Safe Houses for Iraqi Women

 
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  • Safe Houses for Iraqi Women has received 2 donations
    • 6 years ago
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  • Safe Houses for Iraqi Women posted a progress report
    MADRE and OWFI give thanks: How your donations helped save lives
    By - Vivian Stromberg - Executive Director, MADRE
    In 2007, MADRE and OWFI continued to shelter women from honor killings and life threatening violence. All of the women helped by the Safe Houses project have incredible stories; following are some recent cases. Rasha, from the city of Diyala, is the widow of a man murdered by one of the several militias targeting...
    • 7 years ago
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    • Donna
      Donna thanks for the very personal, vivid update..having read it I have a better sense of the challenges you face. Keep up the good work.
      • 7 years ago
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    • Carol
      Carol Very impressive report - always good to know about progress. Interested to know in new project too!
      • 7 years ago
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    • Ariesfaery4
      Ariesfaery4 I appreciate this report. It not only gives a clear understanding of the challenges ahead, but what progess has been made. I'm excited about this new project!
      • 7 years ago
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  • Safe Houses for Iraqi Women has received 36 donations
    • 7 years ago
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  • Safe Houses for Iraqi Women has been marked as funded. They raised a total of $21,040 from an original funding goal of $20,000!
    • 7 years ago
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  • Safe Houses for Iraqi Women has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
    • 8 years ago
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  • Safe Houses for Iraqi Women posted a progress report
    Safe Houses for Iraqi Women
    By - Vivian Stromberg - Executive Director
    Update on MADRE’s Work in Iraq November 2007 Our work with OWFI has broadened this year, in order to meet the tremendous needs of Iraqi women and young people enduring their fifth year of US occupation and uncontrolled sectarian violence. Support from Global Giving members was instrumental in helping MADRE carry out...
    • 8 years ago
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    • slygly
      slygly You are not rescuing women from US occupation, you are protecting them from Sharia law. Islam is the problem, not US foreign policy.
      • 8 years ago
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    • dingue98
      dingue98 It's important to see that concrete things are being done. It's good to get some hopeful news .
      • 8 years ago
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    • Ariesfaery4
      Ariesfaery4 It's empowering to know that we can all make a difference: together.
      • 8 years ago
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  • Safe Houses for Iraqi Women has received 198 donations
    • 8 years ago
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  • Safe Houses for Iraqi Women posted a progress report
    Safe Houses: A Report from Iraq
    By - Yanar Mohammed - Director of the Organization of Women's Freedom in
    The situation of women in Iraq has become utterly shocking. I have said many times that it feels as if we are living in an upside-down world. And that world is increasingly dangerous. It is heartbreaking to me to see the return of extreme, anti-women practices that we had not seen for many decades. When I grew up in...
    • 8 years ago
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    • Donna
      Donna Thank you, Yanar, for this very sobering and informative update
      • 8 years ago
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    • Linda
      Linda Your report was very informative. Thank you! I'm Canadian and I hope Canada will do it's part to help these women.
      • 8 years ago
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    • Donna
      Donna great update!
      • 8 years ago
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    • skc1957
      skc1957 Solid information helps tell the story well. Thank you. I will share this with friends.
      • 8 years ago
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  • Safe Houses for Iraqi Women posted a progress report
    Safe Houses: A Report from Iraq
    By - Vivian Stromberg - Executive Director
    Nearly three years after George Bush launched his illegal invasion of Iraq, more Iraqi women live in fear of violence than even during the brutal regime of Saddam Hussein. The climate of fear is largely due to a sharp rise in gender-based violence, including abduction, rape, forced marriage, domestic battery, and "honor...
    • 9 years ago
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  • Safe Houses for Iraqi Women has received 49 donations
    • 9 years ago
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Vivian Stromberg

Executive Director
New York, NY United States

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