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Iraqi government 'likely complicit' in persecution of LGBT community

Posted on: Wednesday, November 19, 2014

LGBT Iraqis face 'imminent risk of death' under Islamic State

Posted on: Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Iraq: "When Coming Out is a Death Sentence"

Posted on: Wednesday, November 19, 2014

The World's Obsession With Schoolgirls As Victims, And Why It's Putting Them In Danger

Posted on: Sunday, November 9, 2014

Forbidden Talk - Prostitution in the Middle East

Posted on: Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Women's Organizations Fighting Against Gender-Based Violence in Iraq

Posted on: Wednesday, October 1, 2014

We all know about jihadists, but what about those waging an 'anti-jihad'?

Posted on: Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Breaking the gridlock of climate change negotiations: learning from allies

Posted on: Monday, September 29, 2014

Arab and Jewish midwives find a common language

Posted on: Friday, September 12, 2014

Peru TV slammed by UN as racial stereotypes paraded for cheap laughs

Posted on: Wednesday, September 3, 2014

The Modus Operandi of ISIS: A War Waged on the Battleground of Women's Bodies

Posted on: Friday, August 15, 2014

In Iraq, women 'are the battlefield'

Posted on: Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Haitian woman faces death threats for speaking out about violence against women

Posted on: Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Media Spotlight Turns Away from Iraq, as Concerns Mount Over Human Rights and Political Stalemate

Posted on: Friday, July 11, 2014

Iraq: The women left behind

Posted on: Thursday, July 3, 2014

Under Isis, Iraqi women again face an old nightmare: violence and repression

Posted on: Thursday, July 3, 2014

How Can We Protect Women From A Sexual Jihad?

Posted on: Thursday, June 26, 2014

Surging Violence Against Women in Iraq

Posted on: Thursday, June 26, 2014

Iraq's New Humanitarian Crisis

Posted on: Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Suicide, Rape, Murder: Life For Women In Iraq Under ISIS

Posted on: Monday, June 23, 2014

In Iraq, humanitarian crisis called 'epic'

Posted on: Friday, June 20, 2014

Many Voices, One Call: 'We Refuse US Military Intervention in Iraq'

Posted on: Friday, June 20, 2014

Iraq Women's Shelter Responds to Growing Crisis

Posted on: Thursday, June 19, 2014

Iraq: International Solidarity Critical at This Time of Crisis

Posted on: Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Up Front with Guest Host Marie Choi

Posted on: Monday, June 16, 2014

On the Occupation of Mosul and the Cities of Western Iraq

Posted on: Monday, June 16, 2014

Syrian Women Refugees: Out of the Shadows

Posted on: Monday, June 16, 2014

What We Owe Nigeria's Kidnapped Schoolgirls

Posted on: Monday, June 2, 2014

Latin American Indigenous Women Hold NYC Tribunal

Posted on: Wednesday, May 21, 2014

The Fear of an Educated Girl

Posted on: Wednesday, May 7, 2014

The Right to Heal: 11 Years After Iraq Invasion, U.S. Urged on Reparations for War's Enduring Wounds

Posted on: Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Military Law Changes; Syria's Sex Violence Extreme

Posted on: Saturday, March 15, 2014

Protests Call Iraq's New Family Law 'Legalization of Pedophilia'

Posted on: Monday, March 10, 2014

Women's rights: What Have We Achieved in the Last 20 Years?

Posted on: Saturday, March 8, 2014

Haiti: the neoliberal model imposed on the country is failing its citizens

Posted on: Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Human rights group slams Iraq over treatment of women in prison

Posted on: Sunday, February 2, 2014

New Ways to Evaluate Impact

Posted on: Friday, January 24, 2014

Poverty, Homelessness and Gender Violence Remains High Four Years After Earthquake

Posted on: Friday, January 17, 2014

Empowering Haiti's rape survivors

Posted on: Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Syrian women demand to take part in the peace talks in Geneva

Posted on: Sunday, January 12, 2014

Haiti's Women Need More Than a Trickle of Aid Money

Posted on: Friday, January 10, 2014

Los derechos de las mujeres empiezan en nuestra union

Posted on: Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Women Organising To Survive: Syria's Civil War And Beyond

Posted on: Friday, July 5, 2013

Des sages-femmes israéliennes et palestiniennes unies pour sauver des vies

Posted on: Friday, June 28, 2013

Preparándonos para otro huracán

Posted on: Monday, June 24, 2013

Change, and I mean it

Posted on: Monday, June 24, 2013

The G8's PR Strategy on Rape in Conflict

Posted on: Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Peace advocates speak out against U.S. military intervention in Syria

Posted on: Friday, June 14, 2013

Syrie : Fuir les combats armés pour faire face aux violences sexuelles dans les camps de réfugiés

Posted on: Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Historic Guatemala Dictator Conviction Thrown Out for Now

Posted on: Monday, May 27, 2013

Women in post-earthquake Haiti: moving beyond survival

Posted on: Sunday, May 26, 2013

Stoking Fire: Addressing the Specific Needs of Female Syrian Refugees

Posted on: Friday, May 17, 2013

An Open Letter to the Indigenous Peoples of Guatemala

Posted on: Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Mothers Fight Back

Posted on: Thursday, May 9, 2013

How Not to End the War in Syria

Posted on: Thursday, May 9, 2013

Conditions in Jordan Syrian refugee camp are worse for women

Posted on: Friday, April 19, 2013

US Army Vet and Iraqi Activist Find Common Ground

Posted on: Thursday, March 28, 2013

Lessons Of War: Was The Iraq War Worth It?

Posted on: Sunday, March 24, 2013

"Leaning in" in Iraq: Women's rights and war?

Posted on: Saturday, March 23, 2013

Diana Duarte on Post-War Realities for Iraqi Women

Posted on: Friday, March 22, 2013

CEDAW Committee: Eliminate All Forms of Discrimination Against All Women

Posted on: Monday, March 11, 2013

Haiti Moves to Tighten Laws on Sexual Violence

Posted on: Thursday, March 7, 2013

Failing Iraq's Women?

Posted on: Wednesday, March 6, 2013

No "Us" and "Them" in Fight for Women's Rights

Posted on: Thursday, February 28, 2013

Violence Against Women: 'A Hidden Epidemic'

Posted on: Monday, February 25, 2013

Two Decades of Indigenous Women's Leadership in Latin America

Posted on: Friday, January 25, 2013

Helping Those Afar From NYC

Posted on: Monday, December 24, 2012

New Hopes for Haiti

Posted on: Friday, December 21, 2012

Haiti's CNN Hero finalist Malya Villard-Appolon still believes in women and change

Posted on: Monday, December 3, 2012

Podcast: Yifat Susskind Talks to Women's Media Center About Rape Prevention Programs

Posted on: Saturday, November 17, 2012

Yifat Susskind Discusses the Iraq War's Toxic Legacy

Posted on: Friday, October 26, 2012

STOKING FIRE: In Iraq, High Rates of Cancer and Birth Defects Linked to Use of Chemical Weapons in War

Posted on: Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Haitians Living in Fear "Under the Tent"

Posted on: Thursday, October 18, 2012

Two Time Rape Victim Fights for Justice

Posted on: Thursday, October 18, 2012

Prioritizing the Right to Health: Cuba

Posted on: Thursday, August 30, 2012

Cross Section of Climate Change and Women's Rights

Posted on: Thursday, August 30, 2012

A Former Child Soldier in Colombia, Weary of Growing Up

Posted on: Tuesday, August 7, 2012

MADRE Partner Rose Cunningham of Nicaragua is a 2012 Laureate for Creativity in Rural Life

Posted on: Monday, August 6, 2012

Breaking Barriers: Humanitarian Aid to Palestine and Cuba

Posted on: Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Obama, It's Time To Protect Immigrant Women

Posted on: Monday, July 16, 2012

What Role Will Women Play in Upcoming Afghanistan Summit?

Posted on: Tuesday, July 3, 2012

The ACA and the Medicaid Ruling: Let's Remember Health Care is a Human Right

Posted on: Friday, June 29, 2012

Crucial as Bread: Rhonda Copelon's Pioneering Work

Posted on: Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Don't Put Monstanto in Charge of Ending Hunger in Africa

Posted on: Monday, May 21, 2012

Mothers Need More than Just One Day

Posted on: Tuesday, May 1, 2012

We Need to Talk: Guatemala

Posted on: Monday, April 30, 2012

Seeking Justice for Haiti's Rape Victims

Posted on: Friday, April 27, 2012

On Earth Day, we need to acknowledge women

Posted on: Saturday, April 21, 2012

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Responds to Demand for Action to End Sexual Violence in Haiti

Posted on: Friday, March 30, 2012

From Congo to Colombia: Extending the International Criminal Court's Landmark Child Soldiers Verdict

Posted on: Thursday, March 15, 2012

Group Founded by Rape Survivors Lifts Up Haitian Women

Posted on: Saturday, March 10, 2012

Four Principles of Women's Empowerment

Posted on: Monday, March 5, 2012

Speaking Out For Rural Women

Posted on: Friday, March 2, 2012

Haiti's women face echoes of a violent past

Posted on: Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Many Voices: Combining International Human Rights Advocacy and Grassroots Activism to End Sexual Violence in Haiti

Posted on: Wednesday, February 29, 2012

What Justice for Haiti's Rape Survivors?

Posted on: Thursday, February 16, 2012

Haiti Eyes Tougher Law to Tackle Sexual Violence

Posted on: Thursday, February 16, 2012

Fighting for Gender Equality in Iraq

Posted on: Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Two Years After Haiti's Earthquake, Women Are Still Shattered by Sexual Exploitation

Posted on: Monday, February 6, 2012

Once Again, It's Not Just Abortion: The Susan G. Komen Foundation and the Global Gag Rule

Posted on: Monday, February 6, 2012

Justice Delayed But Not Denied for Indigenous Peoples in Guatemala

Posted on: Friday, February 3, 2012

A Tragic Baby Boom

Posted on: Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Report Exposes "Survival Sex Trade" in Post-Earthquake Haiti

Posted on: Friday, January 13, 2012

Sexual violence in Haiti's displacement camps still 'rampant' says new report

Posted on: Thursday, January 12, 2012

Survivor Tells Her Story of Rape in a Haitian Tent Camp

Posted on: Thursday, January 12, 2012

Haiti Earthquake 2 Years Later: Rape Survivors Support Abused Women In Displacement Camps

Posted on: Thursday, January 12, 2012

2011's Big Wins - Brought to You by Women

Posted on: Tuesday, December 27, 2011

US No Help to Afghan Rape Survivors

Posted on: Monday, December 5, 2011

A search for sanctuary

Posted on: Sunday, November 20, 2011

Haiti: Giving girls a way out

Posted on: Sunday, November 20, 2011

Haiti: Men supporting women's rights

Posted on: Sunday, November 20, 2011

Occupy Wall Street Protesters Are Evicted, But the Movement Stands Strong

Posted on: Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Occupy France: Calling for Change at the G20 Summit

Posted on: Wednesday, November 2, 2011

The 99% Is Bigger Than You Think

Posted on: Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Montclair salon owner reaches out to Guatemalan women

Posted on: Thursday, October 20, 2011

Women Seeking Refuge In Africa - Highlighting The Challenges And Finding Solutions

Posted on: Friday, October 14, 2011

Sudanese Women Farmers Point the Way toward Food Security Worldwide

Posted on: Thursday, September 8, 2011

The Avoidable Famine: Emergency Response Must Address Root Causes of Environmental Disasters

Posted on: Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Underreported and Unchecked: Sexual Violence Against Somali Refugee Women

Posted on: Monday, August 29, 2011

Women Pave the Path Toward a Sustainable Future

Posted on: Thursday, August 11, 2011

"We need to strengthen women's self esteem and make them feel valued for their identity and culture"

Posted on: Friday, August 5, 2011

Desperate for Democracy in Iraq

Posted on: Wednesday, August 3, 2011

A Blueprint for Ending Sexual Violence after Disaster

Posted on: Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Yanar Mohammed - Iraqi Women's Vigilant Champion

Posted on: Tuesday, June 28, 2011

It's Hurricane Season Again, But This Time It Can Be Different

Posted on: Friday, June 24, 2011

Obama Backpedals on Empty Promises to Afghan Women

Posted on: Thursday, June 23, 2011

Ending War Means Ending Violence against Women

Posted on: Thursday, June 16, 2011

Rape in Haiti: The Aftershocks Continue

Posted on: Thursday, May 26, 2011

Anti-rape legal experts mobilize for change in Haiti

Posted on: Tuesday, May 24, 2011

On Earth Day and Every Day, Women Protect the Planet

Posted on: Friday, April 22, 2011

Don't Let NATO Chill the Arab Spring

Posted on: Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Using Tech to Document Haiti's Rape Epidemic

Posted on: Thursday, April 7, 2011

Women Turn Spotlight on Haiti's Silent Rape Epidemic

Posted on: Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Good News! The Nations Where Women Are on the March

Posted on: Sunday, March 6, 2011

Pressing Reset on the Afghanistan Debate: Toward Ending the War and Upholding Women's Rights

Posted on: Friday, February 18, 2011

Afghan Women's Shelters

Posted on: Friday, February 18, 2011

Responding As We Would To A Friend In Crisis

Posted on: Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Where There's No Will, There's No Way

Posted on: Friday, January 28, 2011

Cracking the Donor Discourse on Haiti

Posted on: Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Rape runs rampant in wake of Haiti earthquake that devastated country, report finds

Posted on: Sunday, January 23, 2011

Halfway Through Term, Obama Still Hasn't Earned His Nobel Prize

Posted on: Saturday, January 22, 2011

Why Has It Taken So Long For Haiti To Recover?

Posted on: Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Women Wonder If They'll Ever Feel Safe Again

Posted on: Thursday, January 6, 2011

Afghan Women's Rights Under US Military Occupation

Posted on: Friday, December 10, 2010

IRAQ: No country for women

Posted on: Sunday, November 28, 2010

Sexual Violence Is Not "Collateral Damage"

Posted on: Thursday, November 4, 2010

U.S. abandons principle on child soldiers

Posted on: Sunday, October 31, 2010

Why Food Aid Should Be Bought Locally, Not Shipped Halfway Around the World

Posted on: Thursday, October 14, 2010

Haitian Women Struggle to Keep Hope Alive

Posted on: Monday, September 20, 2010

Obama Admin Claims End to Combat Operations in Iraq, But Iraqis See Same War Under a Different Name

Posted on: Friday, August 20, 2010

Native People Demand Autonomy Over Territory

Posted on: Friday, August 6, 2010

The Predictable Disaster: Post Earthquake, Widespread Rape in Haiti Goes Unaddressed

Posted on: Friday, July 2, 2010

Sexual Assaults Add to Miseries of Haiti's Ruins

Posted on: Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Culture alone fails to account for female genital mutilation

Posted on: Sunday, June 20, 2010

Haitian Women: Enter At Center Stage

Posted on: Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Haiti reconstruction starts at home, groups say ahead of UN donor conference

Posted on: Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Social Media Activism: Adding to the Haitian Narrative

Posted on: Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Empowering Indigenous women leaders in Bolivia and across Latin America and the Caribbean

Posted on: Saturday, February 13, 2010

Haiti: Women's Health Delegation Working to Provide Pregnant Women with Critical Support

Posted on: Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Aid is Power; Who do you want to empower?

Posted on: Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Interview with MADRE's Yifat Susskind on Women's Leadership in Haiti

Posted on: Monday, February 1, 2010

After the Quake, Depend on Women

Posted on: Friday, January 15, 2010

Postcard From...Copenhagen

Posted on: Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Time to Get Out Those Checkbooks

Posted on: Wednesday, December 16, 2009

To Fight Global Warming and Prevent Hunger, We Need to Change How We Grow Our Food

Posted on: Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Center for Global Women's Leadership Rutgers: Sixteen Days

Posted on: Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Afghanistan: Is a Benevolent Occupation Possible?

Posted on: Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Six Alternatives to a Troop Surge in Afghanistan

Posted on: Tuesday, December 1, 2009

MADRE Year End Report

Posted on: Thursday, November 19, 2009

Baghdad's Underground Shelters Help Iraqi Women Escape Violence and Abuse

Posted on: Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Profile of MADRE

Posted on: Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Mark Cook on Honduras, Diana Duarte on "Saving the World's Women"

Posted on: Friday, September 11, 2009

Afghan Democracy is Flat-lining--And Only Women Can Save It

Posted on: Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Obama's Double Standard

Posted on: Thursday, June 4, 2009

'Democracy' in Afghanistan - Code for Occupation

Posted on: Tuesday, June 2, 2009

U.S. Airstrikes are Endangering Afghan Women and Families

Posted on: Wednesday, May 20, 2009

As Obama Escalates War, Afgahan Women Face Growing Opression

Posted on: Friday, April 24, 2009

Ten Things You Can Do to Oppose the War in Afghanistan

Posted on: Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Un-Gagging Women's Human Rights

Posted on: Thursday, February 5, 2009

An Interview with Yifat Susskind, Communications Director of MADRE - Q&A with Anna Lappé

Posted on: Monday, February 2, 2009

Groups Praise Obama Move on Women's Health

Posted on: Monday, January 26, 2009

Poem: 'Inaugural'

Posted on: Friday, January 16, 2009

Interview with Kathy Engel

Posted on: Friday, January 16, 2009

Woman in Gaza are in urgent need of medical supplies

Posted on: Friday, January 9, 2009

News Round-Up: Your Gift Bag of Important Links

Posted on: Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Double Dose: Have We Reached the Tipping Point on Health Care?; Open Conversation on Reproductive Health Agenda; Vatican Issues Instructions on Bioethics; On-Screen Same-Sex Kisses; Wombs for Rent ...

Posted on: Sunday, December 14, 2008

16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence Draws To A Close

Posted on: Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Human Rights Day: Read it, learn it, promote it, claim it

Posted on: Wednesday, December 10, 2008

From Mumbai to Washington: Now is the Time to Renounce the War on Terror

Posted on: Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Rape's vast toll in Iraq war remains largely ignored

Posted on: Monday, November 24, 2008

Weekly Round-Up

Posted on: Monday, November 17, 2008

Solving the global food crisis starts with women's rights

Posted on: Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Oakland Sees New Racial Era in Obama Victory

Posted on: Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Media miss G8's role in planting the seeds of the food crisis

Posted on: Friday, July 11, 2008

Interview with Yifat Susskind, MADRE Communications Director

Posted on: Thursday, July 10, 2008

Blog Entry on Iraqi Women

Posted on: Thursday, June 12, 2008

Food Policies Leave People Hungry

Posted on: Friday, June 6, 2008

Today, Honor Mothers World-Wide

Posted on: Sunday, May 11, 2008


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