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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…

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Nepalese women who miscarry must not be treated as criminals

By Donor Direct Action | Jun 21, 2018
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Nepalese women who miscarry must not be treated as criminals Meera, a young woman from eastern Nepal is currently serving a seven year sentence for…

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

Jane Fonda introduces the work of WCLAC

By Donor Direct Action | Mar 15, 2018
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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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Help stop honor killings of Palestinian women

By Donor Direct Action | Jun 12, 2017
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Suha Al Deek was just 35 when she was stabbed to death in June 2014 in front of her children at her home on the…

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March 2017 WCLAC News Bulletin

By Donor Direct Action | Apr 17, 2017
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Read the March 2017 Issue. Support WCLAC Read more about WCLAC

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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,…