Articles with keyword "Africa"
Posted on: Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Over 230 girls have been kidnapped. Armed men took them from their boarding school and are holding them captive. Their families are panic-stricken and heartbroken. The girls are in danger of being trafficked and sold into marriage. MADRE stands with the...
Posted on: Monday, March 4, 2013
Five years after election-related violence result in the deaths of 1,000 people, Kenya faces another presidential election. MADRE is working closely with our partners there to monitor the situation and to help protect communities against further violence. Below are resources on...
Posted on: Tuesday, June 5, 2012
15 months after former dictator Hosni Mubarak was ousted, Egyptians took to the polls to vote for president.
Posted on: Thursday, March 15, 2012
A lawsuit accuses evangelist Scott Lively of fostering anti-gay panic in Uganda.
Posted on: Thursday, March 8, 2012
Celebrate International Women's Day with videos from our partners in Kenya, Nicaragua and Sudan.
Posted on: Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Read Senior Advisor Vivian Stromberg's story of Alice in her special letter from Kenya to you.
Posted on: Wednesday, November 23, 2011
MADRE condemns the violent response of the Egyptian military and urges President Obama to suspend military aid to the country.
Posted on: Friday, September 30, 2011
MADRE and the Indigenous Information Network pay tribute to Wangari Muta Maathai
Posted on: Friday, September 2, 2011
MADRE Executive Director Yifat Susskind recently traveled to Kenya with MADRE Program Director Natalia Caruso.
Posted on: Tuesday, August 9, 2011
A famine is raging in East Africa. You can help.
Posted on: Wednesday, August 3, 2011
The United Nations just declared famine in another three areas in Somalia...
Posted on: Monday, August 1, 2011
Please take this opportunity to give as generously as you can.
Posted on: Friday, July 8, 2011
As we witness the creation of new state, MADRE calls for an end to violence and the inclusion of women's voices as both countries chart their paths forward.
Posted on: Wednesday, March 16, 2011
The UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders recently produced this report on the the situation of women human rights defenders. In response, the Women Human Rights Defenders International Coalition, of which MADRE is a member, produced this statement that...
Posted on: Friday, January 7, 2011
On January 9, the people of Southern Sudan will cast their votes to determine whether the North and South of Sudan will remain unified, or whether Southern Sudan will secede and become an independent state. On this momentous day, six...
A Call for EU Support for the Trial of Lubna Ahmed Al Hussein by Women Human Rights Defenders International Coalition
Posted on: Tuesday, September 1, 2009
A statement from our friends at Women Human Rights Defenders calling for EU support for the trial of Lubna Ahmed Al Hussein. 1 September 2009 Mr. Jan Sadek AmbassadorEmbassy of SwedenP.O. Box 8368KhartoumSudan Your Excellency, We are writing to you as...
Posted on: Monday, March 9, 2009
Sudan's President Bashir just expelled 13 international aid organizations from Darfur - and he's now threatening to expel even more.Over one million people in Darfur depend on these aid groups every day for food, water and health services. But in...