E-Newsletter June 2011

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After Attack on Iraqi Activists, Yanar Mohammed Speaks Out: On June 10, Iraqi activists demonstrating for democracy and economic justice were brutally attacked. Four young women of our Iraqi partner group, the Organization of Women’s Freedom in Iraq (OWFI), were beaten and sexually assaulted. Listen to Yanar Mohammed, President of OWFI speak out. Watch Video»



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Stand with Betty Gonzalez: Two years ago in Guatemala City, Rosemary Gonzalez was murdered. As her mother Betty fights for justice, you can be a part of her circle of support.  Write her a message today. Take Action »





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Up Close with MADRE's Partners: On June 16, leaders from our sister organizations in Iraq, Nicaragua and Sudan gathered to share recent news about their work to confront natural disaster and armed conflict. Read More»


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Celebrating Indigenous Peoples' Activism:  Every year, Indigenous activists from across the world come to the United Nations to advocate for their rights. This year, we were pleased to host a party to honor all of their hard work and to strengthen our ties of friendship. Watch Video »


MADRE in the News

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It’s Hurricane Season Again, But This Time It Can Be Different: MADRE Executive Director Yifat Susskind wrote an article highlighting the challenges faced by displaced Haitians, who are more vulnerable than ever to this year's hurricane season, and what women are doing to help save lives. Read More »




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MADRE Presented with Human Rights Award: MADRE's work combating violence against women in Haiti was among the winners of the annual Gender Justice Uncovered Awards. Thank you for your votes! Read More»


Kat Noel, Website & Media Coordinator
PHONE: +1 212 627 0444
EMAIL: media@madre.org

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