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May 2012

Letter to Administration Pressing for Transparency on Drone Strikes

Posted on: Thursday, May 31, 2012

Keywords: US Foreign Policy

MADRE joins a group of organizations in demanding transparency in drone strikes and adherence to international law.

GlobalGiving Gives Back to MADRE!

Posted on: Thursday, May 24, 2012

Keywords: Guatemala, Latin America and Caribbean, Economic Justice

Our friends at just chose our Sustainable Chicken Farm for Guatemalan Women project as one of their favorite projects!

"Afghan Good Enough" Isn't Good Enough

Posted on: Monday, May 21, 2012

Keywords: Afghanistan, Asia, US Foreign Policy, Combating Violence Against Women

It's not enough for NATO to simply lower expectations and leave Afghans to clean up the mess.

Don't Put Monsanto in Charge of Ending Hunger in Africa

Posted on: Monday, May 21, 2012

Keywords: Africa, Environmental Justice, Climate Change, Food Sovereignty

We're never going to end hunger in Africa without upholding the rights of women farmers.

MADRE Demands a Women's Human Rights Agenda for the G8

Posted on: Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Keywords: US Foreign Policy, Economic Justice, Environmental Justice, Peace Building, Women's Health, Combating Violence Against Women, Human Rights Advocacy

As the leaders of the 8 largest economies prepare to meet, MADRE demands an end to business-as-usual policies.

Take Action: Protest the NATO/G8 Summit

Posted on: Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Keywords: Event, NATO, US Foreign Policy

Join the global call for justice and say no to oppressive NATO/G8 policies.

MADRE Denounces Attacks on Colombian Abortion Rights Activists

Posted on: Thursday, May 10, 2012

Keywords: Colombia, Women Human Rights Defenders, Reproductive Rights, Latin America and Caribbean

MADRE condemns recent attacks against Colombian human rights defenders.

MADRE Welcomes President Obama's Announcement of Support for Same-Sex Marriage

Posted on: Thursday, May 10, 2012

Keywords: LGBT Rights, Human Rights Advocacy, Sexual Rights

Now, MADRE urges him to advance policies that put his words into action.

Mothers Need More than Just One Day

Posted on: Thursday, May 10, 2012

Keywords: Reproductive Rights, Mother's Day, Human Rights Advocacy, Women's Health, Economic Justice

This Mother's Day, MADRE is envisioning a world where mothers are appreciated all year long.

Video: MADRE at the CUNY Law Review Symposium

Posted on: Wednesday, May 9, 2012

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

Watch MADRE Executive Director Yifat Susskind speak at a special MADRE and CUNY event honoring Rhonda Copelon.

The International Campaign to Stop Rape & Gender Violence in Conflict

Posted on: Monday, May 7, 2012

Keywords: Event, Combating Violence Against Women

Read a press release from our friends at the Nobel Women's Initiative announcing the launch of the Campaign to Stop Rape.

MADRE Partner FIMI at the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

Posted on: Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Keywords: Event, Combating Violence Against Women, Indigenous Rights, UN

Join us for an in-depth session on how to prevent violence against Indigenous women.

Job Opening: Media Coordinator

Posted on: Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Keywords: Job

MADRE is hiring a Media Coordinator.

MADRE Celebrates International Workers' Day

Posted on: Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Keywords: Human Rights Advocacy, Economic Justice, Sudan, Guatemala, Africa, Latin America and Caribbean

Today, we recognize the crucial work women do around the world--both inside the home and out.

Mothers Need More than One Day

Posted on: Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Keywords: Mother's Day, Sudan, Guatemala, Palestine, Kenya, Africa, Latin America and Caribbean, Middle East, Reproductive Rights

This Mother's Day, MADRE asks: what if we appreciated mothers all year long?

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