Posted on: Thursday, February 13, 2014
Indigenous Women of the Americas requested John Ashe, President of the United Nations General Assembly, to designate an indigenous delegate
Posted on: Monday, February 10, 2014
The presence of extractive industries on land belonging to indigenous peoples has degenerated into a state of systematic violence against women
Posted on: Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Ahead of official peace talks to end the war in Syria, women peace activists are convening in Switzerland as part of a global campaign, Women Lead to Peace. The campaign calls for an immediate ceasefire, the increase of humanitarian aid...
Report Released Today - From Forced Sterilization to Forced Psychiatry: Violations of the Human Rights of Women with Disabilities and Transgender Persons in Colombia
Posted on: Monday, September 30, 2013
Today, human rights organizations submitted a joint shadow report to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (the Committee). The report titled, From Forced Sterilization to Forced Psychiatry: Violations of the Human Rights of Women with...
Posted on: Monday, August 26, 2013
Violence escalates against KOFAVIV founder and 2012 CNN Hero.
Posted on: Friday, June 14, 2013
MADRE spoke out today to oppose the Obama Administration's decision to send arms to Syrian opposition forces.
Posted on: Tuesday, March 19, 2013
In an op-ed published today, MADRE Executive Director Yifat Susskind and Yanar Mohammed of the Organization for Women’s Freedom in Iraq (OWFI) spoke jointly about the decade of occupation and its impact on women’s rights:
If you talk to...
Posted on: Monday, March 4, 2013
MADRE and their partners at the Indigenous Information Network in Kenya have pledged to keep open five shelters to accommodate young girls during the elections on March 4 and beyond, if necessary.
MADRE and the International Campaign to Stop Rape & Gender Violence in Conflict Launch International Petition
Posted on: Thursday, February 7, 2013
International community joins forces with Haitian civil society to support legal reform combating violence against women
Posted on: Monday, September 24, 2012
MADRE Partner Recognized for Work with Survivors of Sexual Assault
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MADRE & Our Partners Make News
Haiti: the neoliberal model imposed on the country is failing its citizens (The Guardian, February 5, 2014)
Human rights group slams Iraq over treatment of women in prison (Miami Herald, February 2, 2014)
New Ways to Evaluate Impact (Stanford Social Innovation Review, January 24, 2014)
Poverty, Homelessness and Gender Violence Remains High Four Years After Earthquake (Uprising Radio , January 17, 2014)
Empowering Haiti's rape survivors (CNN, January 14, 2014)