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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Dr. Mukwege returns to Panzi Hospital

By Donor Direct Action | Jan 15, 2013
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Sold Out Benefit Reading in New York for Donor Direct Action of Lynn Nottage’s Play Intimate Apparel

By Donor Direct Action | Jan 8, 2013

Read the Playbill.com story.

Dr. Mukwege speaks out after assassination attempt nearly takes his life

By Donor Direct Action | Nov 3, 2012
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Read his statement

Dr. Denis Mukwege and family attacked

By Donor Direct Action | Oct 26, 2012
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Dr. Denis Mukwege and his family were attacked in their home on October 25, 2012. His security guard was killed protecting him. We are working to help ensure Dr. Mukwege’s safety.

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Dr. Denis Mukwege addresses UN on sexual violence in DRC

By Donor Direct Action | Sep 25, 2012
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The full speech is available in English and French.

Hawa Aden receives UNHCR award

By Donor Direct Action | Sep 19, 2012
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Read the Reuters article

HAWCA 2011 Annual Report

By Donor Direct Action | Sep 9, 2012
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Read the report

A Champion for Congolese Women

By Donor Direct Action | Aug 23, 2012
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A profile recently published by the Women’s Media Center says, Justine Bihamba “is making a difference at the world’s epicenter of rape—in the Democratic Republic of Congo.”

Apne Aap Celebrates Indian Independence Day

By Donor Direct Action | Aug 15, 2012
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Independence day is a holiday commemorating India’s independence from the British rule and its birth as a sovereign nation.

“Learning Tour” in Calcutta Battles Sex Trafficking

By Donor Direct Action | Apr 10, 2012
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Gloria Steinem and Ruchira Gupta joined forces with the NoVo Foundation, to teach about sexual exploitation and ways to end it.

Rally in Araria, Bihar demands security for women

By Donor Direct Action | Apr 9, 2012
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Apne Aap organized a rally to ask the Bihar government to stop crimes against women.

Justice for Phulmaya: gang rapists sentenced to 12 years

By Donor Direct Action | Jan 10, 2012
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On 9 January 2012, the final court hearing against a bus driver and other bus company employees charged with gang raping a young Buddhist nun (“Phulmaya”) in Nepal took place.