March 2012


Celebrating Women's Activism!

On behalf of our sisters worldwide, we thank you for your dedication to women's human rights.

This year, will you continue to be more than a bystander? Join us to make change.




Videos from Our Partners!

On International Women's Day, our partners in Kenya, Nicaragua and Sudan sent us videos about their work!

They talked about their plans for the future and answered the question: "What does International Women's Day mean to you?"  Watch Videos>>

A New Ultrasound Machine for Palestinian Midwives!

This month, members from our partner organization,  Midwives for Peace, met to exchange ideas and inspiration.

They brought Halla, one of their members from the West Bank, a new ultrasound machine!
Learn More >>

Blankets and Coats for Afghan Children

To help protect Afghan children from deadly freezing temperatures in the refugee camps, we recently sent a relief contribution to Young Women for Change.

With your support, they distributed firewood, blankets and coats to Afghan children. Read More >>



MADRE Partner Speaks Out Against Violence

This week, Indigenous activist Ana Ceto Chávez testified before the United Nations.

She spoke out against human rights violations in Guatemala and called for an immediate end to violence against women. Learn More >>
MADRE in the News

MADRE in Marie Claire!

Sexual assault and rape  plague women living in Haiti's displacement camps. Marie Claire published an article exploring the work of KOFAVIV, our partner organization in Haiti, to put an end to this epidemic. Read Article >>

From Congo to Colombia: Extending the International Criminal Court’s Landmark Child Soldiers Verdict : MADRE Executive Director Yifat Susskind wrote this article, shedding light on the topic of child soldiers in Colombia. Read Article>>



Kat Noel, Website & Media Coordinator
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