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Dr. Denis Mukwege: one of the world’s 100 most influential people

By Donor Direct Action | Apr 27, 2016
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Congratulations to our partner on winning this new award!

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Daily Mail article: DR Congo rape-care doctor urges UN to help end impunity

By Donor Direct Action | Mar 7, 2016
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Read article in the Daily Mail

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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!

Premiere screening of the film “The Man Who Mends Women — the Wrath of Hippocrates”

By Donor Direct Action | Nov 6, 2015
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THE MAN WHO MENDS WOMEN – THE WRATH OF HIPPOCRATES is the portrait of the impressive life and work of internationally renowned gynecologist Dr. Denis Mukwege from Congo.

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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…

Video: Dr. Denis Mukwege interview in movie Human

By Donor Direct Action | Oct 7, 2015
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Dr. Denis Mukwege is interviewed in the movie Human

Statement from Dr. Denis Mukwege

By Donor Direct Action | Sep 3, 2015
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DRC Media Minister Bars Screening of “The Man Who Mends Women – The Wrath of Hippocrates” Documentary

Dr. Denis Mukwege wins the Calouste Gulbenkian Prize 2015

By Donor Direct Action | Jul 18, 2015
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Donor Direct Action is so proud that Dr. Denis Mukwege is the winner of the Calouste Gulbenkian Prize 2015!

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New York Times – “Trails of Spring”

By Donor Direct Action | Jun 17, 2015

Read the New York Times article and view the video

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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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Donor Jason Hackmann makes a dream come true for Congolese survivor Maman Rose

By Donor Direct Action | Mar 24, 2015
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While visiting Synergie des Femmes, I met a woman called Maman Rose, who had suffered unimaginable atrocities.

Good news from Panzi Hospital: First Step toward a Lasting Solution

By Donor Direct Action | Jan 8, 2015
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Local inspector of public finances confirmed that Panzi is a General Referral Hospital and that no tax fraud has been committed; staff expected to end sit-in.