the only newspaper in Europe, it started to publish the weekly "Wysokie Obcasy", which pioneers work to promote the rights of women and minorities - groups that we consider to be crucial in a democracy. As a Foundation, we extend this work in the form of important community projects, using the unique privilege of reaching several hundred thousand people in Poland every day. We are a team of experienced managers, social activists and journalists who want to change the future of women and minorities in Poland.

Zuzanna Lewandowska

Vice President, Wysokie Obcasy Foundation Program
Director Gazeta Wyborcza Philanthropies

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Digital subscriptions from donors for groups key to strengthening democracy

Patronage of digital subscriptions to "Gazeta Wyborcza" and "Wysokie Obcasy" for groups key for strengthening democracy

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We support journalism committed to protect the rights of women and minorities

We support the creation of journalistic projects (series of articles, interviews and reports, multimedia and educational projects) to support women’s rights, tolerance of sexual minorities and socially excluded persons.

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Economic education and professional development for women program

Poland is in last place in the EU in terms of the number of employed women. Financial independence is, in addition to education, a fundamental element in building the strength and and self-sufficiency of women.

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The Superheroine Awards

The Superheroine Awards aim to spotlight a woman whose actions, stance and vision have inspired the lives and imagination of women in Poland.

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