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Articles with keyword "Colombia"

ECMIA Declares Commitment to the Post-2015 Agenda

Posted on: Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Keywords: Colombia, Peru, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Panama, Mexico, Latin American Caribbean. Women's Health, Combating Violence Against Women, Economic Justice, Environmental Justice

The organization Continental Network of Indigenous Women of the Americas (ECMIA), with the intention of contributing

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

Keywords: Colombia

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...

No to US Troops in Colombia

Posted on: Friday, April 13, 2012

Keywords: Colombia, Latin America and Caribbean, US Foreign Policy

Read a press release from our friends at La Ruta Pacifica denouncing US troop presence in Colombia.

Activist and Member of the League of Displaced Women in Colombia is Assassinated

Posted on: Friday, August 5, 2011

Keywords: colombia, latin america and carribean, activist

MADRE mourns the death of Keila Esther Berrio Almanza.

MADRE Presents Report to UN Human Rights Committee on the Situation in Colombia

Posted on: Thursday, July 15, 2010

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMADRE: Rights, Resources, and Results for Women WorldwideContact: Diana Duarte, Media Coordinator (New York): (212) 627-0444; email: media@madre.orgLisa Davis, Human Rights Advocacy Director (Geneva): 


MADRE Presents Report to...

Take Action: Colombian Organizations Receiving Death Threats Again

Posted on: Monday, June 21, 2010

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

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.

Dia de la MADRE: In Celebration of Mothers around the Globe

Posted on: Wednesday, May 7, 2008

Keywords: Sudan, Iraq, Colombia, Peace Building, Latin America and Caribbean, Africa, Middle East

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...

Human Rights Day 2006: MADRE's Partners Confront Violence against Women and Girls

Posted on: Sunday, December 10, 2006

Keywords: Women's Health, Combating Violence Against Women, Iraq, Kenya, Haiti, Colombia

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...

War on Terror or War on Women?

Posted on: Thursday, January 1, 2004

Keywords: Latin America and Caribbean, Food Sovereignty, Colombia, Nicaragua, Mexico

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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