MADRE Statements

February 2011

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.

Letter to the New York Times on Afghan Women's Shelters

Posted on: Saturday, February 19, 2011

Keywords: Afghanistan

Afghan women's shelters are a crucial refuge for women escaping brutal violence - and these shelters are under siege.

MADRE Congratulates the People of Egypt

Posted on: Friday, February 11, 2011

Keywords: Egypt, US Policy

 MADRE congratulates the pro-democracy protesters in Egypt. After 18 days of protests, the people of Egypt have finally achieved their goal of bring an end to the 30 year reign of Hosni Mubarak. Shortly after 11am this morning, President Hosni...

Messages of Solidarity and Protection for the Demonstrators of Egypt from MADRE's Partner in Iraq

Posted on: Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Keywords: Middle East, Egypt

MADRE's sister organization, the Organization of Women's Freedom in Iraq (OWFI), responds to...

Demanding Democracy in Egypt

Posted on: Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Keywords: US Policy

Millions gathered today in Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt in a nearly unprecedented act of defiance.  Popular protests that began just a week ago have accelerated into a movement not seen in a generation, calling for an end to the...


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