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By Donor Direct Action | Mar 18, 2021
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This week marks the 10th year anniversary of the Syrian uprising, one of the most brutal conflicts of the 21st century, of which we have daily witnessed horrifying accounts of the relentless destruction of homes, hospitals, schools, entire neighborhoods.

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Syria Conflict: 100 Civilians Die in 10 Days

By Donor Direct Action | Jul 26, 2019
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U.N. Criticizes International Community ‘Indifference’ to Syria Conflict as 100 Civilians Die in 10 Days Read about the conflict in Syria on Time.com. Related posts…

We pressed pause the day we had to leave Syria. The shock never goes away

By Donor Direct Action | Nov 27, 2017
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I am a medical doctor and a proud Syrian woman. I was born and grew up in Damascus. We stayed for as long as we…

Peace in Syria might finally be possible, if women are included

By Donor Direct Action | Oct 25, 2017
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After close to half a million deaths estimated in Syria and with no end to violence in sight, we all want to see peace. Extremist…

Syrian women hone their leadership skills

By Donor Direct Action | Sep 29, 2016
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“We have a dream that Syria [when we] return [will be] better than it used to be,” said Dr. Mouna Ghanem, founder of the Syrian…

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“Women are more capable of achieving peace”

By Donor Direct Action | May 19, 2016
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“Women are more capable of achieving peace,” according to our partner, Mouna Ghanem of the Syrian Women’s Forum for Peace. “If women were a critical mass in the delegations [at the Syrian talks], the negotiations would proceed much, much better.”

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The New York Times quotes Syrian Women’s Forum for Peace (SWFP)

By Donor Direct Action | Jan 27, 2016
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“Just on the doors of Geneva III, majority of men are rushing to negotiate Syrian future,” said our partner Mouna Ghanem, coordinator for the Syrian Women Forum for Peace, in a statement to the New York Times. She called women’s participation “shallow and insignificant.” This has to change!

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We should focus on empowering women to restore Syria, Mouna Ghanem

By Donor Direct Action | Oct 14, 2015
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A leading advocate for women’s rights in Syria said on Tuesday (13 Oct) during a press briefing in New York, more focus should be placed…

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Syrian radio station examines the role of women in war

By Donor Direct Action | Apr 9, 2015
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5K Run to Benefit Syrian Women

By Donor Direct Action | May 28, 2014
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On June 14, 2014, 38 runners joined the 3rd Annual Finland Center Midsummer 5K Run in Prospect Park, Brooklyn. They raised $1,100 to support the Syrian Women’s Forum for Peace.

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SWFP Newsletter – 2013

By Donor Direct Action | Feb 14, 2014
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SWFP Report on Objectives and Activities (2013-14)

By Donor Direct Action | Feb 14, 2014
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