News & Stories
These past few weeks have brought a stream of increasingly alarming news from Afghanistan. We are continuing to watch developments closely and have been in touch with our partner whose staff remain in Kabul.
I am writing to you with urgency, sadness and deep concern about the situation of women and girls in Afghanistan. Please join me in an Emergency Response for Afghan Women.
I am writing to share with you our 2020 Annual Report. 2020 was a calamitous year around the world, and COVID-19 has magnified the inequality that pervades our world order.
This is a critical and terrifying moment for women and girls in Afghanistan. It is with despair that we witness the Taliban’s determined grab for power. We all know that women and girls will bear the brunt of their cruelty.
I am writing to share the exciting news that Asociación Generando Equidad, Liderazgo y Oportunidades (ASOGEN) has joined us as a new frontline partner in Guatemala. ASOGEN generates and facilitates spaces of civic engagement, leadership, political analysis, defense and empowerment of women’s human rights.
In November 2020, in the midst of the Pandemic, many women in the communities of Chimaltenango were left without work
In November and December of 2017 and January of 2018, ASOGEN formed a workshop for a group of adolescents from the municipality of Nahualá, Sololá.
SECC (pseudonym) is a teenage survivor of sexual violence. At the time she began her psychotherapeutic process she presented post-traumatic stress disorder, in addition to psychosomatic symptoms such as lack of appetite, sleep disturbance (hypersomnia, insomnia and nightmares) and frequent headaches.
With the explosion of COVID-19 in India spreading across the border to Nepal, the Forum for Women, Law and Development (FWLD) is struggling to protect girls and women from sexual violence, which has become much more challenging in the current lockdown.
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.