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A teenager is bullied by her classmates. They hood her head and beat her body. Then they post a picture of their attack on Facebook. Why? Because she is an Indigenous girl, brave enough and curious enough to seek an education at her neighborhood school.

published: 06/11/2014
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Thank you for your support of Sapinchikmanta (or Voices for Justice) an Indigenous radio program in Peru! MADRE is pleased to report that Sapinchikmanta continues to grow. Sapinchikmanta broadcasts programs that empower Indigenous women and raise awareness on human...

published: 05/20/2014
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Some of the women traveled for days before they arrived. On foot or in small boats, they came from 115 different communities, traversing remote areas of Nicaragua's North Atlantic Coast. They were all headed to the same place, a forum...

published: 05/14/2014
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Have you heard the story of the healthy baby girl who was born during a MADRE women’s human rights training? No, it is not folklore. It is a real life example of a mother’s determination to provide the best for herself, her child and her community.

published: 04/29/2014
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In 2014, MADRE is continuing to advance women's human rights worldwide. Click on the docket below to learn more about the issues that MADRE and our partners are working on, and the solutions we will create.

published: 04/21/2014
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In the chaos of conflict or following a natural disaster, women are the most vulnerable to violence. Serving as providers of support for both their families and communities, women are also often the ones left attempting to rebuild their lives and their country when the dust settles.

published: 04/15/2014
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Midwives for Peace is a network of Palestinian and Israeli midwives, supported by MADRE. They work together to promote peace and protect the health of mothers in the West Bank. In February, the midwives gathered for their quarterly meeting. These gatherings...

published: 04/08/2014
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In February, MADRE Program Director Natalia Caruso and Human Rights Advocacy Coordinator Cassandra Atlas, visited our sister organization Taller de Vida in Bogota, Colombia. While there, three young girls who had escaped armed conflict in Colombia shared their vision for...

published: 03/10/2014
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In December, MADRE was thrilled to let you know that the chicken farm project you support expanded to include an additional 50 Indigenous Ixil women from the Quiche region of Guatemala! Each woman has since received chickens and materials to...

published: 02/28/2014
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On February 6, the United Nations commemorated the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), a harmful practice that endangers the health and well-being of millions of girls and young women around the world. This is a...

published: 02/24/2014

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