MADRE Statements

October 2008

Campaign to stop polygamy in Kurdistan-Iraq

Posted on: Monday, October 27, 2008

Keywords: Iraq, Middle East, Peace Building, Combating Violence Against Women

-To the Kurdish Parliament and the Kurdistan Regional GovernmentWe demand the repeal of polygamous marriages and all other discriminatory laws against women in Kurdistan.On October 27, 2008, legislation allowing polygamous marriages was passed in a parliamentary session in Erbil, the...

An interview with Vivian Stromberg

Posted on: Friday, October 10, 2008


Vivian Stromberg, the Executive Director of MADRE, is featured on the brand new website For the Greater Good, a project conceived of and created by artist and photographer Friedrike Merck. The site explores the lives and work of many courageous...


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