MADRE Statements

October 2011

Emergency & Disaster Relief Fund: Flooding in Central America

Posted on: Friday, October 28, 2011

Keywords: Guatemala, Nicaragua, Latin America, Women's Health

MADRE's sister organizations in Nicaragua and Guatemala are reeling from the flooding that has swept through Central America. They are mobilizing to save lives in their communities—and you can help.The flooding, triggered by relentless torrential rain, has killed...

Highlights of MADRE Accomplishments

Posted on: Friday, October 28, 2011


2011: A Year of Transformations

Iraq Withdrawal Does Not Mean the War Is Over

Posted on: Monday, October 24, 2011

Keywords: Iraq, Middle East, US Foreign Policy, Combating Violence Against Women

The war is far from over--especially for women and girls.

The Nanyori Shelter Network (Video)

Posted on: Tuesday, October 18, 2011


MADRE is helping support the Nanyori Shelter Network, a group of six shelters in Kenya that feed and care for hundreds of girls who have escaped genital mutilation and forced early marriage. Created by the Indigenous Information Network, MADRE's sister...

MADRE and the Organization of Women's Freedom in Iraq Denounce Attack on Activist

Posted on: Monday, October 17, 2011


On September 30, Aya Al Lamie, an activist from the Organization of Women's Freedom in Iraq was detained, kidnapped and tortured for several hours for her involvment in organizing pro-democracy protests in Iraq. In condemnation of such acts of...

Tracing MADRE's Human Rights Advocacy for Haitian Women

Posted on: Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Keywords: Haiti, Latin American and Caribbean, Combating Violence Against Women, Human Rights Avocacy

Our human rights advocacy strategy helps amplify the priorities of Haitian women for safety, basic services and more. Here's how.

Ten Years of War in Afghanistan

Posted on: Friday, October 7, 2011

Keywords: Afghanistan, women's human rights, Us foreign policy, combating violence against women

Today marks the tenth anniversary of the start of the war in Afghanistan on October 7, 2001. Often overlooked is the experience of Afghan women since the beginning of the U.S invasion.  Below are some resources for those who would...

MADRE Endorses Mobilization of the Occupy Wall Street Movement

Posted on: Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Keywords: Activism, New York, Labor, Poverty, Guatemala, Iraq, Sudan

MADRE stands with the thousands of protesters who have occupied Wall Street and with their allies worldwide.

Midwives for Peace Come Together in Friendship

Posted on: Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Keywords: Palestine, Israel, Activism, Peace Building, Middle East

An update from MADRE sister organization Midwives for Peace


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