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Kidnapped as Schoolgirls by Boko Haram: Here They Are Now

By Donor Direct Action | Apr 12, 2018
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WRAPA’s Saudatu Mahdi in The New York Times. Read the article Support WRAPA Read more about WRAPA

Help ensure safety of all Nigerian girls

By Donor Direct Action | Mar 7, 2018
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Hundreds of Nigerian girls have been kidnapped in recent years – at Chibok in 2014 when 276 were taken and more recently at Dapchi in…

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We can build on hope

By Donor Direct Action | Dec 28, 2016
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With these girls, we have seen hope, we can build on hope… with those of them that have come back, there is work to be…

Article: Nearly 2 Years After the Boko Haram Kidnapping in Nigeria, 197 Girls Are Still Missing

By Donor Direct Action | Dec 16, 2016
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Saudatu Mahdi, a woman’s rights leader in Nigeria, said the work is only just beginning.

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Article: Jane Fonda supports DDA partner, WRAPA, at New York event

By Donor Direct Action | Dec 16, 2016
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Jane Fonda spoke to The Guardian on December 8th at an event for Donor Direct Action, a New York-based non-profit she is involved with that supports women’s causes around the world and is campaigning with the Nigerian women’s organization WRAPA to rescue almost 200 girls still being held by the extremist rebel group Boko Haram after a mass abduction in 2014.

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Clip: Saudatu Mahdi on CNN

By Donor Direct Action | Dec 16, 2016
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Saudatu Mahdi, Secretary General of WRAPA was interviewed by CNN’s The Newsroom on progress to ensure the return and rehabilitation of all of the girls kidnapped in Chibok, Northern Nigeria in 2014.

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Keeping hope alive

By Donor Direct Action | Oct 21, 2016
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More than two years ago, Boko Haram gunmen kidnapped 276 girls from their school in Chibok, Nigeria. This week, after a long and harrowing experience,…

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New video adds pressure on Nigerian government to #BringBackOurGirls

By Donor Direct Action | Aug 17, 2016
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“We are suffering here. There is no kind of suffering we haven’t seen.”

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Nigerians protest gender-based violence – 19 July 2016

By Donor Direct Action | Jul 19, 2016
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Nigerians protest gender-based violence – 19 July 2016

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WRAPA to the rescue

By Donor Direct Action | May 27, 2016
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With a new initiative under its Islamic Family Law program, WRAPA collaborates with religious leaders who talk about the need to preserve women’s rights during Friday prayers.



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WRAPA Intensifies Efforts To Defend Women’s Rights

By Donor Direct Action | May 21, 2016
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WRAPA strategizes on ways to boost efforts promoting women’s rights in today’s Nigeria.



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Ending Child and Forced Marriage in Nigeria

By Donor Direct Action | Apr 11, 2016
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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.



Support the campaign to end child and forced marriage in Nigeria.