Articles with keyword "Asia"
Posted on: Monday, May 21, 2012
It's not enough for NATO to simply lower expectations and leave Afghans to clean up the mess.
Posted on: Friday, April 6, 2012
MADRE ally Sunila Abeysekara and other human rights defenders respond.
Posted on: Monday, March 12, 2012
Yesterday’s shooting of 16 civilians, including three women and nine children, marks yet another atrocity in the US war on Afghanistan. As news emerges that a US soldier broke into three homes near his military base to carry out the...
Posted on: Monday, December 5, 2011
Standing with Afghan rape survivors does not mean supporting US military occupation.
Posted on: Friday, September 23, 2011
MADRE urges the United Nations to establish a Commission of Inquiry into crimes against humanity in Burma.
Posted on: Wednesday, May 11, 2011
MADRE urges lawmakers and President Obama to put an end to the Patriot Act.
Posted on: Monday, May 2, 2011
MADRE Executive Director Yifat Susskind responds to news of Osama bin Laden's death.
Posted on: Friday, March 18, 2011
For the millions of Pakistani people still living through the aftermath of last summer’s floods, the crisis continues. Families have been separated, and communities are struggling to rebuild. Almost 10 million of those affected are women, many still living in...
Posted on: Friday, February 18, 2011
This week, policy circles have been buzzing with the news of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s appointment of Marc Grossman, a career diplomat and former US Ambassador to Turkey, as the new special envoy to Afghanistan and...
Posted on: Wednesday, September 29, 2010
MADRE's ally in Pakistan, Shirkat Gah was one of the first agencies on the scene in many of the worst-hit areas. Mobile medical clinics and food distribution centers have been established, and now Shirkat Gah is focusing on women.
Posted on: Monday, August 30, 2010
Here is an update on MADRE and Shirkat Gah flood relief efforts in Pakistan.
Posted on: Monday, August 23, 2010
This statement was put out by Labour Party Pakistan (Karachi), National Trade Union Federation.Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org The recent floods represent the worst disaster in Pakistan’s history. The country has been devastated from the Northern Areas to its Southern tip. The State, stripped...
Posted on: Monday, August 23, 2010
Lack of aid to Pakistan could have dire effects for women and girls.
Posted on: Thursday, August 19, 2010
Yesterday, we asked for your help responding to the flooding in Pakistan. We're getting new information from our friends at Shirkat Gah all the time. Here is an update on the situation.
Posted on: Wednesday, August 18, 2010
Monsoon flooding has devastated over a quarter of the land in Pakistan, including its agricultural heartland and remote mountainous areas. The Pakistani government estimates that 20 million people will be affected by this disaster, and 3.5 million children are at...
Posted on: Monday, December 21, 2009
Fantastic news! Thanks to the support we were able to raise through the Afghan Women's Survival Fund, Naseema and her three children are—right now—making their final preparations to escape Afghanistan. Naseema is frightened, but incredibly relieved to finally have the...
Posted on: Wednesday, December 2, 2009
Naseema knew full well what her husband was capable of—and still she chose to report him to the authorities for murder. Now, her life is in constant danger, as her husband tries to track her down, and her only hope...
Justice Not Vengeance: A MADRE Tool Kit in Response to the September 11 Attacks and the US War Against Afghanistan
Posted on: Wednesday, September 19, 2001
The attacks of September 11 in New York and Washington, D.C. have given people in the US a terrible but important insight into the experiences of so many of our sisters and their families around the world, who regularly feel...
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MADRE & Our Partners Make News
Iraqi government 'likely complicit' in persecution of LGBT community (The Guardian, November 19, 2014)
LGBT Iraqis face 'imminent risk of death' under Islamic State (Washington Blade, November 19, 2014)
Iraq: "When Coming Out is a Death Sentence" (San Diego Gay & Lesbian News, November 19, 2014)
The World's Obsession With Schoolgirls As Victims, And Why It's Putting Them In Danger (Think Progress, November 9, 2014)
Forbidden Talk - Prostitution in the Middle East (Levant TV, October 7, 2014)