January 2010


January 2010

Highlights from the Month

Broadcasting Live from Haiti--Tune In!
With support from MADRE, the Feminist International Camp will host live radio broadcasts, led by the Feminist International Radio Endeavor (FIRE), from the border of Haiti and the Dominican Republic--and you can tune in right now (at 3pm EST). Read more »

Women's Human Rights Are Key to Successful Reconstruction in Haiti
In the traumatic weeks after the earthquake that struck Haiti on January 12, survivors have endured the loss of loved ones, severe injuries, shortages of food and water, collapsed homes and constant fear of renewed aftershocks. As disaster response shifts from the search-and-rescue phase to rebuilding and reconstruction, Haiti is at a crossroad. Read more »

Haiti: Updates on MADRE's Emergency Response
The worst earthquake in 200 years struck Haiti on January 12, causing catastrophic destruction in the hemisphere's poorest country. Support from MADRE members has allowed us to respond immediately and provide relief in many important ways. Read more »

Haiti Earthquake Relief: Why Give to MADRE
In the wake of disasters like the catastrophic earthquake that struck Haiti, it is often comforting to see big international agencies taking charge of relief and reconstruction efforts. But large-scale relief operations are not always best suited to meet the needs of those who are made most vulnerable by disaster, namely, women and their children. Read more »

Bolivia: The Inauguration of Evo Morales
MADRE's program coordinator, Natalia Caruso, attended the inauguration ceremony of Evo Morales, Bolivia's first Indigenous president. The ceremony took place at the Indigenous sacred site Kalasasaya, in Tiwanaku, before a crowd of 60,000 people, most of them belonging to different Indigenous groups from around the country. Read more »


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Kat Noel, Website & Media Coordinator
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