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October 2010

October: All About Haiti

Posted on: Friday, October 29, 2010

Keywords: Haiti, Emergency Response, Human Rights Advocacy

This month at MADRE, we saw some major developments in our efforts in Haiti.

UN Health Official Cautions Cholera Outbreak Not Yet Contained

Posted on: Thursday, October 28, 2010

Keywords: Haiti, Emergency Response, UN

"I do not think that we have reached the peak of this epidemic."

Help Us Stop Cholera in Haiti

Posted on: Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Keywords: Haiti, Emergency Response

We're raising funds to help keep our sisters safe from cholera!

Human Rights Groups File Legal Petition on Sexual Violence Against Women and Girls in Camps for Displaced in Haiti

Posted on: Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Keywords: Haiti, Combating Violence Against Women, Human Rights Advocacy

Today, a group of advocates and attorneys for displaced women in Haiti submitted a petition calling for urgent action to confront an epidemic of sexual violence in the camps for displaced people.

Project Update: Helping Hands Shipments to Haiti and Nicaragua

Posted on: Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Keywords: Helping Hands, Haiti, Nicaragua

Read more about our record shipment of supplies to Nicaragua!

Campaign to Combat Violence Against Women

Posted on: Friday, October 15, 2010

Keywords: Combating Violence Against Women, Sexual Rights, Human Rights Advocacy

Help us raise $75,000 by December 1!

Buying Local Halfway Across the Globe

Posted on: Monday, October 11, 2010

Keywords: Sudan, Africa, Economic Justice, Environmental Justice

As individuals, Americans are generous, often donating in response to crises abroad even while struggling to make ends meet at home. We tend to assume that our government’s foreign aid is similarly altruistic. But is it?...

Tonight: RACHEL Premieres at Anthology Film Archives

Posted on: Friday, October 8, 2010

Keywords: Gaza, Women Human Rights Defenders, Activist, Event

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...

Situation of Indigenous Peoples in Colombia

Posted on: Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Keywords: Colombia, Indigenous Rights, Latin America and Caribbean

The following is an excerpt from a UN report on the Indigenous Peoples of Colombia

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