How to Raise Awareness

Together, we can work towards a world where women are safe, healthy and empowered to advocate for their own human rights.

Raising awareness for MADRE can be fun and easy. Here are just a few ideas of how you can get involved right away. Feel free to get creative!

Implement a Humanitarian Aid Campaign

Implement a Humanitarian Aid CampaignCollect over-the-counter medication, children’s school supplies, eyeglasses, reproductive resources and more.  MADRE's Helping Hands campaign provides women in Latin America, the Caribbean and Africa with supplies to meet their basic needs. Learn More » 

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Host a MADRE Speaker

Host a MADRE SpeakerBring a women’s rights leader to your organization to speak about the issues you care about. Hosting a MADRE speaker is a terrific opportunity to learn about the real life impact of US foreign policy, human rights crises in the communities where we work and the initiatives for peace and justice of MADRE's sister organizations. Learn More » 

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Speak Out on MADRE’s Blog

Speak Out on MADRE's BlogWant to be heard? Then speak out on MADRE’s blog and engage in discussions with leading human rights activists. You’ll find out more about MADRE projects with women on the frontlines of today’s global crises. Learn More » 

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Like Us on Facebook

Friend us on FacebookGet to know the MADRE staff, learn more about each of our sister organizations, receive updates on MADRE’s work and more. Show your support by joining MADRE’s causes, recruiting others and donating to help protect women’s rights worldwide. Check out our Facebook page

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Connect with Us on Twitter

Connect with us on TwitterGet quick and current updates about MADRE’s latest work, read articles about current international news, and start discussions directly with the MADRE staff. You can also add MADRE to your favorites on Twitter to highlight MADRE to your followers. Start tweeting right away! 

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Sign Up for MADRE Speaks Online

Sign up for MADRE Speaks - c. Rianne van MourikReceive the latest news about MADRE projects and campaigns, read articles from women fighting for human rights worldwide, learn what other student groups are doing and get monthly ideas on new projects you can do on campus. Sign Up Today! 

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Shop Your Values at the MADRE Webstore

Guatemala Chickens.jpgGive a gift that supports women worldwide! Your gift can provide an emergency cell phone to an Afghan woman fleeing violence, chickens for a community farm in Guatemala and more. Purchase an alternative gift in honor of someone special, and we’ll send them a card with a personalized message from you. Learn More » 

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Fundraise for a MADRE Project

A young girl drinking clean water - c. Anthony AsaelYou can organize your own fundraiser to raise money and awareness about an issue that matters most to you. MADRE has many campaigns that need your support to continue their fight for human rights. Learn More »

Read Success Stories of other organizers!

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MADRE can provide materials to help make your events or campaigns a success. To request materials please email or call (212) 627-0444. We would be happy to talk with you about any activities you have in mind!

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