Related Websites

MADRE is not alone in demanding rights, resources and results for women around the world. These websites provide useful information about human rights and social justice.


MADRE Partner Websites

International Human Rights & Social Justice Websites

Websites with a Focus on Africa

Websites with a Focus on Latin America & Caribbean

Websites with a Focus on the Middle East

Select United Nations Websites

Progressive Media Websites



MADRE Partner Websites

Center for Indigenous Peoples' Autonomy and Development (Nicaragua)

Chirapaq (Peru)

Cuban Red Cross (Cuba)

Indigenous Information Network (Kenya)

International Indigenous Women's Forum (International)

K’inal Antzetik (Mexico)

LIMPAL (Colombia)

LUNDU (Peru)

Organization for Women's Freedom in Iraq (Iraq)

RedLacTrans (Latin America)

Rigoberta Menchu Foundation (Guatemala)

Taller de Vida (Colombia)

Zenab for Women in Development (Sudan)



International Human Rights & Social Justice Websites

Association for Women's Rights in Development is an international membership organization connecting, informing and mobilizing people and organizations committed to achieving gender equality, sustainable development and women's human rights.

The Canadian Centre for International Justice (CCIJ) is a charitable organization that works with victims of genocide, war crimes and other human rights atrocities to help seek legal remedies.

Catholics for a Free Choice Working in the Catholic social justice tradition, CFFC engages in research, policy analysis, education, and advocacy on issues of gender equality and reproductive health.

Center for Constitutional Rights is dedicated to advancing and protecting the rights guaranteed by the United States Constitution and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. 

Center for Reproductive Rights is a legal organization dedicated to defending women’s rights to reproductive freedom around the world.

Center for Women's Global Leadership develops and facilitates women’s leadership initiatives worldwide.

Development Group for Alternative Policies Through its collaboration with citizens' organizations overseas, it works to ensure that the knowledge, priorities and efforts of the women and men of the South inform decisions made in the North about their economies and the environments in which they live.

Gender and Disaster Network is an educational project initiated by women and men interested in gender relations in disaster contexts.

Grassroots International works to create a just and sustainable world by building alliances with progressive movements. They provide grants to their Global South partners and join them in advocating for social change. Their primary focus is on land, water and food as human rights and nourishing the political struggle necessary to achieve these rights.

International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission is a leading international organization dedicated to human rights advocacy on behalf of people who experience discrimination or abuse on the basis of their actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.

International Women's Rights Action Watch, Asia Pacific is an organization that carries out collaborative projects to facilitate the monitoring and implementation of the CEDAW Convention regionally and globally.

International Women's Health Coalition works to generate health and population policies, programs, and funding that promote and protect the rights and health of girls and women worldwide, particularly in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and countries in post-socialist transition.

ISIS International is a feminist NGO dedicated to creating opportunities for women’s voices to be heard, strengthening feminist analyses through information exchange, and promoting solidarity and support feminist movements across the globe.

Our Bodies Ourselves is a nonprofit, public interest women’s health education, advocacy, and consulting organization.

Partners In Health works with community-based organizations to improve the well-being of people struggling against poverty; assists partner projects in Haiti, Peru, Mexico, Russia, and the United States with funding, technical and financial assistance, medical supplies, and administrative support.

United for Peace and Justice is a national campaign that brings together a broad coalition of organizations throughout the US to help coordinate our work against a US war on Iraq.

Women in Black is a worldwide network of women committed to peace with justice and actively opposed to injustice, war, militarism and other forms of violence.

Women Living Under Muslim Laws is an international network that provides information, solidarity and support for all women whose lives are shaped, conditioned or governed by laws and customs said to derive from Islam.

Women's Environmental and Development Organization (WEDO) is an international organization working to increase women's visibility, roles and leadership nationally, regionally, and internationally.

Women's Learning Partnership for Rights, Development, and Peace is an international, non-governmental organization that empowers women and girls in the Global South to re-imagine and re-structure their roles in their families, communities, and societies.



Focus on Africa: Human Rights, Social Justice & News Websites

Africa Action is a national organization that works for political, economic and social justice in Africa.

Africa Files is a network of volunteers committed to promoting human rights and economic justice in Africa and to relaying African perspectives and alternative analyses for viable human development.

All Africa is a compilation of news about Africa from local papers across the continent.

International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda is a homepage hosted by UN site.

Panapress Pan African news agency providing up-to-the-minute news coverage of the African continent in English, French, Portuguese and Arabic.

TransAfrica Forum is a major research, educational, and organizing institution for the African American community, offering constructive analyses of issues concerning US policy as it affects Africa, the Caribbean and Latin America.



Focus on Latin America and Caribbean: Human Rights, Social Justice & News Websites

Center for Cuban Studies is dedicated to providing information and activities relating to contemporary Cuba and contributing to a normalization of relations between Cuba and the U.S.

Center of Legal Action for Human Rights (CALDH) is a Guatemalan human rights organization that works within the peace-building process to promote the rights of women, children and youth, disabled people and Indigenous Peoples.

Colombia Support Network strives to improve the human rights situation in Colombia and build solidarity between the peoples of North America and Colombia.

Cuba Solidarity web links An extensive list of sites dedicated to partnerships with Cuba and anti-embargo work.

Enlace Civil Provides news updates and activist information about Chiapas.

Latin American Working Group A coalition of over 65 religious, human-rights, grassroots, foreign-policy, research, peace and development organizations committed to just and humane US policy toward Latin America. LAWG maintains an email network of people interested in promoting change in US/Cuba policy.

Nicaragua Network is committed to social and economic justice for the people of Nicaragua. The Network advocates for sound US foreign policies toward Nicaragua and provides information and organizing tools to a network of 200 solidarity and peace and justice organizations across the US.

Network in Solidarity with the People of Guatemala (NISGUA) Works to provide moral and material support to grassroots movements; reorient US policy towards Guatemala; build support in the United States for the ongoing peace negotiations to end Guatemala's civil war; and educate the US public about the current situation in Guatemala.

North American Congress on Latin America (NACLA) Provides information on major trends in Latin America and its relations with the United States. Publishes NACLA Report on the Americas, the most widely read English language publication on Latin America.

Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA) Facilitates dialogue between governments and NGO’s, monitors the impact of policies and programs of governments and international organizations, and promotes alternatives through reporting, education, training, and advocacy.



Focus on the Middle East: Human Rights, Social Justice & News Websites

Alternative Information Center (AIC) An information source on the Arab-Israeli conflict; promotes cooperation between Palestinians and Israelis.

Israeli Occupation Archive (IOA) was set up as an archive of the Israeli Occupation with the objective of documenting some of the public discussion on the subject.

Jewish Voice for Peace seeks an end to the Israeli occupation of the West Bank, Gaza Strip, and East Jerusalem; security and self-determination for Israelis and Palestinians; and peace and justice for all peoples of the Middle East.

MIFTAH seeks to promote the principles of democracy and good governance within various components of Palestinian society; it further seeks to engage local and international public opinion and official circles on the Palestinian cause.

US Committee to End the Israeli Occupation is a diverse coalition of organizations and individuals focused on changing US policy towards the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in support of freedom from occupation and equal rights for all.

US Labor against the War advocates, educates, and mobilizes the US labor movement for an end to US occupation of foreign countries and the protection of workers' rights, civil rights, civil liberties, and the rights of immigrants. 



Select United Nations Websites

United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)

Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)

United Nations (UN)

United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR)

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

UN Women

UN Economic and Social Council NGO Section

UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

End poverty by 2015: Millennium Campaign




Progressive Media Websites


Common Dreams News Center


Democracy Now

Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting

Feminist International Radio Endeavor

Foreign Policy in Focus

GRITtv with Laura Flanders

Independent Media Center


The Nation

One World

The Progressive

Tom Dispatch





Kat Noel, Website & Media Coordinator
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