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Thanks to your support, we’re giving Kenyan women farmers the tools and training they need to adapt and survive. Here’s a recent example of what you help make possible.

published: 06/28/2016
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Awaz’s fiery determination to make a difference is obvious the moment you meet her. “When I can’t help everyone,” she told us, “I feel it deeply in my heart.”

published: 05/26/2016
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“My greatest goal is to support to the Yazidi women who have survived ISIS. How can we give them a better life? This is the question.”

published: 05/26/2016
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With your support, we were able to purchase equipment for our very own human rights radio station for our partners in Nicaragua, Wangki Tangni.

published: 05/12/2016
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MADRE’s shipment of much-needed medical supplies and equipment has now completed its last mile of deliveries to Nicaragua! With your help and generosity, we collected basic necessities and scarce medical supplies to send to our sister organization in Waspam, Nicaragua. 

published: 05/12/2016
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Great news! Thanks to you, we’re about to open a brand new art therapy and counseling center in el Choco, a poor community in the north of Colombia. Your vital support will help even more people!

published: 05/09/2016
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Nicaragua’s North Atlantic Coast is dotted with hundreds of small, isolated Indigenous communities. These villages are spread apart, making it hard for women living there to reach each other. What’s worse, when a woman is in danger or facing abuse in her home, she may not know where to turn for help.

published: 03/30/2016
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OWFI Iraq Radio Station

When an Iraqi woman is threatened with deadly violence in her home, where can she turn to for information and help? For many, the answer was Al Mousawaat (Equality) radio, the human rights radio station run by MADRE’s partner group, the Organization of Women’s Freedom in Iraq. 

published: 03/30/2016
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Kenya New Water Tank

MADRE and our local partners, the Indigenous Information Network, recently put in a brand new, 10,000-liter water tank in the Enooretet community! Now, not only does this tank collect enough rain water for women and their families' daily use, but it's enough to supply the local school with water, too.

published: 03/30/2016
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Young women and girls who have escaped sexual slavery by ISIS have found safe haven and security, thanks to you. That’s because your support helped MADRE and our partners at the Organization of Women’s Freedom in Iraq (OWFI) open the doors to a brand new shelter and rape crisis center in Dohuk, Kurdistan—the only one of its kind in the region. 

published: 03/28/2016
Blog Post

Activists worldwide are condemning the assassination of Honduran environmental organizer and rights activist Berta Cáceres. Learn more about Berta's courageous activism, and our global demand to end impunity and violence against women human rights defenders.

published: 03/14/2016
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As human rights advocates, we have the power to help push towards peace and justice. This is the conviction that prompted MADRE and the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) to launch a series of solution-incubating sessions we call Strategies for Change.

published: 12/15/2015
Blog Post

To learn more about Stella and other brave ‪‎Colombian women human rights defenders, scroll to the bottom of this post to watch the new mini-documentary “Taking the Lead: Sexual Violence Survivors Forging Hope in ‪Colombia.”

What does it take to create peace in a place where generations have known only war? Stella Duque, a Colombian human rights activists and MADRE partner, has an answer.

published: 12/10/2015

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