Articles with keyword "Sexual Rights"
Posted on: Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Following a review of the Haitian government’s human rights record, the UN Human Rights Committee has released its Concluding Observations. In particular, the Committee noted concern for: the violence and discrimination against lesbians, gays, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) persons in Haiti; the...
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: Tuesday, April 8, 2014
When a child is born with a birth defect, her mother tends to her needs.
Posted on: Thursday, March 20, 2014
"'Rather than throw myself from a window,' the mother said, 'I should raise those beautiful girls.'" Those are the final words of this wrenching article on Syria that you may have seen in Tuesday's New York Times. They are the words...
Posted on: Thursday, July 25, 2013
Last Friday, July 19 an anti-LGBT demonstration was held in Port-au-Prince. The demonstration was organized and carried out by a self-identified moral and religious coalition of organizations who openly condemned LGBT rights in Haiti and issued threats to the LGBT...
Posted on: Thursday, May 10, 2012
Now, MADRE urges him to advance policies that put his words into action.
Posted on: Wednesday, May 9, 2012
Watch MADRE Executive Director Yifat Susskind speak at a special MADRE and CUNY event honoring Rhonda Copelon.
Posted on: Thursday, March 15, 2012
A lawsuit accuses evangelist Scott Lively of fostering anti-gay panic in Uganda.
Posted on: Friday, September 23, 2011
MADRE urges the United Nations to establish a Commission of Inquiry into crimes against humanity in Burma.
Posted on: Friday, December 10, 2010
MADRE releases public education materials to highlight the many threats women face, and the ways they demand their human rights.
Posted on: Friday, March 5, 2010
Today, MADRE's partner organization, the Organization of Women's Freedom in Iraq (OWFI), released the report "Prostitution and Trafficking of Women and Girls in Iraq." Yanar Mohammed, director of OWFI, presented the findings at a panel discussion held by the Coalition...
Posted on: Thursday, December 3, 2009
Join us for a Speak-Out & Arts Evening!Celebrating International Human Rights Day, December 10thFeaturing:Performance Artist Ignacio RiveraDamien LuxeGuitarist, K. StonePolitical Artwork by Empower ThailandAndrea Ritchie, M.C. for the nightAnd more! Where: NYU, 19 University Place, in the Great Room What time:...