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ORMUSA is the only organization that reaches our communities despite the risk of gangs

By Donor Direct Action | Dec 8, 2020
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ORMUSA is the only organization that reaches our communities despite the risk of gangs I never had the courage to stand up to male decision-makers…

Women’s Equality Day – A Moment to Celebrate in El Salvador

By Donor Direct Action | Aug 26, 2019
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On the road to gender equality we have to celebrate our successes amidst the ongoing challenges. This Women’s Equality Day we’d like to highlight one…

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El Salvador gang violence stifles progress on gender killings

By Donor Direct Action | May 8, 2019
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El Salvador gang violence stifles progress on gender killings: top prosecutor Related posts Help Empower Women SupportORMUSA donate today

Article: Teenage girls most at risk amid rising sexual violence in El Salvador

By Donor Direct Action | Apr 17, 2019
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Article: Teenage girls most at risk amid rising sexual violence in El Salvador Study reveals 31% increase in sexual attacks since 2017, with many related…

Help ORMUSA end femicide in El Salvador

By Donor Direct Action | Jul 3, 2018
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In February this year Graciela Eugenia Ramírez Chávez died after she was stabbed 56 times by the man she was going to marry. She is not alone.…

Jane Fonda introduces the work of ORMUSA

By Donor Direct Action | May 26, 2017
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Article: El Salvador’s female victims of violence rarely see justice. That’s about to change.

By Donor Direct Action | Oct 24, 2016
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SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador— Iliana Aguillón describes her ex-boyfriend as calm and easygoing, the opposite of her abusive, alcoholic father. When she broke up with her ex after discovering his affair, she never imagined he would turn violent.

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Abortion in El Salvador

By Donor Direct Action | Sep 15, 2016
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By Vilma Vaquerano, Communications Coordinator of Ormusa (translated and adapted from the original Spanish)   In El Salvador, every day at least five women are…

WOMAN with Gloria Steinem investigates violence against women in El Salvador

By Donor Direct Action | Jun 12, 2016
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A new episode of the Viceland TV series “WOMAN” with Gloria Steinem takes an unflinching look at femicide – the deliberate murder of women just because they are women – in El Salvador, the country with the highest murder rate in the world. It features ORMUSA: the Organization of Salvadoran Women and new partner of Donor Direct Action.

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Salvadoran women join Donor Direct Action

By Donor Direct Action | Jun 12, 2016
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ORMUSA – the Organization of Salvadoran Women – becomes the 14th front-line women’s rights activist organization and the first from Latin America to partner with Donor Direct Action.

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In the world’s most violent country, a place women can seek shelter

By Donor Direct Action | Jun 5, 2016
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“It is, frankly, terrifying to be a woman in El Salvador” according to this BuzzFeed article which looks at Ciudad Mujer, a place for women to find respite from the county’s rampant violence. “The violence that women in El Salvador face is more lethal now,” comments Silvia Juárez of our partner organization, the Organization of Salvadoran Women for Peace (ORMUSA)..


Read the full BuzzFeed article.

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Gloria Steinem’s new show links global instability to violence against women

By Donor Direct Action | Jun 5, 2016
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An all-woman team of journalists for the Viceland TV show “WOMAN”, looks at what this violence means to the women themselves and the stories of people who are pushing back against the oppression women face. An episode on femicide in El Salvador features our partner, the Organization of Salvadoran Women, ORMUSA.


Read the full salon.com article with a clip from the episode.