Donor Direct Action’s New Website Launch

Donor Direct Action’s New Website Launch

Donor Direct Action's New Website Launch Dear friend, Today is Human Rights Day, and I want to invite you to celebrate it with me by exploring the new website of Donor Direct Action and learning more about this visionary organization that is working around the...
Donor Direct Action’s Official Launch

Donor Direct Action’s Official Launch

Donor Direct Action’s official launch, featuring Jane Fonda, Gloria Steinem, Lynn Nottage and Robin Morgan, took place on March 9th at the Ford Foundation in New York City, hosted by director Jessica Neuwirth, DDA’s steering committee members, and artists Kate Whoriskey and Daniel...
Dr. Denis Mukwege wins Nobel Peace Prize

Dr. Denis Mukwege wins Nobel Peace Prize

I am so delighted to share the news with you that Dr. Denis Mukwege, Medical Director of Panzi Hospital in the Congo, has won the Nobel Peace Prize, together with Nadia Murad, a Yazidi survivor/activist from Iraq.  Both of these newly awarded Nobel...

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Support the Syrian Women’s Forum for Peace

By Donor Direct Action | Mar 18, 2021
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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.

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Together we can end FGM!

By Donor Direct Action | Feb 6, 2021
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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…

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Oro’s Story

By Donor Direct Action | Feb 2, 2021
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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.

August 8, 2020 Devastation in Beirut: Lebanese Women and Girls Urgently Need Your Support March 31, 2020 Domestic Violence During COVID-19 – Friday, April 3rd at 1pm March 8, 2020 International Women’s Day: A Video Message from Donor Direct Action December 23, 2019 Highlights from the 35th Anniversary of the Sisterhood Is Global Institute, December 10, 2019 WHEN Founded in 1984 by Robin Morgan, the late Simone de Beauvoir, and women from 80 other countries, the Institute spun off from the book Sisterhood Is Global: The International Women’s Movement Anthology, compiled and edited by Robin Morgan. At publication, Morgan brought together many of these women for a strategy meeting, out of which was born The Sisterhood is Global Institute, the first international feminist think-tank “pledged to visionary yet pragmatic action in support of women’s rights, freedoms, and power.” Among its many activities in the following years, the Institute pioneered the first Urgent Acton Alerts regarding women’s rights; the first Global Campaign To Make Visible Women’s Unpaid Labor In National Accounts; and the first Women’s Rights Manuals For Muslim Societies (in 12 languages). Founding meeting of The Sisterhood Is Global Institute in New York, 1984 Sisterhood Is Global Institute

Celebrating a Decade of Empowering Women Worldwide

By Donor Direct Action | Jan 26, 2021
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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.

Gloria Steinem and Jessica Neuwirth join a women's rally in Bihar with Ruchira Gupta (end right) and Meena Khatun - activist and sex trafficking survivor and others from Apne Aap India

Donor Direct Action’s New Website Launch

By Donor Direct Action | Dec 9, 2020
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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.

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A Life-Saving Helpline for Nepali Women During COVID

By Donor Direct Action | Dec 9, 2020
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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.

demanding their State institutions commit to zero tolerance of violence against women and girls

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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Confronting Misogyny in Latvia

By Donor Direct Action | Dec 7, 2020
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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…

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Justice For Victims Of Femicide In Peru

By Donor Direct Action | Dec 7, 2020
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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.

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Anna’s Story

By Donor Direct Action | Dec 7, 2020
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Anna’s Story Anna met Andis 7 years ago. Soon after they met, Anna got pregnant. Towards the end of Anna’s pregnancy she was unable to…

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Help Stop the Medicalization of FGM in Somalia

By Donor Direct Action | Dec 1, 2020
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Help Stop the Medicalization of FGM in Somalia As in most countries around the world, the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the suffering of women and…

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Donor Direct Action’s 2019 Annual Report

By Donor Direct Action | Oct 9, 2020

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