MADRE Statements

March 2013

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...

Hugo Chavez, Presente

Posted on: Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Keywords: Latin America

Hugo Chavez, president of Venezuela, has died, losing his battle to cancer after most recently winning re-election in October 2012. He was first elected in 1998, gathering massive popular support from people frustrated and marginalized by the hold of elites onto...


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...

Elections in Kenya

Posted on: Monday, March 4, 2013

Keywords: Kenya, Africa, Peace Building

Five years after election-related violence result in the deaths of 1,000 people, Kenya faces another presidential election. MADRE is working closely with our partners there to monitor the situation and to help protect communities against further violence.  Below are resources on...


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