We fund work to meet urgent needs in communities, enhance women's leadership and build strong local institutions.
We strengthen the skills of individuals and organizations to mobilize in communities, influence policies and sustain movements.
We mobilize our team of advocates and lawyers to train and accompany partners in shared campaigns for policy change.
Our grassroots partners are women leaders who protect and provide for communities facing war and disaster. Together, we build skills, strengthen local organizations and advance progressive movements. And we bring women's demands to policymakers and advocate for rights, resources and results.
A Q&A on Economic Sanctions
MADRE supports The Congressional Oversight of Sanctions Act, introduced by Rep. Ilhan Omar, which limits the President's power to impose sanctions. Economic sanctions impact people's access to basics like food, fuel and water. What's more, women and girls are disproportionately harmed by them.
In The News
Women's leadership is key to a successful uprising. In this Los Angeles Times piece, Executive Director Yifat Susskind looks back on a year of mobilizations for change and what we can learn from them.
What We Do When Crisis Strikes
More than ever, the coronavirus crisis has revealed a profound truth: we are all connected. And that connectedness is the guiding light that will show us the way through this moment of danger.