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Meryl Streep on Donor Direct Action

By Donor Direct Action | Dec 29, 2021

“Strong, determined, and resilient” is how Meryl Streep describes Donor Direct Action. As 2021 comes to a close, amidst the great challenges we are all facing we find there is much to be thankful for.

Happy Holidays with Thanks!

By Donor Direct Action | Dec 22, 2021

Our 10th Anniversary year – 2021 – has been both challenging and rewarding. We are proud to report that as of December 2021, Donor Direct Action has re-granted over $5 million dollars to our partners and grantees!

Women, Peace, and Security: Afghan Women Leaders

By Donor Direct Action | Oct 29, 2021

The crisis in Afghanistan has thrown a glaring spotlight on women, peace, and security. Women continue to remain sidelined in peace negotiations, and women’s issues are often ignored.

International Day of the Girl

By Donor Direct Action | Oct 11, 2021

As we celebrate this International Day of the Girl, we are painfully aware of the vulnerability of girls everywhere to child pregnancy. A 2019 study done in 12 Latin American countries revealed that more than 60,000 girls under the age of 14 became mothers.

A Year of Global Crisis: 2020 Annual Report

By Donor Direct Action | Aug 10, 2021

I am writing to share with you our 2020 Annual Report. 2020 was a calamitous year around the world, and COVID-19 has magnified the inequality that pervades our world order.

Honor Your Mother and Mothers Around the World

By Donor Direct Action | May 6, 2021

Every day we hear stories of the strength, ingenuity, and resilience of mothers all over the world. This Mother’s Day, we hope you will join us in celebrating mothers who have been holding everything together in a world struggling to survive the devastating impact of COVID-19.

DDA Celebrates 10 Years of Making a Global Impact

By Donor Direct Action | Apr 6, 2021

DDA Celebrates 10 Years of Making a Global Impact.

Gloria Steinem and Jessica Neuwirth join a women's rally in Bihar with Ruchira Gupta (end right) and Meena Khatun - activist and sex trafficking survivor and others from Apne Aap India

Donor Direct Action’s New Website Launch

By Donor Direct Action | Dec 9, 2020

DDA’s official launch, featuring Jane Fonda, Gloria Steinem, Lynn Nottage and Robin Morgan, took place on March 9th at the Ford Foundation in NYC, hosted by director Jessica Neuwirth, DDA’s committee members, and artists Kate Whoriskey and Daniel Breaker.

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Donor Direct Action’s 2019 Annual Report

By Donor Direct Action | Oct 9, 2020

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Denis Mukwege Under Attack for Standing Up for Victims of Sexual Violence

By Donor Direct Action | Oct 7, 2020
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Denis Mukwege won the Nobel Peace Prize two years ago. Now, he’s under attack for standing up for victims of sexual violence.

Remembering Maman Rose

By Donor Direct Action | Sep 11, 2020
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It is with deep sadness that Donor Direct Action grieves the passing of Maman Rose in Goma, DR Congo. A survivor of sexual violence in conflict who…

Devastation in Beirut: Lebanese Women and Girls Urgently Need Your Support

By Donor Direct Action | Aug 8, 2020

Dear friends, I am writing to ask you to urgently support the relief efforts of our longstanding partner, KAFA, a leading women’s rights organization in…