MADRE Statements

Articles with keyword "United Nations"

Statement of Feminist and Women's Organizations on the Very Alarming Trends in the Negotiations of the Outcome Document of the 57th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women

Posted on: Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Keywords: United Nations

We, the undersigned organisations and individuals across the globe, are again concerned that the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is wavering in its commitment to advance women’s human rights as demonstrated in the constant negotiation of...


Posted on: Monday, March 4, 2013

Keywords: United Nations

From March 4 to 15, the UN hosts the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), a convening of governments and civil society. The discussions in these two weeks are meant to move forward an international agenda on gender equality...

Take Action: Demand a United Nations Commission of Inquiry on Burma

Posted on: Friday, September 23, 2011

Keywords: United Nations, Burma, Combating Violence Against Women, Sexual Rights, US Foreign Policy, Asia

MADRE urges the United Nations to establish a Commission of Inquiry into crimes against humanity in Burma.

Open Letter to Michelle Bachelet on the Launch of UN Women

Posted on: Thursday, February 24, 2011

Keywords: United Nations

Today, we attain a new milestone. As UN Women sets forth, it must be a powerful voice for global women's rights.

Rural and Indigenous Women's Statement on Climate Change

Posted on: Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Keywords: Indigenous Rights, United Nations, Economic Justice, Environmental Justice, Climate Change

MADRE and our partner organization the International Indigenous Women's Forum (FIMI) have signed onto this statement from the Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development (APWLD). A full list of signatories will be available closer to the submission date...

International Indigenous Women's Forum (FIMI) highlighted in the UNPFII quarterly newsletter

Posted on: Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Keywords: Indigenous Rights, United Nations

The International Indigenous Women's Forum (FIMI), a MADRE partner organization, was highlighted in the March-July 2009 issue of The Message Stick, the newsletter of the Secretariat of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.Indigenous Women: The Permanent Forum reviews progress...


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