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September 2010

Pakistan Update: Spotlight On Women-Specific Flood Relief

Posted on: Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Keywords: Pakistan, Asia, Emergency Relief, Women's Health

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.

"We've Been Forgotten"- IJDH new report on conditions in Haiti camps 8 months after the earthquake

Posted on: Friday, September 24, 2010

Keywords: Haiti, Emergency Response, Human Rights Advocacy

The following comes from our friends at the Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti (IJDH)  

Haiti's Earthquake Victims: "We’ve Been Forgotten"Human rights investigation finds desperate conditions in Haiti's tent citiesSeptember 20, 2010; Boston, MA - Eight months after Haiti's...

NYC: Rally to make aid available to the Haitian people

Posted on: Friday, September 24, 2010

Keywords: Haiti, NYC, Event

The following is a message from a coalition of organizations who are mobilizing for Haiti. GIVE THE AID TO THE HAITIAN PEOPLE NOW!   SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2010Place:    THE HAITIAN CONSULATE OF NEW YORK                 271 MADISON AVENUE, NEW YORK, NY (between 39th...

MADRE at the Millennium Development Goals Summit

Posted on: Monday, September 20, 2010

Keywords: UN, MDG

The Millennium Development Goals (MDG) Summit starts today at the United Nations, and MADRE will be there with some of our partners.

MADRE Talking Points on the Millennium Development Goals: Five Years Left

Posted on: Monday, September 20, 2010

Keywords: Combating Violence Against Women, Economic Justice, Environmental Justice, Peace Building, Women's Health, UN

In 2000, world leaders representing all 191 countries that belong to the United Nations pledged to achieve eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by 2015.  These goals aimed at tackling some of the most pressing threats of our time – gender...

MADRE founding partner Mirna Cunningham awarded honoris causa doctorate from Autonomous National University of Mexico

Posted on: Sunday, September 19, 2010

Keywords: Nicaragua, MADRE

MADRE congratulates Mirna Cunningham, who was part of MADRE's creation in 1983.

MADRE Welcomes Michelle Bachelet

Posted on: Thursday, September 16, 2010

Keywords: UN, Human Rights Advocacy, GEAR, UN Women

MADRE welcomes Michelle Bachelet as the head of UN Women. We look forward to working with her and our allies in women's human rights as the new entity is developed.  We are confident that her leadership will ...

Take Action: Urge President Obama to Strengthen US Foreign Assistance and Development Aid

Posted on: Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Keywords: US, Peace Building, Human Rights Advocacy, Development

An Open Letter to President Obama on the U.S. Commitment to Global Development

Take Action: Protect Indigenous Rights in Australia

Posted on: Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Keywords: Indigenous Rights, Australia

The Western Australian Government has announced that it will bypass ongoing consultations with local Indigenous landowners in Western Australia in order to compulsorily acquire a portion of their land for a new $30 billion gas processing plant.

Take Action: Stop Human Rights and Environmental Abuses in Panama

Posted on: Thursday, September 2, 2010

Keywords: Panama, Latin America and the Caribbean, Indigenous Rights, Human Rights Advocacy

The following is an alert from our friends at Cultural Survival. See below for how you can help Indigenous people in Panama.

EVENT: Celebrating the Life and Work of Rhonda Copelon

Posted on: Wednesday, September 1, 2010


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