E-Newsletter March 2011

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Happy International Women's Day! 
For 100 years, women around the globe have demonstrated for their rights every March 8. In honor of this 100th International Women’s Day, MADRE is mobilizing 100 people to each give $100 to help secure the rights that women have won over the last century. Learn More »
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Visiting Guatemala: MADRE staff is in Guatemala this week visiting our sister organizations. Join them as a "virtual delegate" and receive updates from the trip. Learn More »
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Gender Justice Uncovered Awards:Vote for MADRE's petition on sexual violence in Haiti to win a prestigious award that recognizes advances in international law for women’s human rights. Vote Here »
International Women's Day Blogging Series: For the past week, the myMADRE blog has been sharing stories from our partners, illuminating the struggles women and girls continue to face around the globe. These stories also demonstrate the strength and innovation women display in combating these obstacles. Read More » 
MADRE in Haiti: MADRE was recently in Haiti visiting our partners. We had the opportunity to spend time at the KOFAVIV Women's Center and organized a two-day advocacy training workshop. Read Part 1 » and Read Part 2»

MADRE in the News
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MADRE in the New York Times: MADRE Executive Director Yifat Susskind published a letter in the New York Times, denouncing a proposed Afghan government take-over of shelters for abused women. Read More » 
Pressing Reset on the Afghanistan Debate: The progressive debate on US policy and women's human rights in Afghanistan is stuck. MADRE proposes a new direction. Read More »


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

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