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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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

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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Denis Mukwege Under Attack for Standing Up for Victims of Sexual Violence

By Donor Direct Action | Oct 7, 2020
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Denis Mukwege won the Nobel Peace Prize two years ago. Now, he’s under attack for standing up for victims of sexual violence.

Remembering Maman Rose

By Donor Direct Action | Sep 11, 2020
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It is with deep sadness that Donor Direct Action grieves the passing of Maman Rose in Goma, DR Congo. A survivor of sexual violence in conflict who…

Devastation in Beirut: Lebanese Women and Girls Urgently Need Your Support

By Donor Direct Action | Aug 8, 2020

Dear friends, I am writing to ask you to urgently support the relief efforts of our longstanding partner, KAFA, a leading women’s rights organization in…

Support the Gloria Steinem Equality Fund to End Sex Trafficking

By Donor Direct Action | Jul 30, 2020
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This International Day Against Trafficking in Persons we at Donor Direct Action would like to celebrate the resilient abolitionist movement that fights to end the…

Story of Joy: A 12-year old girl rescued by Tasaru Ntomonok Initiative in Kenya

By Donor Direct Action | May 5, 2020
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  We are celebrating the recent news that Sudan has now banned female genital mutilation (FGM). This is a great victory that will no doubt…

Domestic Violence During COVID-19 – Friday, April 3rd at 1pm

By Donor Direct Action | Mar 31, 2020

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International Women’s Day: A Video Message from Donor Direct Action

By Donor Direct Action | Mar 8, 2020

  This year we mark 25 years since the historic UN World Conference on Women in Beijing. The global women’s movement has achieved impressive milestones…

Update from Afghanistan: We need your help!

By Donor Direct Action | Feb 24, 2020
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Art work drawn by Afghan women survivors of violence assisted by HAWCA I write from Afghanistan to ask for your help, which we urgently need.…