Violence Against Women
The Guardian article: Will Bonn deliver results for women in Afghanistan?
“The biggest fear we have right now is reconcilliation with the Taliban,” says Ghaffar. “Will women play a role in these discussions? Will women’s rights be part of the negotiations?”
Learning to Read
Afeeza is 24, with large, exquisite eyes like dark pools reflecting light. Yet she keeps her gaze cast down and covers her face with her veil.
Human Rights Defender
Human Rights Defender Throughout the DRC, ravaged by over two decades of war, the work is difficult and dangerous. In certain areas the female human…
Garnering global support for a gang rape victim in Nepal
Garnering global support for a gang rape victim in Nepal In 2011, Donor Direct Action issued our very first urgent appeal to help a Nepali…
Like a Heaven
Like a Heaven Occupational therapy at Panzi Hospital Every part hurts–feet, trudging weeks from her village now stinking of corpses, burnt huts, and surviving kinfolk…
Honor Malala Yousafzai by Supporting Girls Rights in Pakistan
On October 9th, Malala Yousafzai was shot in the head and neck by the Taliban for her efforts to promote girls education in Pakistan. She is 14 years old, and now fighting for her life.
“Disappearing daughters” in India investigated
Apne Aap founder Ruchira Gupta is interviewed about gendercide and other forms of discrimination against women and girls in India.
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