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Human Rights Report

The Amici Curiae Brief was submitted by a large groups of organizations which included MADRE as well as the IWHR Clinic at the City University of New York in support of the application filed by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights before the Inter-American Court of Human Rights in the case of Karen Atala and daughters against the State of Chile. 

published: 09/08/2011
Human Rights Report

The request for precautionary measures against the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights was compiled by MADRE, KOFAVIV, FAVILEK, KONAMAVID, and other affiliates on behalf of Haitian women who were victims or were under threat of sexual violence in camps for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) after the 2010 earthquake.

published: 06/23/2010
Human Rights Report

The Report addressed two urgent concerns regarding violations of women’s human rights in Nicaragua including, laws that criminalized all abortion, and the escalating campaign of harassment and persecution against groups who oppose the abortion ban as well as other groups who were outspoken in their criticism of the government. 

published: 10/13/2008
Human Rights Report

The report explores the scourge of gender-based violence in US-occupied Iraq. It documented the use of gender-based violence by Islamists seeking to establish a theocracy, including assaults on women in the public sphere, “honor killings,” violence against women in the context of Iraq’s civil war, gender-based violence against men, and torture of women in detention.

published: 03/19/2007