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Feel the Power this International Women’s Day


MIUSA CEO Susan Sygall invites human rights advocates to be part of a thriving movement of disabled women leaders who are asserting their rights.

As we celebrate International Women’s Day, we are approaching our 9th Women’s Institute on Leadership and Disability (WILD) in Eugene, Oregon, which will bring together 25 disabled women activists from Afghanistan, Albania, Armenia, Bangladesh, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Ghana, Haiti, Jordan, Malawi, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Nigeria, Panama, Philippines, Romania, Tanzania, Turkey, Uruguay, Vanuatu, and Zimbabwe.

MIUSA will also be convening the next phase of our Regional WILD program in Sri Lanka, with women coming from Nepal, China, Sri Lanka, and India in May 2019.

We want to honor and acknowledge disabled women activists and other allies around the world – including many international development organizations – who are leading the way to include disabled women and girls as leaders and participants in all their programs.

Feel the Power of WILD

Be part of this incredible movement of disabled women leaders around the world by contributing to WILD. Make a donation today!

We are so close to reaching our goal. What better time to make your donation – in any amount – to know that you are part of the movement to end discrimination and violence against disabled women and girls, a movement in which powerful women with disabilities lead the change toward a more just and equitable world!

Watch the captioned “Loud, Proud and Passionate! (sm)” music video above so that we reach 30,000 views!

I thank each and every one of you, all activists around the world, for all the work you do. A very big THANK YOU to all our WILD sisters from over 83 countries.

Feel the power of WILD…

Onward upward,
Susan Sygall, CEO
And all of us at MIUSA

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