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Let’s ensure the most marginalized communities have what they need during the pandemic.

published: 03/24/2020
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In a tumultuous world, there’s one thing you can count on: where oppressive power reigns, people will rise up to confront it. That’s always been true, and this year it feels all the more so. On Human Rights Day, we celebrate that resistance. 

published: 12/10/2019
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In previous years, MADRE worked closely with our partners to bring their voices to these important climate policymaking spaces. This year, we continued our commitment to ensure an opportunity for Indigenous women leaders to share their voices, leadership and expertise.

published: 12/10/2019
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MADRE is making emergency grants to grassroots organizations in Syria and across the region that are mobilizing urgently to meet people’s needs.

published: 10/22/2019
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In April, MADRE organized a delegation of international Indigenous women — from Kenya, Israel, Nepal, Colombia, Guatemala and Nicaragua -- partnering with the US-based Indigenous Environmental Network to bring them to North Dakota.

published: 08/07/2019
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When we honor Earth Day, it’s about much more than the ground beneath your feet. It’s the food that nourishes us, the water that sustains us, the air that flows through us. It’s about the deep and intricate connections between all beings, and our responsibility to live in balance with each other and the Earth.

published: 04/22/2019
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Afro-Colombian human rights defenders Sara Quiñonez and Tulia Maris Valencia, activists with our local partner organization Proceso de Comunidades Negras (PCN), have been unjustly detained. Their imprisonment is in retaliation for their community organizing to demand peace and justice. Here is a summary update and action recently shared by PCN.

published: 12/20/2018
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I've just returned from a fact-finding trip to Arizona, where we visited gender violence survivors at the Eloy detention center. They have come from countries across the region to seek asylum here in the US. But instead of sanctuary, many of them are trapped in long-term detention in a system stacked against them. Trump's latest executive order, announced while I was in Arizona, makes it even worse, upending asylum law to reject even more people seeking safety. 

published: 11/14/2018
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Our partners at the Organization for Women’s Freedom in Iraq (OWFI) are offering new courses! Their programs already give women shelter, care and the chance to reinvent their lives, including through job training. Now, OWFI has added first aid, literacy, and sewing and handicrafts classes! Nearly 60 women have attended these classes so far - 49 of whom had never before taken a class with OWFI. 

published: 11/09/2018

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