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June 2012

The ACA Ruling: Let's Remember That Health Care is a Human Right

Posted on: Friday, June 29, 2012

Keywords: Women's Health

This post originally appeared on RHRealityCheck. Yesterday, the United States Supreme Court announced its ruling on the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). Now widely known as "Obamacare," the act was signed into law two years ago,...

In Colombia, Children of War Rebuild Their Lives Through Art

Posted on: Thursday, June 28, 2012

Keywords: Colombia, Latin America and Caribbean, Peace Building, Human Rights Advocacy

Executive Director Yifat Susskind reflects on a visit to our Colombian partners.

Bringing Women's Rights Home in Colombia

Posted on: Thursday, June 28, 2012

Keywords: Colombia, Latin America and Caribbean, Peace Building, Human Rights Advocacy

MADRE staff is in Colombia for an exciting conference on women's human rights and international law.

MADRE Delivers: Clean Water in Nicaragua

Posted on: Friday, June 22, 2012

Keywords: Nicaragua, Latin America and Caribbean, Environmental Justice, Water Rights, Indigenous Rights

Our partners in Nicaragua are providing clean water to Indigenous coastal communities.

MADRE Resources on Rio+20

Posted on: Friday, June 22, 2012

Keywords: Indigenous Rights, Latin America and Caribbean, Economic Justice, Environmental Justice, UN, Climate Change

As climate change threatens communities worldwide, it is crucial that world leaders hear from Indigenous women.

A Safe Space for Women in Guatemala

Posted on: Thursday, June 21, 2012

Keywords: Guatemala, Human Rights Advocacy, Central America and Caribbean, Combating Violence Against Women

MADRE partner Sandra Gonzelez talks about her crucial work tackling violence against women.

Indigenous Women Leaders at Rio+20 Available for Interviews

Posted on: Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Keywords: Environmental Justice, Brazil, Economic Justice, South America

MADRE partners organize around UN summit.

MADRE Denounces the Shooting of Guatemalan Activist Yolanda Veliz

Posted on: Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Keywords: Guatemala, Human Rights Advocacy, Central America and Caribbean, Environmental Justice

MADRE condemns recent attacks against Guatemalan human rights defenders.

Giving Women Farmers in Sudan the Seeds to Grow the Future

Posted on: Monday, June 11, 2012

Keywords: Sudan, Economic Justice, Food Sovereignty

Fatima Ahmed of our partner organization Zenab recently paid us a visit - and we'd like to share some of her updates with you!

Rights Must Be At the Center of the Family Planning Summit

Posted on: Friday, June 8, 2012

Keywords: Reproductive Rights, Human Rights Advocacy

MADRE joins organizations to demand leaders place women's human rights at the center of family planning efforts.

Take Action: Say no to an abortion ban in Turkey

Posted on: Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Keywords: Turkey, Reproductive Rights, Women's Health

Take action and stand up for women's reproductive rights worldwide.

Cultivating a Brighter Future for Ixil Women: Catarina's Story

Posted on: Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Keywords: Guatemala, Latin America and Caribbean, Economic Justice, Indigenous Rights

Read the story of Catarina, a member of our partner organization in Guatemala.

Join AWID in Building Collective Power!

Posted on: Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Keywords:

Read this message from our friends at the Association for Women's Rights in Development.

Photo Update from Nicaragua

Posted on: Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Keywords: Nicaragua, Latin America and Caribbean, Indigenous Rights

We recently sent a shipment of supplies to CADPI, our partner organization in Nicaragua - and we'd like to share our photos with you!

Crucial as Bread: Rhonda Copelon's Pioneering Work

Posted on: Tuesday, June 5, 2012

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

Two years since the passing of Rhonda Copelon, we still feel the presence of her vital work.

Egyptians Vote in First Free Presidential Election

Posted on: Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Keywords: Middle East, Africa, Peace Building

15 months after former dictator Hosni Mubarak was ousted, Egyptians took to the polls to vote for president.

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