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May 2011

Building a Better World in 2011 with Your Support

Posted on: Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Keywords: Haiti, Guatemala, Afghanistan, Palestine

Thank you for taking part in MADRE's 2011 Membership Drive.

Women Leading the G8 Agenda

Posted on: Thursday, May 26, 2011

Keywords: Economic Justice, G8

Today and tomorrow, this year’s G8 summit will be held in France. The G8 (Group of 8) country participants represent the world’s wealthiest economies. As these world leaders meet to discuss the issues on their agenda, MADRE...

Indigenous Women of the Americas Reclaim their Rights before the United Nations

Posted on: Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Keywords: Latin America and Caribbean, Indigenous Rights, UN

The Indigenous Women of North, Central and South America gathered today...

Indigenous Woman Leader Elected By the United Nations Appeals for the Right to Water

Posted on: Friday, May 20, 2011

Keywords: Latin America and Caribbean, Indigenous Rights, Water Rights, UN

MADRE received this press release from Verónica Vargas...

MADRE Condemns Death Threats against Nehad Abu-al-Qumsan

Posted on: Friday, May 20, 2011

Keywords: Middle East, Human Rights Advocacy, Women Human Rights Defenders

MADRE denounces the recent death threats issued against...

Project Update: Sharing Midwifery Skills to Build Peace

Posted on: Thursday, May 19, 2011

Keywords: Palestine, Middle East, Peace Building, Reproductive Rights, Women's Health

MADRE's sister organization Midwives for Peace is expanding their work of ensuring safe deliveries in the West Bank.

Statement of the Global Indigenous Peoples' Caucus

Posted on: Thursday, May 19, 2011

Keywords: UN, Indigenous Rights

This statement was delivered by Ghazali Ohorella to 10th Session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.

MADRE Denounces the Violent Attacks against Palestinian Refugee Protesters

Posted on: Monday, May 16, 2011

Keywords: Palestine, Middle East

On Sunday, protesters demonstrated in Syria, Lebanon, Gaza and the West Bank to mark the anniversary of the “Nakba” (“catastrophe”), the mass displacement of hundreds of thousands of Palestinians with the formation of Israel in 1948. They...

Congratulations from MADRE to Mirna Cunningham!

Posted on: Monday, May 16, 2011

Keywords: UN, Indigenous Rights, Nicaragua, Latin America and Caribbean

MADRE congratulates our long-time partner Mirna Cunningham, the newly appointed...

Events: "Blueprint for Accountability" and "US Boat to Gaza's Sunset Cruise"

Posted on: Friday, May 13, 2011

Keywords: Gaza, Middle East, US Foreign Policy, Event

If you are in the NY area you can take part in two upcoming events about Gaza.

Employment Opportunity with MADRE

Posted on: Thursday, May 12, 2011

Keywords: Job, Haiti, Latin America and Caribbean

MADRE is now accepting applications for the new staff position of Haiti Coordinator.

Take Action: Bin Laden Is Dead. Will The Patriot Act Live On?

Posted on: Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Keywords: US Foreign Policy, Pakistan, Asia, Peace Building

MADRE urges lawmakers and President Obama to put an end to the Patriot Act.

Remembering Professor Rhonda Copelon

Posted on: Friday, May 6, 2011

Keywords: Activist, Haiti, Guatemala, Women Human Rights Defenders

MADRE remembers our friend and long-time ally, Rhonda Copelon, who died one year ago, at the age of 65.

After the Death of bin Laden

Posted on: Monday, May 2, 2011

Keywords: Pakistan, Asia, US Foreign Policy, Peace Building

MADRE Executive Director Yifat Susskind responds to news of Osama bin Laden's death.

Getting Stronger Every Generation: Six Women's Stories

Posted on: Monday, May 2, 2011

Keywords: Nicaragua, Sudan, Iraq

When Mother's Day was first celebrated, it was a call for women to unite against war. It was a day of activism founded...

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