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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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School girls in Nepal need your help to stop sexual violence

By Donor Direct Action | Aug 3, 2019
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School girls in Nepal need your help to stop sexual violence The Forum for Women Law and Development (FWLD), our partner in Nepal, has just…

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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

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You can help stop rape in Somalia

By Donor Direct Action | May 1, 2019
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You can help stop rape in Somalia Three weeks ago Hodan Ahmed Shalayste was raped and killed in Puntland, Somalia, in front of her three…

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…

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The rape and murder of Aisha, a 12 year-old girl

By Donor Direct Action | Mar 4, 2019
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The rape and murder of Aisha, a 12 year-old girl I woke up last Monday to hear the tragic news that 12 year-old Aisha Elias…

Afghan women urgently need your support

By Donor Direct Action | Feb 26, 2019
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As the United States makes plans to withdraw thousands of troops from Afghanistan in the coming months, Afghan women and children continue to be at…

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…

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…

25,000 reported rapes in Peru – introducing Manuela Ramos

By Donor Direct Action | Oct 2, 2018
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Peru has one of the highest rates of reported rape in Latin America. According to the Public Prosecutor’s Office three rapes are reported every single…

Nine-year-old child bride reportedly killed by husband in Afghanistan

By Donor Direct Action | Aug 1, 2018
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An Afghan man has been accused of strangling to death a nine-year-old girl who was forcibly given to him by her family as a child…