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Every day we hear stories of the strength, ingenuity, and resilience of mothers all over the world. This Mother’s Day, we hope you will join us in celebrating mothers who have been holding everything together in a world struggling to survive the devastating impact of COVID-19.
DDA Celebrates 10 Years of Making a Global Impact.
I am writing to ask you to urgently support our partner in Afghanistan, the Humanitarian Assistance For Women and Children of Afghanistan (HAWCA).
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.
Together we can end FGM! Efua Dorkenoo (1949-2014), shown here with Meryl Streep and Gloria Steinem, was one of the visionary founders of the movement…
Oro started working as a domestic worker in Lebanon so she could provide for her family. Sadly, she was abused by her employer–who often withheld payment.
I want to share with you my delight at celebrating the 10th Anniversary of Donor Direct Action. DDA is the primary initiative of The Sisterhood is Global Institute.
DDA’s official launch, featuring Jane Fonda, Gloria Steinem, Lynn Nottage and Robin Morgan, took place on March 9th at the Ford Foundation in NYC, hosted by director Jessica Neuwirth, DDA’s committee members, and artists Kate Whoriskey and Daniel Breaker.
Nepal has seen a rise in domestic violence assaults during the lockdown. FWLD has operated their legal helpline through the pandemic offering potentially life-saving assistance.
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…
Confronting Misogyny in Latvia In July 2019, the “Ghetto Games,” a street sports event for young people in a Riga suburb of Latvia produced a…
Justice continues to elude victims of femicide in Peru. In 2019, 168 cases of femicide were recorded while only four perpetrators were sentenced to prison for femicide.