Articles with keyword "Colombia"
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: Friday, April 13, 2012
Read a press release from our friends at La Ruta Pacifica denouncing US troop presence in Colombia.
Posted on: Friday, August 5, 2011
MADRE mourns the death of Keila Esther Berrio Almanza.
Posted on: Thursday, July 15, 2010
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MADRE Presents Report to...
Posted on: Monday, June 21, 2010
The Colombian government has not taken the necessary measures to investigate and end the hostility towards Afro-descendants, indigenous people and women leaders, who are solely defending their human rights. Take action for their human rights.
Posted on: Wednesday, May 7, 2008
This piece was published in the May issue of MotherVerse Magazine. Twenty-five years ago, in the summer of 1983, a partnership was forged between a group of Nicaraguan women and a group of women in the United States. At...
Posted on: Sunday, December 10, 2006
December 10, 2006—New York—On Human Rights Day, and at the close of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence, MADRE, an international women's human rights organization, emphasizes the imperative to combat violence against women and girls worldwide. In partnership...
Posted on: Thursday, January 1, 2004
War on Terror or War on Women?The View from Latin AmericaBy Yifat SusskindAssociate Director, MADRE Most Americans judge George Bush’s fixation on national security to be an appropriate response to the atrocities of September 11, 2001. But for millions of...
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