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Posted on: Monday, February 24, 2014
On February 6, the United Nations commemorated the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), a harmful practice that endangers the health and well-being of millions of girls and young women around the world. This is a practice that...
Posted on: Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Thank you so much for your support of MADRE’s “Nanyori” Shelter Network, a network of six shelter schools for young Indigenous girls from impoverished communities who are escaping forced early marriage and female genital mutilation. With your continued support, we...
Posted on: Thursday, August 22, 2013
In its recent issue of Nomadic News, MADRE sister organization the Indigenous Information Network (IIN) wrote about the importance of education for girls from nomadic and pastoral communities. Education is a universal human right, and yet many girls face barriers...
Posted on: Tuesday, November 22, 2011
You are part of an inspiring global women's movement. Get a glimpse by reading these letters.
Posted on: Wednesday, September 7, 2011
We have great news from our partners at Womankind Kenya!
Posted on: Friday, July 29, 2011
An update from our partner organization, Womankind Kenya
Posted on: Monday, July 25, 2011
Our partners in Kenya are mobilizing urgently to give life-saving aid to people suffering in the famine in East Africa.
Posted on: Thursday, April 14, 2011
Ongoing drought in Kenya has put millions of people at risk of hunger and starvation. For women who play a primary role in securing clean water for their families, these severe droughts create new burdens. MADRE partners with the Indigenous...
Posted on: Wednesday, August 18, 2010
MADRE is working with our partner in Kenya, the Indigenous Information Network (IIN), to support the Kilgoris Girls' School. Together, we are providing young girls with a safe space where they can grow and learn without fear of a forced marriage.
Posted on: Wednesday, July 15, 2009
In partnership with our sister organization, the Indigenous Information Network (IIN), MADRE supported the installation of a community water collection point and a drinking trough for livestock for the Emayian Maasai community of Southwest Kenya. These innovations will protect a...
Posted on: Monday, July 13, 2009
Iraq: Art Action for Peace “The US gave us a government that plunged us into civil war,” Yanar Mohammed says. “But in Baghdad, there were brave Sunni and Shiite youngsters who refused to hate each other.” “With MADRE’s help,...
Posted on: Sunday, October 12, 2008
MADRE has been working with Indigenous Samburu women in rural Kenya to make their communities self-sustaining. In collaboration with the Umoja Uaso Women's Group—an organization and community of Indigenous Samburu women formed in 1990 by 15 women who were rejected...