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Blog Post

Recently, Amir Ashour, MADRE’s Iraq Human Rights Consultant, was invited to Lund, Sweden to discuss the increased persecution of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Iraqis due to the country’s escalating conflict. During his presentation, he emphasized the need for the international community to raise awareness of the grave abuses committed against LGBT individuals and demand the protection of their lives.

published: 06/23/2015
Your Support in Action

Together, we're delivering lifesaving aid to remote Indigenous communities off the radar of the large relief efforts. Without our grassroots partners, many of these communities would have no other sources of humanitarian relief.

published: 05/20/2015
Your Support in Action

Our grassroots partners at the organization WOREC have been delivering lifesaving aid like food, clothing, tents and medical kits


published: 05/06/2015
Blog Post

Under even the harshest circumstances of brutal occupation by ISIS fighters, Iraqi and Syrian women are organizing to save lives and demand their rights. They are setting up shelters to protect women and girls, maintaining escape routes, providing humanitarian aid, advocating for international policy action, and so much more.

published: 04/21/2015
Your Support in Action

The year has started off strong! In just a few short weeks, you’ve already made so much possible. Thanks to you, women in Iraq have refuge from violence, girls in Colombia are healing from war, and so much more. Thank...

published: 03/05/2015