Articles with keyword "Reproductive Rights"
Posted on: Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Yesterday’s US presidential election and confirmation of a second term for President Obama marked a series of unprecedented landmarks for human rights and progressive values. With President Obama’s defeat of Governor Mitt Romney, millions of US voters repudiated an extreme version...
Posted on: Friday, June 8, 2012
MADRE joins organizations to demand leaders place women's human rights at the center of family planning efforts.
Posted on: Wednesday, June 6, 2012
Take action and stand up for women's reproductive rights worldwide.
Posted on: Thursday, May 10, 2012
MADRE condemns recent attacks against Colombian human rights defenders.
Posted on: Thursday, June 10, 2010
On June 9, 2010, MADRE lent a hand to Nicaraguan women's rights activist Azahalea Solis Roman, who testified before the UN Human Rights Council against her country's ban on therapeutic abortions. Her testimony is below. 1.- Introduction The report to...
Posted on: Tuesday, April 20, 2010
Last week, MADRE joined hundreds of organizations from the US and around the world in calling on Representative Nita Lowey and Senator Patrick Leahy to take action to prohibit the future imposition of the dangerous Global Gag Rule on health...
Posted on: Thursday, February 25, 2010
Since October 2006, women in Nicaragua have been denied the right to an abortion, even in cases where pregnancy puts a woman's life at risk.Amelia, a 27-year-old Nicaraguan woman and the mother of a 10-year-old child, has cancer. Despite the...
Posted on: Wednesday, October 14, 2009
In the West Bank, Palestinian women in labor are routinely denied access to necessary medical care by Israeli military checkpoints and roadblocks. MADRE partners with a group of Palestinian and Israeli midwives to ensure that skilled, well-equipped midwives are available...
Posted on: Monday, June 1, 2009
All of us at MADRE join our members and the many organizations and individuals around the country who have expressed their sadness and anger at the killing of Dr. George Tiller.We have lost a passionate champion of women's human rights--and...