Articles with keyword "Women Human Rights Defenders"
Posted on: Thursday, October 11, 2012
MADRE joins women human rights defenders from around the world standing with Honduras and demanding an end to the violence.
Posted on: Thursday, August 23, 2012
Dear Rose, We would like to extend our most heartfelt congratulations to you on being awarded the Women's World Summit Foundation's Prize for Women's Creativity in Rural Life! This award marks an important stride in generating visibility to the powerful work you are...
Posted on: Thursday, May 10, 2012
MADRE condemns recent attacks against Colombian human rights defenders.
Posted on: Friday, April 6, 2012
MADRE ally Sunila Abeysekara and other human rights defenders respond.
Posted on: Wednesday, December 21, 2011
Women are being beaten and sexually assaulted for protesting to demand an end to military rule. But they're not stepping down.
Posted on: Thursday, September 8, 2011
One decade later, Afghanistan remains the most dangerous place on earth to be a woman.
Posted on: Friday, September 2, 2011
MADRE Executive Director Yifat Susskind recently traveled to Kenya with MADRE Program Director Natalia Caruso.
Posted on: Tuesday, August 16, 2011
One of the important roles that MADRE plays is to connect the women leaders of our sister organizations.
Posted on: Wednesday, July 27, 2011
MADRE endorses the call for Iranian authorities to release Maryam Bahreman.
Posted on: Tuesday, June 28, 2011
Recently, MADRE launched the new
Posted on: Friday, June 17, 2011
Ana Fabricia Cordoba, a community organizer and member of the Ruta Pacifica de las Mujeres was assasinated in Medellin, Colombia on June 8, 2011.
Posted on: Friday, May 20, 2011
MADRE denounces the recent death threats issued against...
Posted on: Friday, May 6, 2011
MADRE remembers our friend and long-time ally, Rhonda Copelon, who died one year ago, at the age of 65.
Posted on: Thursday, April 7, 2011
MADRE has signed on to this letter to the United Nations from feminist and human rights networks and organizations.Ms. Navi PillayUnited Nations High Commissioner for Human RightsMs. Margaret SekaggyaUnited Nations Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights DefendersMs. Rashida...
Posted on: Thursday, April 7, 2011
This call to action comes to MADRE from JustAssociatesIn the last few months, violence in Honduras has reached new heights. Security forces are violently and indiscriminately suppressing human rights organizing and protesters. Women and women human rights defenders have been...
Posted on: Wednesday, March 16, 2011
The UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders recently produced this report on the the situation of women human rights defenders. In response, the Women Human Rights Defenders International Coalition, of which MADRE is a member, produced this statement that...
Posted on: Tuesday, March 8, 2011
For 100 years, women worldwide have demonstrated for their rights every March 8. In honor of this 100th International Women’s Day, through the month of March, MADRE is mobilizing 100 people to each give $100 to help secure the rights...
Posted on: Monday, November 22, 2010
We profile Tarcila Rivera Zea of our sister organization CHIRAPAQ
Posted on: Friday, October 8, 2010
The following is a message from our friends at Women Make Movies:RACHEL is a startlingly rigorous, fascinating and deeply moving investigatory documentary that examines the death of peace activist and International Solidarity Movement (ISM) member Rachel Corrie, who was crushed...
Posted on: Monday, June 21, 2010
Join other international activists, scholars, community workers, NGO representatives, lawyers and educators at the Women's Human Rights Education Institutes 2010.
Mexico: Meso American Meeting of Women Activists for Human Rights in Oaxaca, Mexico, 23 - 25 April 2010
Posted on: Thursday, May 20, 2010
An update from the Women Human Rights Defenders. The Meso American Meeting of Women Activists for Human Rights in Oaxaca, Mexico on 23 - 25 April 2010 was a meeting among women, lesbian and trans activists from Mexico, Honduras, Guatemala,...
Posted on: Tuesday, March 2, 2010
A statement from the Women Human Rights Defenders International Coalition.As women human rights defenders and members of the Women Human Rights Defenders International Coalition (WHRD IC), we note with grave concern the circumstances under which Gita Sahgal, a member of...
Policy Recommendations to Address Critical Security Concerns and Needs of Women Human Rights Defenders in Haiti
Posted on: Thursday, February 4, 2010
A position statement from the Women Human Rights Defenders International Coalition. MADRE is a member of this coalition.POLICY RECOMMENDATIONS TO ADDRESS CRITICAL SECURITY CONCERNS AND NEEDS OF WOMEN HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS IN HAITI IN THE AFTERMATH OF THE 12 JANUARY...
A Call for EU Support for the Trial of Lubna Ahmed Al Hussein by Women Human Rights Defenders International Coalition
Posted on: Tuesday, September 1, 2009
A statement from our friends at Women Human Rights Defenders calling for EU support for the trial of Lubna Ahmed Al Hussein. 1 September 2009 Mr. Jan Sadek AmbassadorEmbassy of SwedenP.O. Box 8368KhartoumSudan Your Excellency, We are writing to you as...
Posted on: Saturday, July 25, 2009
On the occasion of the Global Day of Action for Human Rights in Iran, members of the Women Human Rights Defenders International Coalition (WHRD IC) express solidarity with the civil society in Iran in their struggle to demand that the...
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MADRE & Our Partners Make News
Breaking the gridlock of climate change negotiations: learning from allies (openDemocracy, September 29, 2014)
Peru TV slammed by UN as racial stereotypes paraded for cheap laughs (The Guardian, September 3, 2014)
In Iraq, women 'are the battlefield' (Women Under Siege , August 12, 2014)
Haitian woman faces death threats for speaking out about violence against women (WBEZ Worldview, July 16, 2014)
Media Spotlight Turns Away from Iraq, as Concerns Mount Over Human Rights and Political Stalemate (Uprising Radio, July 11, 2014)