Activists

A recent survey by the Association for Women's Rights in Development (AWID) found that more than 75% of women's organizations had an annual income of less than $100,000; 36% had less than $25,000. Limited access to funding and other support weakens women's organizations' ability to sustain their impact, wasting vital benefits they could offer.

YOU CAN HELP

Donor Direct Action partners with frontline activists to strengthen women's rights around the world.

Support DDA

Mission

Social Justice for Women.

Learn More
Support WRAPA

Girls in their own voices: Child Marriage in Nigeria

In northern Nigeria around three quarters of all girls are married before they turn 18, many before age 15 or whenever puberty begins. Because they are then forced to leave school, 75% are illiterate. Many are neglected or abused by their husbands.