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AJWS In Action: Updates from Our Partners, April 30

From domestic abuse to hunger and economic collapse, the pandemic is causing massive problems far beyond the virus itself. The activists and social change organizations AJWS supports are on the frontlines of the pandemic in the developing world. AJWS will continue to stand by all of our grantees in 19 countries during this global crisis—and …Read More

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Locking Down Domestic Violence in India During the Pandemic

When India declared a full, police-enforced lockdown in March to halt the spread of COVID-19, it immediately became the largest single response to the pandemic on earth: 1.35 billion people confined to their homes. But the lockdown quickly revealed dramatic, unintended consequences—including a severe surge in domestic violence. Indeed, India’s National Commission for Women recently …Read More

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AJWS in Action: Updates from Our Partners, April 23

In India, Mexico, Uganda and beyond, AJWS grantees are fighting everyday to protect their communities against COVID-19. These activists and social change organizations are on the frontlines of the pandemic in the developing world. AJWS will continue to stand by all of our grantees in 19 countries during this global crisis—and we will update you on …Read More

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AJWS in Action: Updates from Our Partners, April 17

Right now, the organizations AJWS supports are courageously fighting on the frontlines of the pandemic in the developing world. AJWS will continue to stand by all of our grantees in 19 countries during this global crisis—and we will update you on their life-saving work right here. Indonesia As the nation with the fourth largest population …Read More

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AJWS in Action: Updates from Our Partners, April 8

Facing hunger, persecution, unemployment and more, vulnerable communities across the developing world are suffering greatly through this crisis. The activists and social change organizations AJWS supports are on the frontlines of the pandemic. AJWS will continue to stand by all of our grantees in 19 countries during this global crisis—and we will update you on their …Read More

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AJWS in Action: Updates from Our Partners, April 1

AJWS is supporting hundreds of activists and social change organizations on the frontlines of the fight against COVID-19 in the developing world, and we will continue to stand by all of our grantees in 19 countries during this global crisis. We will update you on their life-saving work right here. Indonesia For two years, AJWS has …Read More

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Rebuilding Palu: Women Take Charge

In late 2018, Sri Haris nearly lost everything. A massive earthquake and tsunami caused unimaginable destruction in the city of Palu, Indonesia, killing nearly 5,000 people and displacing tens of thousands. Sri’s home was swept away—everything she’d worked for her entire life, gone in an instant. But she refused to give up. Today, two years …Read More

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Why We’re Hopeful for 2020

We’re excited to share with you the winter edition of Stories of Hope, a special selection of videos, articles and news from our grantee partners that gives us hope in our work for justice and equality around the world. From activists sharing their aspirations for the New Year, to a girl in India rejecting child …Read More

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