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Nuestras Voces al Infinito

Posted on: Monday, August 19, 2013

Keywords: Peru, Latin America and Caribbean, Indigenous Rights

This past month, our sister organization CHIRAPAQ released Nuestras Voces al Infinito, a short film exploring the lives of two Indigenous women who are making a difference in their communities as radio broadcasters for Voice for Justice. Leónidas is a...

Messages of Love for Roxana Diaz from Across the Globe

Posted on: Thursday, August 8, 2013


After the devastating loss of Roxana Diaz, our colleague, friend and sister who was killed by a drunk driver last month, we received many beautiful messages of love and support. A few are shared below. Roxana did not have enough...

Our Sisterhood is Our Strength: Our Victories Together

Posted on: Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Keywords: Latin America and Caribbean, Africa, Middle East

I'm happy to share with you our annual report, highlighting the victories that you made possible last year!

OWFI's been hard at work

Posted on: Thursday, August 1, 2013

Keywords: Iraq, Middle East, Combating Violence Against Women

OWFI has been hard at work maintaining the safe houses and providing a secure environment for the women who seek refuge from violent or stressful situations. The medical, counseling and legal services offered at the safe houses have been beneficial...

LGBT Haitians Targeted with Violence Following Anti-LGBT Demonstration

Posted on: Thursday, July 25, 2013

Keywords: Haiti, Latin America and Caribbean, Sexual Rights

Last Friday, July 19 an anti-LGBT demonstration was held in Port-au-Prince. The demonstration was organized and carried out by a self-identified moral and religious coalition of organizations who openly condemned LGBT rights in Haiti and issued threats to the LGBT...

Memorial Service in Honor of Roxana Diaz Gomez

Posted on: Thursday, July 18, 2013


Join us Wednesday July 24 to remember the life of our friend and sister, Roxana Diaz Gomez (1986-2013).   Memorial service will take place at St. Francis of Assisi Church at 10 am, followed by a time to gather with refreshments.   St. Francis of Assisi...

We Love You, Roxana

Posted on: Friday, July 12, 2013


We are stunned and heartbroken to share the news of the loss of our friend and sister: Roxana Diaz Gomez. She was hit by a drunk driver as she walked to a subway station, and she died on the evening...

Hear Their Stories of Survival

Posted on: Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Keywords: Haiti, Latin America and Caribbean, Combating Violence Against Women

It’s been three years since the devastating earthquake in Haiti, but what only lasted seconds has continued to reverberate for young girls there. Many were orphaned by the disaster and left to fend for themselves in the dangerous, overcrowded camps....

The Long Walk to Freedom: MADRE Statement on the Anniversary of Stonewall

Posted on: Friday, June 28, 2013

Keywords: LGBT, US Policy, Haiti, Latin American Caribbean

MADRE expresses its solidarity and hopes for the future of the LGBT rights movement on the anniversary of Stonewall.

MADRE and Partners Advance LGBT Rights in Haiti

Posted on: Thursday, June 27, 2013

Keywords: Haiti, Latin American and Caribbean, LGBT

MADRE and grassroots partners document human rights violations and work towards LGBT rights in Haiti.

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