MADRE Statements

Articles with keyword "Afghanistan"

MADRE Condemns Atrocious Attack against Young Woman in Afghanistan

Posted on: Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Keywords: Afghanistan, Combating Violence Against Women

MADRE condemns the recent heinous act of violence carried out against Afghan teenager Gul Meena and the persistent violence targeted against women and girls in that country. Gul Meena barely escaped with her life when her family targeted her for "honor"...

Week of Twitter Action on Afghanistan

Posted on: Monday, July 2, 2012

Keywords: Afghanistan, Middle East, Women's Health, Economic Justice, Combating Violence Against Women

MADRE is partnering with CODEPINK on a week of Twitter Action around the Second International Afghanistan Conference.

MADRE Denounces Killing of 16 Afghan Civilians by US Soldier

Posted on: Monday, March 12, 2012

Keywords: Afghanistan, Asia, US Foreign Policy

Yesterday’s shooting of 16 civilians, including three women and nine children, marks yet another atrocity in the US war on Afghanistan. As news emerges that a US soldier broke into three homes near his military base to carry out the...

Ten Years of War in Afghanistan

Posted on: Friday, October 7, 2011

Keywords: Afghanistan, women's human rights, Us foreign policy, combating violence against women

Today marks the tenth anniversary of the start of the war in Afghanistan on October 7, 2001. Often overlooked is the experience of Afghan women since the beginning of the U.S invasion.  Below are some resources for those who would...

Stop Violence against Women Human Rights Defenders

Posted on: Thursday, September 8, 2011

Keywords: Women Human Rights Defenders, Combating Violence Against Women, Afghanistan, Iraq

One decade later, Afghanistan remains the most dangerous place on earth to be a woman.

Building a Better World in 2011 with Your Support

Posted on: Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Keywords: Haiti, Guatemala, Afghanistan, Palestine

Thank you for taking part in MADRE's 2011 Membership Drive.

Letter to the New York Times on Afghan Women's Shelters

Posted on: Saturday, February 19, 2011

Keywords: Afghanistan

Afghan women's shelters are a crucial refuge for women escaping brutal violence - and these shelters are under siege.

Be a Lifeline for Women in Afghanistan

Posted on: Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Keywords: Afghanistan, Combating Violence Against Women, Human Rights Advocacy

The situation in Afghanistan is extremely dangerous for women, and the ones who speak up for their rights are in the greatest danger of all.In fact, at the very moment I write this, 39-year-old Ranna Tareen, director of Kandahar's Women's...

Act for Afghan Women

Posted on: Thursday, May 13, 2010

Keywords: Afghanistan, Combating Violence Against Women, Profile, Human Rights Advocacy

As Afghan President Karzai wraps up his visit to Washington, DC, we at MADRE noticed something is missing.  We have seen news stories about the upcoming military offensive in Kandahar, about the Taliban's continuing hold on power and about funding...

Event: Comparative Strategies to End Violence Against Women

Posted on: Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Keywords: Combating Violence Against Women, Afghanistan, Sudan, Colombia, UN, CSW, Event

Join MADRE for a Panel Discussion & Photo Exhibit Addressing Violence Against WomenWomen using human rights to strengthen anti-violence strategies: Afghanistan, Sudan, Colombia and the United States. March 3, 2010From 12pm - 1:30pmLunch Included!United Nations Church Center (10th Floor)777 United Nations PlazaNew...

You and MADRE in 2010

Posted on: Thursday, January 7, 2010

Keywords: Sudan, Kenya, Guatemala, Palestine, Nicaragua, Panama, Iraq, Colombia, Afghanistan, Emergency Relief

Make this the year that you become an unstoppable force for women’s human rights.When you partner with MADRE in 2010, you’ll: Save lives, Build lasting solutions to violence and poverty, and Join the world’s bravest women in making human rights...

Event: No Peace Prize for the War President

Posted on: Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Keywords: Afghanistan, Peace Building, US Foreign Policy

 As President Obama Accepts Nobel Peace Prize, War Resisters League and Other Groups March with Coffins, Signs to Oppose Surge and Ongoing War in Afghanistan."NO PEACE PRIZE FOR THE WAR PRESIDENT"On December 10, as President Barack Obama accepts the Nobel...

MADRE Year End Report

Posted on: Thursday, November 19, 2009

Keywords: Afghanistan, Palestine, Iraq, Nicaragua, Sudan

How Your Gifts Save LivesMADRE is a small organization with a big reach. We're able to have an impact beyond our size because we know how to focus on the most strategic places to make change. We focus on the...

WOMEN AMONG WARLORDS: Rebuilding Afghanistan - October 27th Panel

Posted on: Monday, October 26, 2009

Keywords: Afghanistan, Peace Building

A panel discussion moderated by: Laura Flanders, MADRE Board Member and GritTV Tuesday, October 27, 2009 at 3.00 pm CUNY Graduate Center, Center for Place, Culture & Politics, Skylight Room (9th floor) Democratization in Afghanistan is ineluctably tied to realizing...

War on Afghanistan: Eight Years Too Long

Posted on: Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Keywords: Afghanistan, Peace Building, US Foreign Policy

On October 7, 2001, the US began a military campaign that, to this day, continues to destroy civilian lives in Afghanistan.  In the days before the bombs fell, MADRE spoke out against the impending so-called “war on terror” and warned:“What’s...

Recommitting to Peace on 9/11

Posted on: Friday, September 11, 2009

Keywords: Afghanistan, Peace Building, US Foreign Policy

Eight years ago, nearly three thousand people in New York, Washington D.C., and Pennsylvania were killed in the September 11th attacks.  Today, we remember that crime against humanity and the resilience and courage that so many demonstrated in its wake. ...

Afghan Women Are Killed for Demanding their Rights: MADRE Responds

Posted on: Monday, May 18, 2009

Keywords: Afghanistan, Peace Building

Women in Afghanistan are routinely denied basic human rights, including education, healthcare, freedom from violence, and freedom of movement. Afghan women who fight to change this reality are attacked and even assassinated by ultra-conservatives.   Meanwhile, US airstrikes that kill civilians...

A Note from Vivian Stromberg for International Women's Day

Posted on: Friday, March 6, 2009

Keywords: Nicaragua, Afghanistan, Congo, International Womens Day

This Sunday, March 8, is International Women’s Day.I'm writing to you from Nicaragua, where I am meeting with women I have worked with since MADRE made a major contribution of medicines, equipments and other supplies to the area's first women's...


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