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Help Stop the Medicalization of FGM in Somalia

By Donor Direct Action | Dec 1, 2020
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Help Stop the Medicalization of FGM in Somalia As in most countries around the world, the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the suffering of women and…

Story of Joy: A 12-year old girl rescued by Tasaru Ntomonok Initiative in Kenya

By Donor Direct Action | May 5, 2020
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  We are celebrating the recent news that Sudan has now banned female genital mutilation (FGM). This is a great victory that will no doubt…

This Feb 6th You Can Protect Girls From Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)

By Donor Direct Action | Feb 6, 2020
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Donor Direct Action FGM Fund Grantees On January 30, 2020, 12 year-old Nada Hassan Abdel-Maqsoud bled to death at a private clinic in Manfalout, Egypt…

This Giving Tuesday Remember Front-Line Women’s Organizations!

By Donor Direct Action | Dec 3, 2019
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    This holiday season as you plan your year-end giving I hope you will remember the many strong and effective front-line women’s organizations around…

You can help Kenyan girls fleeing FGM get an education

By Donor Direct Action | Sep 20, 2019
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As schools reopen for the new academic year this month, we have good news to share with you from Kenya. With your support, our partner…

Support women who are stopping FGM on the front lines

By Donor Direct Action | Feb 6, 2019
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Last year our partners in Sierra Leone and Somalia worked on getting international attention to the deaths of several young girls caused by female genital…

10-year-old girl dies in Sierra Leone after FGM

By Donor Direct Action | Dec 19, 2018
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Ten year old Marie Kamara died yesterday after undergoing female genital mutilation (FGM) as part of a secret society initiation ceremony in the Tonkololi District…

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Still no justice for girls who died after FGM

By Donor Direct Action | Nov 25, 2018
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Still no justice for girls who died after FGM Hawa Aden Mohamed and girls at the Galkayo Center, Somalia This summer I wrote to you…

Opinion: Four girls under 10 have died recently from FGM, it’s time to act

By Donor Direct Action | Oct 11, 2018
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(CNN)Four young girls lost their lives recently after undergoing female genital mutilation (FGM) in Somalia. They had a lot in common. All four were almost…

Celebrating Girls!

By Donor Direct Action | Oct 11, 2018
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Thanks to you we have been able to do more than ever before to help our partners change the lives of thousands of girls around…

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Third Somali girl dies after FGM in less than a week

By Donor Direct Action | Sep 18, 2018
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Third Somali girl dies after FGM in less than a week FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, September 18th 2018 Suheyra Qorane Farah and her sister Zamzam underwent…

TNI helps Kenyan girls break the cycle of FGM

By Donor Direct Action | Sep 11, 2018
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A few weeks ago 78 Kenyan girls were protected from undergoing female genital mutilation (FGM). This was thanks to front line activist Agnes Pareyio and…