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Iraqi woman human rights defender Yanar Mohammed spoke to Jennifer Allsopp at the Nobel Women’s Initiative conference about grass-roots responses to the atrocities women are facing under ISIS.

published: 04/26/2015
In the News

A radio program in light of the 14th Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues held in NYC. A panel discusses the political and cultural rights of Indigenous populations from around the world, and what role women play in the fight for social justice. 

published: 04/24/2015
In the News

Natalia Caruso, Program Director at MADRE, talks about our work on Bronxnet TV. 

published: 03/18/2015
In the News

 On Wednesday, images began circulating from the city of Raqqa in Syria of a man being thrown off a building, allegedly after a conviction for a homosexual act.

published: 03/05/2015
In the News

A panel discusses why educated women see escorting as a legitimate career choice and, on the other side of the spectrum, what can be done to help women and men who are forced into prostitution as a result of being trafficked or due to desperation as a result of war.

published: 10/07/2014
In the News

The network of underground shelters she runs through her nonprofit, the Organization for Women’s Freedom in Iraq, was originally meant to protect women from honor killings and domestic abuse. Now, they are flooded with refugees.

published: 08/12/2014
In the News

As men continue to join the fighting in Iraq, women are being pushed into desperate and dangerous situations.

published: 07/03/2014
Press Release

This weekend, activists and allies of the LGBT community will be celebrating Pride. It's a joyous moment, recognizing the progress that advocates have made in advancing the human rights of LGBT people. It's also a time to honor the ongoing...

published: 06/27/2014